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Travel Around The World Rome Florence Munich


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Project for World History Class in 2008. We had to plan a 2 week trip to Europe with a budget. Each person in the group had $6000 to spend. We had so much money left over that we could have stayed a few more weeks to visit other parts of Europe.

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Travel Around The World Rome Florence Munich

  1. 1. TRAVEL AROUND THE WORLD Rome Florence Munich
  2. 2. European Currency <ul><li>1 Euro= $1.47 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Rome, Jan 26th <ul><li>Purchase tickets on </li></ul><ul><li>$469 + $302 taxes & fees = $771  per person </li></ul><ul><li>Leave Fri, Jan 25 United Airlines 946 </li></ul><ul><li>Depart: 8:10am Los Angeles, CA (LAX) </li></ul><ul><li>Arrive: 3:49pm Washington, DC (IAD) 1 stop </li></ul><ul><li>Economy / 4hr 39min /Boeing 777 </li></ul><ul><li>Change planes. Time between flights: 0hr 54min </li></ul><ul><li>United Airlines 966 </li></ul><ul><li>Depart:4:43pm Washington, DC (IAD) </li></ul><ul><li>Arrive: 7:25am Rome, Italy (FCO)   </li></ul><ul><li>Economy / 8hr 42min / Boeing 767 </li></ul><ul><li>Total duration: 14hr 15min </li></ul><ul><li>This is an overnight flight. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Map of Rome
  5. 5. Welcome Home Residences <ul><li>Sat Jan-26-2008 (2 nights) </li></ul><ul><li>Via Giovanni Amendola 7 Check in:  Sat Jan-26-2008 Rome 185, Italy Check out:  Mon Jan-28-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Guests: 3 adults </li></ul><ul><li>Room rate 1/26: $176.60 per night </li></ul><ul><li>Room rate 1/27:   $144.82 per night </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes & service fees: $16.07 per night </li></ul><ul><li>Total room cost: $353.56   Expedia Special Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Fri Feb-1-2008 (1 night) </li></ul><ul><li>Room rate 2/1: $176.60 per night </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes & service fees: $17.66 per night </li></ul><ul><li>Total room cost: $194.26   Expedia Special Rate </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. enjoy rome via marghera, 8a - rome, italy <ul><li>Cost 18 euros per person </li></ul><ul><li>Walking tour starts @ 9:30 am, Sat, Jan 26th </li></ul><ul><li>Three hour tour </li></ul><ul><li>Covers St. Peter's Basilica , the Vatican Museums , and the Sistine Chapel . </li></ul>
  7. 7. La Pieta in St. Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel
  8. 8. Vatican City <ul><li>Created in 1929 by the Lateran Treaty between Pope Pius XI and the Italian government. </li></ul><ul><li>The world’s 2 nd -smallest sovereign independent state </li></ul><ul><li>Ruled by the bishop of Rome – the pope </li></ul>
  9. 9. enjoy rome via marghera, 8a - rome, italy <ul><li>Cost 18 euros per person </li></ul><ul><li>Walking tour starts @ 11am, Sun, Jan 27th </li></ul><ul><li>Three hour tour </li></ul><ul><li>Covers all the well known sites of ancient and old Rome, including the Colosseum , the Roman Forum , the Capitoline Hill , Trevi Fountain , the Pantheon , and Piazza Navona . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Sites During Tour
  11. 11. Imperial Rome <ul><li>Roman Forum </li></ul><ul><li>Colosseum was an arena for amusement. </li></ul><ul><li>Gladiators would fight with beasts. </li></ul><ul><li>They also had naval battles. </li></ul>
  12. 12. History <ul><li>753 BC – According to legend, Romulus kills his twin brother Remus and founds Rome </li></ul><ul><li>About 600 BC – Rome comes under Etruscans rule. Under their rule, Rome grows into a prosperous city </li></ul><ul><li>509 BC – Romans drive out the Etruscans and establish a Republic, which is ruled by its Senate and its assembly </li></ul><ul><li>265 BC – Rome conquers entire Italian peninsula </li></ul><ul><li>264-146 BC – Rome begins its expansion overseas by defeating Carthage in the 3 Punic Wars . Northern Africa, Spain, and the major islands in the western Mediterranean are brought under Roman control during this time. </li></ul><ul><li>60’s BC – Rome conquers eastern Turkey, Syria, and Palestine </li></ul><ul><li>58-51 BC –Caesar conquers Gaul (present-day Germany) </li></ul><ul><li>44 BC – Brutus and Cassius