School Trips To Italy

We recognise the profound impact that immersive learning experiences outside of traditional settings have on students. Such experiences can spark a passion within learners that lasts them a lifetime. 

Italy, with its rich tapestry of historical landmarks, artistic heritage, diverse culture, and pioneering spirit, offers an unparalleled stage for students to broaden their horizons, engage with history, and ignite their passion for discovery.

That’s why we've designed a diverse selection of compelling school trips to Italy tailored for learners at every level.

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Secondary school trips to Italy

Inspire your secondary school and GCSE students with school trips to Italy for a variety of subjects.

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Sixth form trips to Italy

Enable your A Level students to enrich their studies with first-hand experiences on a trip to Italy.

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College & University tours in Italy

Enrich your students' studies with tailor-made trips for college and university students.

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Trips to Italy by Destination

Bay of Naples

Home to one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, the Bay of Naples is famed for both its outstanding natural beauty and epic history.

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Rome

Rome is full of ancient culture and is a living testament to the grandeur and enduring legacy of ancient civilization.

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Florence

Visit the birthplace of High Renaissance art and many of the most influential historical painters, sculptors and architects.

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Our Trips To Italy

Italy is a premier destination for educational excursions, renowned for its exquisite blend of ancient wonders and contemporary life. It boasts some of the world's most iconic historical sites, from the Colosseum's enduring grandeur to the leaning tower of Pisa's unique charm. Put simply, school trips to Italy offer students an unforgettable experience in a living museum of human achievement.

Not only is Italy the custodian of the Vatican City and masterpieces of the Renaissance era, but it is also a vibrant tapestry of various regions each with its own distinct cultural identities, cuisines, and dialects. The Italian educational journey is an enriching exploration of a nation that has been at the heart of art, science, and political thought for centuries, providing a perfect backdrop for a comprehensive learning experience.

Italy's cities offer a unique juxtaposition of the past and present, where age-old traditions thrive alongside modern innovation. This setting provides a dynamic learning environment, whether students are studying art, history, or the natural sciences. Our school trips to Italy showcase everything the country has to offer in an engaging, educational environment.

Popular trips to Italy

History Trips To Rome

As one of the most ancient cities in Europe, Rome offers an amazing range of historical sites, making it an ideal destination for a school trip focusing on ancient history.

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Art & Design Trips To Florence

Take an unmissable trip to the birthplace of High Renaissance art and many of the world’s most influential historical painters, sculptors, and architects.

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Geography Trips To Bay Of Naples

The picturesque coastline of Bay of Naples and the mighty Vesuvius offer world-class geographical experiences to wow your GCSE and A-Level geography students.

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Archaeology & Classical Studies Trip to Rome

Rome’s many monuments, excavations and museums make it one of the best destinations for groups studying Archaeology and Classical Studies.

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Benefit from a tour manager, so you can concentrate on your students

From only £5 per person per day

When you visit Italy on a tailor-made NGT school trip, you can add a tour manager as added support throughout your tour. Your tour manager will:

  • Be with your group for the whole day
  • Liaise at all the attractions where you have reservations
  • Navigate you and your group around the city on foot and public transport
  • Assist in purchasing tickets for any additional visits
  • Be there to provide extra support in the case of an emergency
  • Assist with any translation needed

There are great benefits to choosing a tour manager when you are in Italy.

  • You'll have peace of mind that the day-to-day running of the trip will run smoothly
  • Having a tour manager will give your parents and your SLT reassurance that you’ll be well-supported
  • You’ll have more time to concentrate on your students and the educational value of the trip

Top Italy Attractions

Explore the heart of history and culture with our top picks for school trips to Italy. 

Visit the Colosseum, where history stands tall, or marvel at the stunning coastal landscape. Our itineraries are designed to inspire, educate, and create memories that last a lifetime.

Join us to discover the best that Italy has to offer and immerse yourself in one of the world’s richest cultures.

Choose WST for:

  • Exhilarating adventures
  • Unforgettable insights into one of the world’s richest cultures
  • An educational experience like no other

Why choose NGT for School Trips?

At NGT, we take school trips seriously. We are destination and subject experts with an award-winning service. You can count on us for the perfect balance of educational and personal development. We take great pride in ensuring our customers’ satisfaction by going above and beyond to meet their travel needs. But don’t just take out word for it…

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Common questions about our school trips to Italy

What educational themes can we explore in Italy?

Italy offers a rich tapestry of learning opportunities, from history and classics trips to Rome, to Geography trips to the Bay of Naples. Our school trips to Italy accommodate a wide range of learning themes, and we are always happy to tailor our trip to your specific educational goals.

For warm weather and outdoor activities, late spring (May) and early autumn (September) are ideal. These months offer pleasant temperatures, fewer crowds, and the beauty of Italy in full bloom or the start of the harvest season. For those who prefer less tourist traffic and cooler weather, April and October are good choices.

NGT partners with local experts and adheres to stringent safety protocols, ensuring a trip that's as safe as it is educational.

Support and resources for planning your trip

We have been operating school tours for over 35 years so we know a thing or two about planning a school trip. One of the benefits of this is that we have an abundance of knowledge and supporting documents to share with you. In our resources area you will find everything you need for your school trip planning:

  • Frequently asked questions
  • Parent letters
  • Brochures
  • Insurance documents
  • Risk assessment documents
  • Planning tips
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Featured Resource

A Guide To Risk Assessment

You need to know you can book with a tour operator who has everything covered for you.

This guide will assist you completing your own risk assessments covering areas such as:

  • What is a risk assessment
  • Event specific risk assessments
  • Emergency procedures
Find out more - download our guide

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