14 or 16 days
Munich, Heidelberg, Paris, Provence, Barcelona, Madrid, extension to Lisbon

In Germany, ties to old-world traditions are everywhere, from Munich’s charming Glockenspiel to the imposing castle of Heidelberg.

France displays its many sides—historic, artistic, scenic—in the monuments of Paris and the antiquities of Avignon. In Spain, Barcelona boldly shows off its creative edge through Gaudí’s surrealist architecture, while Madrid’s stately elegance dazzles.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Munich

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Munich Cathedral
    • New Town Hall
    • Hofbräuhaus
  • Day 3: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Neuschwanstein Castle

    Neuschwanstein Castle

    Journey deep into the Alps on this excursion to “Mad” King Ludwig’s fairy-tale castle of Neuschwanstein. The inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle, Neuschwanstein’s archetypal exterior is juxtaposed by an interior replete with running water and electricity. Marvel at the unique extravagance of it all on a guided tour. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 4: Munich • Heidelberg

    Travel to Heidelberg

    Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

  • Day 5: Heidelberg

    Tour Heidelberg with an expert local guide

    Visit Heidelberg Castle and its famous wine barrel

    Explore Heidelberg on your own

  • Day 6: Heidelberg • Reims • Paris

    Travel via Reims to Paris

    Visit the Reims Cathedral
  • 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
    • 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 8: Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your Tour Director you will see:

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

    Travel by TGV train to Avignon

    Take a tour of Avignon

    Visit the Papal Palace

    Visit the Pont du Gard
  • Day 10: Provence • Carcassonne • Barcelona

    Travel via Carcassonne to Barcelona

    Take a tour of Carcassonne
  • Day 11: 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 12: 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 13: 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 14: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 14: Madrid • Mérida • Lisbon

    Travel via Mérida to Lisbon

    Visit the Roman Theatre

  • Day 15: 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 16: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Munich

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Munich Cathedral
    • New Town Hall
    • Hofbräuhaus
  • Day 3: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Neuschwanstein Castle

    Neuschwanstein Castle

    Journey deep into the Alps on this excursion to “Mad” King Ludwig’s fairy-tale castle of Neuschwanstein. The inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle, Neuschwanstein’s archetypal exterior is juxtaposed by an interior replete with running water and electricity. Marvel at the unique extravagance of it all on a guided tour. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 4: Munich • Heidelberg

    Travel to Heidelberg

    Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

  • Day 5: Heidelberg

    Tour Heidelberg with an expert local guide

    Visit Heidelberg Castle and its famous wine barrel

    Explore Heidelberg on your own

  • Day 6: Heidelberg • Reims • Paris

    Travel via Reims to Paris

    Visit the Reims Cathedral
  • 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
    • 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 8: Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your Tour Director you will see:

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

    Travel by TGV train to Avignon

    Take a tour of Avignon

    Visit the Papal Palace

    Visit the Pont du Gard
  • Day 10: Provence • Carcassonne • Barcelona

    Travel via Carcassonne to Barcelona

    Take a tour of Carcassonne
  • Day 11: 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 12: 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 13: 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 14: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 14: Madrid • Mérida • Lisbon

    Travel via Mérida to Lisbon

    Visit the Roman Theatre

  • Day 15: 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 16: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

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

  • Hotels

    12 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (14 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    5 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (6 with extension); 2 sightseeing tours led by your Tour Director; 4 walking tours (5 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Dachau; Heidelberg Castle wine barrel; Reims Cathedral; Louvre; Notre Dame Cathedral; Palais des Papes; Pont du Guard; Park Güell; Prado; Royal Palace; 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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