Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel, Inc., the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975.


Call (800) 454-5768

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET


Create an account                             Forgot your password?

or Log In via Facebook

Log in to see all you can do with your online Road Scholar account.

ITALY

Rome: The Eternal City

Select a Date

 

SIGN UP

and receive your

FREE E-NEWSLETTER

&

E-Photo Book:



Top 10 Learning Experiences Around the World

Find A Program

Search By:

Location

Italy

Interest

Any

Price Range

$2000 - $3500

Start Date

End Date

More Options


AnyInternationalSt. BartsUnited StatesCanadaAfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAngolaAnguillaAntarcticaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanAzoresBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBritish Virgin IslandsBruneiBulgariaBurmaBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanary IslandsCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChileChinaColombiaComorosCongoCook IslandsCosta RicaCroatiaCubaCuracaoCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEaster IslandEcuadorEgyptEnglandEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFalkland IslandsFaroe IslandsFederated States of MicronesiaFijiFinlandFranceFrance Southern TerritoriesFrench GuianaFrench PolynesiaFrench West IndiesGabonGalapagos IslandsGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGibraltarGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuadeloupeGuamGuatemalaGuernsey IslandGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHeard and Mc Donald IslandsHoly See (Vatican City State)HondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIrelandIsles of ScillyIsraelItalyIvory CoastJamaicaJapanJersey IslandJordanKazakhstanKenyaKoreaKosovoKuwaitKyrgyzstanLaosLatviaLebanonLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacedoniaMadagascarMadeira IslandsMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMartiniqueMauritaniaMauritiusMayotteMexicoMidway IslandMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMontserratMoroccoMozambiqueNamibiaNepalNetherlandsNew CaledoniaNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNiueNorthern Mariana IslandsNorthwest TerritoriesNorwayOmanPacific IslandsPakistanPalauPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarReunionRomaniaRussia (Siberia)Russian FederationSaint HelenaSamoaSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaScotlandSenegalSerbiaSeychellesShetland IslandsSierra LeoneSingaporeSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSouth AfricaSouth Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsSpainSri LankaSt Kitts and NevisSt. Eustatius (Statia)St. LuciaSt. Pierre & MiquelonSt. Vincent and the GrenadinesSurinamSurinameSwazilandSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaTasmaniaThailandTibetTogoTongaTrinidad and TobagoTristan da CunhaTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTurks and CaicosUS Virgin IslandsUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamWalesYemenZambiaZimbabwe
Road Scholar
Program #19688RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
See all of our Most Popular programs.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Mar 10 — Mar 18, 2013

Expand all
Day One: Sunday, March 10 - Departure from points in North America
In Transit: Overnight flight crossing the Atlantic Ocean with arrivals the following day.

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Your program site hotel is in the heart of historical Rome and is within walking distance of Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, the Capitoline Hill, Roman Forum, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and famous Piazza di Spagna. The hotel was once the palace of a noble Roman family. It is situated at the intersection of two busy streets, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II and Largo Argentina.

Contact info:
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 110
www.tizianohotel.it
Rome, 00186 Italy
phone: +011-39-06-68-65-019
web: www.tizianohotel.it

Room amenities: Safe for valuables, individual controls for heat/air conditioning (in season), mini bar, telephone, satellite TV, hair dryer

Facility amenities: Breakfast buffet served at the hotel. All four floors have elevator service; the classroom is on the ground floor and there is a sitting area in the lobby where guests can relax. The lobby has a public computer for internet access. Free Wi-Fi access in rooms and in the lobby. 24 hour reception, elevator, comfortable lounge, beverage bar in the lobby.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: varies by season
To book additional nights at the hotel, email Lavinia Tour, Trinity College’s partnering agency in Rome, info.reserv@laviniatour.it. Another option is to book directly through the hotel’s online reservation system www.tizianohotel.it. Indicate to the hotel or agency at the time of your booking that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, March 11 - Orientation \ Welcome Reception \ Neighborhood Wa...
Note: Transfer to the hotel for check-in. Minimal exertion.