assassinate Caesar . This leads to civil war that lasts 13 years, and results in the end of the Roman Republic. The Roman Empire replaces the republic. </li></ul><ul><li>96-180 AD – Roman Empire reaches its height of prosperity. Empire controls all of Italy, Greece, western Europe, the northern African coast, the Middle East, and Egypt. </li></ul><ul><li>313 – Following years of persecution, Constantine promulgates the Edict of Milan, which guarantees toleration of Christianity </li></ul><ul><li>395 – Roman Empire split into 2 parts – the West Roman Empire and the East Roman Empire </li></ul><ul><li>476 – Germanic tribes overthrow the last Roman emperor (decline of Rome) </li></ul><ul><li>800 – Alliance with the Franks results in the crowning of Charlemagne Holy Roman Emperor </li></ul><ul><li>1500’s/1600’s – Popes build hundreds of magnificent buildings and appoint the finest painters and sculptors, including Michelangelo, to decorate them. </li></ul><ul><li>1808 – Napoleon Bonaparte annexes the city. French occupy the city until 1814. </li></ul><ul><li>1922 – Mussolini 's Nationalist Facist Party march on Rome </li></ul><ul><li>1929 – Creation of the Vatican State </li></ul><ul><li>1960 – Summer Olympics in Rome </li></ul><ul><li>1990 – Football World Championship in Rome </li></ul>
  13. 13. Florence, Jan 28th <ul><li>Check out of hotel and walk to train station </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase tickets from machines </li></ul><ul><li>Departing from Rome to Florence’s santa maria novella station </li></ul><ul><li>Price 33 euros each </li></ul>
  14. 14. Train Schedule to Florence <ul><li>Departure station Arrival station Date </li></ul><ul><li>Roma ( Tutte Le Stazioni ) Firenze 28/1/2008 </li></ul><ul><li>TRAVEL OPTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>Departure Arrival Length of Journey Train no. Train Category </li></ul><ul><li>08:30 10:06 </li></ul><ul><li>ROMA TE FI.SMN 01:36 9430 ES* </li></ul><ul><li>08:50 10:30 </li></ul><ul><li>ROMA TE FI.SMN 01:40 9466 ES* </li></ul><ul><li>08:55 11:28 </li></ul><ul><li>ROMA TE FI.RIFR 02:33 582 Vesuvio IC </li></ul><ul><li>09:00 10:40 </li></ul><ul><li>ROMA TE FI.SMN 01:40 9310 ES* </li></ul>
  15. 15. Florence, 28 th
  16. 16. Florence - San Giorgio and Olympic Hotel <ul><li>Check in: Mon, Jan 28, 2008  (2:00 PM) Guests:3 </li></ul><ul><li>Check out: Wed, Jan 30, 2008  (3:00PM) Rooms:1 </li></ul><ul><li>Average nightly rate Room description </li></ul><ul><li>118.68 USD Contains either three single beds, a double bed and one single bed, or 2 double beds in a room. Breakfast included. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cold Buffet Breakfast Included </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>237.36 USD Subtotal </li></ul><ul><li>31.70 USD Taxes and fees </li></ul><ul><li>269.06 USD Total charges includes taxes and fees </li></ul><ul><li>Selected room rates Jan 28 - Jan 30 </li></ul><ul><li>Mon Tue </li></ul><ul><li>118 USD 118 USD </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>DURATION: 3-hour Private Tour </li></ul><ul><li>331 Euros </li></ul><ul><li>Included: Advance Reservation & Admission Fees for the Accademia museum, Tuesday - Sunday ( Museums closed on Mondays) </li></ul><ul><li>Features: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The original statue of David by MichelAngelo at the Accademia, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brunelleschi's Duomo, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gates of Paradise, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Piazza Signoria, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ponte Vecchio, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Famous Paintings & Sculptures, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medieval Florence and the times of the Renaissance </li></ul></ul>Florence Tour, Jan 29th
  18. 18. Duomo (Cattedrale di santa maria del fiore) <ul><li>Cathedral built in 1296 </li></ul><ul><li>Has great architectural attributes </li></ul><ul><li>Polychrome marble floors and magnificent stained-glass windows from the 14th century </li></ul><ul><li>Sides are embellished by numerous reliefs and statues </li></ul><ul><li>Stands as a marvel of Gothic art and the Christian world. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Duomo cont.
