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Venice
Basic price from
£375
3 nights accom. & travel  for 40 students and 4 staff

Art & Design School Trips to Venice

Venice provides an outstanding backdrop for students to develop a deeper understanding of Art and Design. Explore waterways, bridges and palaces, capture the buzzing atmosphere on cameras, and develop an appreciation of for the style of the distinctive Venetian architecture. For an antidote to Byzantine, Gothic, Renaissance and Rococo styles, discover the superb collection of contemporary works at Peggy Guggenheim's Pallazo home. A school trip to Venice will provide an extraordinary opportunity for students to develop their interest and knowledge of Art History in a stunning historical setting.

Suggested Itinerary

Sample 3 night/ 4 day

  • day
    1

     

    • Flight to Venice
    • Accademia Gallery
  • day
    2

     

    • 2 hour walking tour to explore the art of Venice & key highlights such as the Rialto Bridge & St Mark’s Square
    • Teatro La Fenice
    • Peggy Guggenheim museum
  • day
    3

     

    • Doges Palace & Bridge of Sighs
    • Island Cruise to Murano & Burano
  • day
    4

     

    • Ca' Pesaro
    • Flight back to UK

N.B The basic 'from' prices do not include excursions, for a full package price... Request a quote >>

 

Accommodation

Casa Sant ´Andrea

Casa Sant'Andrea

  • Central location
  • Great value for student groups

A former 16th century monastery, groups return year after year to this property as much for its great value and location as for the warm and friendly welcome.

Location: A short hop from Venice’s main transport hub Piazzale Roma, this property offers convenience on arrival and easy access to the rest of the city.

Facilities: A spacious reception area welcomes guests into a fully air conditioned property. The hotel also has a comfortable breakfast room as well as conference facilities.

Accommodation: Student rooms are a mixture of three and four bedded rooms, some with private facilities and some without. Staff can be accommodated in private singles or twins.

Meals: Daily continental breakfast.

Hotel Atlantide

Hotel Atlantide

  • Excellent hotel in city centre
  • Walking distance from the station

Always a popular choice for student groups travelling to Venice, the Atlantide offers excellent levels of comfort at an affordable price.

Location: Walking distance from the Santa Lucia Railway station and Grand Canal, the hotel offers a fantastic central base from which to explore Venice.

Facilities: Fully air-conditioned, the hotel has a cosy breakfast room and a private garden for guests to enjoy.

Accommodation: Triple or quad rooms are generally provided for students all equipped with TV and en-suite facilities. Single and twin rooms are available for staff.

Meals: Breakfast served daily.

Generator Hostel

Generator Hostel

  • Brand new accommodation
  • Unbeatable value for central Venice

The popular Generator chain now has a property in Venice meaning quite simply that student groups have a fantastic value hostel in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities.

Location: Ideally placed on the island of Guidecca the hostel is easily accessible by water taxi and well positioned for Venice’s most famous sites.

Facilities: The hostel offers a restaurant, lively bar as well as a lounge and travel shop. In addition there is a 24 hour laundry service and Wi-Fi throughout most of the building.

Accommodation: Students are offered dormitory rooms with between 5 and 16 beds all with shared facilities. Private rooms are offered for staff members.

Meals: Daily breakfast is served in the restaurant with evening meals also available.

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.

Subject Specific Excursions

St Mark's Square

The St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco), which was called "the drawing room of the world" by Musset, has been the centre of the religious and social life in the Venetian republic for almost one millennium. Here you will find the St. Mark's Basilica (Basilica San Marco), the Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale) and the Bell tower (Campanile), the most famous sights of Venice.

Peggy Guggenheim

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is the most important museum in Italy for European and American art of the first half of the 20th century. It is located in Peggy Guggenheim's former home, Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, on the Grand Canal in Venice.

Galleria dell'Accademia

The monumental estate of the Accademia Galleries is located in the prestigious centre of the Scuola Grande of Santa Maria della Carità, one of the most ancient lay fraternal orders of the city. The church of Santa Maria and the monastery of the Canonici Lateranensi, built by Andrea Palladio, are integral parts of the Accademia.

National Archaelogical Museum

The National Archaeological Museum comprehends an important collection of antique sculptures, among which some important original ancient Greek figures. The Museum collections also include bronzes, ceramics, precious stones and coins, as well as Egyptian and Assyrian-Babylonian antiquities.

Ca’ Pesaro

Ca' Pesaro, the most important baroque palace in the city, designed by Baldassare Longhena, has been the seat of Venice City Council’s collection of modern art since 1902. One of the museum’s strengths is its vast collection of sculptures, including works in wax by Medardo Rosso.

Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!

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