High School Volleyball Tour

ITALY

Rome

Florence

Venice

Lake Como

Dates: June 22nd - July 1st

Program Cost: $4,495

Trip Highlights

Travel to Italy for an Unforgettable Volleyball Experience!
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Get Experience Training with College Coaches
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Visit the highlights of Italy including Colosseum and Vatican!
Trip Basics

Join us for an incredible volleyball tour of Italy! In addition to educational tours and sightseeing opportunities in Rome, Florence, Venice and Lake Como, the group will play five exhibition matches against top local junior club teams. Italy is currently ranked in the top 10 in the FIVB World Rankings at both the Senior and U18 levels. Beyond Sports is the world leader in international sports tours and we're excited to offer this opportunity to you!

Program Cost: $4,495

Deposit: February 15th

$500

2nd Payment: March 15th

$1,500

Final Payment: May 3rd

$2,495

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Program cost includes hotel accommodations, all tours and entrance fees, four international matches, training sessions with U.S. college coaches, all local transportation, international health insurance, two meals daily, tour uniform and round-trip airfare from JFK. 

Volleyball Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Depart from the Hub Airport (JFK) with the group. The group will be accompanied by tour coaches and Beyond Sports staff for the duration of the tour.

 

Day 2
Arrive to Rome in the morning. Afternoon hotel check-in before an evening practice. Welcome dinner to follow.

 

Day 3
Guided Vatican City Tour in the morning (Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica and museum). Afternoon to explore Rome. Match #1 in the evening!

 

Day 4

City tour of Rome in the morning to see Trevi's Fountain, Spanish Steps, Navona Square, and a visit inside the Colosseum and Roman Forum! Match #2 in the evening.


Day 5
Late morning departure for Montecatini Terme for two nights in the Tuscany region of Italy. Optional afternoon trip up the mountain on a cable car for beautiful views of the city and surrounding region!

Day 6

Guided city tour of Florence. Explore the capital of the Tuscany region and the birthplace of the Renaissance, including Palazzo Vecchio and the Cathedral of Santa Maria. Match #3 in the evening.

Day 7

Morning departure for Venice! Guided tour of the island including Venice Glass Museum, St. Mark’s Square, Rialto Bridge and the Grand Canal. Overnight stay in Mestre.

 

Day 8

Morning departure for the Lake Como area and the Lombardy region. Along the way, we'll stop in Milan for a city tour and free-time. Arrive to Lake Como in the evening, followed by dinner. Match #4 in the evening!

 

Day 9

Enjoy a boat tour on Lake Como, including a visit to Bellagio; known as the "Pearl of the Lake"; This village of century-old buildings and stone lanes is the perfect place to soak up Lake Como's famous panorama! Match #5 followed by farewell dinner in the evening.


Day 10

Morning departure from Milan airport (MXP) to JFK with friendships and memories to last a lifetime!​

Tim Whittle

The Beyond Sports High School Tours are led by Tim Whittle.

​Coach Whittle has 17 years of college coaching experience, including the last nine years as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Macalester College. As an assistant coach, he helped lead his alma mater, Washington University in St. Louis, to three straight NCAA Final Fours and back-to-back National Championships. Prior to coaching, Whittle had a six year career in corporate finance as Manager of Finance for the Florida Marlins (now Miami Marlins) and four years in Corporate Finance with SunTrust Bank in Atlanta.  

FAQs

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Info for Parents

During our trips, our top priority is the safety of our student-athletes. If you have any questions or concerns about safety, we encourage you to set up a time to discuss them with our staff. 



 

Family travel information is provided in our tour brochures. 

When you're ready to register for the tour use the form below to begin the registration process.

Family members have until February 15th to register.

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