Travel Program - Italy

  • March 21-30, 2018

    Open to students, faculty, staff and the community.

    Travel and Study for College Credit

    Carroll students can earn up to three credits in one of several disciplines. With the help of a faculty mentor, students choose a topic of special interest to study on site. Course requirements may include reading texts, viewing films, journaling, writing an essay and giving a presentation.

    Travel for Fun

    Students, faculty, staff and community members can travel as Lifelong Learning students. This trip is open to everyone, including family members. Travelers under the age of 18 must be accompanied and completely supervised by an adult family member. The cost to register as a Life Long Learning student is $25 (in-county registration fee).

  • Itinerary

    WEDNESDAy, March 21

    • Depart for Rome, Italy

    Thursday, March 22

    • Arrive in Rome
    • Bus Tour of Rome
    • Welcome dinner

    Friday, March 23

    • Palatine Hill
    • Roman Forum Coliseum 

    Saturday, March 24          

    • Vatican City
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
    • Trevi Fountain
    • Spanish Steps

    sunday, march 25

    • Travel to Sorrento by motor coach
    • Monte Casino
    • Olive oil and wine tasting

    monday, march 26

    • Pompeii
    • Mt. Vesuvius or Cameo Factory (your choice)
    • Authentic pizza dinner in Naples 

    tuesday, march 27

    • Amalfi Coat tour

    wednesday, march 28

    • Isle of Capri
    • Blue Grotto

    thursday, march 29

    • Free Day
    • Farewell dinner

    friday, march 30

    • Return to U.S.

    Trip Costs

    College Registration Fee: $25, due Dec. 1

    Travel Cost: $3,598


    • Roundtrip airfare from DC
    • Hotel (2-3 travelers per room)
    • Daily breakfast
    • Three evening meals
    • Professional trip manager and local guides
    • Sightseeing and admission fees
    • Taxes and gratuity
    • Travel insurance


    • All lunches and five dinners
    • Passport costs
    • Credit course tuition
    • College Registration fee ($25, due Dec. 1)
    • Italy information dinner ($5) 

    Estimated meal costs: $200-250 per person

    Deposit, Registration, and Payment Schedule


    To register, visit You will need the following booking code in order to register: 032118FELL

    You do not need your passport yet. While the Travel Protection package is an optional add-on through Witte Travel, the College mandates its purchase as part of the registration fee. The total down payment is approximately $525.


    Deposit: $525

    Due to Witte Tours by Nov. 1, 2017

    Travelers who register by Oct. 1 will be entered into a drawing for a $350 trip discount.

    Trips have sold out before Oct. 1st in the past. Early registration is recommended.  

    First Payment: $1600

    Due to Witte Tours by Jan 1, 2018

    Final Payment: $1473

    Due to Witte Tours by Feb. 15, 2018 

    Registration and payments for the trip are handled directly by Witte Tours and can be completed online beginning on September 1st. A link to the registration form will be posted at that time.

    The final payment and final payment deadline may vary slightly. Please check Witte Tours materials for exact amount and deadline.