Italy

Western Civilization Program – Student Testimonials

If you are interested in European history, philosophy, art, archeology, and mythology then prepare yourself for the ultimate academic adventure. It is nearly impossible to avoid the phrase “the trip of a lifetime” when thinking about our program itinerary ( Athens, Rome, Florence, ...

Florence Highlights

Spend your summer living in the birthplace of the Renaissance, immersed in the culture of the most famous masterpieces of art and architecture. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXdQfmIyPFk[/embed] Learn More About Our Programs In Florence

See the Magic of Venice with Abbey Road Programs

See the Magic of Venice with Abbey Road Programs Join us for a sunset gondola ride through the famous canals of Venice! With its looming fortresses, breathtaking architecture, and history of naval dominance, Venice is the perfect location to examine the intersections of art, history and present-day Italian ...

Summer Programs in Florence, Italy

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z--lFRPE89E[/embed] Summer programs in Florence, Italy Join us in Florence this summer for an adventure of a ...

Our First Day in Rome

Italy Adventures Having anticipated our arrival in Italy long before we had even started our program we all sat anxiously in our seats on the plane awaiting our arrival into the city. We were all eager to start our first full day in the city, which was certain to be packed with fun activities and beautiful sights. Glancing over the program the ...

by Student, Kiera Q. , Bay Shore, NY

Pompeii: A City With A Rich History

Many cities across the world have developed and become modernized over time, with some isolated structures being preserved from long ago. However, in some places complete cities have been preserved, looking almost exactly like they did hundreds, even thousands of years ago. Pompeii is one of these cities, preserved since the day it was ...

by Student, Kiera Q. , Bay Shore, NY

The Best Bookstore in Venice, Italy

[caption id="attachment_15097" align="alignnone" width="640"] Flickr[/caption]  Libreria Acqua Alta Off the mainland and amidst the tourist-filled canals and boat ways of Venice, is one of the more unique bookstores I’ve ever come across. So much of Venice is a crowded tourist filled din – albeit a beautiful one with gelato – that ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

Brief History of Gelato in Italy and What Flavors to Try

Brief History of Gelato in Italy and What Flavors to Try Source: https://pixabay.com/en/italy-gelato-ice-cream-food-943481/ One cannot be in Italy without having gelato at least once per day – although some of the extremists among us might push for once per meal. While there is as yet no official accord dictating this, it is, in my ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

Top Five Things to Do in Rome

When In Rome... While studying abroad in Rome, I not only experienced the super touristy spots, but I also had the opportunity to live like a local and explore the hidden gems of Rome. Here are my top five things to do in Rome (although there are a lot more!).   Source: https://tinyurl.com/y7837cce Explore The Monuments A trip ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho

Jumping Back Into the Real World After Studying Abroad

Jumping Back Into the Real World You’ve just had the most incredible experience studying abroad with Abbey Road Programs. You’ve said your goodbyes to your new friends, host family, classmates, and teachers. You have integrated into a new culture and learned more about yourself than you might have imagined.  You have dined, explored, ...

by Staff, Andrea Abbate