8D6N Italy Wonderous Tour

Italy, a European country with a long Mediterranean coastline, has left a powerful mark on Western culture and cuisine. Its capital, Rome, is home to the Vatican as well as landmark art and ancient ruins. Other major cities include Florence, with Renaissance masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s “David” and Brunelleschi’s Duomo; Venice, the city of canals; and Milan, Italy’s fashion capital.

 

Milan, a metropolis in Italy’s northern Lombardy region, is a global capital of fashion and design. Home to the national stock exchange, it’s a financial hub also known for its high-end restaurants and shops. The Gothic Duomo di Milano cathedral and the Santa Maria delle Grazie convent, housing Leonardo da Vinci’s mural “The Last Supper,” testify to centuries of art and culture.
Venice, the capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region, is built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. It has no roads, just canals – including the Grand Canal thoroughfare – lined with Renaissance and Gothic palaces.
Pisa is a city in Italy’s Tuscany region best known for its iconic Leaning Tower. Already tilting when it was completed in 1372, the 56m white-marble cylinder is the bell tower of the Romanesque, striped-marble cathedral that rises next to it in the Piazza dei Miracoli.
Florence, capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, is home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. One of its most iconic sights is the Duomo, a cathedral with a terracotta-tiled dome engineered by Brunelleschi and a bell tower by Giotto.
Cinque Terre is a string of centuries-old seaside villages on the rugged Italian Riviera coastline. In each of the 5 towns, colorful houses and vineyards cling to steep terraces, harbors are filled with fishing boats and trattorias turn out seafood specialties along with the Liguria region’s famous sauce, pesto.
Vatican City, a city-state surrounded by Rome, Italy, is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. It’s home to the Pope and a trove of iconic art and architecture. Its Vatican Museums house ancient Roman sculptures such as the famed “Laocoön and His Sons” as well as Renaissance frescoes in the Raphael Rooms and the Sistine Chapel, famous for Michelangelo’s ceiling.
The Trevi Fountain is a fountain in the Trevi district in Rome, Italy, designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Giuseppe Pannini and several others.
The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of travertine limestone, tuff, and brick-faced concrete, it was the largest amphitheatre ever built at the time and held 50,000 spectators.

Full Itinerary – 8D6N Italy Wonderous Tour (Italy) 

(Ex KLIA / KLIA 2)

Day 1 – Arrival / Kuala Lumpur / Milan

Assemble at KLIA, check in for flight to Milan via Iran by Mahan Air.

 

Day 2 – Milan

Photo stop at Duomo Cathedralis the cathedral church of Milan, Lombardy, Italy. Dedicated to the Nativity of St Mary (Santa Maria Nascente), it is the seat of the Archbishop of Milan, currently Archbishop Mario Delpini.

Next visit Galleria Vittorio Emanueleis Italy’s oldest  active shopping  mall and a major landmark of Milan, Italy.

View of Teatro Della Scalais 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 (New Royal-Ducal Theatre alla Scala).

Visit Castello Sforzescois in Milan, northern Italy. It was built in the 15th century by Francesco Sforza, Duke of Milan, on the remnants of a 14th-century fortification. Later renovated and enlarged, in the 16th and 17th centuries it was one of the largest citadels in Europe.

Dinner will be served before check-in at the hotel. Overnight.

 

Day 3 – Milan / Verona / Venice

After breakfast, transfer from Milan to Verona (169KM). Photo stop at Juliet’s House Include BalconyJuliet’s house (Casa di Giulietta) is one of the main attractions of Verona with the most famous balcony in the world. Every day crowds of people make their way through the narrow archway into the courtyard to admire and photograph the famous balcony.

Then transfer from Verona to Venice ISL Piazzale (124KM). Visit Tronchetto Pier Piazza San Marco by private boat (NO LUGGAGE).

Glass Blowing Display Blowing. After dinner, free and easy for the rest of the night.

 

Day 4 – Venice / Bologna / Pisa

After breakfast, transfer from Venice Mestre to Bologna (155KM)

Visit Piazza Maggioreis a central square in Bologna, region of Emilia-Romagna, Italy. The appearance in the 21st century, generally reflects the layout from the 15th century.

Transfer from Bologna to Greve in Chianti (134KM)

Castello Vichiomaggio –  one  of  the  most  beautiful historical  houses was originally the Tuscany immersed in a park of over 130 hectares of lands, it is  today an elegant one farmhouse, a perfect one location for weddings, meeting ed private events as well as a renowned one winery.

Transfer from Greve in Chianti to Pisa (128KM). Dinner and overnight.

 

 

Day 5 – Pisa / Florence

After breakfast, transfer from Pisa – La Spezia (79KM). La Spezia – is the capital city of the province of La Spezia and it’s located at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the southern part of the Liguria region of Italy.

Shop at shopping Mall “LE TERRAZZE”.

Cinque Terre Card Inclusion: Unlimited numbers of runs by train (2ND Class) for the Route La Spezia to Levanto + Shuttle Services in Cornigla (When Stop There is Required) + Ticket to walk on Route Via Dell’Amore (From Riomagiore to Manarola).

Via Dell’Amore – is a pedestrian street overlooking the sea, with a run of just over one kilometer, linking the villages of Riomaggiore and Manarola, Cinque Terre, in Liguria (Italy).

Then transfer from La Spezia to Pisa (79KM). View  of  Leaning   Tower  (Outside  View  Only) –  is  the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of  the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its nearly four-degree lean, the result of an unstable foundation.

Transfer from Pisa to Florence (90KM). Photo stop at Duomo Santa Maria Del Fioris the cathedral of Florence, Italy (Italian: Duomo di Firenze). It was begun in 1296 in the Gothic style to a design of Arnolfo di Cambio and was structurally completed by 1436, with the dome designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 6 –  Rome

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer from Parto to Rome (93KM). Lunch at enroute. Visit Mcarthur Glen Outlet Centre in Castel Romano – Castel Romano Designer Outlet is the first designer outlet in the Lazio region where you can find your favourite brands up to 70% off every day. With its architecture, cafes and restaurants, children’s playground, free parking and more than 150 boutiques, the Rome’s Designer Outlet offers something for everyone.

View of Trevi Fountainis a fountain in the Trevi district in Rome, Italy, designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Giuseppe Pannini and several others.

View of Piazza  Di  Spagna  –  at  the  bottom  of  the Spanish  Steps, is one of the most famous squares in Rome (Italy). It owes its name to the Palazzo di Spagna, seat of the Embassy of Spain among the Holy See. Nearby is the famed Column of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

View of Circus Maximus – is an ancient Roman chariot-racing stadium and mass entertainment  venue located in Rome, Italy. Situated in the valley between the Aventine and Palatine Hills, it was the first and largest stadium in ancient Rome and its later Empire. Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 7 – Rome / Vatican 

After breakfast, get started to enjoy..

Colosseum  (With  Entrance)  –  is  an  oval amphitheatre in the centre of  the city of Rome, Italy.   Built of travertine, tuff, and brick-faced concrete, it is the largest amphitheatre ever built.

Roman Forum (OUTVIEW) – is a rectangular forum (plaza) surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the center of the city of Rome.

St. Peter’s Square – is a large plaza located directly in front of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City, the papal enclave inside Rome, directly west of the neighborhood or rione of Borgo. Both the square and the basilica are named after Saint Peter, an apostle of Jesus considered by some to be the first Pope.

St. Peter’s Basilica – is an Italian Renaissance church in Vatican City, the papal enclave within the city of Rome. After dinner, return to hotel for rest.

 

Day 8 – Departure / Rome / Kuala Lumpur

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and back to Kuala Lumpur.