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3 nights accom. & travel  for 40 students and 4 staff

Architecture in Rome

Architecture student trips to Rome

In Rome more than two thousand years of Western history, civilisation and culture sit side by side. It is a bewildering jumble of architectural periods and movements: Modern and Medieval, Renaissance and Classical, and everything in between. Often these juxtaposing styles can seem incongruous, yet they are always fascinating and inspiring.

Equity has selected a range of excursions ideally suited to maximizing the impact of college and university trips to Rome. These include a detailed exploration of the Vatican, the sublime splendour of the Sistine Chapel and many of the city’s other lesser-known architectural treasures. Contrast the styles of the Catholic Church with the classical enormity of Emperor Vespasian’s Colosseum, commissioned in 72 AD. The Pantheon links styles across the centuries: originally a Roman temple, later transformed into a church, its lines were the inspiration for Renaissance architects.

The accommodation selected is well located and suits various budgets. Equity has intimate knowledge of Rome, ensuring your college or university trip is smooth, simple and affordable.


Suggested Itinerary



Hotel Luciani

Hotel Luciani

  • Central location
  • Great public transport links

This family hotel was completely renovated in 2000 and has a great location for accessing the rest of the city.

Location: A short distance from Rome’s Termini station the hotel is perfectly positioned for public transport links and a comfortable walk from the main sites of the city.

Facilities:The Luciani is fully air conditioned and has a breakfast room and free Wi-Fi in public areas.

Accommodation: 3-5 bedded en suite rooms are offered for students with single and twin rooms available for staff.

Meals: A continental breakfast is served daily.

Hotel Oriente

Hotel Oriente

  • Excellent value
  • Perfect base for seeing the sights of Rome

A short walk from the Colosseum, this great value hotel occupies a historic Roman building in the heart of the city.

Location: A short hop from a Metro station and walking distance from the historic centre of the city the Oriente is ideally placed for student groups.

Facilities:The hotel has a comfortable dining room and free Wi-Fi in all rooms.

Accommodation: Triple and quad rooms for students all with private facilities. Single and twin provided for staff members.

Meals: Continental breakfast is available each morning as well as evening meals for groups looking for a half board option.

Hotel Villa Rosa

Hotel Villa Rosa

  • Great value 3* property
  • Beautiful location near the famous Trastevere district

This great value 3* hotel offers student groups a fantastic standard of accommodation in a popular part of Rome.

Location: Situated close to the picture postcard district of Trastevere, the hotel is ideally placed for the historic city centre and the Vatican.

Facilities:An elegant reception area is complimented by a spacious restaurant and bar. Groups looking for a meeting place can use the hotel’s conference room and equipment.

Accommodation: Triple and quad en suite rooms are provided for students with single and twin rooms available for staff.

Meals: Continental breakfast is served each morning with evening meals available if required.


Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information!

Subject Specific Excursions

Accademia Nazionale di San Luca

Home to works by artists such as Raphael, Canova, van Dyck and Titian, the Accademia di San Luca, was founded in 1577 under the directorship of Federico Zuccari. It's purpose was to elevate the work of "artists", including painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. It is now based at the Palazzo Carpegna, adjacent to the sculptural wonder of the Trevi Fountain.

Modern National Gallery

The gallery houses the most important Italian collection of paintings and sculptures of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries including Goya, Delacroix, Renoir, Van Gogh and Degas.

Trevi Fountain

Designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Pietro Bracci. Standing at 86ft high and 161.3ft wide, this masterpiece of architecture and sculture is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world.

Museo Galleria Borghese

This gallery, based in the former Villa Borghese Pinciana, houses a substantial collection of Borghese paintings, sculpture and antiquities, which was originally begun by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, the nephew of Pope Paul V.

Spanish Steps

Traverse the Baroque steps stretching from Piazza Spagna to the Piazza Trinità dei Monti, topped by the Trinità dei Monti church. At the bottom is the house where the english romantic poet Keats died.


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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