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Italy Trip Sightseeing. By: Laya. 1rst Day. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • On the first day in Rome, Italy we are going to take the Best of Rome Walking Tour: Pantheon, Piazza Navona and Trevi Fountain. It is a 3 hour morning tour that will take us on a tour of the Panteon, the Piazza Navona and the Trevi Fountain. It is a private tour. It includes a coffee stop and a it starts at 10:00 oclock am. It is $43.41 per person and there are 4 people. Together it will cost 173.64. It starts at 10:00 oclock. It will end at 1:00. After we stop for lunch we will go to the Ostia Lido Beach. It is 30-45 minutes from the Pantheon by train.

  • On the second day we are going on a trip to the Vatican Museums. It is about 15 minutes from Rome. The price is 8 euros per person. Founded by Pope Julius II in the early 16th century and enlarged by successive pontiffs, the museums are housed in what is known collectively as the Palazzo Apostolico Vaticano. This massive 5.5-hectare complex consists of two palaces the Vatican palace nearest St Peters and the Belvedere Palace joined by two long galleries. On the inside are three courtyards: the Cortile della Pigna, the Cortile della Biblioteca, and, to the south, the Cortile del Belvedere. It is open from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. After that we are going to the Ostia Lido Beach.

  • On the 3rd day, at 10 we are going to go see then Piazza di Spagna & the Spanish Steps. The are steps built by the Spanish and they give a great view of Rome. They lead to the FrenchChiesa della Trinit dei Monti, which was commissioned by King Louis XII of France. In addition to the great views from outside, it boasts some wonderful frescoes by Daniele da Volterra. After this we will quickly go eat lunch then head to the Trevi Fountain. It almost fills an entire piazza, and is Romes most famous statue. The beautiful fountain was designed by Nicola Salvi in 1732. It depicts Neptune's chariot being led by Tritons with sea horses one wild, one docile representing the moods of the sea. After a long day we will eat dinner and head back to the hotel.

  • On the 4th day we are going to see the St. Peters Basillisca. In Vatican City, a city of astounding churches,St Peters Basilicaoutdazzles them all. Awe-inspiringly huge, rich and spectacular, its a monument to centuries of artistic genius.Arguably one of the finest Cathedrals in the entire world, St. Peter's is the spiritual center of the Vatican and the product of many of Italy's great Renaissance's architects, among them Bramante, Raphael and Michelangelo. We will stay there the whole day then come back to the hotel.

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