School Tours to Italy
The most popular subjects that UK school students study on trips to Italy include Classics and History, Geography, and of course food technology. While there are a wealth of regional Italian visit options for single subject and single centre trips, lots of schools choose to tailor make cross curricular tours and visit more than one area of Italy, so that their students can get the most from this wonderful country.
So what makes Italy a great school trip destination?
Italy is an incredible country for a school visit, with a long list of world famous destinations and educational learning opportunities. The country is also one of the most popular European countries for students wishing to study overseas at University level.
School Tours to Italian Cities
The capital city, Rome, is like an open air museum, with stunning archaeological remains everywhere you look, and the Vatican City a popular stop for school groups. Further south, the Bay of Naples is a superb place to study both tourism and geography, with the huge Mt. Vesuvius volcano looming over the surrounding landscape. While in the north of Italy, Florence is another historic city schools can visit, with one of the world's best museums of art and, unquestionably the best place in the world to go if your students are studying the Renaissance period.
Rome - View city tours to the Italian capital
A Classics and History trip to Rome will enrich your student’s understanding of Rome's long and colourful past, from the ancient world of the Romans, through to the Renaissance and the more recent Fascist movement under Mussolini. ...
Take an Art and Design trip to two of Italy's most beautiful cities and inspire your students with artistic masterpieces, baroque palaces and wonderful architecture in world-famous galleries and museums. ...
Sorrento & the Amalfi coast are an undisputed geography teacher's dream! Explore amazing geographical curriculum areas from plate tectonics to coastal & tourism management. Coupled with beautiful scenery your students will be blown away by this trip!...
The ancient city of Rome has been at the heart of Christianity for over 2000 years and is an ideal destination for a Religious study trip to Europe. Visit places of worship and learn about religious history and traditions in this incredible city. ...
Azzuri skies, piazzas, pizza and gelati .....Italy is a fantastic destination for an educational school trip! Inspired Travel offer bespoke itineraries to this exciting region - to make the most of, and enjoy, the best that Italy can offer....
Uffizi Gallery - Florence, Emilia Romagna
Simply the best collection of Renaissance period art in the world, with works from Botticelli, Michelangelo, and da Vinci. The Uffizi is worth a visit for students of any curriculum subject, though art students could happily spend days here!
Pompeii and Herculaneum - Naples, Campania
Every student has heard of Pompeii, but nothing prepares you for the tour around this historic site. More than 250 years since it's rediscovery, archaeology is still being uncovered from beneath the ash that rained down from the eruption of the nearby Volcano in AD 79. On your school trip you can walk the streets and go inside the houses, of this unique time capsule from the Roman era.
Food Safari - Venice, Veneto
For students studying food technology, a tour of Italy is something they will remember for a lifetime. Italians are passionate about good, simple food and local ingredients and local food specialists like butchers, bakers and fishmongers are truly appreciated. Students also get the chance to learn about agriculture and viticulture in this fascinating part of Italy.
Sorrento - Napes, Campania
Geography students are among the luckiest when it comes to school tours as the subject has so many different topics. The most popular Italian destination for a school geography tour is Sorrento. As well as the natural hazard discussed above, the area is a great demonstration of how tourism and population have helped shape a unique landscape. As well as the town itself, students can easily visit places like Naples and the Amalfi Coast.