Study Abroad in Rome, Italy - Internship

Study Abroad in Rome Internship: Cultural Excursions

London, England (2 nights)

Included only for students on the optional AIFS Flight Package

Get to know your fellow students before traveling to campus and take a sightseeing tour with a professional guide who will point out some of Londonís famous landmarks including Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and the Tower of London. You will also have free time to visit museums, see a play or stroll in Londonís beautiful parks.

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

Florence (2 days)

Included in program fee

Discover the cradle of the Renaissance and its outstanding monuments. Take a guided walking tour of the city center to see the Cathedral, the Baptistery, and Palazzo Vecchio. Visit the world-famous Accademia Gallery to admire Michelangeloís David as well as Palazzo Pitti, Santa Croce and other places of interest. Enjoy some free time to explore the beauty of Florence on your own.

Includes accommodations, breakfast, travel, entrance fees and sightseeing with a Richmond art history professor as indicated.

Optional excursion to Venice (3 days – $675)

Discover the unique charm of Venice, a group of fascinating small islands where art and history combine with old trades and the beauty of the sea. Travel by fast train, take a guided walking tour to admire Piazza San Marco, the Doges Palace, cross the Grand Canal on a Gondola and enjoy free time to explore. Visit St. Markís Cathedral and the Accademia Gallery. Students stay in a centrally located hotel nearby the Grand Canal.

Fee includes transportation, accommodation, breakfast, one dinner, entrance fees and sightseeing with a Richmond professor as indicated.

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

Time for a break from the Eternal City? Travel to Sorrento, the legendary pearl of southern Italy with its fragrant lemon gardens, plunging cliffs and deep green valleys. Visit Pompeiiís archaeological sites, take the ferry to spend a full day in Capri, with free time to enjoy its small squares, little white houses and the famous Blue Grotto. On the final day, hike to the top of Mount Vesuvius, one of the largest European volcanos, and the National Archaeological Museum in Naples.

Includes accommodations, breakfast, travel, entrance fees and sightseeing with a Richmond art history professor as indicated.

Students must enroll and pay for the optional excursions in the U.S. by the final payment deadline. Students who apply after the deadline may enroll subject to availability. If a minimum enrollment of 10 is not achieved, the tour may be cancelled. Once paid for in the U.S. optional excursions are non-refundable except in the event of cancellation.

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