Enrichment study trips to Rome

Curriculum Themes


Ancient history

Language practice

Cultural immersion

Global awareness

International business

Why Rome?

Rome has everything any history or classics teacher could ever wish for. With so many well-preserved chances to delve into the heart of ancient Rome, it doesn’t take much imagination to bring the city to life.
From the ‘big ticket’ attractions like the Colosseum, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, to eating gelatos in the Piazza Navona, it’s easy to get lost in all the possibilities the city offers. Let us structure your visit to help avoid the crowds and really get to know one of Europe’s most vibrant cities.
With plenty of flight options from London and regional airports, clement weather all year round and packages to suit all budgets, we’d love to help you plan your next trip to Rome. And why not consider combining with a Naples or Sorrento tour to maximise your time in Italy?

What to do on an enrichment study trip to Rome?

There are so many activities for students to explore in Rome. Here we have just a few excursions we can include in a bespoke itinerary.

Learn about life in ancient Rome as you train as a traditional Gladiator.

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Ruins of several important ancient government buildings, taking you straight back to the vibrant life of locals in ancient Rome.








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Home to iconic and world-famous art and architecture, with one of the most known and admired being “The Last Judgement” fresco by Michelangelo.

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One of the largest churches ever built, believed to be the burial place of Saint Peter, one of the twelve apostles. It has become an important holy temple and pilgrimage site.








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One of the most famous in the world and the largest Baroque fountain in Rome.

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In addition, you can also fill your days with the following:

  • Caracalla Baths – Remains of the city’s second largest public baths. They were Rome’s ancient leisure centre.
  • Circus Maximus – The first and largest stadium in ancient Rome.
  • Piazza Navona – One of the largest and most beautiful squares in Rome, with impressive fountains, cosy cafes and loads of inspiring street artists.
  • Palatine Hill – One of the most ancient parts of the city, offers great views over Roman Forum and Circus Maximus

Example Itineraries

Our educational travel experts have spent considerable time crafting a selection of ready-made itineraries for your Enrichment Study trip to Rome, which you will find below. However, we can also create a tailored itinerary to meet the educational needs of your group.


Arrive in Rome and transfer to your accommodation. You’ll be starting off beneath the city as you venture into the Catacombs to learn about ancient burial rituals. It’s also an important reference point for early Christian art with many depictions still visible on the walls. Later today visit Caracalla Baths and Circus Maximus to understand how local communities lived during Roman Empire. It’s been a long first day so have a relaxed meal at the hotel and get ready for day two.


After a continental breakfast it’s time visit to the Colosseum. One of Rome’s most iconic monuments, at its height it could hold 80,000 people. Next, explore the Roman Forum which was the beating heart of ancient Rome, holding processions, markets and statues to the city’s major figures. It’s then a short walk to admire the views from Palatine Hill. After lunch, put theory into practice and take part in an unforgettable 2-hour Gladiator School Experience. Enjoy an evening meal at a local restaurant to sample some Italian cuisine before heading back to the hotel.


Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning visit the world’s smallest sovereign state and home of the Pope; Vatican City. Whilst inside the city, take the chance to explore St Peter’s Basilica, Vatican Museum and world-famous Sistine Chapel. After lunch, make your way to Castel Sant’Angelo, the tomb of the Emperor Hadrian. Head back to the hotel and have dinner to look back on a packed third day.


Breakfast at the hotel and sadly it’s time to check out. Contextualise your stay in this incredible city with a walking tour starting with Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain, all the way through to the famous Pantheon. Here you can finish with a lovely lunch and gelatos at the Piazza Navona. It’s then back to the hotel to collect your luggage and transfer to Rome Airport, concluding an unforgettable stay in Rome.

Getting there

Direct flights from various UK airports to Rome with journey time just under 3hrs.

Where to Stay

Hotel Villa Rosa – Lovely 3* hotel located in Rome city centre, nearby the Trastevere train station.

Hotel Centre 1&2 – Comfortable 3* property located walking distance from Colosseum.

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