Tour Number: 1354791MK
Group Leader: Kristen Borthwick
Requested Departure Date: 3/16/2014
Requested Return Date: 3/24/2014
Requested Departure Gateway: Tri Cities
9 days
Venice, Florence, Rome, Sorrento

Discover the regional traditions, the unique sights and the vibrant culture of Italy.

Venice’s canals make this city like no other on Earth. In Florence, history and culture are one and the same—the Renaissance Duomo symbolizes a major turning point in Western civilization. And the Roman Colosseum reminds us of the ancient empire’s crucial role in shaping our world.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan • Venice

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to Venice

  • Day 3: Venice

    Take a guided tour of Venice

    • St. Mark’s Square
    • Grand Canal

    Visit the Doge's Palace

    See a glass-blowing demonstration

  • Day 4: Florence

    Travel to Florence

    Take a guided tour of Florence

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Piazza della Signoria
    • Ponte Vecchio
    • Chiesa di Santa Croce
    • Gates of Paradise

    Visit the Duomo

    See a leather-making demonstration

  • Day 5: Florence

    Full day to explore on your own or

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    Siena

    Siena

    On this half-day excursion, travel to Siena, a longtime rival of nearby Florence offering some of Italy’s finest art and architecture. Take a guided tour of this enchanting city with a visit to the Duomo and the Piccolomini Library, and then walk along medieval streets to St. Dominique’s Church and the Piazza del Campo. Later, enjoy free time for lunch before returning to Florence.

  • Day 6: Assisi • Rome

    Travel to Assisi

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Continue on to Rome

  • Day 7: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    Visit the Sistine Chapel

    Visit St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    Visit the Colosseum

    Visit the Roman Forum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 8: Rome

    Full day to explore on your own or

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    Pompeii

    Pompeii

    Gain unparalleled insight into the lives of the ancient Roman elite on this optional excursion. Buried in volcanic ash in 79 A.D., the former resort town of Pompeii is now fully excavated and, uniquely preserved as it was, one of the world’s richest archaeological sites. After a guided tour, enjoy an included lunch and free time before returning to Rome for dinner. Note: Comfortable shoes are recommended.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan • Venice

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to Venice

  • Day 3: Venice

    Take a guided tour of Venice

    • St. Mark’s Square
    • Grand Canal

    Visit the Doge's Palace

    See a glass-blowing demonstration

  • Day 4: Florence

    Travel to Florence

    Take a guided tour of Florence

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Piazza della Signoria
    • Ponte Vecchio
    • Chiesa di Santa Croce
    • Gates of Paradise

    Visit the Duomo

    See a leather-making demonstration

  • Day 5: Florence

    Full day to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Siena

    Siena

    On this half-day excursion, travel to Siena, a longtime rival of nearby Florence offering some of Italy’s finest art and architecture. Take a guided tour of this enchanting city with a visit to the Duomo and the Piccolomini Library, and then walk along medieval streets to St. Dominique’s Church and the Piazza del Campo. Later, enjoy free time for lunch before returning to Florence.

  • Day 6: Assisi • Rome

    Travel to Assisi

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Continue on to Rome

  • Day 7: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    Visit the Sistine Chapel

    Visit St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    Visit the Colosseum

    Visit the Roman Forum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 8: Rome

    Full day to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Pompeii

    Pompeii

    Gain unparalleled insight into the lives of the ancient Roman elite on this optional excursion. Buried in volcanic ash in 79 A.D., the former resort town of Pompeii is now fully excavated and, uniquely preserved as it was, one of the world’s richest archaeological sites. After a guided tour, enjoy an included lunch and free time before returning to Rome for dinner. Note: Comfortable shoes are recommended.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Everything you get

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

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Regional-style meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavors to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left up to you to discover favorite dishes of your own.

  • 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

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from your licensed local guides while they lead you on sightseeing tours.

  • Entrances

    Step inside the world’s most cherished treasures, like the Sistine Chapel, the Louvre and the Acropolis, with your local guide—we’ll take care of lines and tickets.

  • 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.

Student Price

$3,440
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Price is valid for students under the age of 20 at the time of travel that room in triples and quads. Minimum participation is required. Change and cancellation fees of up to the total price will apply. Applicable airline baggage fees are not included and can be found at www.eftours.com/baggage. Program price is valid today only.

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