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For every school and college who take a trip with us, a Maya nut tree will be planted in Peru supporting reforestation and we pledge to offset an additional tonne of CO2 through the Brazilian Amazon deforestation project. Learn more here.
Italian Language Trips to Rome
The amazing range of classical and historical sites in Rome, and its location at the centre of the Roman Catholic Church, make it a superb destination for students of Italian language, culture and history. It is also a lively and modern European city with plenty to keep your group inspired and entertained.
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Check in to UK airport for flight||Arrive Rome and transfer to your accommodation||Evening Meal|
|2||Guided Walking Tour of the city||Language Tuition at a local Language School||Meal in a local restaurant|
|3||Spend the day visiting the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel||Evening meal and free time in Piazza Navona|
|4||Visit to The Time Elevator Rome||Transfer to Rome airport for return flight||Arrive UK, onward travel to school|
|Morning||Check in to UK airport for flight|
|Afternoon||Arrive Rome and transfer to your accommodation|
|Morning||Guided Walking Tour of the city|
|Afternoon||Language Tuition at a local Language School|
|Evening||Meal in a local restaurant|
|Morning||Spend the day visiting the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel|
|Evening||Evening meal and free time in Piazza Navona|
|Morning||Visit to The Time Elevator Rome|
|Afternoon||Transfer to Rome airport for return flight|
|Evening||Arrive UK, onward travel to school|
Price Shown includes
- Return Air Travel
- 3 nights B&B Accommodation
- Specialist Group Travel Insurance
- Bespoke itinerary planning service
- Free Place Ratios
- Live Trip Tracking
- Online trip organiser & Travel App
- 24/7 support whilst you are away
Reasons to Visit
Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
The Vatican Museums house one of the finest art collections in the world. As the collections are so vast, it is better to confine yourselves to a few selected highlights such as the Chiaramonte Gallery, the Raphael Rooms, Raphael’s Loggia and the Chapel of Nicholas V, the Pinacoteca Gallery, not forgetting the Sistine Chapel with the awe-inspiring Last Judgement, which fills the altar wall.
The Vatican City is situated entirely within the city of Rome, sprawling over a hill west of the River Tiber, and separated from the rest of the city by a wall. Vatican City comprises St Peter’s Church, St Peter’s Square, the Vatican and the Vatican Gardens. The Vatican City is best known to tourists and students of architecture for the magnificent St Peter’s Basilica.
The forum served as a city square and central hub where the people of Rome gathered. What better place to hear native Italian speakers conversing amongst themselves.
The famous fountain which has been a star of film. This Baroque fountain is worth a visit and as legend goes, if you toss a coin in the fountain, you will return to Rome.
The Spanish Steps
Rome. The piazza, church and famous Scalinata Spagna (Spanish Steps) have long provided a gathering place for foreigners. Built with a legacy from the French in 1725, but named after the Spanish Embassy to the Holy See (which is still located in the piazza), the steps lead to the French church, Trinità dei Monti. In the 18th century the most beautiful women and men of Italy gathered here, waiting to be chosen as an artist's model.
This piazza is a marvel of light and sculpture. It is exceptionally long and owes its shape to the ruins that formed it, for under the buildings that surround Piazza Navona are the remains of the Circus Domitianus, Domitian's stadium a part of which can be seen if you leave the piazza by the north exit and turn left. The piazza marks the area for the races in the stadium. It features many fine old buildings, a beautiful church and three stunning fountains.
National Museum of Folk Arts and Traditions
The material was in this museum was collected all over Italy and put on display in 1911, for the fiftieth anniversary of the Unity of Italy, to illustrate the various costumes, religious practices, art, work and everyday life.
The sessions will include a wealth of resources such as work books, lessons out and about in Rome, an evening meal in a central restaurant and meetings with Italian students to practice language skills.
The Time Elevator in Rome is a fantastic evening activity for your group. Using digital technology, you will go back in time to learn more about the history of the city to the time of Romulus and Remus when the city was founded, guiding you through the rise and decline of the Roman Empire through to Renaissance, the Fascist era to the present day. Widescreens offer panoramic pictures to accompany multi-sensory effects including wind and rain. Great fun and the history of the city in an accessible format.
Day Trip to Tivoli
Tivoli is located not far from Rome, Italy. Known as Tibur in ancient times, Tivoli was a favourite resort for Roman travellers, and home to Villa Adriana (Hadrian's Villa). It took ten years to complete the largest and most sumptuous palace in the Roman Empire (135 AD.) Built on Roman ruins in 1550, the nearby Villa d'Este boasts one of the finest gardens in all of Italy. It's a magical place where five hundred fountains keep tons of water flowing.
Day Trip to Ancient Ostia
With preservation in places matching that of Pompeii, the ancient Roman port of Ostia Antica is an extraordinary site. Once a thriving city of around 60,000 people today it gives an excellent look into ancient lives with docks, warehouses, apartments and mansions, shops, baths and temples.
We Make Trip Planning Easy
- Day to day support and advice from our team of travel experts
- Easy-to-view online tour quotation
- Market-leading trip organiser portal, My Tour Manager
- Free Resources and templates to help launch your trip
- Email reminders to keep you on track
- Free and completely personalised Travel App to access your information on the go
- Locate My Trip designed to provide reassurance to parents and teachers
- Risk Assessment advice so you can make an informed decision on every tour component
- Teacher Inspection Visits
What You Say
European Study Tours were superb and very supportive during all parts of the planning process.
Brighton College Al Ain
This is the fourth time we have used European study tours. The service is always courteous and patient and our needs are addressed professionally and with humour.
Mid Kent College
As usual service from EST was excellent.
As always, excellent service and care given. So easy to organise and the students loved it again!
The Angmering School