Going to Rome, most tourists “want to visit the Vatican” and do not even realize how absurd this phrase sounds. The fact is that the Vatican is almost impossible to visit for tourist purposes, since it is a closed state. However, it is possible to visit some of its parts, each of which has its own visiting procedure. Let’s see what an ordinary tourist can see on the territory of the Vatican City.
St. Peter’s Square
Getting to the Vatican is the easiest way to start from St. Peter’s Square. Admission to it is free at any time and, of course, free. However, this square was conceived as a gate to the Vatican, therefore, according to Bernini’s plan, it resembles a keyhole. Believing Catholics from all over the world gather in this square to attend the papal service and receive his blessing. It is worth paying attention to the huge Continue reading
In addition to sandy beaches, various shopping and interesting excursions, there is another reason to come to the small resort town of Rimini – this is the birthplace of the great film director of the 20th century Federico Fellini. It was in Rimini that he was born, grew up, and here his eventful life ended. And although Federico left Rimini in his youth, he carried through his whole life his love for this city. So his film Amarkord was shot in Rimini and is dedicated to the director’s childhood city. And the city itself is very proud of this famous person, this can only be understood once in Rimini – the international airport is named after the filmmaker. In addition to the huge port, cobbled streets and squares, cozy cafes where everything is saturated with the spirit of a film director, there are several places, one way or another dedicated to Fellini. Continue reading
In Italy there are two high seasons. The first peak begins in mid-June and lasts until the beginning of September. And the second – from mid-December to January 10. The least popular holiday months are October, April and May.
Summer in Italy
In summer, holidays in Italy are very popular. The beach season, which opens in June, is in full swing. The sea in the first summer month can be cool, therefore it is preferable to choose resorts to the south. In the next two months in the southern part of the country there is intense heat – the temperature reaches 40 degrees above zero. At this time, it is better to rest to the north. In August, when all of Europe goes on vacation, prices skyrocket. In addition, jellyfish are nailed to the coast, which makes swimming not very Continue reading