Arrive To: Arrival at hotel in Rome. As we wait for all program participants to arrive, feel free to explore the area just around the corner at Largo Argentina, where Julius Caesar was assassinated. The temples date from 4th to 2nd c. BCE.

Lunch: Lunch at a nearby restaurant.

Afternoon: At the Orientation, the group leader distributes the most updated and detailed program schedule and goes over logistics. The session is followed by a neighborhood walk pointing out the location of ATMs, pharmacies, grocery stores, and nearby attractions. Behind is Campo de' Fiori, central Rome's open air fruit and vegetable market open Monday-Saturday. On Sundays small producers of organic honeys, wines, cheeses, fabrics etc. set up booths. A statue of Giordano Bruno stands in the middle, commemorating the place where he was burned at the stake in 1600. Around the Campo are numerous restaurants, fast food and other services. The roads leading into the Campo are lined with affordable boutiques and specialty stores.

Dinner: Prior to dinner gather at the appointed time for a welcome reception to meet your fellow adventurers. The meal will be taken at a local restaurant.

Lodging: Hotel Tiziano

Meals Included: Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Your program site hotel is in the heart of historical Rome and is within walking distance of Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, the Capitoline Hill, Roman Forum, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and famous Piazza di Spagna. The hotel was once the palace of a noble Roman family. It is situated at the intersection of two busy streets, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II and Largo Argentina.

Contact info:
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 110
www.tizianohotel.it
Rome, 00186 Italy
phone: +011-39-06-68-65-019
web: www.tizianohotel.it

Room amenities: Safe for valuables, individual controls for heat/air conditioning (in season), mini bar, telephone, satellite TV, hair dryer

Facility amenities: Breakfast buffet served at the hotel. All four floors have elevator service; the classroom is on the ground floor and there is a sitting area in the lobby where guests can relax. The lobby has a public computer for internet access. Free Wi-Fi access in rooms and in the lobby. 24 hour reception, elevator, comfortable lounge, beverage bar in the lobby.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: varies by season
To book additional nights at the hotel, email Lavinia Tour, Trinity College’s partnering agency in Rome, info.reserv@laviniatour.it. Another option is to book directly through the hotel’s online reservation system www.tizianohotel.it. Indicate to the hotel or agency at the time of your booking that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, March 12 - Lecture on Roman History \ Palatine, Forum and Co...
Note: Walking on uneven cobblestone paths and a low hill requires stamina for a one and a half hour outing. To reach the upper level of the Colosseum there is an elevator. Feel free to take the stairs for a more authentic experience.The entrance fee to the Palatine, Forum and Colosseum is all inclusive, so this field trip takes place during a half day. The visit is typically divided by lunch at a local restaurant, to allow some rest time.

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel restaurant.

Morning: An illustrated lecture on The History of Ancient Rome leads you from its foundation as a small village to its supremacy which lasted nearly 1000 years. Many of the ancient institutions continue to the present. Expert-led visit to the Colosseum for reserved entrance time.

Lunch: Lunch at a restaurant near the Colosseum.

Afternoon: Expert led visit to the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. The word "palatial" is related to the Palatine, because wealthy leaders of Rome built their palaces there. Visit the Imperial palaces and the museum which shows evidence of the post holes used by the earliest settlers for dwelling huts. From the southern ledge, peer down to the Circus Maximus and the the Aventine Hill. Descend and continue walking in the Roman Forum, the civic, religious and political hub of ancient Rome. The expert will build mental pictures of the walls now lacking from the foundations. See the two remaining arches, that of Septemius Severus and of Titus. The Arch of Constantine contains friezes and bas-relief sculptures recycled from other arches and monuments. Coach back to the hotel.

Dinner: Dinner at Ristorante Sant'Anna near Campo de' Fiori.

Lodging: Hotel Tiziano

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Your program site hotel is in the heart of historical Rome and is within walking distance of Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, the Capitoline Hill, Roman Forum, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and famous Piazza di Spagna. The hotel was once the palace of a noble Roman family. It is situated at the intersection of two busy streets, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II and Largo Argentina.

