Albyn’s Upper School pupils had a wonderful time in Italy

Albyn School’s Upper School pupils had a wonderful time on their recent trip to Italy.

Their adventure began by walking down to the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument to watch the sunset over the City of Seven Hills. They also visited the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain and more. Taking a break from sightseeing, our Upper School pupils also enjoyed ice cream at the Circus Maximus, the greatest chariot racing stadium of the ancient world.

Albyn School pupils then ventured out to Vatican where they marvelled at Raphael’s painted rooms and Michelangelo’s work in the Sistine Chapel before heading into St Peter’s Basilica.

Dr Girdwood, Head of Classics, added: “Wednesday saw us travel down to the Bay of Naples where we began to learn about Roman private life from the archaeological site at Herculaneum. On Thursday, we climbed to the summit of Mount Vesuvius itself before spending the afternoon in the ruins of Pompeii. All in all it was, in the words of one member of the party, ‘life-changing’.”

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