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

History school trips to Rome

History School Trips to Rome

Introduce your students to the magnificent and varied history of Rome with our tailored History school trip. Explore the roots of the Renaissance movement by absorbing pieces from pioneers like Michelangelo, Raphael and Donatello. Delve in to the darker side of Rome’s history by introducing your students to the Fascist dictatorship experienced under Mussolini, and then the Germans until its liberation by the Allies in 1944. Combine modern history with ancient and visit the Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre in the world or for an interactive approach to history take your group to the Time Travel Elevator where they will be transported back in time to uncover the development of Rome as a city. With our History school trip to Rome, your students will leave with a new found appreciation of the city and its place in world history.

Suggested Itinerary

With our bespoke school trip to Rome, your students will be able to discover elements of its history in a new and exciting setting away from the classroom.

Sample 3 night/ 4 day trip

  • day
    • Arrive in Rome (AM)
    • Afternoon visit to Time Elevator
  • day
    • Morning tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
    • Afternoon guided walking tour around the city (3hrs)
  • day
    • Visit to the Vatican & Sistine Chapel in the morning
    • Afternoon spent at Catacombs of St Callixtus
  • day
    • Morning visit to Hadrian’s Villa
    • Return journey to the UK (PM/evening flight)

Itinerary price from: £520

Price details

Priced based on:

  • 3 night tour for 30 students and 3 staff

Price includes:

  • Return flights from London Gatwick (Flights from other regions are available at a small surcharge - contact us for details)
  • Return overseas airport transfers
  • Meet & Greet at Rome airport on arrival
  • 3 nights’ B&B accommodation at Hotel Luciani
  • Standard insurance
  • Entrance to excursions based on above itinerary


Please note that the Vatican & Sistine Chapel booking fee is included in the price, however an entry fee is paid on arrival

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

The Vatican

Vatican City is the location of the Pope’s residence, and is the smallest internationally recognised independent city in the world, by both area and population. Among the cultural sites in the city lies the Sistine Chapel – famous for its architecture and decoration.

San Callisto Catacombs

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


Enchanting history and complex architecture, the Colosseum – 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.

Time Elevator

This interactive learning experience will take you back in time to the legend of Romulus & Remus and the founding of the city, bringing you back via the fascinating journey of the development of Rome.

Hadrian's Villa

This UNESCO World Heritage site is a fascinating piece of Roman archaeology, built in the early 2nd century. Built by the emperor Hadrian himself, it was an extravagant complex of more than 30 buildings covering over 250 acres, and was his preferred residence when he was in Rome.

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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