9 or 11 days
France, Italy, extension to Pompeii and Capri

Witness thousands of years of technical and cultural advances.

See engineering breakthroughs like the flying buttresses of Notre Dame and Brunelleschi’s dome in Florence. At the Vatican, learn how Michelangelo’s stunning ceiling frescoes turned architecture into priceless art. And at every turn, gain an understanding of how a city’s cultural achievements shape its history.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a walking tour of Île de la Cité

  • Day 3: 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.

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 4: Paris • Milan

    Travel by TGV train to Milan

    Take a walking tour of Milan

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Milan Cathedral
    • La Scala Opera House
  • Day 5: Milan • Florence

    Travel to Florence

    Visit the Duomo

    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 6: Florence

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Pisa

    Pisa

    Journey to Pisa on this half-day excursion. Enjoy a guided tour of the city’s Field of Miracles, where you can snap a picture of the 12th-century Leaning Tower, aslant ever since the third floor was built. This is where Galileo was said to have developed his laws of gravity. Also visit the adjacent cathedral and baptistery, which contain exquisite marble pulpits carved in the Gothic style.

  • Day 7: Florence • San Gimignano • Siena • Rome

    Travel via San Gimignano and Siena to Rome
  • Day 8: Rome

    Tour the Roman Forum and the Colosseum with an expert local guide

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • 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 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 France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a walking tour of Île de la Cité

  • Day 3: 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.

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 4: Paris • Milan

    Travel by TGV train to Milan

    Take a walking tour of Milan

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Milan Cathedral
    • La Scala Opera House
  • Day 5: Milan • Florence

    Travel to Florence

    Visit the Duomo

    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 6: Florence

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Pisa

    Pisa

    Journey to Pisa on this half-day excursion. Enjoy a guided tour of the city’s Field of Miracles, where you can snap a picture of the 12th-century Leaning Tower, aslant ever since the third floor was built. This is where Galileo was said to have developed his laws of gravity. Also visit the adjacent cathedral and baptistery, which contain exquisite marble pulpits carved in the Gothic style.

  • Day 7: Florence • San Gimignano • Siena • Rome

    Travel via San Gimignano and Siena to Rome
  • Day 8: Rome

    Tour the Roman Forum and the Colosseum with an expert local guide

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • 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 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; TGV train

  • 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 (6 with extension); 2 walking tours

  • Entrances

    Louvre; Notre Dame Cathedral; Duomo; Sistine Chapel; St. Peter’s Basilica; Colosseum; Roman Forum; 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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