ROME AND VATICAN
June 8 to June 11, 2015
ROME, the Eternal City, Italy's capital, home to the Vatican as well as world-class art & ancient ruins like the Colosseum. Yes, the Colosseum, my 4th New 7 wonders of the world.
Get Around: by Rome Metro but most of the time by foot
Accommodation: >>> HOTEL KATTY
Attractions: In my 3 whole days in Rome, I visited most of their top sights, The Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica & Square (sakto nag mimisa si Pope ng dumating ako), Pantheon, Trevi Fountain (unfortunately under repair), Roman and Trajan Forum, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Piazza Venezia and more.
|ST PETER'S SQUARE|
FLORENCE AND PISA
June 11 to June 12, 2015
Get In: I traveled to Florence from Rome by >>>TRENITALIA. Feeling local, I purchased my ticket upon arrival at the station. Here is the website for more info. ☝
Get Around: by foot
Accommodation: >>> HOTEL SOLE
Attractions: I like the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, a cathedral with iconic red dome and also chasing sunset at Ponte Vecchio is awesome.
Visiting Leaning Tower of Pisa is only half day trip from Florence. Take the train from Florence to Pisa, then take a short walk to the Leaning Tower and return to Florence by train after photoshoot.
|LEANING TOWER OF PISA|
June 12 to June 14, 2015
Get In: by >>> TRENITALIA from Florence to Venice.
Get Around: by foot & by boat
Accommodation: >>> VENICE STAR
Attractions: The whole city of Venice is attraction. There is also a half-day sightseeing tour by boat to Murano, Burano & Torcello islands in Venetian lagoon.
June 14 to June 16, 2015
The most fashionable city in Italy, not charming as Venice and Rome but worth it to visit.
Get In: by TRENITALIA from Venice to Milan
Get Around: by foot & by metro
Accommodation: >>> SANTA LUCIA SUITE MILAN
Attractions: the famous Duomo di Milano and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. The World Expo 2015, hosted by Milan, is on-going that time, nag punta ako kahit malakas ang ulan.