All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Cathedral’

Il Duomo – Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Il Duomo – Milan, Lombardy, Italy

The Country’s Masterpiece Gothic Confection For sheer size and shock value, few buildings surpass Milan’s Duomo. It is the world’s …

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La Catedral de Toledo – Toledo, Castile La Mancha, Spain

La Catedral de Toledo – Toledo, Castile La Mancha, Spain

Fascinating Confluence of Three Cultures Because of its artistic riches, the city that so inspired El Greco makes for a …

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La Sagrada Familia – Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

La Sagrada Familia – Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

One of Spain’s Most Extraordinary Buildings To finish or not to finish? The enormous Sagrada Familia remains the incomplete, roofless …

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The Way of St. James and the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela – Galicia, Spain

The Way of St. James and the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela – Galicia, Spain

The Oldest Tourist Route in Europe Follow in the footsteps of El Cid, Louis VII of France, and St. Francis …

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Leon – Castile and Leon, Spain

Leon – Castile and Leon, Spain

A Most Unusual Cathedral and a Shelter for Knights Begun in 1205, the walls of Leon’s Gothic cathedral were built …

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Cologne’s Cathedral Quarter – Cologne, Rhineland, Germany

Cologne’s Cathedral Quarter – Cologne, Rhineland, Germany

Two Thousand Years of European Art The 14th-century poet Petrarch thought Cologne’s twin-towered Dom one of the finest cathedrals in …

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Two Gems of Palermo – Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Two Gems of Palermo – Palermo, Sicily, Italy

From the Sacred to the Profane Sicily’s remarkable cultural diversity is the result of twenty-five centuries of tumultuous history, and …

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Basilica of St. Francis – Assisi, Umbria, Italy

Basilica of St. Francis – Assisi, Umbria, Italy

Piety in Paradise St. Francis’s humanity, humility, and love for nature somehow survive the unashamed commercialization of this small pink-hued …

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St. David’s Cathedral – St. David’s, South Wales, Wales

St. David’s Cathedral – St. David’s, South Wales, Wales

Wales’s Greatest Religious Monument People still flock here in the thousands the way they did in the Middle Ages when …

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York Minster – York, Yorkshire, England

York Minster – York, Yorkshire, England

The City’s Crowning Glory A must-visit on the cathedral city circuit, ancient York is surrounded by 3 miles of beautifully …

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