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School Language Trip to Florence

An Italian school trip to Florence offers your students the unforgettable experience of learning Italian in its own birthplace!

Florence is also the birthplace of the Renaissance and is an incredible setting for students to enhance their Italian language skills and cultural understanding.

The medieval centre boasts a stunning cathedral, world-renowned art museums, bustling squares and some of the most spectacular architecture in Italy. Your students are certain to return home with a real passion for the Italian culture and language. 

Small numbers? Florence offers exceptional opportunities for art and maths too, so why not team up with one of these departments to make your school trip to Florence cross-curricular?

Sample itinerary

Day 1/4


Flight from the UK

Transfer from Pisa Airport to the hotel

EveningEvening Free time for evening meal

Day 2/4

MorningMorning Visit to Uffizi Gallery followed by a walk to the area around the famous Ponte Vecchio for lunch and shopping
AfternoonAfternoon Visit to the Palatine Gallery and Gardens of Boboli at the Palazzo Pitti
EveningEvening Free time for evening meal

Day 3/4

MorningMorning Visit to the famous Brancacci Chapel
AfternoonAfternoon Visit the Piazza del Duomo and Florence Cathedral
EveningEvening Free time for evening meal

Day 4/4


Morning visit to one of Florence's famous markets

Fly back to the UK from Pisa


What's included?

  • tick icon3 nights' bed and breakfast accommodation
  • tick iconAirport transfers in resort
  • tick iconComprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • tick iconDetailed information pack
  • tick iconFree staff place ratio 1:10
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  • tick iconMotorway tolls and taxes
  • tick iconReturn air travel inclusive of taxes
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Florence Cathedral

Florence Cathedral

Florence's striking black, white and pink cathedral captures Italian architecture at the very beginning of the Re… Read more

Florence Cathedral Belltower

Florence Cathedral Belltower

The belltower of Santa Maria del Fiore, one of the most beautiful belltowers in Italy, was an (extremely costly) inven… Read more

Florence St. John's Baptistry

Florence St. John's Baptistry

The Florence Bapistry (or Battistero di San Giovanni) is a religious edifice in Florence. It is believed to be the oldes… Read more

Galleria dell'Accademia

Galleria dell'Accademia

Europe's first school of drawing, this museum of art is chiefly famous for its several sculptures by Michelangelo, … Read more

Palazzo Pitti

Palazzo Pitti

The Palazzo Pitti is a vast Renaissance palace in Florence, Italy. It is situated on the south side of the River Arno, a… Read more

Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio

Best known of all Florence's treasures, this glorious bridge was the only one of six spared by the retreating Germa… Read more

The Boboli Gardens (Giardino di Boboli)

The Boboli Gardens (Giardino di Boboli)

The Boboli Gardens (Giardino di Boboli) are rich and extravagant pleasure-gardens with photogenic views over… Read more

The Gallery of Modern Art

The Gallery of Modern Art

The Gallery, which is situated on the second floor of the Pitti Palace, has a fine collection of paintings and sculp… Read more

Uffizi Gallery

Uffizi Gallery

Florence's finest art gallery grew out of the private collection of the city's ruling de' Medici dynasty and spans I… Read more

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Hotel Delle Nazioni
Hotel Delle Nazioni

Excellently located, the Hotel Delle Nazioni is just a 10-minute walk from Florence Cathedral.

Students are accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. All rooms are modern with en-suite bathrooms & TV.

A buffet breakfast is served in the hotel, with evening meals taken in a local restaurant.


Northampton High School, February 2019

The trip was a success. Thanks to all those who helped it to be so. The modern hotel in particular worked well for us and the staff were exceptionally helpful; all bookings for visits etc. proceeded very smoothly, as did the transfers.

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