Available Excursions for Florence

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Located in the region of Umbria, Assisi is the birthplace of Saint Francis. Students will visit the main Basilica, a UNESCO world heritage site, which was constructed in 1228 and completed in 1253 and is comprised of two churches - the Upper Church and the Lower Church. Students will find... Read More

Cinque Terre

Where the waters of the Mediterranean meet the rugged cliffs of the northeastern Italian coast students find five fishing towns known as Cinque Terre. Explore all five towns: Monterosso Al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore, and the surrounding national park - named UNESCO... Read More

Hilltowns of Central Italy

Enjoy the beautiful green rolling hills of Lazio, Umbria, and Tuscany. While exploring the well-preserved medieval towns that dot the hillsides, students experience the essence of Italy and gain a glimpse into local life and culture. Possible destinations include Arezzo, Bologna, Cortona,... Read More

Siena and San Gimignano

UNESCO world heritage sites Siena and San Gimignano enchant students with their medieval charm. Siena - nestled in the rolling hills of Tuscany - is the perfect escape from city life. The tranquil, laid-back lifestyle of this town allows students to leisurely take in its sights. "Siena opens its... Read More


Explore the "the eternal city", a vibrant metropolis that seamlessly blends historical landmarks with modern Italian style. Wander through the ruins of the Roman Forum, the center of the ancient Roman Empire, and visit the Coliseum. Visit the Vatican City to see the Sistine Chapel and St.... Read More