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Classics School Trips to Rome and the Bay of Naples

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This two-centre tour to Rome and the Bay of Naples will bring Classics to life for any student. Encompassing both the ancient city of Rome with its 3,000 years of history, culture and architecture and the Bay of Naples, with its wealth of visits linked to Greek and Roman ancient history, will enable your students to fully understand and appreciate not only how difficult life was for the Romans, but also how their advanced thinking has helped shape the world that we live in today.

How does a two-centre tour work?

Your bespoke itinerary will include the appropriate balance of educational visits and leisure excursions to fill your chosen duration and meet your aims and objectives. Your dedicated School Tour Coordinator will offer advice and recommendations with the sole aim of creating the perfect itinerary for your group, but just to get you inspired, we have outlined an itinerary created for one of our clients.

Did you know?

On the day the Colosseum officially was opened, 5,000 animals were killed and during its history, it has been estimated that over 500,000 people and over a million animals have been killed there.

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Rome Fact File

Monetary unit:
1 Euro = 100 cents

Timezone:
Greenwich Mean Time + 1 (CET)

Language:
Italian

Climate: (click to enlarge)

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The Bay of Naples Fact File

Nearest Airport:
Naples Capodichino Airport and Rome Ciampino and Fuimicino

Regional departures:
Most UK airports

Monetary unit:
1 Euro = 100 cents

Timezone:
Greenwich Mean Time + 1 (CET)

Language:
Italian

Sorrento Climate Graph
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Recommended Visits


Bay of Naples and Rome Classics Recommended Visits

Information about our classics study visits for Rome and Bay of Naples can be found on their dedicated destination pages.

Pompeii

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Recommended Visits

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Itineraries

Bay of Naples and Rome Sample Itineraries

Your bespoke itinerary will include the appropriate balance of educational visits and leisure excursions to fill your chosen duration and meet your aims and objectives. Your dedicated School Tour Coordinator will offer advice and recommendations with the sole aim of creating the perfect itinerary for your group. But just to get you inspired, we have outlined an itinerary created for one of our clients below.

Pompeii

5 days,
4 nights

Overview of visits: Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Vatican Museums, St.Peter’s Square and Basilica, Castel Sant’Angelo, Solfatara, ‘Fondo Galatea’ Working Farm, Mount Vesuvius, Herculaneum

Day 1:

After arriving in Rome, the group wasted no time and headed straight to their first visit of the day; a guided tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Here an expert local guide skilfully guided them through the ruins, bringing them to life with tales of how and why such importance was placed on the monuments and the power and cruelty that everyday Roman citizens endured, along with comparisons to the riches and splendour of the wealthiest on Palatine Hill. After checking in at the hotel, the group had their evening meal at a local restaurant before visiting the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps for a spot of people watching.

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Day 2:

The day was spent visiting the Vatican Museums, St Peter’s Square and Basilica, where they saw some of the extraordinary collections of fine art and treasures that have been collected by various papal leaders, and the nearby Castel Sant’Angelo. After dinner at a local restaurant, the evening was spent exploring Piazza Navona, and sitting back and watching the world pass by in this busy central square.

Day 3:

The group said goodbye to Rome and headed for Solfatara. On arrival the group’s first visit was a guided tour of the ‘Fondo Galatea’ Working Farm, where the students got to see how the farm works and sample some of its home grown produce. They then made their way to their hotel arriving in time for their evening meal before spending the remainder of the evening exploring the Bay of Naples.

Day 4:

The coach departed for a morning visit of Mount Vesuvius where the group got to see the famous volcano that was responsible for destroying Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79AD. After lunch the group visited one of these sites, Herculaneum, where the students got to see perfectly preserved furniture, ornaments and wooden objects that gave them a real insight into city life in Roman Italy.

Day 5:

Saying goodbye to Italy, the group departed the Bay of Naples and made their way back to the UK.


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Accommodation

Bay of Naples and Rome Accommodation

Information about our accommodation for Rome and the Bay of Naples can be found on their dedicated destination pages.

Hotel Del Mare, Sorrento

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