Take your music group to the eternal city of Rome where arts, culture and prestigious venues entwine.

Rome is the perfect destination for music groups offering a fantastic range of world-famous music venues. Choirs have plenty of optionsincluding performingatmass at the holy site of St Peter's Basilica, the Basilica di San Giovanni and Santa Maria Maggiore. The American Episcopalian Chuch of Saint Paul's, within the Vaticanwalls, also welcomes both choirs and orchestras to perform concerts. Add to this performances at the Anglican Church and Sant'Andrea della Valle; and the end result is that Rome is surely the ultimate destination for choirs and catholic school groups who will find touring to the ancient city with its collection of venues and ruins a most inspiring and rewarding experience!

Venues

St. Peter's Basilica View
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St. Peter's Basilica

This vast sixteenth-century Italian renaissance cathedral replaced an earlier structure dating from the fourth century,St. Peter's...

All Saints Church View
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All Saints Church

It is an Anglican church with a large British Community. Music and choral singing are a vital part of the...

Basilica of St Mary Major (Santa Maria Maggiore) View
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Basilica of St Mary Major (Santa Maria Maggiore)

The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore (Basilica of Saint Mary Major) was founded in the 4th century and is one...

Sant'Andrea della Valle View
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Sant'Andrea della Valle

This wonderful Baroque Basilica is located close to Piazza Navona and is also featured in Puccini’s Opera Tosca. With...

Teatro Marcello View
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Teatro Marcello

In the shadow of the ancient ruins, ensembles can perform during the summer months as part of the Estate Romana...

Suggested Itinerary (4 days, 3 nights)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary
1

Fly to Rome.Transfer to your accommodation

Afternoon available to exlore the city

Time to rehearse after your evening meal

2

Full day in Rome. Head back in time with a guided tour of Colosseum and Roman Forum

Visit the Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps

Evening concert at the Basilica di San Giovanni

3

Day at the Vatican - visit the Vatican Museum before participating in Mass at St Peter's Basilica

Afternoon available to visit the Sistine Chapel and Pantheon

Sant'Andrea della Valle performance.

4

Have some fun with a pizza-making workshop

Transfer to the airport for return flight

Arrive Home

4 days, 3 nights Price from £449 pp
  • 3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Return flights including tax
  • Airport transfers in Italy
  • 2 concert arrangements including publicity and advertising
  • 1 x St Peter's Mass Participation (subject to acceptance)
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Detailed information pack
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • VAT
  • Itinerary planning service

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Excursions

Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheatre)

Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheatre)

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Echoing the giant stadiums of today, the Colosseum is the largest amphitheatre ever built by the Romans.… Read More

Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

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The world's smallest state manages to play host to one of the finest art galleries.… Read More

Pantheon

Pantheon

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This breathtaking domed structure has survived intact from the first century to the present day, and its architectural influence can… Read More

Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps

Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps

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The Fontana di Trevi/Trevi Fountain is the most famous, and arguably the most beautiful,fountain in Rome. This impressive monument dominates… Read More

The Catacombs of Saint Callixtus

The Catacombs of Saint Callixtus

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An important religious site for early Christians, the Catacombs of St Callixtus, which siton the Appian Way (Via Appia) -… Read More

Roman Forum

Roman Forum

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The forum was the centre of political, commercial and judicial life in ancient Rome. The largest buildings were the basilicas,… Read More

Rome Guided Tours

Rome Guided Tours

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Rome is without doubt one of the most beautiful and intriguing cities in the world - rich in history, archaeology and art.… Read More

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