  20. 20. Galleria dell'Accademia <ul><li>Entrance fee: 18€ </li></ul><ul><li>Gallery which contains the famous statue of David Michelangelo </li></ul><ul><li>Contains Renaissance Art </li></ul>
  21. 21. History of Florence <ul><li>Founded in 59 BCE as a settlement for former soldiers and was named Florentia. Built in the style of a military camp </li></ul><ul><li>250 CE – St Minias gets beheaded. First martyr in Florence </li></ul><ul><li>774 – Charlemagne conquers Florence. </li></ul><ul><li>854 – Florence and Fiesole are united as one country. </li></ul><ul><li>1252 – The first European gold coin, Florin, was introduced and played a significant role in trade. </li></ul><ul><li>1345 – Wool combers create large strike and revolt against oligarchic rule. </li></ul><ul><li>1737 – Extinction of the Medici line and went under Austrian rule. </li></ul><ul><li>1859 – Austrian rule ends in the defeat under the hands of France. </li></ul><ul><li>1865 – Florence become capital of Italy. </li></ul><ul><li>1966 – Large flood from Arno River kills several people and destroys millions of art treasures and rare books. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Italian Food <ul><li>An average meal in Italy costs a lot more than the price of a meal in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>An average meal costs about €20-30 ($30-$45) </li></ul>
  23. 23. Munich, Germany <ul><li>Arriving January 30, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Used FareChase to search for flights from Florence (FLR) to Munich (MUC), leaving on January 30, 2008 and returning on February 01, 2008. </li></ul>Milan-Florence Non-stop   Feb 1 Flight 1694 3:15p-4:15p Munich-Milan Non-stop   Feb 1 Return Flight 441 11:50a-1:00p Milan-Munich Non-stop   Jan 30 Flight 440 9:35a-10:45a Florence-Milan Non-stop   Jan 30 Outound Flight Flight 1699 7:35a-8:25a Alitalia Date
  24. 24. Transportation to Hotel and Around City <ul><li>Taking S8 line to </li></ul><ul><li>Haupthahnhof exit. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Map of Munich
  26. 26. Hotel Deutsches Theater Downtown <ul><li>Wed Jan-30-2008 (2 nights) </li></ul><ul><li>Schwanthalerstrasse 15 Check in:  Wed Jan-30-2008 Munich 80336, Germany Check out:  Fri Feb-1-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Room/unit type Avg Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Triple room Includes: Full Breakfast   $197.20 per night </li></ul><ul><li>Guests: 3 adults    </li></ul><ul><li>Room rate 1/30 - 1/31: $197.20 per night </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes & service fees: $37.47 per night </li></ul><ul><li>Total room cost: $469.34   </li></ul>
  27. 27. Sites to see <ul><li>Marienplatz </li></ul><ul><li>Frauenkirshe </li></ul>
  28. 28. Residenz <ul><ul><li>8 euros each for admission </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Day 2, Jan 31 st <ul><li>Linderhof Palace </li></ul><ul><li>Ludwig II, King of Bavaria 1864-1886, built this secluded hunting lodge. It was known as the Kings Hut. </li></ul><ul><li>Ludwig decided that this would be a New Versailles. </li></ul><ul><li>It was planned as a modest villa but became a splendid Rococo palace in the ornate French style.  </li></ul><ul><li>Linderhof was completed in 1878. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Neuschwanstein Castle <ul><li>Castle that inspired the Disney Castle. </li></ul><ul><li>Also built by Ludwig II. </li></ul><ul><li>Ludwig II was obsessed by the idea of a holy kingdom by the Grace of God. He was a constitutional monarch, a head of state with rights and duties and little freedom of action. He built a fantasy world around him in which – far removed from reality – he could feel he was a real king. From 1875 on he lived at night and slept during the day. </li></ul><ul><li>Ludwig had a little cave built in his castle where he liked to sit with a glass of wine. </li></ul>
