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

Art & Design student trips to Venice

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



Casa Sant’Andrea

Casa Sant’Andrea

  • Central location
  • Great value for student groups

A former 16th century monastery, groups return year after year to this property as much for its great value and location as for its warm and friendly welcome.

Location: A short hop from Venice’s main transport hub Piazzale Roma this property offers convenience on arrival and easy access to the rest of the city.

Facilities:A spacious reception area welcomes guests into a fully air conditioned property. The hotel also has a comfortable breakfast room as well as conference facilities.

Accommodation: Student rooms are a mixture of three and four bedded rooms, some with private facilities and some without. Staff can be accommodated in private singles or twins.

Meals: Daily continental breakfast.

Hotel Atlantide

Hotel Atlantide

  • Excellent hotel in the heart of the city
  • Walking distance from the station

Always such a popular choice for student groups travelling to Venice, the Atlantide offers excellent levels of comfort at an affordable price.

Location: Walking distance from the Santa Lucia Railway station and Grand Canal, the hotel offers a fantastic central base from which to explore Venice.

Facilities:Fully air-conditioned, the hotel has a cosy breakfast room and a private garden for guests to enjoy.

Accommodation: Triple or quad rooms are generally provided for students all equipped with TV and en suite facilities. Single and twin rooms are available for staff.

Meals: Breakfast served daily.

Generator Hostel

Generator Hostel

  • Brand new accommodation
  • Unbeatable value for central Venice

The popular Generator chain now has a property in Venice meaning quite simply that student groups now have a fantastic value hostel in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities.

Location: Ideally placed on the island of Guidecca the hostel is easily accessible by water taxi and well positioned for Venice’s most famous sites.

Facilities:The hostel offers a restaurant and lively bar as well as a lounge and travel shop. In addition there is a 24 hour laundry service and Wi-Fi throughout most of the building.

Accommodation: Students are offered dormitory rooms with between 5 and 16 beds all with shared facilities. Private rooms are offered for staff members.

Meals: Daily breakfast is served in the restaurant with evening meals also available.


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

Subject Specific Excursions

Ca d’Oro (Franchetti Gallery)

One of the older palaces on the Grand Canal the Ca d'Oro, or 'golden house', got its name from the external decorations that once adorned its walls. Built in the Gothic style between 1428 and 1430 the palace was the family home to eight Doges of Venice and a ballet dancer who removed the impressive Gothic staircase and ornate balconies overlooking the court.

Galleria dell’Accademia

The gallery is housed in three old religious buildings - the Scuola Grande di Santa Maria della Carità built in 1344, the church of the Carità and the Convento della Carità, a monastery begun in 1561 to designs by Palladio but never completed. These three buildings became the Academy, on the order of Napoleon, in 1807 to house the large art collection removed from churches and public buildings.

Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s Palace)

One of the main landmarks of the city the Doge's Palace is built in the Venetian Gothic style. Establish in 1340 it has been the home to the Doges of Venice, the supreme authority of the Republic of Venice. Easily recognizable due to its ground floor arcade, the palace now houses an impressive art gallery.

Peggy Guggenheim Collection

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection, once the private collection of the American heiresses, is now among the most important museums for European and American Art in Italy representing the first half of the 20th Century. The main aim of the gallery is to preserve the impressive collection Peggy amassed. From Surrealism and Cubism, to Futurism and European abstraction, students will find works by some of the greatest artists of the 20th century such as Picasso, Kandinsky, Miró, Ducamp and Klee.

Vetario Art Museum (Murano)

This glass museum depicts the history is glass making in Venice, featuring both an archaeological collection and a modern glass section. With Venetian glass making, especially Murano glass, being famous around the world, this museum will provide an insightful look into the innovative art form.


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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