All trips are led by a school chaperone with local on site exploration. Excursions are a wonderful opportunity to socialize and make new friends with fellow students from all over the world.
Below are some popular destinations.
The Cinque Terre area is located in the Liguria region, it is about 9 kilometers of rocky coast. This area is composed by five small villages located over the sea on the rocks. Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. They are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Turin is a large city of about one million inhabitants, set in the Piedmont region of northwestern Italy. It is famous for having been the home of Italy’s royal family. Today, Turin, with its fine, aristocratic atmosphere, old world sophisticated shops, grand boulevards and palaces, leafy parks, and several art galleries, is an increasingly popular tourist resort.
Venice is universally recognised as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is a UNESCO world heritage sight, famous both for its superb architectural works and for the lagoon on which it is built, making it magical and unique in the world.
Our excursion to Venice usually includes a guided tour of the “Fenice” theater.
Lake Como is located in the Lombardy region. The Huffington Post classified it as the most beautiful lake in the world. This pre-alpine lake surrounded by a crown of mountains, is not only spectacular but rich in history and tradition. By boat you can enjoy the view of the shores dotted with small towns of rare beauty and splendid 17th century villas with lovely gardens and antique romanesque churches.
Verona, located in the Veneto region, is also known as the City of Love, immortalized by William Shakespeare in ‘Romeo and Juliet’. Juliet’s balcony can be visited. It is one of the most visited cities in Italy and, thanks to its archeological heritage, is considered a “small Rome”. The Roman amphitheater (20,000 seats) hosts the renowned opera season every summer from June to August. In 2000 Verona was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Genoa is the regional capital of Liguria. The town’s maritime importance goes back centuries, and is still a major commercial port. In this city you can admire modern, renaissance and baroque architecture, visit a host of museums and galleries, go on boat trips and take in the magnificent large aquarium.