Internships in Florence: Cultural Excursions

London, England (3 days)

Included only for students on the AIFS Flight Package

Begin your semester with a 3-day visit to London en route to your orientation in Italy. This will allow you to relax, recover from jet lag and get to know your fellow classmates while touring England’s capital. Take a sightseeing tour with a professional guide who will point out some of London’s most famous landmarks including Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and the Tower of London. Have time to explore the city on your own where you can take in the gorgeous parks and gardens, see a play in the West End or shop for vintage clothes at Camden Market.

Includes accommodations, breakfast, entrance fees and sightseeing as indicated. Lunch and dinner are not included.

Rome (4 days)

Included in program fee

This trip is part of the coursework for orientation course ARH 273 Introduction to Italian Art.

Departure from Florence to Rome by private bus. Afternoon visit to the Colosseum. The next day visit the Vatican Museums, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel.

On the third day, take a full-day tour of the city including the Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, Piazza di Spagna and the Pantheon.

Finally visit Tivoli and the Villa d’Este with its famous fountains, or a free morning to see the Vatican before returning to Florence.

Includes bed and breakfast, travel, entrance fees and sightseeing as indicated. Lunch and dinner are not included.

Venice (3 days)

Included in program fee

This trip is part of the coursework for orientation course ARH 273 Introduction to Italian Art.

Depart Florence and enjoy a free afternoon for individual activities. The next day, visit the monuments of Venice, including Piazza San Marco, St. Mark’s Cathedral, the Doges’ Palace and the Guggenheim Museum with an art professor. Afternoon free for individual activities.

Finally, visit the Accademia Museum, the churches of Santa Maria dei Frari and San Rocco, as well as other points of interest before returning to Florence.

Includes bed and breakfast, entrance fees and sightseeing as indicated. Lunch and dinner are not included.

Dates and itineraries for all excursions are tentative and subject to change.

 

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