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3 nights accom. & travel  for 40 students and 4 staff

Classics school trips to Rome

Classics school trips to Rome

Once the centre of the world’s greatest Empire, today Rome is an educationally rich venue for a Classics school trip. Students will see ancient sites that were once the meeting place of Rome’s greatest thinkers and writers: the Colosseum, a masterpiece of classical architecture and the venue for gladiatorial battles; the Forum, the central stage for nearly 500 years of Roman political, cultural and commercial intrigue; and Circus Maximus, the largest stadium in ancient Rome which was used for popular chariot races. An Equity Classics school trip to Rome will help students gain a deeper perception of the culture and literature of the Roman Empire, its’ architecture, town planning, political institutions, the development of democracy and everyday life for its citizens.

Suggested Itineraries


      • day


        • Travel from UK to Rome
        • Afternoon visit to the iconic Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain
      • day

        Roman city life in the Classical World

        • Visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum & Capitoline Museums
      • day

        Stories and histories

        • Morning visit to the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
        • Afternoon visit to see the impressive Castel Sant’Angelo
      • day

        Myths and Beliefs

        • Morning visit to the Pantheon
        • Return to the UK


Itinerary price from: £475

Price details

Priced based on:

  • 4 day tour for 40 students and 4 staff

Price includes:

  • Return flights
  • Return transfers
  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Standard insurance
  • Entrance to excursions based on above itinerary


Case Studies

KEY TOPIC: Roman daily life (KS3 & GCSE)

Case Studies

Main Case Study Opportunities

      • Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
      • Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
      • The Pantheon
      • Ostia

KEY TOPIC: Roman society, history, architecture and town planning (A-Level)

Main Case Study Opportunities

Case Studies

      • Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
      • Forum and Palatine Hill

KEY TOPIC: Roman Power

Main Case Study Opportunities

Case Studies

      • Vatican Museum
      • Sistine Chapel
      • Roman Forum
      • Palatine Hill

KEY TOPIC: Entertainment

Main Case Study Opportunities

Case Studies

      • The Colosseum
      • Circus Maximus

KEY TOPIC: Myths and Beliefs

Main Case Study Opportunities

Case Studies

      • The Pantheon

KEY TOPIC: Stories and histories

Main Case Study Opportunities

Case Studies

      • Vatican Museum
      • Sistine Chapel
      • Roman Forum
      • Palatine Hill


Curriculum Links


Hotel Luciani

Hotel Luciani

  • Central location
  • Great public transport links

This family-run hotel boasts a great location for accessing the city of Rome.

Location: Down the road from Rome?s Termini train station, Hotel Luciani is perfectly positioned for public transport links and a comfortable walk from the main sights of the city including the Trevi Fountain and Colosseum.

Facilities: Facilities at Hotel Luciani include a shared TV/lounge area, on-site bar and free WI-FI.

Accommodation: 3 - 5 bedded en-suite rooms are offered for students and single and twin rooms available for staff.

Meals: The hotel serves a daily continental buffet breakfast.

Hotel Oriente

Hotel Oriente

  • Excellent value
  • Perfect base for seeing the sights of Rome

A short walk from the Colosseum, this great value hotel occupies a historic Roman building in the heart of the city.

Location: A short hop from a Metro station and walking distance from the historic centre of the city the Oriente is ideally placed for student groups.

Facilities: The hotel has a comfortable dining room and free WI-FI in all rooms.

Accommodation: Triple and quad rooms for students all with private facilities. Single and twin rooms provided for staff members.

Meals: Continental breakfast is available each morning as well as evening meals for groups looking for a half board option.

Hotel Villa Rosa

Hotel Villa Rosa

  • Great value 3* property
  • Beautiful location near the famous Trastevere district

This great value 3* hotel offers student groups a fantastic standard of accommodation in a popular part of Rome.

Location: Situated close to the picture postcard district of Trastevere, the hotel is ideally placed for the historic city centre and the Vatican.

Facilities: An elegant reception area is complimented by a spacious restaurant and bar. Groups looking for a meeting place can use the hotel?s conference room and equipment.

Accommodation: Triple and quad en-suite rooms are provided for students with single and twin rooms available for staff.

Meals: Continental breakfast is served each morning with evening meals available if required.

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

Subject Specific Excursions

Colosseum & Forum

Enchanting history and complex architecture, the Colsseum – built in the 1st century – proudly stands in the heart of Rome, attracting millions of tourists per year. The largest amphitheatre in the world and considered to be one of the greatest works of Roman architecture, the Colosseum, originally used for gladiatorial shows, really is a show in itself, an icon for Imperial Rome.

Trevi Fountain

This famous fountain was designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi in the 17th century and received roughly 3000 euros per day which is collected at night and given to charity.

Sistine Chapel

The official residence of the Pope, the chapel is beautifully decorated with its famous ceiling painted by Michelangelo.

The Vatican

A tour of The Vatican will provide insight into to the role that Catholicism played in the development of Rome as a whole from ancient to current times.

Spanish Steps

Built in the 17th century the Spanish Steps have a unique design and were built to link the Spanish square with the Trinità dei Monti church that was under the patronage of the king of France and are the widest stairway in Europe.


The building that stands today was completed in 126AD by the emperor Hadrian and is one of the best-preserved of all Ancient Roman buildings.

Circus Maximus - Roman Chariot Racing Stadium

The Circus Maximus was the largest stadium in ancient Rome. Popular chariot races were held here for almost a millennium. At one point the Circus could seat 250.000 people, one quarter of Rome's population.

San Callisto Catacombs

Built around the middle of the 2nd century, the San Callisto Catacombs are amongst the largest and most important in Rome.


Ostia is a large neighbourhood in the XIII Municipio of the comune of Rome, Italy. Ostia is also the only municipio or district of Rome on the Tyrrhenian Sea and many Romans spend the summer holidays there.

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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