Italy 2018: Ancient and Renaissance

Follow in the footsteps of ancient gladiators and explore towns where life stopped dead in its tracks. Travel below ground to discover ancient mysteries and marvel at the beauty of Renaissance art. This 10-day trip full of pizza and gelato will focus on ancient as well as Renaissance sites near Rome, Florence, and the Amalfi Coast. Main stops will include the Colosseum, the Vatican, Pompeii, and the island of Capri. History will truly come alive as you travel through the heart of Italy. Join us on this beautiful adventure and "carpe diem"!


  • Roman Forum
  • Colosseum
  • Circus Maximus
  • Capitoline museum
  • Vatican museum
  • Ostia
  • Villa Borghese
  • Catacombs


  • Duomo
  • Uffizi Gallery
  • David statue
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Villa of the Medici

Amalfi Coast:

  • Naples National Archeological museum
  • Pompeii
  • Herculaneum
  • Capri day trip

Details and Application Form

Trip leader: Heidi Poole
Grades (in Fall 2018): VIII - XII + 2018 graduates
Dates: June 12 - 23, 2018
Approximate cost: $4500 - $5100
Deposit: $2250 - payable by end of November, 2017
Application form: Italy 2018: Ancient and Renaissance