Classics Trip to Rome

Once the centre of the world’s greatest Empire, a visit to Rome is an enriching experience for Classics students of all ages. With over 3,000 years of history, culture and architecture, the Eternal City offers a wonderful opportunity to discover some of the ancient sites that inspired the greatest writers of Roman literature.

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Visits

  • Colosseum: see the impressive architectural structure, where the gladiators fought their bloody battles.
  • Roman Forum: the religious, political and cultural centre of the Roman Empire. Study the reliefs on Trajan’s column that portrays over 100 war scenes.
  • Parthenon: study the religious practice of Roman society at the temple.
  • Catacombs: where persecuted Christians were buried and a great place to give your students a better understanding of how the Christian religion evolved.
  • Gladiator School: Each session (about two hours) will include an introduction to Roman History (in the Gladiator Museum), a description of life as a Gladiator and the basic techniques of gladiatorial sword fighting.

Where to stay

You’ll be based at the Hotel Acropoli or Marini Park.

Sample Itinerary

Day One

Travel to Rome by air, transfer to your accommodation. Time to explore the local area.

Day Two

Spend the day in Ostia with its ancient port and excavation site.

Day Three

Spend the day exploring the historical sites of the city including the Colosseum, Trajan's Column and the Forum.

Day Four

Morning at the Triumphal Arch of Constantine and visit to the Pantheon Temple.  Afternoon trip to Tivoli to visit Hadrian’s Villa.

Day Five

Check out of your accommodation and transfer to the airport for your return flight.

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