9Days 6Nights Italy Highlight (Rome / Pisa / Florence /Bologna / Venice / Milan) – Qatar Airways
Day 01 Kuala Lumpur ~ Doha QR 847 ( 2020 / 2325 ) – 8h05m
Day 02 Doha ~ Rome QR 115 ( 0110 / 0530 ) – 6h20m
|【Vatican Museum& Sisine Chapel】 (include entrance)
A landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory consists of a walled enclave within the city of Rome. Are the museums of the Vatican City and are located within the city’s boundaries. They display works from the immense collection built up by the Popes throughout the centuries including some of the most renowned classical sculptures and most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world.
Is a piazza in Rome, Italy. It is built on the site of the Stadium of Domitian, built in 1st century AD, and follows the form of the open space of the stadium. The ancient Romans went there to watch the agones , and hence it was known as “Circus Agonalis” . It is believed that over time the name changed to in avone to navone and eventually to navona.
Is a former Roman temple, now a church, in Rome, Italy, on the site of an earlier temple commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during the reign of Augustus (27 BC – 14 AD). The present building was completed by the emperor Hadrian and probably dedicated about 126 AD. He retained Agrippa’s original inscription, which has confused its date of construction.
|【Colosseum (photo-stop) 】
Also known as the Fl avian Amphitheatre – Italian: Anfiteatro Flavio or Colosseo , is an oval amphitheater in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of concrete and sand, it is the largest amphitheater ever built. The Colosseum is situated just east of the Roman Forum. Construction began under the emperor Vespasian in AD 72, and was completed in AD 80 under his successor and heir Titus.
Is a rectangular forum surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the center of the city of Rome. Citizens of the ancient city referred to this space, originally a marketplace, as the Forum Magnum, or simply the Forum.
| 【Trevi Fountain】
Is a fountain in the Trevi district in Rome, Italy, designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Pietro Bracci. Standing 26.3 metres high and 49.15 metres wide, it is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world. The fountain has appeared in several notable films, including Federico Fellini’s La Dolce Vita.
|【Spanish Steps】 (include Gelato ice-cream)
This article is about the stairway in Rome. For the stairway in Washington, D.C. , see Spanish Steps .The Spanish Stepsare a set of steps in Rome, Italy, climbing a steep slope between the Piazza di Spagna at the base and Piazza Trinità dei Monti, dominated by the Trinità dei Monti church at the top.The monumental stairway of 135 steps was built with French diplomat Étienne Gueffier’s.
|Breakfast: MOB // Lunch: Italian Cuisine + Pizza Tasting // Dinner: Thai Cuisine|
|Hotel：Rome. Aran Park Barcelo or SML|
Day 03 Rome (293km) ~ Tuscany Region
|【Pierotucci Italian Leather factory】
For an educational workshop tour to see how craftsmen and women cut, prep and assemble bags, handbags, wallets and more.
【Pierotucci showroom 】
All leather merchandise recently produced and many other fashionable brand available.
|Breakfast：Hotel // Lunch: Chinese Cuisine // Dinner: Italian Florentine Steak Cuisine|
|Hotel：Tuscany Region. Novotel or SML|
Day 04 Tuscany Region (82km) ~ Pisa (86km) ~ Florence (25km) ~ Tuscany Region
|【Leaning Tower】(include return shuttle service)
A city well-known for its Leaning Tower. Visit【Piazza dei Miracoli】, a square dominated by four great religious edifices; the Duomo, the Leaning Tower, the Baptistery and the Campo Santo .
Is a square with a panoramic view of Florence, Italy, located in the Oltrarno district of the city.This Florentine piazza was designed by architect Giuseppe Poggi and built in 1869 on a hill just south of the historic center, during the redevelopment of Oltrarno, the left (South) bank of the Arno river. In 1869, Florence was the capital of Italy and the whole city was involved in an urban renewal, the so-called “Risanamento” or the “Rebirth” of the city’s neighborhoods.
|【Cathedral of Santa Maria Dei Fiore】
Is the main church of Florence, Italy. Il Duomo di Firenze, as it is ordinarily called, was begun in 1296 in the Gothic style with the design of Arnolfo di Cambio and completed structurally in 1436 with the dome engineered by Filippo Brunelleschi. The exterior of the basilica is faced with polychrome marble panels in various shades of green and pink bordered by white and has an elaborate 19th-century Gothic Revival façade by Emilio De Fabris.
| 【The Doors of Paradise】
Lorenzo Ghiberti ; 1378 – 1 December 1455, born Lorenzo di Bartolo, was a Florentine Italian artist of the Early Renaissance best known as the creator of the bronze doors of the Florence Baptistery, called by Michelangelo the Gates of Paradise.
|【The Palazzo Vecchio】
Is the town hall of Florence, Italy. It overlooks the【Piazza della Signoria】with its copy of Michelangelo’s David statue as well as the gallery of statues in the adjacent Loggia dei Lanzi. Originally called the Palazzo della Signoria, after the Signoria of Florence, the ruling body of the Republic of Florence, it was also given several other names: Palazzo del Popolo, Palazzo dei Priori, and Palazzo Ducale, in accordance with the varying use of the palace during its long history.
|【The Ponte Vecchio 】
Is a Medieval stone closed-spandrel segmental arch bridge over the Arno River, in Florence, Italy, noted for still having shops built along it, as was once common. Butchers initially occupied the shops; the present tenants are jewelers, art dealers and souvenir sellers. The Ponte Vecchio’s two neighbouring bridges are the Ponte Santa Trinita and the Ponte alle Grazie.
