By Susan Van Allen
Following the significantly acclaimed 100 locations in Italy each girl may still Go, Susan Van Allen provides new gem stones to her number of the simplest spots for lady tourists in Italy's preferred towns, (Rome, Florence, and Venice), in addition to attractive Golden Day itineraries to make holiday goals come precise. Like a savvy traveller female friend whispering on your ear, she publications readers to masterpieces the place ladies are glorified — from Rome's Pieta to Florence's Birth of Venus, top spots for wine tasting, chocolate, and gelato, artisan purchasing reports to satisfy leather-based craftsmen or glass blowers, and areas for adventures — from rolling pasta to rowing like a gondolier. Plus, there are clean, sensible information, giving readers insider's secrets and techniques for what to pack, the easiest areas to get their hair styled, and the way to discount for souvenirs.
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The three slashes of his sword didn’t kill her immediately, but three days later, still singing, Cecilia died. A marble sculpture of Cecilia in her death pose, with those three slashes on her neck, is set at the church’s central altar. It was sculpted by Stefano Maderno, when her tomb was opened in 1595 and her body discovered in her death pose, miraculously not decomposed after 1,200 years. Have a seat to admire the ninth-century mosaics above the altar, where Cecilia and husband Valerian are featured on the right of Christ, in regal Byzantine style.
Sculptures of Saints Cecilia, Agnes, and Chiara adorn the arches. Even if Santa Maria della Pace isn’t open, you’ll find another treasure if you head left from the church’s entrance: the Bramante Cloister. This was the first work Bramante did in Rome, right before he went to work on Saint Peter’s Square, and shows on a smaller scale his genius for harmony. If you take the stairs from the cloister, you can peek through the bookshop window into the church for a view of Raphael’s masterpiece, which takes the edge off disappointment if the sanctuary is closed.
This is an excellent wine bar that features wines and cuisine of the Lazio region, facing Trajan’s column. it) TIP: Don’t go to the Forum between 10 and 2, the heaviest tourist times. The museums, on the other hand, are rarely crowded, and in addition to the Palazzo Nuovo, the Palatine Museum, with its mosaics and sculptures, is a good choice. com. RECOMMENDED READING A Traveller in Rome by H. V. Morton YOU’LL FEEL THE PULL of the greatest sculpture ever made as soon as you enter the doors of Saint Peter’s.
50 Places in Rome, Florence and Venice Every Woman Should Go. Includes Budget Tips, Online Resources, & Golden Days by Susan Van Allen