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Student Trips to Italy

Student trips to Italy offer an exceptional learning opportunity for college and university students. Renowned for its rich culture, artistry, historical monuments, and stunning architecture, not to mention its delicious cuisine, there’s so much to explore and experience in this beautiful country that you’ll never want to leave!

Why book student trips to Italy?

This European country offers a plethora of experiences for student trips to Italy. From its renowned art galleries and museums to its awe-inspiring landscapes and volcanic wonders, Italy promises to provide students with unforgettable memories and a lifelong education. Whether studying art, history, geology, or any other subject, Italy has something extraordinary to offer for every student.

Without a doubt, there’s one thing in Italy that just can’t be missed… the food! Its gastronomy has to be one of the most imitated cuisines in the world, but nothing beats the authentic pizza, pasta and gelato from the traditional trattorias.
In the vibrant city of Milan, home to iconic fashion houses like Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Prada, and Valentino, students who are studying fashion at college or university can gain invaluable insights into the latest trends and innovations.
Whether you’re planning to visit the wealth of must-see landmarks in Rome, the winding waterways of Venice, or the stunning natural landscape and historical buildings in the Bay of Naples, Florence, and Sicily; here at StudyLink we specialise in creating unforgettable student trips to Italy, often referred to as the Bel Paese, the beautiful country.

Our range of college trips to Italy...

Explore our diverse selection of college trips to Italy, designed to complement a wide range of subjects and seamlessly integrate into any A-Level and Further Education curriculum. They are ideal for Italian language trips as well, giving student groups the chance to practice speaking, listening, and more in a real-life setting. Check out our selection of college trips to Italy below, or get in touch with our team to discuss a more bespoke offering for your sixth form or university class.

Bay of Naples

As an incredibly stunning region of Europe, Naples and its surrounding area offer a perfect destination for student trips to Italy across various subject areas.

Geography, Geology & Environmental Science

This beautiful, historic area of Italy is home to several world renowned archaeological wonders and is truly a region not to be missed during a geography, geology & environmental science study tour. The area was settled first by the Greeks and then by the Romans. Mount Vesuvius dominates the Bay and is one of the few active volcanoes in Europe. Its eruption covered the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in ash, preserving life as it was almost 2000 years ago.


The Bay of Naples is an exceptional destination for cultural student trips to Italy, with a variety of educational and entertaining excursions for students to embark on. From exploring the ancient ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum to delving into the art and history of Naples' museums and galleries, students can deepen their understanding of Italian culture and heritage.

Classics & Ancient History

Discover the wonders Mount Vesuvius which dominates the Bay and is one of the few active volcanoes in Europe. Its eruption covered the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in ash, preserving life as it was almost 2000 years ago. This is a truly exceptional destination for students of classics and ancient history.

Hospitality & Catering

Hospitality & catering trips to the Bay of Naples offer a unique culinary experience for students. Renowned worldwide for its fantastic cuisine, Italy is a must-visit for anyone with an interest in pursuing a career in the food industry.



Art & Design

Florence, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, houses approximately a third of the world's most important works of art. Formidable galleries, treasure-crammed churches, sculptures, paintings and architecture make this the perfect destination for art and design students.


Nestled amidst rolling hills and in a picturesque river valley, Florence boasts an abundance of stunning gardens that provide an ideal backdrop for students of agriculture to explore and appreciate during their study trip in Italy.

Fashion & Textiles

Home to some of the oldest and most famous Italian fashion houses, it offers a unique educational experience for fashion and textile students.


We can offer bespoke college or university trips to Milan, with more information available here.

Fashion & Textiles

Milan's museums and galleries showcase a myriad of great works of art, while the city's renowned designer clothes and furnishings stand out as a major attraction, particularly for those on fashion & design student trips.


The capital of Italy is an epicentre of history, culture, religion, art, music, and sport. We have a brief introduction to particular study tours you may want to take below, but for more detailed information about student trips to Rome, click here

Art & Design

Rome is a clear favourite for students of art & design. This fascinating city has been at the heart of Christianity for nearly 2000 years and will provide your group with a wealth of artistic heritage to explore during their trip.


For a city cloaked in history, religion, art, and interspersed with landscaped gardens created by the Italian aristocracy, Rome is a popular destination for cultural study trips.

Classics & Ancient History

For almost 2000 years, this captivating city has been the epicentre of Christianity, offering your classics and ancient history study group an abundance of archaeological and religious heritage to explore and uncover.


