TY Cultural Trip to Italy

Posted on : May 29, 2017

To finish their year the Transition Year class had an opportunity to visit Italy. Forty-eight students and four teachers set out in the early hours of Wednesday 24th May and arrived in Rome before lunchtime the same day. After a short walking tour of Rome to see some of its famous landmarks the class set off for the Amalfi Coast.  On Thursday the students and their teachers drove along the famous coastline and viewed it from the sea on a boat trip from the picturesque town of Amalfi. Friday was a day dedicated to the food of Italy with visits to a coffee factory, a honey farm, an ice-cream making business where they participated in making lemon sorbet and, finally a lovely evening meal in a cooking school where they learnt how to make pizza dough and saw their own individual pizzas being made from scratch. After a day spent at a theme park the students and teachers boarded a flight to Dublin on Saturday evening and finally arrived back in Sligo at 3am on Sunday morning. Photos from the trip can be viewed HERE





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