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International Study Tours

Springtime Italian Treasures
Rome, Naples, and the Amalfi Coast
April 19–28, 2023


Italian waterfallFaresina private tour

Experience Italy's legendary dolce vita in a style only The Historic New Orleans Collection can deliver by joining our cultural tour to Rome, Naples, and the Amalfi Coast. We will travel in late April, when Italy is dressed in its springtime best! Our itinerary will include visits to remarkable ancient sites, grand museums, renowned academies, and unforgettable private homes where we will be welcomed as special guests. Whether you’ve never been to Italy or you’ve been there a dozen times, this custom-curated tour will provide memories to last a lifetime.

Tour Highlights

  • Specially arranged visits to prestigious foreign academies in Rome, including lunch at the American Academy
  • Private evening opening of the Vatican Museums, offering the chance to visit the Sistine Chapel and Raphael Rooms all by ourselves (pending final approval)
  • Memorable meals throughout, including lunch with a prominent Roman aristocratic family in their stunning center-city palace home and luncheon on a private farm estate above the Amalfi Coast
  • A cruise along the stunning Amalfi Coast on a privately chartered boat
  • An opportunity to stroll through some of the world’s most beautiful historic gardens at their lush springtime best
  • Educational guided tours of major landmarks like the Bourbon palaces in Caserta and Naples, the treasure-filled Archaeological Museum in Naples, and the magical ruins of Pompeii

Hotel Accommodations

Rose Garden Palace, Rome—This superior four-star hotel nestled next to the American Embassy in an attractive neighborhood near the Villa Borghese offers spacious rooms filled with modern comforts, a high level of service, a small underground pool and spa, and a perfect location for exploring the Eternal City. We are housed in upgraded Deluxe Rooms.

Grand Hotel La Cocumella, Sorrento—One of Italy’s most beloved historic “grande dame” hotels, this five-star palace offers stunning views over the Bay of Naples, a private waterfront, gorgeous and extensive gardens, and world-class cuisine. Easily walkable from the core of Sorrento, the hotel is considered among the very finest accommodations in the area, and a wonderfully restful resort after our stay in Rome.

Hilton Rome Airport—Directly attached to the Rome Fiumicino Airport, this comfortable and reliable four-star hotel provides perfect convenience for our last night before departure.

Coku Fusion Restaurant SorrentoMount Vesuvius

A complete brochure, with full itinerary, and registration form are available for download below. All of THNOC’s international study tours include luxury accommodations and exclusive activities related to the institution’s mission. Priority registration through September 6 is available only to members of THNOC’s Jackson Society, Laussat Society, and Bienville Circle.


Regional Trips

No regional study tours are currently available at this time, but we encourage you to check back for new opportunities. Past excursions have taken participants to Chicago, Dallas, St. Augustine (Florida), and St. Louis. All trips include exclusive activities related to THNOC’s mission and luxury accommodations. Like the international tours, priority registration is offered to members of THNOC’s Laussat Society and Bienville Circle.