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?

Suggested Itinerary (4 days, 3 nights)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary
1

Flight from the UK

Transfer from Pisa Airport to the hotel

Free time for evening meal

2

Visit to Uffizi Gallery followed by a walk to the area around the famous Ponte Vecchio for lunch and shopping

Visit to the Palatine Gallery and Gardens of Boboli at the Palazzo Pitti

Free time for evening meal

3

Visit to the famous Brancacci Chapel

Visit the Piazza del Duomo and Florence Cathedral

Free time for evening meal

4

Morning visit to one of Florence's famous markets

Fly back to the UK from Pisa

4 days, 3 nights Price from £599 pp
  • 3 nights' bed and breakfast accommodation
  • Airport transfers in resort
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Detailed information pack
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Return air travel inclusive of taxes
  • VAT

Accommodation

Educational Activities

Galleria dell'Accademia

Galleria dell'Accademia

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

Palazzo Pitti

Palazzo Pitti

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

The Gallery of Modern Art

The Gallery of Modern Art

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

Uffizi Gallery

Uffizi Gallery

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Florence's finest art gallery grew out of the private collection of the city's ruling de' Medici dynasty… Read More

Cultural Activities

Florence Cathedral

Florence Cathedral

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Florence's striking black, white and pink cathedral captures Italian architecture at the very beginning of the Renaissance. Brunelleschi's dome took… Read More

Florence Cathedral Belltower

Florence Cathedral Belltower

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

Florence St. John's Baptistry

Florence St. John's Baptistry

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

Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio

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

The Boboli Gardens (Giardino di Boboli)

The Boboli Gardens (Giardino di Boboli)

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The Boboli Gardens (Giardino di Boboli) are rich and extravagant pleasure-gardenswithphotogenic views over Florence. Designed by the Grand Dukes as… Read More

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