10 or 12 days
France, Spain

Culture can be expressed in many ways. In Paris, the Eiffel Tower demonstrates French ingenuity.

In Provence, rolling fields of lavender bring Impressionist masterpieces to mind. Carcassonne’s fortress walls connect the city to its medieval past, while Barcelona’s highlights reveal some of Spain’s most creative minds, from Gaudí’s Parque Guell to the Picasso Museum.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Île de la Cité
    • Conciergerie
    • Sainte-Chapelle

    Visit Notre Dame Cathedral

  • Day 3: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Join an optional excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

  • Day 4: Paris • Provence

    Visit the Louvre

    Experience a TGV train to Avignon

  • Day 5: Provence

    Take a tour of Avignon

    Visit the Palais des Papes

    Visit the Pont du Gard

    Take a tour of Nîmes

    Visit the Nîmes Ampitheater

  • Day 6: Provence

    Travel to Cassis

    Cruise through the calanques

    Take a tour of Aix-en-Provence

  • Day 7: Carcassonne • Barcelona

    Take a tour of Carcassonne

    Continue on to Barcelona

  • Day 8: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • La Sagrada Familia
    • Montjuïc Hill
    • Barrio Gótico
    • Barcelona Cathedral

    Visit Parque Güell

    Visit the Picasso Museum

    Enjoy a free evening or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona Flamenco Evening

    Barcelona Flamenco Evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian and gypsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colorful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets and clapping. A beverage is included during the 2-hour performance.

  • Day 9: Barcelona

    Take a walking tour of Barcelona

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Las Ramblas

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Art workshop

    Art workshop

    After seeing Antoni Gaudí’s colorful artistry up close at Park Güell, you’ll be inspired to create some of your own. This one-and-a-half hour art workshop is your chance. First you’ll paint a figurine that you can bring home as a personalized souvenir. Then you’ll try your hand at pottery.
  • Day 10: Depart for home

2 day extension

  • Day 10: Madrid

    Travel by AVE train to Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    Visit the Prado

  • Day 11: Madrid

    Take a guided tour of Madrid

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Plaza de Oriente

    Visit the Royal Palace

  • Day 12: Depart for home

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Île de la Cité
    • Conciergerie
    • Sainte-Chapelle

    Visit Notre Dame Cathedral

  • Day 3: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Join an optional excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

  • Day 4: Paris • Provence

    Visit the Louvre

    Experience a TGV train to Avignon

  • Day 5: Provence

    Take a tour of Avignon

    Visit the Palais des Papes

    Visit the Pont du Gard

    Take a tour of Nîmes

    Visit the Nîmes Ampitheater

  • Day 6: Provence

    Travel to Cassis

    Cruise through the calanques

    Take a tour of Aix-en-Provence

  • Day 7: Carcassonne • Barcelona

    Take a tour of Carcassonne

    Continue on to Barcelona

  • Day 8: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • La Sagrada Familia
    • Montjuïc Hill
    • Barrio Gótico
    • Barcelona Cathedral

    Visit Parque Güell

    Visit the Picasso Museum

    Enjoy a free evening or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona Flamenco Evening

    Barcelona Flamenco Evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian and gypsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colorful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets and clapping. A beverage is included during the 2-hour performance.

  • Day 9: Barcelona

    Take a walking tour of Barcelona

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Las Ramblas

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Art workshop

    Art workshop

    After seeing Antoni Gaudí’s colorful artistry up close at Park Güell, you’ll be inspired to create some of your own. This one-and-a-half hour art workshop is your chance. First you’ll paint a figurine that you can bring home as a personalized souvenir. Then you’ll try your hand at pottery.
  • Day 10: Depart for home

2 day extension

  • Day 10: Madrid

    Travel by AVE train to Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    Visit the Prado

  • Day 11: Madrid

    Take a guided tour of Madrid

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Plaza de Oriente

    Visit the Royal Palace

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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Paris, Provence and Barcelona
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Phenomenal Opportunity

I've seen more of Europe in nine days than I would have seen in three months if I had traveled on my own. Our tour guide was AWESOME! ...
Delighted / Adult traveler
Upper Marlboro, MD / Posted on April 16, 2013

Everything you get

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world — at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; TGV high-speed train; AVE high-speed train with extension

  • Hotels

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (10 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your bilingual, culturally connected Tour Director stays with you 24/7 to handle all on-tour logistics and provide knowledgeable insights everywhere you go.

  • Guided sightseeing

    2 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (3 with extension); 4 sightseeing tours led by your Tour Director; 2 walking tours (3 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Notre Dame Cathedral; Louvre; Palais des Papes; Pont du Gard; Nîmes Amphitheater; Calanques; Park Güell; Picasso Museum; With extension: Prado; Palacio Real

  • weShare—accredited learning

    Delve deeper into your global experience through weShare, our online project-based learning program. With activities before, during and after tour, you can create and share a final project to earn credits.

  • Experiential learning

    Immerse yourself in the culture through in-depth guided tours, shared insights from expert guides, daily interactions with locals, regional cuisine, live demonstrations and more.

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Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.
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