Study Abroad in Rome, Italy

Study Abroad in Rome: Cultural Excursions

Florence (2 days)

Included in program fee

Explore Florence, the jewel of Renaissance Italy, during an unforgettable visit with:

  • Accommodations
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing tour of the city center with a Richmond art history professor
  • Visit to the Accademia Gallery, Palazzo Pitti, Santa Croce, and more
  • Free time to explore

Optional Excursion to London, England (2 nights)

Included only for students on the optional AIFS Flight Package

Check Buckingham Palace off your bucket list with a trip to London on your way to campus. Visit includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing tour past major sights such as Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament and Tower of London
  • Free time to explore on your own

Optional Excursion to Venice (3 days – $675)

See why Venice is unlike anywhere else on Earth during a trip that includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Breakfasts and one dinner
  • Guided walking tour to places of interest including the Piazza San Marco, Dogeís Palace and St. Markís Cathedral
  • Gondola ride on the Grand Canal
  • Free time to explore at your leisure
  • A minimum of 10 required for this excursion to run

Optional Excursion to Sorrento, Pompeii, Vesuvius, Naples and Capri (3 days - $545) - Session 2 Only

Take an exciting getaway to Sorrento, Naples, Pompeii and Capri Island. Tour includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing with a Richmond art history professor in each location
  • Hike to the top of Mount Vesuvius
  • Visit to the National Archaeological Museum in Naples
  • A minimum of 10 is required for the tour to run.

Dates and itineraries of all excursions are tentative and subject to change. Students must enroll and pay for the optional excursions in the U.S. by the final payment deadline. Once paid for excursions are nonrefundable except in the event of cancellation by AIFS.