Tag Archives: Medieval

Guided Tours in Rome

Rome is an amazing and exciting place for a family vacation. Rome is the city that can claim to be an open-air museum that will allow all guests to step back through different eras by just traveling a block or two. Rome has a history dating back 2500 years and some of the buildings holding the secrets of history still stand today even if only in ruins. Continue reading

Loire Valley Castles: Six of the Best Historic French Chataeux to visit

The Loire Valley in France is a splendid area awarded world heritage status because of its amazing chateaux. The kings and queens of France, seduced by the mild climate and the game-filled forests constructed their these incredible Loire Valley castles. They surrounded themselves with the greatest architects and artiests of this era. Continue reading

10 Best Chateaux to Visit in the Loire Valley France

The kings of France, seduced by the temperate climate and the game-filled forests built their sumptuous homes here in the Loire Valley. They surrounded themselves with the greatest artists and architects of this era. This is the country of a thousand castles. The valley is full of not only royal castles and renaissance palaces, national museum and large magnificent chateaux, but also medieval castles and fortresses, small fairy tale manors, private chateaux, medieval cities, churches, abbeys, and cathedrals. Continue reading

Ferrara Italy A Medieval Wonder

When North American travelers think of historic Italian cities, they often think of Florence, Rome, and Venice. But for those who know the real Italy, there are other incalculable riches. One such treasure is the town of Ferrara, protected by UNESCO on the World Cultural Heritage list as a priceless example of a living, breathing work of Renaissance art. Continue reading