• Explore the political and religious heart of the Roman Empire – its glorious capital city, adorned with great monuments, sculptures and villas
• Visit the harbour city of Ostia, Rome’s ancient port
• Discover Hadrian’s magnificent villa complex at Tivoli, a UNESCO World Heritage site
BA, BD, FSAScot
specialist in archaeology and ancient history
Depart London Heathrow 1045 on British Airways, arriving Rome 1425. Transfer to Hotel Albergo Santa Chiara for five nights. Introductory talk.
Morning talk: The Men Who Made Rome followed by excursion to Ostia Antica (ancient port of Rome). Return via Baths of Caracalla (extensive ruins with mosaic decoration).
Morning: visit to the Colosseum. Afternoon: Roman Forum, Palatine Hill and Musei Capitolini (home of fine civic painting and sculpture collection). Evening talk: Hadrian.
Some free time. Depart Rome 1515, arriving Heathrow 1700.
28 Sep — 3 Oct 2020
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We will explore many of the main sites on foot, so participants should be prepared for some long walks on uneven ground, and will need a good level of fitness. We will walk up to 5-6 miles in total per day.
Cost of £1845 includes: return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, four dinners with wine, water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
Not included: travel insurance, single room standard supplement £80, single room superior supplement £215.
Own flight reduction: £150.