9 or 11 days
Italy, France, extension to French Riviera

Consider the legacies of the Renaissance and Enlightenment in the cities where the movements took root.

In Florence and Rome, compare Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Galileo's critical roles during the Renaissance, or "rebirth," of art, science and culture. And in Paris, experience the cafe culture that fostered the free exchange of ideas for Enlightenment thinkers like Voltaire and Rousseau.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan • Pisa • Florence

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel via Pisa to Florence

    See the Leaning Tower of Pisa

    Visit the Baptistery of St. John and the Pisa Cathedral

  • Day 3: 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 4: Florence • Rome

    Travel to Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum
  • Day 5: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • 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 6: Rome • Paris

    Fly to Paris

    Ascend the Eiffel Tower

  • Day 7: 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
    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.

    Enjoy a Seine River cruise

  • Day 8: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a walking tour of the Latin Quarter

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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  • Day 9: Paris • French Riviera

    Travel by TGV train to Nice

    Take a walking tour of Nice

  • Day 10: French Riviera

    Take a day trip to Monaco and Eze

    Visit a French perfume factory

  • Day 11: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan • Pisa • Florence

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel via Pisa to Florence

    See the Leaning Tower of Pisa

    Visit the Baptistery of St. John and the Pisa Cathedral

  • Day 3: 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 4: Florence • Rome

    Travel to Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum
  • Day 5: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • 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 6: Rome • Paris

    Fly to Paris

    Ascend the Eiffel Tower

  • Day 7: 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
    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.

    Enjoy a Seine River cruise

  • Day 8: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a walking tour of the Latin Quarter

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Paris • French Riviera

    Travel by TGV train to Nice

    Take a walking tour of Nice

  • Day 10: French Riviera

    Take a day trip to Monaco and Eze

    Visit a French perfume factory

  • Day 11: 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 (9 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    4 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides

  • Entrances

    Pisa Baptistry; Pisa Cathedral; Colosseum; Roman Forum; Sistine Chapel; St. Peter's Basilica; Louvre

  • 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.

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