Florence and Tuscany School Trip

  • 3 Nights
  • 595 Per Person
  • Flights available
  • Italy
The Florence and Tuscany School Trip takes students to the birthplace of the Renaissance cultural movement and one of the most picturesque and regions in Europe.

A sightseeing tour of Florence, Firenze in Italian, will introduce students to the architecture, history and culture of this extraordinary city, one of the first UNESCO World Heritage sites in Italy and without a doubt one of the most visited.

Exploring Florence, students will immerse themselves in centuries of art: from the iconic Duomo Cathedral which took nearly 150 years to complete to the craft shops of Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery, home to the world’s greatest collection of Renaissance artwork, including Botticelli’s ‘The Birth of Venus’.

They will also travel across the picturesque Tuscan countryside to visit the pretty hilltop town of San Miniato, renown for its white truffles. The students will also have a day to explore the walled city of Lucca with its pretty cobbled streets and visit the famous ‘leaning’ tower of Pisa and its cathedral.

The Florence and Tuscany School Trip itinerary can be adapted to your classroom and group’s requirements. Talk to our knowledgeable travel experts at JWT Schools for advice to start planning your school tour.

Florence and Tuscany School Trip

The Florence and Tuscany School Trip takes students to the birthplace of the Renaissance cultural movement and one of the most picturesque and regions in Europe.

A sightseeing tour of Florence, Firenze in Italian, will introduce students to the architecture, history and culture of this extraordinary city, one of the first UNESCO World Heritage sites in Italy and without a doubt one of the most visited.

Exploring Florence, students will immerse themselves in centuries of art: from the iconic Duomo Cathedral which took nearly 150 years to complete to the craft shops of Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery, home to the world’s greatest collection of Renaissance artwork, including Botticelli’s ‘The Birth of Venus’.

They will also travel across the picturesque Tuscan countryside to visit the pretty hilltop town of San Miniato, renown for its white truffles. The students will also have a day to explore the walled city of Lucca with its pretty cobbled streets and visit the famous ‘leaning’ tower of Pisa and its cathedral.

The Florence and Tuscany School Trip itinerary can be adapted to your classroom and group’s requirements. Talk to our knowledgeable travel experts at JWT Schools for advice to start planning your school tour.

Itinerary

The Tuscany and Florence School Trip generally includes the following:

  • Return flights
  • Return check-in fees and charges
  • 10 kg hand luggage per person
  • Airport transfers
  • Transport during the tour
  • 3 nights accommodation in group-friendly accommodation
  • Meals: Breakfast each day and optional dinner at your accommodation or nearby restaurant
  • Activities and visits as detailed in the itinerary
  • 24/7 support from the experienced JWT Schools team

OPTIONAL

  • Dinners at the hotel or local restaurant
  • Travel insurance
  • Research trip for tour leaders also available

FLORENCE AND TUSCANY SCHOOL TRIP ITINERARY

DAY 1 – SIGHTSEEING IN FLORENCE

After arriving in Florence, the school trip kick starts with a sightseeing tour of the city, taking in all its main attractions such as the Duomo, Ponte Vecchio and its wonderful piazzas.

We have included some free time after the tour, to explore at your own pace before visiting the famous Uffizi Gallery, home to the best collection of Renaissance art in the world, including some of Boticelli’s masterpieces.

DAY 2 – SAN MINIATO AND TUSCAN COUNTRYSIDE

The first stop on this trip across Tuscany is the historic hilltop town of San Miniato, halfway between Florence and Pisa.

From the Federico II tower at the top of this lovely little medieval town the students will enjoy wonderful panoramic views of the Tuscan countryside, its lush hills and vineyards.

DAY 3 – EXPLORING LUCCA

Next on the Florence and Tuscany School trip is the charming city of Lucca, birthplace of Opera composer Puccini. It is a wonderful walled city with a labyrinth of cobbled streets and piazzas perfect to explore on foot.

The Renaissance city walls are a popular spot for walking and cycling for locals and visitors.

DAY 4 – PISA

On their last day, the students will visit Pisa Cathedral and the famous ‘leaning’ tower before travelling back to the airport for their flight home.

The Florence and Tuscany School Trip itinerary can be adapted to your classroom and group’s needs, talk to our knowledgeable travel experts at JWT Schools for advice to start planning your trip.

  • Price quoted per student based on shared twin rooms
  • Free adult places available based on sharing twin or triple rooms
  • Airline taxes, charges and government levies are included
  • A non-refundable deposit per person is required to confirm your booking
  • Please note this is a guideline price that will vary depending on travel dates and the size of your group
  • Itinerary may be subject to change

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