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Ruins of Pompeii

My Pompeii private tour

We were lucky to be on a private tour, we avoided the lengthy lines. We were able to enter directly and began walking along the cobbled streets past the temples of Venus and Apollo

13th Jul 2016

Religious Relics in Rome

Religious Relics in Rome

From pieces of the True Cross, pieces of the table from the Last Supper, to tombs, bones, even fingers and heads of some of the past Saints. Rome is scattered with ancient relics

7th Jul 2016

Exhibitions in Rome - Rome Tours

July exhibitions in Rome

After you’ve been on one of our Rome tours, make the most of your stay by visiting the Vatican, Capitoline Museums, and some excellent temporary exhibitions at museums and galleri ...

6th Jul 2016

Bernini's colonnade of St. Peter's Basilica - Vatican Tour

Artist of the month: Bernini and his artworks in Rome

Bernini was one of the greatest artists and architects of the Baroque. It’s impossible to visit Rome without crossing his work, but most notable for his work at the Vatican.

28th Jun 2016

The Turtle Fountain - Rome Tours

10 unusual places to visit in Rome

Rome is full of surprises. Even exploring a neighbourhood you think you know well, you’re bound to stumble across an unusual church, museum, or a monument you’ve never seen ...

16th Jun 2016

Vatican Tours

The Madonnine of Rome: Devotional Images of the Virgin Mary

A Madonnina may only seem like a little statue, but it could be a source of light during dark days, solace during bleak times, and hope when all things seem lost

2nd Jun 2016

Roman Forum - Rome Tours

5 fascinating sights in the Roman Forum

A Roman Forum Tour is the perfect way to explore the ancient city, taking you not only through the Forum, but also through the Colosseum, the Palatine Hill and the House of Augustus

15th Apr 2016