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

art in Rome

Art & Design student trips to >Rome

Rome has been at the epicentre of Western civilisation for over two thousand years. History, politics and aesthetics have all been forged here. The art of the Roman Empire, the Renaissance masterpieces of Michelangelo and Raphael and the key works from the Baroque movement of the 17th century were all made in Rome.

Rome is a vibrant, cosmopolitan metropolis, with a tradition of art and design that is almost unequalled. It is a superb destination for an Art, Design and Photography educational trip.

Equity have selected a range of excursions ideally suited to maximizing the impact of college and university trips. For Rome, these include a detailed guided tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Students can also visit the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, with its collection of works from the 19th and 20th centuries, while at Maxxi Art they will experience a contemporary museum married with unconventional architecture.

Other excursions include the Galleria Borghese, the Keats-Shelley Memorial House and the Macro Museum of Contemporary Art.


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

Galleria Borghese

Surrounded by stunning gardens which are now a public park, Galleria Borghese houses an impressive collection of paintings, sculptures and antiques. Students will find famouse works by Titian, Raphael, Caravaggio and Bernini within its walls. Built for the Cardinal Scipione Borghese by Flaminio Ponzio, this was originally indended as a party villa on the edge of the city within which to showcase his large art collection. At the time Scipione Borghese was a avid art collector and early patron of Bernini.

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna

Founded in 1883, the National Gallery of Modern Art is dedicated to both modern and contemporary art. Its 75 rooms house the largest collection of works by 19th and 20th century Italian artists, as well as international artisits such as Kandinsky, Monet, Degas and Rodin

Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

Your groups will find an impressive collection of art from the Classical and Renaissance era in the museum complex of the Vatican city. The Vatican City is the smallest internationally recognized independent state in the world and home to the Pope. Within its walls you will find the Sistine Chapel with the world famous ceiling depicting scenes from the Bible, painted by Michelangelo.

Keats Shelley Memorial House

The Keats Shelley Memorial House commemorates Romantic poets John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley. Located at the foot of the Spanish steps it houses one of the largest collections of memorabilia and works by Keats and Shelley as well as displaying works by Byron, Wordsworth, Robert Browning and Oscar Wilde.

Macro Museum of Contemporary Art

Opened recently in 2002 the Museum of Contemorary Art the permanent collection house some of the most significant and influential works on the Italian art scene since the 1960's.

Maxxi Art

Maxxi Arte stands as a contemporary museum set within unconventional architecture. The museum focuses on the promotion of young art and also features varrying art forms such as dance, theatre, advertising and graphics.


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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