Contact info:
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 110
www.tizianohotel.it
Rome, 00186 Italy
phone: +011-39-06-68-65-019
web: www.tizianohotel.it

Room amenities: Safe for valuables, individual controls for heat/air conditioning (in season), mini bar, telephone, satellite TV, hair dryer

Facility amenities: Breakfast buffet served at the hotel. All four floors have elevator service; the classroom is on the ground floor and there is a sitting area in the lobby where guests can relax. The lobby has a public computer for internet access. Free Wi-Fi access in rooms and in the lobby. 24 hour reception, elevator, comfortable lounge, beverage bar in the lobby.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: varies by season
To book additional nights at the hotel, email Lavinia Tour, Trinity College’s partnering agency in Rome, info.reserv@laviniatour.it. Another option is to book directly through the hotel’s online reservation system www.tizianohotel.it. Indicate to the hotel or agency at the time of your booking that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, March 13 - Aventine \ Renaissance and Baroque Art
Note: Pretty taxing, the two mile walk includes ascent of two low hills and visit through two branches of the Capitoline Museum.

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel restaurant.

Morning: Free Morning.

Lunch: Lunch on your own to sample some local cuisine. Suggestions will be indicated.

Afternoon: Excursion on foot to the Capitoline Museum. The expert will comment on major pieces in the collection, including the Dying Gaul; the Etruscan She Wolf with the Renaissance addition of Romulus and Remus; the equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius and the foundations of the temple of Jupiter Capitolinus. Cross to the other wing of the museum through the Tabularium, ancient Rome's archives. There is a commanding view of the Forum from that vantage point. Walk back to the hotel for a late afternoon lecture on the Art of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel.

Dinner: Dinner at a local pizzeria to enjoy Roman style pizza and other dishes.

Lodging: Hotel Tiziano

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Your program site hotel is in the heart of historical Rome and is within walking distance of Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, the Capitoline Hill, Roman Forum, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and famous Piazza di Spagna. The hotel was once the palace of a noble Roman family. It is situated at the intersection of two busy streets, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II and Largo Argentina.

Contact info:
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 110
www.tizianohotel.it
Rome, 00186 Italy
phone: +011-39-06-68-65-019
web: www.tizianohotel.it

Room amenities: Safe for valuables, individual controls for heat/air conditioning (in season), mini bar, telephone, satellite TV, hair dryer

Facility amenities: Breakfast buffet served at the hotel. All four floors have elevator service; the classroom is on the ground floor and there is a sitting area in the lobby where guests can relax. The lobby has a public computer for internet access. Free Wi-Fi access in rooms and in the lobby. 24 hour reception, elevator, comfortable lounge, beverage bar in the lobby.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: varies by season
To book additional nights at the hotel, email Lavinia Tour, Trinity College’s partnering agency in Rome, info.reserv@laviniatour.it. Another option is to book directly through the hotel’s online reservation system www.tizianohotel.it. Indicate to the hotel or agency at the time of your booking that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, March 14 - Vatican Museums (Sistine Chapel) \ St. Peter's Ba...
Vatican Museums (Sistine Chapel) \ St. Peter's Basilica \ Spanish Steps \ Trevi Fountain

Note: The Vatican Museum is crowded and requires being able to walk up 3-4 flights of stairs. We schedule a reserved entrance time. The time in the museum will spent standing while listening to an explanation or walking. There are few opportunities to sit and rest.

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel restaurant.

Morning: The Vatican Museums is comprised of a number of collections: Egypt and Mesopotamia; Greek, Etruscan, Rome; the Pinacoteca painting gallery. Given the amount of time at our disposal, it is impossible to visit them all. There are unannounced closings of galleries, so our expert will maximize the time and discuss the most significant pieces available. Michelangelo's frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, with scenes from the book of Genesis and the Last Judgment behind the main altar are the main attraction of the museum visit. From the Sistine Chapel, the expert will lead the group through the back door down to the Basilica of S. Peter. In a side chapel, behind a protective glass, you can see the famous Pieta', Michelangelo's early work and the only piece he signed. Above the altar stands Bernini's bronze Baldacchino or canopy; it is over 100 feet high. There are countless historical events and references associated with this Basilica, once the largest in the world. Stepping out onto the front porch, you will admire the colonnade designed by Bernini, evocative of the welcoming embracing arms of the Church.

