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  1. Prenda un viaggio in Italia* June Loewy *Take a Trip to Italy

  2. Overview • Passports • Flight Cost • Hotel Cost • Transportation Cost • Flexibility of Time/Control Over Itinerary

  3. Passports • 7,000 stations • 2 photographs • Proof of Citizenship • Photo ID

  4. Tourist Season • Starts in the Spring • Between March and June • Begins again in the fall about September

  5. Airline Rates(from expedia.com) • Tourist Season • Flying to Rome • $1200 - $1600 for a round trip ticket (1 person) • Off Season • Flying to Rome • $1100 - $1300 for a round trip ticket (1 person)

  6. Map of Italy Verona – Smaller City Population: 254,146 Florence – Larger City Population: 381,762

  7. Hotel Rates(from expedia.com) • Tourist Season • One room for one adult in Florence • During March to June can range from $53.62 - $138.93 • September rates are from $53.62 - $118.21 • One room for one adult in Verona • March to June ranges from $47.80 - $145.22 • September rates are $47.80 - $131.71

  8. Hotel Rates(from expedia.com) • Off Season • One person in Florence • $55 - $118.88 per night • One person in Verona • $55.15 - $114.59

  9. Combination Deals(from expedia.com) • You can save money by booking your flight and hotel reservations as a package • A round trip flight and 1 week stay in a hotel: • Starts at $1661

  10. Transportation in Italy • Walk or take the bus • Subway • For the bus and subway you must buy a ticket; usually one dollar for one hour • There are police that ask to see your ticket

  11. Food • Three types of restaurants • Ristorante- an up-scale restaurant with a large menu • Tarttoria- family run restaurant with a smaller menu • Pizzeria- specialize in pizza. Usually have special names for their pizzas

  12. Food • Bar (café)- specialize in cappuccino and coffee • They also sell pastries and panini

  13. Attractions • Monastery outside Torino • You can pay a small fee to spend the night in the church • Sorrento • Hot vacation spot for Italians

  14. Attractions • Pompei • City next to Mt. Vesuvius

  15. Attractions • Galleries • Uffizzi Gallery Florence • Santa Maria delle Grazie Milan • Basilica of St. Francis Assisi

  16. Divertirsi* Have Fun

  17. Resources • Destination USA. 4 April 2006. www.unitedstatesvisas.gov/whatis/index.html • Hendrix, John. History and Culture in Italy. University Press of America. 2003. • Italian Government Tourist Board. 3 April 2006. www.italiantourism.com • McGregor, James H. Rome from the Ground Up. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. 2005. • U.S. Department of State. 3 April 2006. http://travel.state.gov