Entries by Annie Beverley

Best Attractions in Pacentro

Pacentro is an ancient hill town, situated in the heart of the Majella National Park in Abruzzo, Italy. In 2001, Pacentro was awarded the title as ‘One of the Most Beautiful Villages in Italy.’ On one of our two tours to Pacentro, you’ll have the opportunity to discover the town; a storybook village from a […]

What to See in Naples

What to see in Naples? Absolutely everything! The city is a treasure-trove of wonders, which have delighted travelers, artists, writers and thinkers for centuries.   Perhaps no one sang in praise of Naples as highly as writer and naturalist Goethe, who enthused about ‘the shore, the creeks, and the bay, Vesuvius, the city, the suburbs, the castles, the atmosphere… I can […]

Beat the Heat & Visit the Best Beaches Near Rome

Rome’s a wonder, obviously; the Eternal City’s a treasure trove of world history and high-culture. But boy, does she get hot in the summer months. If you’re planning a visit to Rome in June, July or August, don’t discount leaving the city behind for a day to visit one of the best beaches near Rome. […]

The Best Way to See the Sistine Chapel? Undoubtedly!

by Sandra Robbins I just went on Roma Experience’s Sistine Chapel Closed-Doors Experience. Not only is it, undeniably, the best way to see the Sistine Chapel – it’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.   Nothing compares to standing in the Sistine Chapel with only ten other people. All of Michelangelo’s frescoes appear more beautiful – even the colors are better.   As a lover […]

500 Years of Da Vinci: Leonardo’s Best Works in Italy

May 2nd 2019 marks the 500 year anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. Throughout May 2019, events in celebration of the Renaissance’s greatest Great Master will take place across France (where he spent his later years) and Italy. Many of Leonardo’s most famous artworks are in Paris’ Louvre, including his iconic Mona Lisa. However, Italy […]

Roma Experience Spring-Clean Pacentro on Ecological Day

Italy seems as if it’s full of charming mediaeval hilltop villages – and it is – but perhaps none are as wholly charming as Pacentro. Gorgeous mediaeval Pacentro sits atop a hillside only a couple of hours outside of Rome, looking down upon the forested valleys of the magnificent Majella National Park. Pacentro, although not […]

Have The Best Easter: Rome Easter Week Events

No matter when you visit Rome, the city is always beautiful. In Autumn, Rome is all orange and gold. In Winter, a glimmer of frost on the marble monuments gives them a haunting beauty. Summer’s heat fills the city’s sprawling café-restaurants with music and laughter, as soon as the sun goes down. At Easter Rome […]