  31. 31. History <ul><li>14 Jun 1158 – Munich is founded by Duke Henry the Lion </li></ul><ul><li>1504 – Munich becomes the capital of the Bavaria </li></ul><ul><li>1623 – Munich becomes the city residence of the Prince Regent of Bavaria </li></ul><ul><li>1632 – Occupation of Munich by King Gustav of Sweden (Thirty Years' War) </li></ul><ul><li>1705-14 – Munich is ruled by the Hapsburgs </li></ul><ul><li>1806 – Munich confirmed as the capital of the Kingdom of Bavaria </li></ul><ul><li>1810 – First Oktoberfest inaugurated to celebrate the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen </li></ul><ul><li>1 825-48 – Reign of Ludwig I – many of the city's finest buildings are constructed </li></ul><ul><li>1864-86 – Reign of Ludwig II – culture flourishes; Richard Wagner is based in Munich and many of his operas receive their world premieres in the city </li></ul><ul><li>1918 – Kurt Eisner proclaims the Free State of Bavaria </li></ul><ul><li>1923 – Adolf Hitler attempts to seize power in the 'Beer Hall Putsch‘ </li></ul><ul><li>1933 – National Socialists (Nazis) under Hitler seize power at City Hall </li></ul><ul><li>30 Apr 1945 – American troops occupy the city (World War II) </li></ul><ul><li>1972 – Olympic Games held in Munich </li></ul><ul><li>1974 – Football World Cup held in Munich </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>Beverages Both beer and wine are popular alcohols. </li></ul><ul><li>Bottled carbonated water is preferred over tap water. </li></ul><ul><li>German's don't care for iced drinks. At some fast food places such as McDonald's, you might get 2 ice cubes. Food Stands - Average price: $6.50-$7.00. </li></ul><ul><li>A great deal of the fast food consumed is sold from Imbissstands. Food stands can be in a building or free-standing in a mobile trailer. Food stands may provide tall tables outside, but only for standing at. The stands sell sausages either on a bun, or with a bun or a piece of bread on the side. They also sell other popular German food such as currywurst, pizza, Döner Kebabs, stuffed rolls, half a roasted chicken with fries, meatballs etc. Chips (French Fries) are usually served with mayonnaise, or ketchup, if you wish, but you have to pay extra for either at these fast-food stands. </li></ul><ul><li>Drinks: the stands will sell beer or soft-drinks. Meals - Breakfast is coffee or tea, and bread rolls or toast. Sometimes cereal or boiled eggs are eaten as well. Meat - The most popular meat in Germany is pork. Sausages are particularly popular. </li></ul>Food
  33. 33. Nurnberger Bratwurstglockl <ul><li>Small-town atmosphere with friendly service. </li></ul><ul><li>Dark, dark wood is the theme inside. It's cozy and old-fashioned, but not gloomy. Right at the back is a small bar counter. </li></ul><ul><li>Sausages are the big thing here. They can be bought in quantities of 6, 8, 10, or 12 depending on how hungry you are. </li></ul>
  34. 34. Feb 1st, returning to Rome <ul><li>Check out of hotel and walk back to central station and take the S-8 bahn back to the airport. </li></ul><ul><li>Fly back into Florence </li></ul><ul><li>Return </li></ul><ul><li>Flight 441 11:50a-1:00p Feb 1 Non-stop   Munich-Milan </li></ul><ul><li>Flight 1694 3:15p-4:15p Feb 1 Non-stop   Milan-Florence </li></ul><ul><li>Once we arrive, we’ll take taxi (cost 15 euros) back to the train station Santa Maria Novella, and buy tickets to get back to Rome. </li></ul><ul><li>It should take 1.5 hours to get back to Rome. </li></ul><ul><li>Arrive into Rome around 6:30-7:00 pm </li></ul><ul><li>Get something to eat once we check in hotel. </li></ul>
  35. 35. Feb 2 nd , Flying back home <ul><li>Check out of hotel and walk to stazione termini (train station) and get the train back to airport. </li></ul><ul><li>Return Sat, Feb 2 United Airlines 967 </li></ul><ul><li>Depart: 10:55am Rome, Italy (FCO) </li></ul><ul><li>Arrive: 3:24pm Washington, DC (IAD) 1 stop </li></ul><ul><li>Economy / 10hr 29min /Boeing 767 </li></ul><ul><li>Change planes. Time between flights: 1hr 16min </li></ul><ul><li>United Airlines 967 </li></ul><ul><li>Depart:4:40pm Washington, DC (IAD) </li></ul><ul><li>Arrive: 7:27pm Los Angeles, CA (LAX)   </li></ul><ul><li>Economy / 5hr 47min / Airbus A320 </li></ul><ul><li>Total duration: 17hr 32min </li></ul>
  36. 36. Expense Report
  37. 37. Thanks for your time. Hope you enjoyed our trip! Alan Gutierrez- Rome Luigi Mendoza- Florence Jonathan Davila- Munich