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Looking for a fun and enriching travel experience to share with your affinity group or friends? Bring them on one of our exciting learning adventures! Road Scholar has over 5,500 adventures around the world designed to enrich, thrill, challenge, and bring your group together!

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Over 200 unique educational Italy trips exclusively for travelers age 50 and over
Italy’s stunning cliffs and sparkling beaches harbor some of the world’s greatest treasures. This enchanting land will capture your senses with epicurean delights and artistic wonders that have become the gold standard across Western Civilization. Since Ancient Rome first stood as the most powerful city in the world, the Italian peninsula has filled the dreams of its residents and visitors alike.

All-Inclusive Italy Adventures

Road Scholar has been offering Italy programs for over 30 years. Our all-inclusive learning packages take care of every detail. You’ll be enriched by knowledgable local instructors, behind-the-scenes experiences, delicious regional cuisine, spirited conversations, new friends, new adventures — being a Road Scholar encompasses the best of the university experience. Our unique hassle-free adventures transport you to the world’s peoples, places, cultures, history and environments.

1 to 4 week trips or up to 45-day immersions

Road Scholar Italy Adventures Include:

  • All lodgings & most meals
  • Expert-led lectures & field trips
  • Hands-on experiences & performances
  • All gratuities
  • Road Scholar Assurance Plan
No matter your interests — learning history ancient in Rome, navigating the artistic masterpieces of Vatican City, tasting the flavors of Tuscan cuisine or hiking the villages of Umbria — Italy’s style and charm will capture your imagination and leave you longing for more.

Our all-inclusive learning programs take you to the most desirable Italian destinations:

  • Rome
  • Florence
  • Venice
  • Cinque Terre
  • Amalfi Coast
  • Pompeii and so much more!

Just a few favorite Road Scholar Italy experiences:

  • An after-hours, crowd-free visit to the Sistine Chapel with an art historian
  • Walking from one coastal town to another along the Mediterranean’s Cinque Terre
  • View the “David” — a Renaissance period masterpiece in Florence — and ride in a gondola through the canals of Venice
  • Learning the traditional ways of making food and wine in Tuscany
  • Exploring ancient ruins and idyllic coastal villages on a Mediterranean voyage
  • Discovering the amazingly diverse cultural influences of Sicily
  • Trace Roman history through the ages as you visit the Colosseum, the Pantheon, Borghese Museum and the Vatican Museum
  • Journey to Florence and Venice via a high speed EuroStar train, reaching speeds of over 120 mph


Here’s just sampling of happy travelers from our Italy adventures…

Elizabeth from Memphis, TN

“Road Scholar allowed me to see local life from a different angle. Our expert instructors led us into a wonderful discovery of unusual places. I enjoyed meeting the other participants and feel that the whole experience was worthwhile.”

William from Bedford, MA

“This was a fantastic program. A great balance of historic sites, beautiful scenery, lectures, cultural activities, free time and don’t forget the wonderful food. Highly recommended.”

Linda from Austin, TX

Great program: we saw everything we even dreamed of seeing and then some. As usual with Road Scholar, very well managed with excellent speakers. This was an unbelievable experience that I’ll remember forever.”

Traveling with Road Scholar

A university of the world, Road Scholar has been leading Global Educational Adventures for adults for over 40 years.
Road Scholar has been leading global adventures for 40 years. Our programs are all-inclusive educational adventures, not superficial tours. When you explore with us, you’ll have a deep, thought-provoking experience delivered by faculty experts on site.


They are lifelong learners typically over the age of 50 from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds. Students of the world, they are the guests you hope to sit next to at a dinner party. They’ve led interesting lives because they’re interested in everything. And they are exactly the kind of people you want to be learning with as you explore the globe.


Inspiring instructors, spirited conversations, new friends, new experiences — being a Road Scholar encompasses the best of the university experience.


At Road Scholar, we develop learning adventures for those who want a depth of perspective not found on standard travel excursions. Working with expert faculty, we create one-of-a-kind experiences—rich, multifaceted investigations into every topic and destination. On a Road Scholar trip, you get privileged access to places and experts that we have developed through our extensive global network, a network built over four decades of research and experience.



We call the lifelong learners who participate in our adventures Road Scholars because they are as fun and stimulating as our learning adventures. Road Scholars are a diverse group of lifelong learners. They are solo travelers. They are couples—partners or friends. They are retirees and busy professionals. They are farmers and urbanites. Intellectuals and adventurers. And together, they form a dynamic cohort that enriches every learning experience.



Want to learn more about our Italy programs?

1 – 4 week trips or up to 45-day immersions available.

Contact us today to speak with a call center representative and discover the perfect Italy program designed just for you.

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