There are many monasteries and convents in Rome and it isn’t necessary to have a particular faith to enjoy their benefits.
The Convent of S. Emilia de Vialar is very attractive because it has a spectacular view from the terrace of the Dome of St Peter’s Basilica. But gazing at Michaelangelo’s great architectural achievement is just one of the pleasures of a stay here.
This magnificent guest house is run by the Sisters of St Joseph of the Apparition and is located at Via Paolo III not far from the Vatican walls. It is about a fifteen minute walk down to the Vatican itself or there is a bus stop just a short walk from the Convent which takes the visitor down to the Vatican and then on to the centre of Rome.