Explore the beuties of ancient and modern Rome
“As soon as you get to Rome, get in a carriage and ask to be taken to the Colosseum or to St.Peter’s. If you try to get there on foot, you will never arrive: too many marvelous things will stop you along the way.”
Rome, Italy’s capital, is a sprawling metropolis of world-class art, history, food, and culture. The city’s 2.5 million residents live amongst ancient ruins, early Christian places of worship, Renaissance palazzo and Baroque fountains, yet the city has a pulsating energy and thriving aperitivo culture that propels it into the 21st century. On a trip to Rome you will experience this vibrant mix of old and new, while getting a chance to see some of the most famous places in history, such as Vatican City, headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church and the world’s smallest sovereign state, which houses St Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums (you’ll find Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel here); ancient Roman ruins such as the Forum and the Colosseum, which evoke the power of the former Roman Empire; and the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain.
A guided tour of the Vatican Museums and tickets for the Colosseum and Roman Forum are all included, and students are also given free time to explore the city’s sights such as the Spanish Steps, Castel Sant’Angelo, the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, among many other delights.