23 or 25 days
England, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France, Spain

Europe’s capital cities come in all forms.

See the bold iconic monuments, like London’s Big Ben and Paris’s Eiffel Tower. Experience the understated charm of Amsterdam’s canals and the majestic Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Uncover relics from the distant past, like Rome’s Ancient Forum. Witness many different sights, many distinct atmospheres, and many ways of life.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

    Take a walking tour of London

  • Day 3: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)
  • Day 4: London • Harwich • Night ferry

    Explore London on your own

    Travel to Harwich

    Travel by night ferry to Hook of Holland 

  • Day 5: Hook of Holland • Amsterdam

    Travel to Amsterdam

    Take a guided tour of Amsterdam

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Royal Palace
    • Westerkerk

    Visit the Anne Frank House
  • Day 6: Amsterdam

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Explore the heart of the Dutch countryside on this half-day excursion! Visit the picturesque fishing village of Volendam and the living and working neighborhood of Zaanse Schans, re-created to look like an old Dutch village. Make your way down the winding, cobblestone streets past charming shops and crooked houses. Enjoy cheese- and clog-making demonstrations as well as a visit to a windmill.

    Explore Amsterdam on your own

  • Day 7: Amsterdam • Brussels

    Travel to Brussels

    Take a tour of Brussels

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • European Union buildings
    • Grand-Place
    • Atomium

    Visit the Parlamentarium

  • Day 8: Brussels • Paris

    Travel to Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Latin Quarter
    • Louvre
    • Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Day 9: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an 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 10: Paris • Heidelberg

    Travel to Heidelberg
  • Day 11: Heidelberg

    Visit Heidelberg Castle and its famous wine barrel

    Take a tour of Heidelberg
  • Day 12: Heidelberg • Munich

    Travel to Munich

    Visit Neuschwanstein Castle

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Munich Cathedral
    • New Town Hall
    • Hofbräuhaus
  • Day 13: Munich • Tyrol region

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

    Travel to the Tyrol region

  • Day 14: Tyrol region • Verona • Florence

    Travel via Verona to Florence

  • Day 15: 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

    Visit the Duomo
    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 16: Florence • Rome

    Travel to Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum
  • Day 17: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 18: Rome • Civitavecchia • Night ferry

    Explore Rome on your own

    Travel to Civitavecchia

    Travel by night ferry to Barcelona

  • Day 19: Barcelona

    Arrive in Barcelona
  • Day 20: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Park Güell
    • Montjuïc

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Explore on your own 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. Note: A beverage is included during the one-hour performance.

  • Day 21: Barcelona • Madrid

    Travel by AVE train to Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Market of San Miguel

    Visit the Prado
  • Day 22: Madrid

    Tour Madrid with an expert local guide

    Visit the Royal Palace
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of the three cultures.” Explore its diverse artistic and cultural legacy on a panoramic drive around the city, stopping at the iconic cathedral and the famed Church of Santo Tomé. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 23: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 23: Madrid • Mérida • Lisbon

    Travel via Mérida to Lisbon

    Visit the Roman Theatre

  • Day 24: Lisbon

    Take a guided tour of Lisbon

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Tower of Belém
    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos

    Visit the Castle of São Jorge

    Visit the Jerónimos Monastery

    Take a walking tour of Lisbon 

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Lisbon fado evening

    Lisbon fado evening

    Enjoy a performance of traditional music known as "fado" during this memorable evening excursion. Talented performers present a program of centuries-old ballad-like songs that tell stories of the hardships of everyday life. A beverage is included in this one-hour performance.

  • Day 25: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

    Take a walking tour of London

  • Day 3: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)
  • Day 4: London • Harwich • Night ferry

    Explore London on your own

    Travel to Harwich

    Travel by night ferry to Hook of Holland 

  • Day 5: Hook of Holland • Amsterdam

    Travel to Amsterdam

    Take a guided tour of Amsterdam

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Royal Palace
    • Westerkerk

    Visit the Anne Frank House
  • Day 6: Amsterdam

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Explore the heart of the Dutch countryside on this half-day excursion! Visit the picturesque fishing village of Volendam and the living and working neighborhood of Zaanse Schans, re-created to look like an old Dutch village. Make your way down the winding, cobblestone streets past charming shops and crooked houses. Enjoy cheese- and clog-making demonstrations as well as a visit to a windmill.

    Explore Amsterdam on your own

  • Day 7: Amsterdam • Brussels

    Travel to Brussels

    Take a tour of Brussels

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • European Union buildings
    • Grand-Place
    • Atomium

    Visit the Parlamentarium

  • Day 8: Brussels • Paris

    Travel to Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Latin Quarter
    • Louvre
    • Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Day 9: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an 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 10: Paris • Heidelberg

    Travel to Heidelberg
  • Day 11: Heidelberg

    Visit Heidelberg Castle and its famous wine barrel

    Take a tour of Heidelberg
  • Day 12: Heidelberg • Munich

    Travel to Munich

    Visit Neuschwanstein Castle

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Munich Cathedral
    • New Town Hall
    • Hofbräuhaus
  • Day 13: Munich • Tyrol region

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

    Travel to the Tyrol region

  • Day 14: Tyrol region • Verona • Florence

    Travel via Verona to Florence

  • Day 15: 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

    Visit the Duomo
    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 16: Florence • Rome

    Travel to Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum
  • Day 17: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 18: Rome • Civitavecchia • Night ferry

    Explore Rome on your own

    Travel to Civitavecchia

    Travel by night ferry to Barcelona

  • Day 19: Barcelona

    Arrive in Barcelona
  • Day 20: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Park Güell
    • Montjuïc

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Explore on your own 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. Note: A beverage is included during the one-hour performance.

  • Day 21: Barcelona • Madrid

    Travel by AVE train to Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Market of San Miguel

    Visit the Prado
  • Day 22: Madrid

    Tour Madrid with an expert local guide

    Visit the Royal Palace
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of the three cultures.” Explore its diverse artistic and cultural legacy on a panoramic drive around the city, stopping at the iconic cathedral and the famed Church of Santo Tomé. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 23: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 23: Madrid • Mérida • Lisbon

    Travel via Mérida to Lisbon

    Visit the Roman Theatre

  • Day 24: Lisbon

    Take a guided tour of Lisbon

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Tower of Belém
    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos

    Visit the Castle of São Jorge

    Visit the Jerónimos Monastery

    Take a walking tour of Lisbon 

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Lisbon fado evening

    Lisbon fado evening

    Enjoy a performance of traditional music known as "fado" during this memorable evening excursion. Talented performers present a program of centuries-old ballad-like songs that tell stories of the hardships of everyday life. A beverage is included in this one-hour performance.

  • Day 25: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; Night ferries; AVE high-speed train

  • Hotels

    19 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (22 with extension); 2 night cabin accommodations

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    9 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (10 with extension); 2 sightseeing tours led by your Tour Director; 5 walking tours (6 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Anne Frank House; Parlamentarium; Notre Dame Cathedral; Louvre; Heidelberg Castle wine barrel; Neuschwanstein Castle; Dachau; Duomo; Sistine Chapel; St.Peter’s Basilica; Colosseum; Roman Forum; Park Güell; Palacio Real; Prado; With extension: Roman Theater; Castelo de São Jorge; Mosteiro dos Jerónimos

  • 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.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

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

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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