Cathedrals, Cities, Special places

Which Spa City Became the Capital of an Empire?


Discount flights worldwide / Flights + hotels Budget hotels Aachen Budget hotels Germany Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle), is a historic spa city in Germany, became the focus of the court and the political center of Charlemagne’s empire. Aachen Cathedral was erected on his orders in 786 AD. For 600 years, from 936 to 1531, the Aachen chapel […]


The Cathedral of Notre-Dame at Reims ?


Discount flights worldwide / Flights + hotels Budget hotels Reims Budget hotels France Seat of the Archdiocese of Reims, where the kings of France were crowned. Site of 25 coronations of the kings of France, from Louis VIII (1223) to Charles X (1825). Gothic art masterpiece. In 2011, the city of Reims celebrated the cathedral’s […]


Visiting the Duomo Roof in Milan ?


Discount flights worldwide / Flights + hotels Budget hotels Milan Budget hotels Italy The roof is open to tourists, for a fee, enjoy the spectacular views of the city and a close-up view of some spectacular sculpture. The roof of the cathedral is renowned for the forest of openwork pinnacles and spires. Mark Twain visited […]

Architecture, Cathedrals, Monuments

Europe’s most beautiful sacred destinations ?

Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano

St. Peter’s Cathedral in The Vatican, Italy St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow, Russia Notre Dame in Paris, France Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey Milan Cathedral, Italy Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain Cologne Cathedral, Germany Winchester Cathedral, England UK Basillica di Santa Maria del Fiore in  Florence, Italy Basilica di San Marco in Venice, Italy

Cathedrals, Church, Pilgrimage

St. Peter’s Basilica, Church, Basilica or Cathedral ?


St. Peter’s Basilica, located within Vatican City, is the greatest of all churches of Christendom but not the cathedral of the Bishop of Rome (the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran). Saint Peter’s is one of the four churches of Rome that hold the rank of Major Basilica, the three others, Archbasilica of St. John Lateran, […]

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