School Trips to Rome

  • The Colosseum in Rome Italy
  • A view over Rome
  • A Rayburn School Group in Rome Italy

School Trips to Rome

Discover the cultural roots of this timeless city


When in Rome… what could be any better than a school trip back in time to ancient Rome. Your minds will be blown away with the history, art, culture, and music Rome has to offer. Pack your walking shoes as you’ll be walking in the footsteps of gladiators to the Colosseum and Roman Forum ready for battle! Take part in St Peter’s Basilica’s mass and share your music with local residents and tourists within the Vatican City. For those who love sports, experience training pro football coaching with a Serie A team and pick up new techniques and skill that will help you take home that trophy!


Our school trips to Rome

Rome Italy

Your School trip to Rome

Your tailor-made itinerary will achieve all of your tour objectives, with Rayburn Tours ticking every box on your list to ensure that it will be a once in a lifetime experience for all staff and students. Rome is full of beauty, history and delicious food which can’t be missed out on! Taste delicious Italian Ice cream from Gelateria Della Palma with over 150 flavours and experience real Italian pizza by picking up a slice from Pizza al tagilo which is located around every corner of Rome.

School trips to Rome will leave your students feeling inspired to learn more in all subjects. Taking in the history of the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Pantheon and Vatican City, performing music within some of over 900 churches in Rome, and developing your sports skills with pro football teams, there is something for everyone in this magnificent city.


Top Activities to do in Rome

Here’s just a selection of our top activities and excursions in Rome

The Colosseum in Rome Italy


History has been engulfed within the walls of the Colosseum and this iconic landmark cannot be missed. Experience roman life, empowerment and cruelty with this guided tour and enhance your learning by envisioning gladiator battles in Ancient Rome.

The Roman Forum in Italy

Roman Forum

Walk in the footsteps of roman residents and visit the archaeological park filled with ruins of market halls, temples, and political buildings all built by the roman emperors.

Circus Maximus in Rome

Circus Maximus

Develop your sport knowledge and take a visit to the largest stadium in Rome built for chariot races. Imagine the competition and public games that took place within the ruins.

Trevi Fountain in Rome Italy

Trevi Fountain

Throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain to guarantee revisiting Rome. See the details of the God of Neptune sculpture on his chariot and watch the fountain illuminate at night.

The Pantheon in Rome Italy

The Pantheon

What was once a temple in ancient Rome, it is now a Catholic church, the Pantheon has the biggest dome ever built which is used for engineering and architectural design. For art lovers visit the tomb of artist Raphael located deep within the Pantheon.

The Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel

Look up and see Michaelangelo’s beautiful ceiling and spot the famous “The Creation of Adam” in the Sistine Chapel. Walk through the chapel as the paintings tell the stories of creation and the alter walls portrays the Last Judgement. This truly is a masterpiece.

St Peter's Basilica

St Peter’s Basilica

Take in the breath taking views of the Vatican City and visit extraordinary artwork that is located at the top of St Peter’s Basilica. Accommodating over 10,000 people you could attract a large audience during a mass in Romes holiest churches.

Spanish Steps

Spanish Steps

Climb up 135 steps to view the beautiful landscape of Rome. Built to link Piazza di Spagna and the French Church Trinita, the Spanish steps is a metaphor for the relationship between the sacred and eternal city.

Additional Information

First time leading a tour? Our specialised travel consultants will arrange your tailor made itinerary and will keep communicating with you to ensure your tour ticks all your boxes. From instrument hire, to having a Tour manager supporting the group and ensuring the tour runs smoothly, Rayburn has you covered with all the little details to make your tour a trip to remember.

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A brilliant and jam-packed historical-cultural experience that was enjoyable with each day of the tour

Oriel High School - 2019


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