What to see in the Vatican
The Sistine Chapel: the great Renaissance era construction
Classed as one of the world’s most extraordinary works of art, the Sistine Chapel will transport you to a place of dreams.
The Vatican Museums: protecting invaluable works of art
The Vatican Museums house an incalculable number of works of art and the Church’s most valuable collection.
Castel Sant’Angelo: from a mausoleum to a papal fortress
Located on the right bank of the Tiber, Castel Sant’Angelo was originally built as a mausoleum for the Roman emperor Hadrian and is connected to the city centre by Ponte Sant’Angelo, dotted with Baroque statues of angels
Piazza San Pietro: in Christianity’s embrace
The entire Piazza San Pietro is worthy of exploration, from its unusual oval shape to its central obelisk and more.
The best of Rome with kids: a fascinating, story-filled trip
Rome is an amazing city to visit with children because it is packed with incredible landmarks and fascinating stories about its history.
The ultimate guide to the markets in Rome: from food to fashion
There is nothing like heading to a market in Rome to get a taste of life alla Romana. Read on to discover our round-up of the top markets in the Eternal City.
The basilicas and churches of Rome: a rich Christian legacy
Religious building aficionados will find their paradise in Rome, a city with places of worship at every turn.
Vatican Necropolis: secrets below ground
The Vatican Necropolis lies beneath St Peter’s Basilica, housing the remains of the saint himself along with an intricate network of passages, chapels and burial niches.
What to see in the Vatican: a basic guide to the microstate
Vatican City is a microstate and, despite being the smallest country in the world, it houses a plethora of art and architecture
The ins and outs of traditional Roman cuisine
Traditional Roman cuisine comprises different types of pasta paired with sumptuous sauces. Read on to discover which traditional Roman dishes to savour while in Rome