International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987


Available Excursions for Rome

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Excursions may not be available for all programs and sessions.

Florence & the Chianti Region

Explore the "Cradle of the Renaissance," home to artists such as Michelangelo, Masaccio, Donatello and Ghiberti, and view their masterpieces as you tour the famous Uffizi Gallery. Wander through the central square and marvel at Brunelleschi's towering Duomo and Ghiberti's golden Gates of... 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


Students complete the weekend excursion with a visit to the ancient city of Pompeii allowing them to experience traditional Pompeian life, meticulously preserved by the cataclysmic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. In its day Pompeii was a popular agricultural and vacation center for the... Read More


Head to Mt Vesuvius for a quick tour before heading to Sorrento for an overnight stay. Best known for it's eruption in AD 79, students will visit the national park by foot. Read More


In Sorrento, students will enjoy the dramatic views of Mt. Vesuvius against the magnificent blue Mediterranean. This coastal town - famous for their lemon digestive, limoncello - has attached poets, song writers, and travelers since the 16th century. Students find Sorrento to be the perfect... Read More


While on the ferry to Capri, enjoy the azure waters, stunning cliffs and luscious flora of this Mediterranean gem. Once on the island, students can tour the famous Blue Grotto, Monte Solaro and the quaint village of Anacapri, or spend the day exploring the archeological excavations of the... Read More