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Field Trips for Viterbo, Italy

Field trips are subject to change. Please contact us for more information.

You are encouraged to participate on the organized field trips, in addition to the field trips built into some of your courses. Destinations may change at the discretion of the Resident Director.

The following are possible destinations, view term calendars for specifics. Due to continually evolving COVID-19 regulations some tours and field studies may or may not be available during the term you choose to study abroad.

Discovering Rome


Beginning in 2023-24, each term will start with this great experience, included in your program fee.

Take your first steps on Italy’s magical cobblestone streets during this 3 day/2 night experience in Rome to start your study abroad adventure. This included group trip immerses you in the culture and history of the gorgeous capital city of Italy. You’ll start orientation here while exploring the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum, Colosseum, Pantheon and Spanish Steps. Make your wish come true by tossing a coin in the Trevi Fountain and enjoy the breathtaking views of ancient and modern Rome from the Vittorio Emanuele monument. Wait until you taste the world-famous food! After the tour, the group will travel to Viterbo together. Be prepared to fall in love with Italy!

Civita di Bagnoregio

Enjoy breathtaking views on the hike to Civita di Bagnoregio, a village perched on a hill - known for its amazing views on the Calanchi Valley.

Tarot Garden and the Tuscan Coastline

Exploring the Tarot Garden

Swim in the Mediterranean Sea before getting ready to explore a fantastic sculpture garden based on the Tarot cards, designed by Niki de St. Phalle in the spirit of Gaudi.

Sant'Angelo di Roccalvecce

Students in Sant'Angelo di Roccalvecce (fairytales town) taking pictures for Travel Photography Class.

Immerse yourself into the fantastic atmosphere of Sant’Angelo, also known as the town of fairy tales for its artistic murals representing classic characters. Have a walk with Little Red Riding Hood or Alice in this unique small town in the province of Viterbo.

Perugina Chocolate Factory

Enjoy this trip to the historical chocolate factory in the town of Perugia. Students will get to know the history of the factory and its long tradition, see the production of their delicious products and of course, taste them!

Marmore Waterfalls

Marmore Falls is the tallest man-made waterfall in the world

Enjoy these enchanting waterfalls, the highest man-made waterfalls in Europe, created by the Romans in 271 BC. Hike one of the 5 different walking paths and enjoy the beautiful nature of the Umbria region.


Paesaggio in Umbria

Get lost in the history of Orvieto, a gorgeous hill town in the Umbria region. Get to know more about its magnificent Cathedral, its medieval and Renaissance streets and do not forget to taste their local foods!

Quick Details

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Summer: Open
    • Session I or I&II deadline: April 1
    • Session II deadline: May 1
  • Fall/Yearlong: Open
    • Deadline: May 1
  • Spring: Open
    • Deadline: October 1


Preferred Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

60 students


English | Italian


AACUPI--Association of American Colleges and Universities in Italy

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