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10 Curiosities About the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Find out everything you need to know about the jaw-dropping Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Antoni ...

Thu 12 May 2022

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Art The Labyrinthine Louvre: A Quick Guide

The Labyrinthine Louvre: A Quick Guide

A bit of history, some fun facts, and a little context for understanding the great masterpieces in ...

Wed 11 May 2022

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Beyond Pompeii: Five Ancient Sites Near Naples You Need to Visit

Beyond Pompeii, there are a wealth of extraordinary ancient sites worth a visit in the Campania ...

Sat 30 Apr 2022

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How to Visit St Mark’s Basilica at Night and Avoid the Crowds

Discover how to avoid the crowds at spectacular St. Mark's basilica by joining a night tour of the ...

Fri 29 Apr 2022

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What to See at Pompeii: 15 Things Not to Miss (Part 2)

In part two of our illustrated guide to Pompeii we're exploring the most luxurious villas in the ...

Fri 15 Apr 2022

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What to See at Pompeii: 15 Things Not to Miss (Part 1)

Find out what you need to see on a visit to the perfectly preserved ancient city of Pompeii with our ...

Wed 13 Apr 2022

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6 Museums in Naples You Need to Visit

From sprawling collections of Baroque painting to the world's finest showcase of ancient sculpture ...

Fri 08 Apr 2022

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What to See in Siena: A Weekend in Italy’s Finest Medieval City

Discover why spectacular Siena is a must-visit on any Tuscan itinerary with our guide to what to see ...

Fri 25 Feb 2022

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7 Churches in Florence You Need to Visit

An astonishing array of Renaissance masterpieces are housed in the churches of Florence. Find out ...

Wed 16 Feb 2022

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Art Giotto and the Birth of the Renaissance: A Guide to the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua

Giotto and the Birth of the Renaissance: A Guide to the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua

Padua's Scrovegni chapel is home to one of the great masterpieces of Italian art. Discover the full ...

Fri 04 Feb 2022

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A Visit to Padua: What You Need to See on a Day Trip from Venice Part 2

In the second part of our guide to what you need to see on a visit to Padua, we’re exploring histo ...

Wed 02 Feb 2022

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A Visit to Padua: What You Need to See on a Day Trip from Venice Part 1

From the Scrovegni chapel to the Basilica of Saint Anthony, Palazzo delle Erbe and more, discover ...

Tue 01 Feb 2022

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