Lunch: Coach to a restaurant near the banks of the Tiber River.

Afternoon: Walk of Discovery to the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain. Return to the hotel.

Dinner: Dinner at a restaurant near Largo Argentina.

Lodging: Hotel Tiziano

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Your program site hotel is in the heart of historical Rome and is within walking distance of Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, the Capitoline Hill, Roman Forum, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and famous Piazza di Spagna. The hotel was once the palace of a noble Roman family. It is situated at the intersection of two busy streets, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II and Largo Argentina.

Contact info:
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 110
www.tizianohotel.it
Rome, 00186 Italy
phone: +011-39-06-68-65-019
web: www.tizianohotel.it

Room amenities: Safe for valuables, individual controls for heat/air conditioning (in season), mini bar, telephone, satellite TV, hair dryer

Facility amenities: Breakfast buffet served at the hotel. All four floors have elevator service; the classroom is on the ground floor and there is a sitting area in the lobby where guests can relax. The lobby has a public computer for internet access. Free Wi-Fi access in rooms and in the lobby. 24 hour reception, elevator, comfortable lounge, beverage bar in the lobby.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: varies by season
To book additional nights at the hotel, email Lavinia Tour, Trinity College’s partnering agency in Rome, info.reserv@laviniatour.it. Another option is to book directly through the hotel’s online reservation system www.tizianohotel.it. Indicate to the hotel or agency at the time of your booking that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Six: Friday, March 15 - Esquiline, Viminal and Caelian HIlls \ Contempora...
Note: About a 1 mile walk. The Basilica of S. Mary Major is decorated with marvelous mosaics dating from the 5th - 13th centuries. Walking down hill we reach the church where Michelangelo's Moses is placed. After another short walk we reach the Museum of an Ancient Roman House, a 3rd-4th century structure with frescoes decorating the walls.

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel restaurant.

Morning: Starting at S. Mary Major on the Esquiline, you can marvel at the wonderfully preserved mosaics that span 1500 years of workmanship. The artist Bernini is entombed near the main altar. Down the hill lies the church of S. Peter in Chains where you can admire the cenotaph (funerary monument) of Pope Julius II by Michelangelo. The central statue of Moses is the main attraction. On the Caelian Hill, there is an underground Roman house dating to the 2nd-3rd c.CE, with the original frescoes which defy interpretation: are they pagan, Christian, or transitional?

Lunch: Lunch on your own.

Afternoon: A journalist/professor gives a talk on Contemporary Politics and Society that focuses on the institutions and political climate that shape life for citizens and residents of Italy today.

Dinner: Dinner at Ristorante L'Angoletto Romano (near the hotel).

Evening: The Church of S. Ignazio often sponsors musical performances. If one is scheduled around the times we are there, it will be included. The Church is near the Pantheon. Alternative Trastevere Walk.

Lodging: Hotel Tiziano

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Your program site hotel is in the heart of historical Rome and is within walking distance of Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, the Capitoline Hill, Roman Forum, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and famous Piazza di Spagna. The hotel was once the palace of a noble Roman family. It is situated at the intersection of two busy streets, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II and Largo Argentina.

Contact info:
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 110
www.tizianohotel.it
Rome, 00186 Italy
phone: +011-39-06-68-65-019
web: www.tizianohotel.it

Room amenities: Safe for valuables, individual controls for heat/air conditioning (in season), mini bar, telephone, satellite TV, hair dryer

Facility amenities: Breakfast buffet served at the hotel. All four floors have elevator service; the classroom is on the ground floor and there is a sitting area in the lobby where guests can relax. The lobby has a public computer for internet access. Free Wi-Fi access in rooms and in the lobby. 24 hour reception, elevator, comfortable lounge, beverage bar in the lobby.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: varies by season
To book additional nights at the hotel, email Lavinia Tour, Trinity College’s partnering agency in Rome, info.reserv@laviniatour.it. Another option is to book directly through the hotel’s online reservation system www.tizianohotel.it. Indicate to the hotel or agency at the time of your booking that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Seven: Saturday, March 16 - Aventine Hill \ Quirinal Hill
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel restaurant.

