History

Art 5 must-see paintings in the Uffizi Gallery

5 must-see paintings in the Uffizi Gallery

Learn about the impressive masterpieces of the Uffizi Gallery, such as Botticelli's Birth of Venus ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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10 things about the Sistine Chapel

Discover 10 interesting facts and myth busters regarding the Sistine Chapel, from how Michelangelo ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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5 fantastic fountains in Rome

Rome is full of fountains, you will find spectacular ones in any random piazza. As temperatures soar ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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Art Why did Michelangelo choose Jonah on the Sistine Chapel ceiling?

Why did Michelangelo choose Jonah on the Sistine Chapel ceiling?

Jonah welcomes us. It is Jonah and the whale who suddenly come to greet us the moment we enter the ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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Banquets in Ancient Rome

Thanks to a variety of sources - archaeological remains, art, and even ancient cookbooks - we have a ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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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 ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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July exhibitions in Rome

After you’ve been on one of our Rome tours, make the most of your stay by visiting the Vatican, ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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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 ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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Devotional Images of the Virgin Mary in Rome

A Madonnina may only seem like a little statue, but it could be a source of light during dark days, ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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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 ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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The Ghosts of Rome

With Rome's violent history, you can go on a tour after dark and discover ghosts crossing the Tiber, ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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The House of Augustus and the House of Livia

Learn about the home ruins of Octavian, known as Augustus, the first Emperor of Rome, and Livia, ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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