9 or 12 days
Venice, Florence, Rome, extension to Naples

Consider the deeper meaning of “Beautiful Italy” as you experience its art, history, and culture.

In Venice, cars and roads give way to gondolas and canals, redefining what a city can be. The world’s best collection of Renaissance art awaits in Florence. And wander through the open-air museum that is the city of Rome as you take in monumental pieces of human history at every turn.

Due to national and/or religious holidays, some sites may be closed and your itinerary may be modified on the following dates in 2025: March 19, April 18-21, May 1, June 29, and August 14-15. These dates fluctuate each year—please contact us for more information.

  • 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 ferry to Venice

    Take a guided tour of Venice

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • St. Mark’s Square
    • Grand Canal

    See a glass-blowing demonstration

    Travel by water taxi to the island of Burano

    Enjoy exploration time in Burano

    Go on a gondola ride 

  • Day 4: Venice • Florence

    Travel to Florence

    Take a guided tour of Florence

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Piazza della Signoria
    • Ponte Vecchio
    • Basilica of Santa Croce
    • Gates of Paradise
  • Day 5: Florence

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Pisa

    Pisa

    Journey to Pisa on this half-day excursion. Enjoy a guided tour of the city’s Field of Miracles, where you can snap a picture of the 12th-century Leaning Tower, aslant ever since the third floor was built. This is where Galileo was said to have developed his laws of gravity. Also visit the adjacent cathedral and baptistery, which contain exquisite marble pulpits carved in the Gothic style.

  • Day 6: Florence • Assisi • Rome

    Travel via Assisi to Rome

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 7: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Colosseum
    • Roman Forum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

  • Day 8: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter's Basilica
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Castel Gandolfo

    Castel Gandolfo

    Venture outside Rome’s city center to the summer residence of the Pope, Castel Gandolfo. Stroll through this charming hilltop village’s winding streets and look down upon the crystalline Lake Albano below. After enjoying a delicious included lunch, embark on a tour through the pristine Barberini Gardens and inside the halls of the Papal Palace.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 9: Rome • Naples

    Travel to Naples

    Take a walking tour of Naples

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Castel Nuovo 
    • Piazza del Plebiscito 
    • San Francesco di Paola Basilica  
    • Naples Royal Palace

    Tour the Galeria Borbonica Underground with an expert local guide

    Enjoy a hands-on authentic pizza making class

  • Day 10: Naples • Pompeii

    Take a day trip to Pompeii

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

  • Day 11: Naples • Capri • Rome

    Take a day trip to Capri on your way back to Rome

    Enjoy a sightseeing boat cruise along the coastline

    Tour Capri with an expert local guide

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • 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 ferry to Venice

    Take a guided tour of Venice

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • St. Mark’s Square
    • Grand Canal

    See a glass-blowing demonstration

    Travel by water taxi to the island of Burano

    Enjoy exploration time in Burano

    Go on a gondola ride 

  • Day 4: Venice • Florence

    Travel to Florence

    Take a guided tour of Florence

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Piazza della Signoria
    • Ponte Vecchio
    • Basilica of Santa Croce
    • Gates of Paradise
  • Day 5: Florence

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Pisa

    Pisa

    Journey to Pisa on this half-day excursion. Enjoy a guided tour of the city’s Field of Miracles, where you can snap a picture of the 12th-century Leaning Tower, aslant ever since the third floor was built. This is where Galileo was said to have developed his laws of gravity. Also visit the adjacent cathedral and baptistery, which contain exquisite marble pulpits carved in the Gothic style.

  • Day 6: Florence • Assisi • Rome

    Travel via Assisi to Rome

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 7: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Colosseum
    • Roman Forum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

  • Day 8: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter's Basilica
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Castel Gandolfo

    Castel Gandolfo

    Venture outside Rome’s city center to the summer residence of the Pope, Castel Gandolfo. Stroll through this charming hilltop village’s winding streets and look down upon the crystalline Lake Albano below. After enjoying a delicious included lunch, embark on a tour through the pristine Barberini Gardens and inside the halls of the Papal Palace.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 9: Rome • Naples

    Travel to Naples

    Take a walking tour of Naples

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Castel Nuovo 
    • Piazza del Plebiscito 
    • San Francesco di Paola Basilica  
    • Naples Royal Palace

    Tour the Galeria Borbonica Underground with an expert local guide

    Enjoy a hands-on authentic pizza making class

  • Day 10: Naples • Pompeii

    Take a day trip to Pompeii

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

  • Day 11: Naples • Capri • Rome

    Take a day trip to Capri on your way back to Rome

    Enjoy a sightseeing boat cruise along the coastline

    Tour Capri with an expert local guide

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

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

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    5 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (7 with extension); 1 walking tour with extension

  • Entrances

    Burano island; glass-blowing demonstration; gondola ride; Basilica of St. Francis; Sistine Chapel; St. Peter’s Basilica; Colosseum; Roman Forum (with extension: Pompeii Roman ruins; Galleria Borbonica underground; pizza-making class; Capri boat cruise)

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

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  • 24-hour Emergency Service

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