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As the smallest independent state in the world, it’s easy to pretend that a visit to Vatican City during your stay in Rome doesn’t involve leaving the country of Italy – but technically speaking, that’s just what you’re doing. Vatican City is a tiny walled enclave on the western side […]

Vatican City


St Peter's basillica, Vatican City, Rome
Even if you’re not Catholic (heck, even if you’re not religious), being in Vatican City on Easter weekend might just be worth braving the crowds. If you happen to be in Rome this weekend, here’s the Pope’s schedule. It actually began on April 1, because the whole week is holy. […]

Settimana Santa – Holy Week in Vatican City