Rome Trip 2023

Each year, Highlands Latin seniors take a Rome trip over our two-week Spring Break. Over the years, the trip has grown to include 9 days in Rome, Athens, Florence, and Pompeii.Thirty-eight seniors and twenty-two parents joined us on the trip in 2023.Pictures of the 2023 Rome trip are below with a copy of the itinerary.
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Saturday25-Feb
12:05Arrive in Athens
14:30Train to Hotels: Marblous Athens, Athens Ikon
15:00Lunch Afoi Bairaktari Ae in Monastiraki Square (quick Gyros)
15:30Day Tour through The Plaka
18:00Dinner: Geros Tou Moria
20:00Visit Mars Hill at Night
21:00Gelato: The Ice Cream Shop
Sunday26-Feb
9:00Morning Church Service
12:00Lunch: Mythos
13:00Visit the Acropolis (Parthenon)
15:00Acropolis Museum 
17:00Shopping in Athens
19:00Dinner: Arcadia
20:00Gelato
Monday27-Feb
9:00Subway to Athens Airport
12:00Depart Athens
13:10Arrive Rome
14:30Transport to Hotels: Hotel Pantheon, Albergo de Senato
15:30Light lunch at Pizza Florida
15:30Tour Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Capitol Hill
19:00Dinner: LeGrotte
20:45Giolitti for Gelato
Tuesday28-Feb
7:45Meet in Pantheon Square
9:00Borghese Museum
11:00Lunch in Piazza
13:10Visit Forum, Colosseum, Palatine Hill
18:15Dinner: Achille al Pantheon
20:00Giolitti for Gelato
Wednesday1-Mar
7:30Bus to Vatican
8:10Climb Dome of St. Peter’s
9:30Tours of St. Peter’s Basilica
11:30Angry Pig Lunch
12:30Vatican Museum
15:30Sublican Bridge (Try to recite Horatius at the Bridge)
16:00Keyhole in Malta
17:00Mouth of Truth
18:30Dinner: VII Coorte
20:00Frigidarium Gelato
Thursday2-Mar
8:25Bullet Train to Florence on Italio
9:55Arrive in Florence
10:45Uffizi Museum
12:30Lunch: Mercato Centrale
15:00Accademia (Statue of David)
16:30Duomo: Climb the Dome
17:30Shopping in Florence
19:00Pizza to go by Duomo
19:28Bullet Train to Rome
22:00Giolitti for Gelato
Friday3-Mar
8:15Bullet Train to Naples Centrale
10:45Arrive in Pompeii
12:00Lunch outside Pompeii
13:00Tour Pompeii
17:00Circumvesuviana to Naples Garibaldi
18:00Bullet Train Roma Termini
20:30Pizza Florida
21:00Giolitti for Gelato
Saturday4-Mar
9:00St. John Lateran
11:00Scala Sancta on knees
12:00Catacombs of St. Callixtus
12:00Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli 
12:30Lunch (Various Locations)
14:30Capitoline Museum
16:00Free Time near Pantheon Square
17:00Church in the Pantheon
19:00Dinner L’Eau Vive (Dancing Nuns)
20:30Giolitti for Gelato
Sunday5-Mar
9:55Depart Rome