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The Nitze Experience
The Paul H. Nitze Program offers:
- three special seminars for each student
- cultural outings to DC/Baltimore paid for by the program
- special meetings with high-profile campus visitors
- an international study tour paid for by the program
- a stipend of $3000 per year for participants
Italy Study Tour Itinerary
Linda Hall, History
Michael Taber, Philosophy
By air from Baltimore or Washington to Rome.
Arrival Rome noon: Transfer via coach arranged by travel agent to centrally located hotel in Rome. Walking tour. Overnight with breakfast in Hotel Palation.
Jan 4 Rome
Walking tour of ancient Rome, incl. Forum, Coliseum. Overnight with breakfast in Hotel Palatino.
Jan 5 Rome
Ancient Rome continue walking tour (also local subway) incl. St. Peter's Cathedral. Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Palatino.
Jan 6 Rome/Naples
By coach (with the alumni group) we depart for Naples to stay in the Hotel Santa Marta near Naples—a splendid location and very safe area. Dinner and overnight.
Jan 7 Naples
Guided excursion with private coach to Herculaneum. Dinner/overnight in Santa Marta.
Jan 8 Naples
Full day visit with local guide and private coach to Pompeii. Dinner/overnight in Santa Marta.
Jan 9 Naples
Full day visit (guide + coach) continue Pompeii. Dinner/overnight in Santa Marta.
Jan 10 Naples/Rome
After visit to the National Archaeological Museum in Naples, depart from Naples by private coach (shared with the alumni group) for Rome. Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Palatino.
Jan 11 Rome
Guided visit of the Vatican Museum, coach plus any other visits or museum of interest to you. Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Palatino.
Jan 12 Rome
Day tour via coach to Hadrian's Villa at Tivoli and Villa d'Este (Guide can be provided if needed) Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Palatino.
Jan 13 Rome
Excursion by the local underground to Ostia Antica. (Guide not included - can be provided at extra charge). Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Palatino.
Jan 14 Rome
Guided visit by local public bus or subway in the Domus Aurora (Nero's Palace - only 9/10 persons at a time after special permit). The other participants could meanwhile visit Borghese Gallery. Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Palatino.
Jan 15 Rome
Guided excursion by private coach/guide to the Baths of Caracalla, and the Ancient Via Appia with Scipio's Tomb, Arch of Crusus, Appian Gate, Remains of Imperial Tombs. Circus of Emperor Maxentius, Tomb of Cecilia Metella, Tomb of Romulus and the Catacombs of St. Callixtus or of Sebastan or of St. Domitilla and St. Peter in Chains (Moses by Michelangelo) Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Palatino.
Jan 16 Rome - USA
Morning transfer via coach arranged by travel agent to airport for return flight to the U.S.