9 or 11 days
Italy, France, Spain, extension to Portugal
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 Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 3: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • 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 4: Rome • Night train

    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

    Travel by night train to Paris

  • Day 5: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 6: 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 Paris on your own

    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 7: Madrid

    Travel by plane to Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Market of San Miguel
  • Day 8: Madrid

    Visit the Royal Palace

    Tour the Royal Palace with an expert local guide

    Visit the Prado Museum

    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 9: Depart for home

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  • Day 9: Madrid • Lisbon

    Fly to Lisbon

    Photo stop Miradouro do Parque Eduardo VI

     Explore Lisbon's primary commercial boulevard Praca do Comercio

     Take a guided tour of Lisbon

     With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Alfama District
    • Tower of Belem
    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos
  • Day 10: Sintra • Lisbon

    Travel to Sintra

    Visit the Quinta da Regaleira Palace and Gardens

    Dinner at Lisbon's central Mercado de Ribeira

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 3: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • 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 4: Rome • Night train

    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

    Travel by night train to Paris

  • Day 5: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 6: 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 Paris on your own

    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 7: Madrid

    Travel by plane to Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Market of San Miguel
  • Day 8: Madrid

    Visit the Royal Palace

    Tour the Royal Palace with an expert local guide

    Visit the Prado Museum

    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 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Madrid • Lisbon

    Fly to Lisbon

    Photo stop Miradouro do Parque Eduardo VI

     Explore Lisbon's primary commercial boulevard Praca do Comercio

     Take a guided tour of Lisbon

     With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Alfama District
    • Tower of Belem
    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos
  • Day 10: Sintra • Lisbon

    Travel to Sintra

    Visit the Quinta da Regaleira Palace and Gardens

    Dinner at Lisbon's central Mercado de Ribeira

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

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

  • Hotels

    6 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (9 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: Quinta da Regaleira

  • 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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