11 or 14 days
Turkey, Greece, extension to Italy

Experience Istanbul, Turkey’s largest and most fascinating city, which lies in both Europe and in Asia.

See how the past meets the present; the Blue Mosque and the ancient Grand Bazaar stand among a modern developing city. In Troy and Pergamon critical moments in history took place, and in Athens the classical monuments never fail to strike awe.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Turkey

  • Day 2: Istanbul

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Istanbul

    Take a guided tour of Istanbul

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Hippodrome

    Visit Hagia Sophia

    Visit the Blue Mosque

    Visit the Grand Bazaar

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Bosphorus cruise

    Bosphorus cruise

    Take a half-day excursion that includes a cruise through the Bosphorus Straits, the waterway that separates Europe and Asia. Begin your adventure with a visit to a traditional spice market and the Rustem Pasha Mosque, famous for the tomato-red color of its exquisite floral and geometric Iznik tiles. Next, board a two-hour cruise through the Bosphorus Straits, disembarking for a seafood lunch.

  • Day 4: Canakkale • Troy • Bergama

    Travel to Eceabat

    Take a ferry to Canakkale

    Continue to Troy

    Take a guided tour of Troy

    Continue to Bergama

  • Day 5: Bergama • Kusadasi

    Take an excursion to Pergamon

    Take a guided tour of Pergamon

    Visit the Pergamon Acropolis

    Enjoy free time for lunch in Bergama Region

    Travel to Kusadasi

  • Day 6: Ephesus • Kusadasi

    Travel to Selcuk

    Take a guided excursion to Ephesus

    Visit the House of the Virgin Mary

    Enjoy free time in Kusadasi

    Return to Kusadasi

  • Day 7: Kusadasi

    Board your cruise ship

    Cruise the Greek islands:

    • Visit the island of Samos
    • Visit the island of Patmos 

    Optional shore excursions will be offered by the cruise line

  • Day 8: Crete • Santorini

    Optional shore excursions will be offered by the cruise line

  • Day 9: Athens

    Disembark in Athens

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Olympic Stadium

    Visit the Acropolis:

    • Parthenon
    • Temple of Athena Nike

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Plaka District
    • Temple of Olympian Zeus

    Enjoy a free evening or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Greek Evening

    Greek Evening

    Immerse yourself in Greek culture during an evening of festive entertainment and local cuisine! Witness the fancy footwork of traditional Greek dancing accompanied by musicians playing on bouzoukis, stringed instruments unique to Greece. Music and dancing have long played a central role in Greek culture with over 4,000 dances from all regions of the country.

  • Day 10: Athens

    Take an excursion to Corinth

    Take a guided tour of Ancient Corinth

    Visit Ancient Corinth

    Stop at the Corinth Canal

  • Day 11: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 11: Delphi • Night ferry

    Travel to Delphi

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Temple of Apollo

    Visit the Delphi Museum

    Continue on to Patras

    Board a night ferry to Italy

  • Day 12: Pompeii • Rome

    Take a guided tour of Pompeii

    Visit the Pompeii Roman Ruins

    Travel to Rome

  • Day 13: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    Visit the Sistine Chapel

    Visit St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take an expertly 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 14: Depart for home

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

  • Day 2: Istanbul

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Istanbul

    Take a guided tour of Istanbul

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Hippodrome

    Visit Hagia Sophia

    Visit the Blue Mosque

    Visit the Grand Bazaar

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Bosphorus cruise

    Bosphorus cruise

    Take a half-day excursion that includes a cruise through the Bosphorus Straits, the waterway that separates Europe and Asia. Begin your adventure with a visit to a traditional spice market and the Rustem Pasha Mosque, famous for the tomato-red color of its exquisite floral and geometric Iznik tiles. Next, board a two-hour cruise through the Bosphorus Straits, disembarking for a seafood lunch.

  • Day 4: Canakkale • Troy • Bergama

    Travel to Eceabat

    Take a ferry to Canakkale

    Continue to Troy

    Take a guided tour of Troy

    Continue to Bergama

  • Day 5: Bergama • Kusadasi

    Take an excursion to Pergamon

    Take a guided tour of Pergamon

    Visit the Pergamon Acropolis

    Enjoy free time for lunch in Bergama Region

    Travel to Kusadasi

  • Day 6: Ephesus • Kusadasi

    Travel to Selcuk

    Take a guided excursion to Ephesus

    Visit the House of the Virgin Mary

    Enjoy free time in Kusadasi

    Return to Kusadasi

  • Day 7: Kusadasi

    Board your cruise ship

    Cruise the Greek islands:

    • Visit the island of Samos
    • Visit the island of Patmos 

    Optional shore excursions will be offered by the cruise line

  • Day 8: Crete • Santorini

    Optional shore excursions will be offered by the cruise line

  • Day 9: Athens

    Disembark in Athens

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Olympic Stadium

    Visit the Acropolis:

    • Parthenon
    • Temple of Athena Nike

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Plaka District
    • Temple of Olympian Zeus

    Enjoy a free evening or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Greek Evening

    Greek Evening

    Immerse yourself in Greek culture during an evening of festive entertainment and local cuisine! Witness the fancy footwork of traditional Greek dancing accompanied by musicians playing on bouzoukis, stringed instruments unique to Greece. Music and dancing have long played a central role in Greek culture with over 4,000 dances from all regions of the country.

  • Day 10: Athens

    Take an excursion to Corinth

    Take a guided tour of Ancient Corinth

    Visit Ancient Corinth

    Stop at the Corinth Canal

  • Day 11: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 11: Delphi • Night ferry

    Travel to Delphi

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Temple of Apollo

    Visit the Delphi Museum

    Continue on to Patras

    Board a night ferry to Italy

  • Day 12: Pompeii • Rome

    Take a guided tour of Pompeii

    Visit the Pompeii Roman Ruins

    Travel to Rome

  • Day 13: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    Visit the Sistine Chapel

    Visit St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take an expertly 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 14: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; Ferry; 2-day Greek island cruise (Cruise staff gratuity included); Night ferry with extension

  • Hotels

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (9 with extension); 2 nights cabin accommodations (3 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily; 3 meals daily during cruise

  • Guided sightseeing

    6 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (10 with extension); 1 walking tour

  • Entrances

    Ayasofia; Blue Mosque; Pergamon Acropolis; Ephesus site; House of the Virgin Mary; Acropolis; Ancient Corinth; With extension: Delphi site; Delphi museum; Roman Ruins; Sistine Chapel; St.Peter’s Basilica; Colosseum; Roman Forum

  • 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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