- Hotel was basic which suited the number of teenagers on the trip but some of the utilities were not working.
Published on: 08 November 2019
Rome is a city steeped in over 2000 years of iconic history, culture, religion and of course, art. This assortment of topics and learning experiences makes Rome the ultimate alfresco classroom, with ample resources to help you deliver unforgettable lessons to your students!
Rome’s significance throughout art history is unparalleled, laying at the epicentre of High Renaissance and Baroque movements with icons such as Michelangelo, Raphael, Bernini and Pietro da Cortona working within the the city during these eras. Since the 17th century Rome’s collection of classical pieces and historic architecture has drawn artists from all over Europe, including; Poussin, Claude Lorrain, Piranesi, Pannini and Mengs to name a few.
Fast forward to the Rome we know and love today, and this fantastic city has become a melting pot of artistic wonders boasting countless museums, galleries and intricate churches housing priceless masterpieces. Students will be spoilt for choice with inspiration waiting behind every corner, from the Vatican City Museum within the picturesque and unique architecture of the Vatican City, to the modern art bursting from the Museum of Art of the 21st Century. Rome’s vast collection of remarkable art combined with its iconic architecture make it the ultimate playground for any budding artists searching for inspiration.
The friendly, expert team at Adaptable Travel will ensure your trip to Rome is as unique as your group is to you. Get in touch with our team today for a quotation and to start planning your perfect school trip to Rome.
Adaptable Travel will work with you to develop a bespoke itinerary for your group, ensuring your students get the very most out of their school trip experience. Below is an example itinerary for an art study trip to Rome:
Upon arrival at the airport your group will board your outgoing flight toward Rome.
Once your group has arrived in the beautiful city of Rome your will transfer to your hotel and check in, if you have arrived before check in left luggage facilities should be available. Depending on flight times your group may enjoy your first taste of Rome, on board an open top bus tour of Rome with City Sightseeing Roma.
To finish off the day your group will sit down for an evening meal.
Breakfast will be served in your hotel before your group enjoys a tour of the remarkable Sistine Chapel, followed by a visit to the Vatican Museum.
After these visits your group will enjoy some free time for lunch in Rome.
After a lunch in the city, your group will visit the National Gallery of Ancient Art and the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art.
To round off a wonderful day, your group will enjoy an evening meal in Rome before heading back to the hotel.
Your group will enjoy breakfast at your hotel, followed by a visit to the Capitoline Museum.
After breakfast in your hotel your group will take a stroll up to the Borghese Art Gallery, where you can view sculptures, ancient mosaics, paintings and more fantastic art works.
After this visit your group will have the opportunity to grab some lunch in Rome and take in the fabulous city.
Once your group has had a break in the sun, you will take part in the E3 Trail ‘The Emperor’s Quest’. On this interactive walking trail your students will explore some of Rome’s most popular sites such as St Peter’s Square, The Villa Borghese and The Trevi Fountain.
As the sun starts to go down on a jam-packed day your group will enjoy an evening meal in Rome, before returning to your accommodation.
Your group will enjoy a final breakfast in your hotel, before checking out.
Depending on flight times your group may have some free time to explore Rome one last time.
After checking out and exploring Rome for the final time it’s time to travel back to the airport to board your return flight to the UK.
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