|【The Santa Croce Basilica】
Is the principal Franciscan church in Florence, Italy, and a minor basilica of the Roman Catholic Church. It is situated on the Piazza di Santa Croce, about 800 metres south-east of the Duomo. The site, when first chosen, was in marshland outside the city walls. It is the burial place of some of the most illustrious Italians, such as Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli, Foscolo, Gentile and Rossini, thus it is known also as the Temple of the Italian Glories .
|Breakfast：Hotel // Lunch: Own Arrangement // Dinner: Italian Cuisine|
|Hotel：Tuscany Region. Novotel or SML|
Day 05 Tuscany Region (104km) ~ Bologna (154km) ~ Veneto Region
You will find some first production model built by Ferruccio Lamborghini, limited edition cars that were part of a small production as well as a huge range of spare parts and gadgets.(During events closure will be replaced by Ferrari Museum)
|Breakfast：Hotel // Lunch: Italian Cuisine // Dinner: Italian Cuisine+Lasagna Tasting|
|Hotel：Veneto Region. Delfino or SML|
Day 06 Veneto Region (279km) ~ Milan
|【St Mark’s Square】
Is the principal public square of Venice, Italy, where it is generally known just as la Piazza. All other urban spaces in the city are called campi. The Piazzetta is an extension of the Piazza towards the lagoon in its south east corner . The two spaces together form the social, religious and political centre of Venice and are commonly considered together. This article relates to both of them.
|【The St Mark’s Basilica】
Is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, northern Italy. It is the most famous of the city’s churches and one of the best known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture. It lies at the eastern end of the Piazza San Marco, adjacent and connected to the Doge’s Palace.
|【The Moorish Clock Tower】
In Venice is an early renaissance building on the north side of the Piazza San Marco at the entrance to the Merceria. It comprises a tower, which contains the clock, and lower buildings on each side. It adjoins the eastern end of theProcuratie Vecchie. Both the tower and the clock date from the last decade of the 15th century, though the mechanism of the clock has subsequently been much altered.
|【The Doge Palace】&【The St Mark & St Theodore’s Column】
Is a palace built in Venetian Gothic style, and one of the main landmarks of the city of Venice in northern Italy. The palace was the residence of the Doge of Venice, the supreme authority of the former Republic of Venice, opening as a museum in 1923. Today, it is one of the 11 museums run by the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia.
|【The Bridge of Sighs】
Is a bridge located in Venice, northern Italy. The enclosed bridge is made of white limestone, has windows with stone bars, and passes over the Rio di Palazzo and connects the New Prison to the interrogation rooms in the Doge’s Palace. It was designed by Antonio Contino and was built in 1600.The view from the Bridge of Sighs was the last view of Venice that convicts saw before their imprisonment.
| 【The Rialto Bridge】
Is one of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. It is the oldest bridge across the canal, and was the dividing line for the districts of San Marco and San Polo.
Renowned for its exquisite glassware in the glass blowing factory. If time/weather permits, you may ride on the famous (optional) along the Venice canal or enjoy shopping at local boutiques before returning to the main land.
|Breakfast：Hotel // Lunch: Italian Cuisine + Squid Ink Pasta Tasting // Dinner: Chinese Cuisine|
|Hotel：Milan. Domina Inn or SML|
Day 07 Milan
Is a castle in Milan, northern Italy. It was built in the 15th century by Francesco Sforza, Duke of Milan, on the remains of a 14th-century fortification. Later renovated and enlarged, in the 16th and 17th centuries it was one of the largest citadels in Europe. Extensively rebuilt by Luca Beltrami in 1891–1905, it now houses several of the city’s museums and art collections.
【The Piazza Duomo】
|【Vittorio Emanuele Galleria shopping mall】
Is one of the world’s oldest shopping malls. Housed within a four-story double arcade in central Milan, the Galleria is named after Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of the Kingdom of Italy. It was designed in 1861 and built by Giuseppe Mengoni between 1865 and 1877.
|【The La Scala Opera House】
Is an opera house in Milan, Italy. The theatre was inaugurated on 3 August 1778 and was originally known as the Nuovo Regio Ducale Teatro alla Scala. The premiere performance was Antonio Salieri’s Europa riconosciuta.Most of Italy’s greatest operatic artists, and many of the finest singers from around the world, have appeared at La Scala during the past 200 years.
|Breakfast：Hotel // Lunch: Own Arrangement // Dinner: Italian Cuisine + Risoto Tasting|
|Hotel：Milan. Domina Inn or SML|
Day 08 Milan (95km) ~ Serravalle Designer Outlet (95km) ~ Milan ~ Doha QR 128 ( 1710 / 0110+1 ) – 6h
|【Serravalle Designer Outlet】
The biggest outlet in Europe with 180 exclusive of your favourite designer brand stores, shopping turns into something much more than just “buying”, it turns into an emotion.
Day 09 Doha ~ Kuala Lumpur QR 846 ( 0230 / 1500 ) – 7h30m
★Special Cuisine: Traditional Pizza Magherita, Gelato Ice-cream, Florentine Steak, Lasagna, Squid Ink Pasta, Pannacotta, Tiramisu, Risoto
★Drink: Local meals include 1 drink (choices: coffee or tea)