DiLCAI – Trips Offered

Verona & Sirmione

Because of its strategic position at the intersection of many roads, Verona played an important role for at least the last 2,000 years. It contains many well-preserved Roman sites, in fact its amphitheater is the third largest in Italy after the Colosseum and the best preserved. Sirmione is a medieval jewel found along the shores...
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Venice

“La Serenissima” translated in English as the most serene or sublime, is the name given to this historic port city. Venice charms its visitors from around the world with its unique mixture of Islamic, gothic, and classical influences suspended over a turquoise lagoon.
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Siena

Teleport back in time through the winding narrow streets and the medieval architecture of this rare ancient gem. Once the main rival to the city of Florence during the renaissance, Siena to this day, is still an important city that holds a rich cultural heritage.
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Ravenna & Bologna

Once the capital of the Western Roman Empire, Ravenna then served as capital for the Ostrogoth Kingdom and then as a major port city for the Byzantine Empire. Similarly, Bologna is a city of art, culture, and commerce known for its manufacturing tradition and hosting conventions. Bologna’s 38km of arcaded streets are the longest porticos...
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Pisa & Lucca

Leaning since its completion in 1372, Pisa’s famous icon is the bell tower of the striped Romanesque cathedral beside it in the Piazza dei Miracoli. On the other hand, Lucca is a real Tuscan treasure, encircled by well-preserved Renaissance walls that today provide tree-lined paths from which to view the city and surroundings either on...
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Rome

Thousands of years of architectural and historical treasures including the Pantheon, Forum, Colosseum, and St. Peter’s basilica characterize this renown capital. We’ll also visit the impressive collection of the Vatican museums that house Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel and the papal apartments painted by Rafael.
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Milan

Milan is the Italian city of fashion and industry. The city also has modern and historic architecture that offers a variety of styles that will satisfy everyone.
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Cinque Terre

The Cinque Terre are five colorful fishing villages linked by walking trails on the Italian Riviera. Together with the surrounding hills and sea they form the Cinque Terre National Park and are designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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Assisi & Perugia

Assisi and Perugia are in the Umbria region, called the cuore verde (green heart) of Italy for its centrality and forest. Assisi is the town of Saint Francis, founder of the Franciscan Order in 1208, and patron saint of Italy. Perugia is home to the Perugina chocolate factory, world-famous for its Baci chocolates.
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Amalfi Coast Trip

The Amalfi Coast holds some of the most unique mediterranean views, from the clustered towns built in the gaps of a tremendously dramatic coastline with steep mountains, windy roads, vibrant waters, and terraced vineyards.We will also visit Naples, which is the third-largest city in Italy and it holds the the most important port in the...
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Sicily Trip

Our week long Sicilian tour comes as a special treat at the end of the academic year. The strategic location of this largest island of the Mediterranean played a key role in its intriguing history involving myriad different civilizations such as Phoenician, Greek, Roman and Arab.
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