Student trips to Florence
Center of Italian Renaissance.
Stunning piazzas, palaces and churches, a history of flamboyance, wealth and intrigue, home to a third of the world’s greatest art treasures: Florence has a wealth of experiences to offer students on an educational trip.
Often cited as the birthplace of the Renaissance, the Tuscan capital has retained the grandeur and sophistication it acquired as a wealthy medieval commercial centre and crucible of aesthetic expression.
Michelangelo's Statue of David, intricate Medici jewellery, exquisite 18th century porcelain, the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo and contemporary international fashion houses; all can be experienced by students on an Equity college or university trip.
Florence is a pleasant city to walk around and as many of its major sites are close to each other it is also easy to navigate.
Equity provides a range of options in Florence to suit all budgets.
N.B The basic 'from' prices do not include excursions, for a full package price...
How Equity can help
Just a 2hr flight away Florence is one of Europes greatest cities for art and architecture. A typical Student tour to Florence would run between 3 and 5 nights and would include air travel for 40 students and 4 staff. These numbers can be flexible to your requirements. Our basic price does not include excursions and will vary depending on the travel dates and the final itinerary.
Equity deal with all the administration of the excursions, the admissions, travel and accommodation details before your trip- allowing you to focus on the learning objectives for your students. While you are on your trip our support team can be contacted 24/7 should you require any assistance.
If you are interested in taking your students on a trip then fill out our quick 'get a quote' form and we will get back to you with a non-obligational, tailor made quote for your group trip.
- Central location
- Excellent value
A family run hotel in the heart of Florence, this is an ideal option for student group looking for convenience and value.
Location: Close to the Galleria dell'Accademia and a short walk from all of the city’s historic sites including the Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio.
Facilities:As well as a breakfast room the hotel has a bar and luggage storage area.
Accommodation: Students are accommodated in 3-4 bedded en suite rooms. Single and twin rooms are available for staff.
Meals: Daily continental breakfast.
Hotel Leonardo da Vinci
- Elegant 3* hotel
- Great location
This elegant and stylish hotel offers student groups a fantastic combination of quality, value and location.
Location: Situated a short distance from the Fortezza da Basso exhibition centre the hotel is a 15 minute walk from the historic centre.
Facilities:The hotel is fully air conditioned and has a an excellent restaurant and bar for guests. A meeting room is also available as well as luggage storage facilities.
Accommodation: Triple and quad rooms are offered for students all with LED TV screens, free Wi-Fi and en suite facilities. Single and twin rooms available for staff.
Meals: A continental buffet breakfast is served each morning with regional cuisine served in the restaurant each evening. Packed lunches are also available.
- Quality central hostel
- Fantastic value for student groups
This great quality hostel offers student groups a fantastic opportunity to base themselves in the heart of Florence at an affordable price.
Location: Walking distance from Santa Maria Novella station the hostel is easy to reach on arrival and a stone’s throw from the historic centre of Florence.
Facilities:The hostel offers a restaurant and bar as well as great terrace and a swimming pool. Additionally guests can use the internet cafe, laundry service or free Wi-Fi.
Accommodation: Multi bedded dorm rooms for students with private accommodation available for staff. All rooms have showers and lockers.
Meals: Continental breakfast served daily with half board and full board options available.
Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information!
Below is a sample of Excursions Equity can organise for your trip to Florence - for subject specific excursions have a look at the
recommended educational trips for Florence
The Florence Cathedral, ordinarily called Il Duomo di Firenze, is comprised of three buildings that are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in the historic centre of Florence.
A short trip to Tuscany will give your students the opportunity to experience the famous leaning tower and learn more about this authentic city.
Full of everything from neo-classical to early 20th century art, the museum consists of 30 rooms which were once royal apartments. The varied collection, comprises works which were donated by private collectors, once belonged to grand dukes and also paintings brought by the state.
Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch anyway as we may still arrange it for you!
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Book an educational trip with Equity and you’ll receive a FREE iPad for your class if you confirm by 15th December 2017.*
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Recommended Educational Trips to Florence
Equity can recommend Florence for the following subjects- click on the boxes for more information about subject specific itineraries and excursions.