9 or 11 days
Spain, France, Italy
Three magnificent capital cities; three distinctly different flavors of Europe. 

In bold and colorful Madrid, indulge your appetite for art, music and, of course, tapas. In elegant and enlightening Paris, the Eiffel Tower and Louvre compete for your attention along with the crepes. While in the well-chiseled landscape of Rome, ancient history springs to life at the Colosseum and Roman Forum, complemented nicely by world-famous gelato.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Spain

  • Day 2: Madrid

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

    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 3: 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 4: Madrid • Paris

    Travel by plane to Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 5: 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 6: Paris • Night train

    Visit the Louvre

    Explore Paris on your own

    Travel by night train to Rome

  • Day 7: Night train • Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 8: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Cooking class

    Cooking class

    From pasta to pizza to cannoli, Italian food is beloved—and devoured—all around the world. This is your chance to step up to the stove and learn from a real Italian chef. Discover the basics of regional specialties and how a few quality ingredients can make all the difference. After you've helped prepare the food it's time for the best part: Enjoying your mouth-watering meal.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Rome • Pompeii • Sorrento region

    Travel via Pompeii to the Sorrento region 

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

  • Day 10: Sorrento Region • Capri • Rome

    Travel by ferry to Capri

    Enjoy a boat cruise

    Tour Capri with an expert local guide

    Travel to Rome

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Spain

  • Day 2: Madrid

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

    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 3: 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 4: Madrid • Paris

    Travel by plane to Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 5: 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 6: Paris • Night train

    Visit the Louvre

    Explore Paris on your own

    Travel by night train to Rome

  • Day 7: Night train • Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 8: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Cooking class

    Cooking class

    From pasta to pizza to cannoli, Italian food is beloved—and devoured—all around the world. This is your chance to step up to the stove and learn from a real Italian chef. Discover the basics of regional specialties and how a few quality ingredients can make all the difference. After you've helped prepare the food it's time for the best part: Enjoying your mouth-watering meal.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Rome • Pompeii • Sorrento region

    Travel via Pompeii to the Sorrento region 

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

  • Day 10: Sorrento Region • Capri • Rome

    Travel by ferry to Capri

    Enjoy a boat cruise

    Tour Capri with an expert local guide

    Travel to Rome

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; Night train; Internal flight

  • Hotels

    6 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (8 with extension); 1 night couchette accommodation

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

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

  • Entrances

    Prado; Palacio Real; Notre Dame Cathedral; Louvre; Colosseum; Roman Forum; Sistine Chapel; St. Peter’s Basilica; With extension: Pompeii Roman Ruins; 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.

  • 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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