On A Level history college trips to Rome, your students will get to explore key historical sites and learn how Mussolini created an alternative view of Fascism; making it seem powerful and progressive.

Religious Studies

Home to St Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican, Rome is a great choice for a religious studies college trip. This captivating city has been central to Christianity for nearly 2000 years, offering your group a wealth of firsthand experiences to explore.


Geography, Geology & Environmental Science

Sicily is the largest of the Mediterranean islands and has a precious geographical diversity. Its coastline and unspoilt sea beds combined with fertile volcanic slopes, make it an ideal location for a geography, geology & environmental science study trip to Sicily.

Classics & Ancient History

The enchanting land where Archimedes once taught and Saint Paul preached, has been shaped by its rich history as a Greek colony, a Roman province, an Arab emirate, and a Norman kingdom. Each of these civilisations has left traces of its presence in the wealth of monuments and artefacts scattered across the island, which will delight students on a classics and ancient history student trip to Sicily.

Read more about or student trips to Sicily.


Art & Design

Venice is one of the greatest art cities in the world in the most unique setting. It is built on over a hundred islands, connected by nearly four hundred bridges and is a maze of alleyways, small squares, palaces and churches. Those on art and design student trips to Venice can hop off at any Vaporetto stop and sample the range of art on offer.

Our range of university trips to Italy...

We’re a one-stop shop for your university group travel package to Italy. 

Whether you’re looking for a travel package, or a comprehensive subject-linked itinerary, we’ll work with you to pull together exactly what you need.  

We've created group travel packages to Italy across a broad spectrum of subjects including: agriculture, archaeology, architecture, art,  business management, design for film & TV, fashion & textiles, geography, health & social care, photography, theology & religious studies.


Preferential group travel rates for flights to Italy, plus increased flexibility & convenience:

Seats are secured with an initial deposit, full fare not required when you book. 

Passenger names don’t need to be confirmed upfront & can be switched at a later date.

For certain periods we also offer guaranteed preferential rates with key airline partners meaning we’ll guarantee the quoted fare and seats until you’re ready to book.




Centrally-located, student-friendly accommodation at preferential group rates

Our room rates are guaranteed, so you can reserve your beds whilst you confirm your passenger numbers.  




Pre-booked visits & attractions - planned around your own group activities 

Through our partners based in Italy we’ll pre-book tickets at top visits and attractions at preferential group rates, we’ll plan these visits to fit around your own schedule.  Italy trip highlights include Pompeii, the Amalfi coast, Capri, Vatican Museums (including the Sistine Chapel), Colosseum, Spanish Steps, St Peter's Basilica, Trevi Fountain, Mount Etna, Taormina, Syracusa and Galleria dell Accademia.




Services available from StudyLink in Italy:

• Airport transfers

• Pre-booked meals at a range of restaurants 

• Services of a dedicated Account Executive

• Bespoke itinerary planning service 

  • Support from one of our award-winning group travel Account Executive with excellent knowledge of Italy 
  • A one-stop shop for your student group travel package to Italy
  • Multiple quote options to help you make the best value choice for your group 
  • Preferential rates with airlines, hotels & hostels, rail & other transport options & flexible flight booking options – reserve seats for longer than if you book direct
  • On-the-ground support & assistance from our representatives in Italy 
  • Convenient and time-saving online travel technologies
  • Risk management services for complete peace of mind
  • External accreditations providing reassurance, including ABTA, ATOL & IATA licences

Price promise - we’ll beat any like-for-like quote 

We’ll also beat any like-for-like quote to ensure you’re getting the most competitive price for your travel requirements. 

What our customers are saying about us...

"StudyLink representative Rachel Cain made the process easy to understand and was patient with the changes made to the passenger lists last minute. Very grateful for her assistance." 

Ms Kate Thorley, Programme Leader at Birmingham City University School of Jewellery


"Very helpful service. Excellent organisation."

Dr Jenny Keane, Programme Leader at Plymouth College of Art

Speak to one of our Group Travel Account Executives

A dedicated Account Executive will manage your tour organisation from start to finish. Our award-winning team each have years of experience in travel and will provide you a complete solution for your group travel requirements. They’ll use their knowledge of Italy and group travel expertise to create a custom-made itinerary just for you. Whether you’re looking for a travel package or a comprehensive curriculum-linked itinerary, your Account Executive will work with you to pull together exactly what you need.