Student trips to Rome
The Eternal City
The heart of the Roman Empire, the seat of the Roman Catholic Church and a style capital for 21st century aesthetics, Rome has many faces from many ages.
Founded in 753 BC, by 120 AD Rome’s population had grown to over one million, reflecting the city’s vital importance and the power its Empire had achieved.
The decline of the Roman Empire and the invasion of the Germanic tribes had a dramatic and traumatic impact on the city, yet Rome rose again during the Renaissance.
Michelangelo, Raphael, Donatello and many others created a new principal in art and architectural expression.
The great monuments of an ancient civilisation, the artist treasures of the Renaissance and the vibrant cosmopolitan élan of a stylish contemporary capital, all combine to make Rome a superb destination for an educational trip
Equity has selected a range of excursions for college and university trips that ensure students get the most of what Rome has to offer.
N.B The basic 'from' prices do not include excursions, for a full package price...
How Equity can help
The city’s mild Mediterranean climate and pulsating energy is a persuasive draw for students. A typical Student tour to Rome would run between 3 and 5 nights and would include air travel for 35 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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!
Below is a sample of Excursions Equity can organise for your trip to Rome - for subject specific excursions have a look at the
recommended educational trips for Rome
Vatican and the Sistine Chapel
Vatican City is the location of the Pope’s residence, and is the smallest internationally recognised independent city in the world, by both area and population. Amongst the cultural sites in the city lies the Sistine Chapel – famous for its architecture and decoration and the site of the Papal Conclave. Part of the beautiful artwork within the Chapel is the painted ceiling by Renaissance artist Michelangelo.
Enchanting history and complex architecture, the Colsseum – built in the 1st century – proudly stands in the heart of Rome, attracting millions of tourists per year. The largest amphitheatre in the world and considered to be one of the greatest works of Roman architecture, the Colosseum, originally used for gladiatorial shows, really is a show in itself, an icon for Imperial Rome.
Castel Sant’Angelo is a towering, cylindrical building in the heart of Rome. This remarkable castle, originally commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian, has a fascinating history and was once the tallest building in Rome. Now a museum, explore all five floors and don’t miss fantastic panoramic views of the city from the top!
The building that stands today was completed in 126AD by the emperor Hadrian and is one of the best-preserved of all Ancient Roman buildings.
Emanuele Vittorio Monument
The monument was built to honour Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy. It was inaugurated in 1911 and completed in 1935. The colossal white marble structure has a huge equestrian sculpture of Victor Emmanuel II and two statues of the goddess Victoria. It also features majestic stairways, tall Corinthian columns and fountains.The monument contains the tomb of the First World War's unknown soldier and a museum of Italian Reunification
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Recommended Educational Trips to Rome
Equity can recommend Rome for the following subjects- click on the boxes for more information about subject specific itineraries and excursions.