Morning: Coach to the Aventine, the southern most hill of Rome. It was a populist area, now upscale with a number of foreign embassies. St. Dominic resided at S. Sabina and brought oranges from Spain as a gift to his patron, Pope Honorius III. The Orange Garden adjacent to the church is now a park offering a splendid morning view of the city. The orange trees descend from those original plantings. Expert-led visit continues to the Quirinal Hill to see Bernini's church of S. Andrea al Quirinale, an oval floor plan. The Palazzo Quirinale, once the residence of popes is now the residence of the President of Italy. In the church of Santa Maria della Vittoria see the exquisite scultpure by Bernini of The Esctasy of St. Theresa.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Lecture, Why Rome Matters, in this illustrated presentation, your instructor will try to pull together the significant aspects of Rome's influence, past, present and future. You will recall that the United States Founding Fathers relied heavily on the examples of Roman history and modeled our republic on the ancient writers. Our laws and judicial structure have clear links back to Rome.

Dinner: Dinner on your own.

Lodging: Hotel Tiziano

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Your program site hotel is in the heart of historical Rome and is within walking distance of Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, the Capitoline Hill, Roman Forum, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and famous Piazza di Spagna. The hotel was once the palace of a noble Roman family. It is situated at the intersection of two busy streets, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II and Largo Argentina.

Contact info:
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 110
www.tizianohotel.it
Rome, 00186 Italy
phone: +011-39-06-68-65-019
web: www.tizianohotel.it

Room amenities: Safe for valuables, individual controls for heat/air conditioning (in season), mini bar, telephone, satellite TV, hair dryer

Facility amenities: Breakfast buffet served at the hotel. All four floors have elevator service; the classroom is on the ground floor and there is a sitting area in the lobby where guests can relax. The lobby has a public computer for internet access. Free Wi-Fi access in rooms and in the lobby. 24 hour reception, elevator, comfortable lounge, beverage bar in the lobby.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: varies by season
To book additional nights at the hotel, email Lavinia Tour, Trinity College’s partnering agency in Rome, info.reserv@laviniatour.it. Another option is to book directly through the hotel’s online reservation system www.tizianohotel.it. Indicate to the hotel or agency at the time of your booking that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Eight: Sunday, March 17 - Free Morning \ Borghese Gallery
Note: To view the Borghese Gallery painting collection requires ascending 2 flights of stairs, whereas the sculpture collection is on the ground floor.

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel restaurant.

Morning: Free morning to explore your special destination. Suggestions will be provided.

Lunch: Select a place to have lunch from the many options available.

Afternoon: Coach to the Borghese Gallery, the private pleasure and reception palace of Cardinal Scipio Borghese, an avid art collector and patron of the young Bernini. On display in the Gallery are important paintings by Caravaggio, Raphael, Botticelli and Titian. However, most people go there to see the sculptures by Bernini which are emotionally charged, a true evocation of the Baroque. Coach back to the hotel. Some free time before dinner.

Dinner: Farewell dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Hotel Tiziano

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Nine: Monday, March 18 - Departure
Note: Coach to airport and check in with airline and clear security.

Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel or packed meal for those that depart early.

Morning: Transfers to airport.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Rome
General OverviewThe free time options are numerous; the Church Jubilee of 2000 precipitated the opening of several new attractions, and the re-opening, often after decades of closure, of many more old ones. These include Palazzo Altemps, Palazzo Massimo, Centro Monte Martini, the Golden House of Nero, and the Tomb of Balbo. The Protestant Cemetery where Keats and other notables are buried. Even for seasoned visitors there is now much that is new to see.

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
1 Performances

Ratings

4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

Back to Back Adventures

Choose a nearby learning adventure to add before or after this program:

Support Lifelong Learning

Our educational adventures are made possible by donors like you

Please support lifelong learning here

Free Catalog | Refer a Friend | Gift Certificates | Press | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Careers | Contact Us

© Elderhostel, Inc. 2014
11 Avenue de Lafayette | Boston MA 02111 | Toll-Free 1-800-454-5768