Suggestions for Visiting Family Members

While you are in Florence, be sure to visit the SU Florence campus: 

  • Ask your Florence student to give you a tour of the campus
  • Visit Melanie Honour in the Student Life Office for helpful information
  • Sit in on a class or two (out of courtesy to the instructor, we suggest you make arrangements in advance)
  • Arrange to meet your student’s host family, if possible

Before your Visit

Request a detailed visitors packet from the Student Life Office. The packet includes:

  • Travel and transportation advice
  • Recommended hotels and restaurants in Florence
  • Recommended Florence tour guides
  • Advice on local customs
  • Survival Italian guide
  • Museum reservation and ticket information
  • What to pack
  • Suggested readings