14 or 16 days
France, Spain, Monaco, Italy

Experience iconic landmarks, priceless works of art, and deeply rich history.

From the Eiffel Tower to the Louvre, Paris has it all and more. As you make your way through Mediterranean Europe, discover how Park Güell in Barcelona, the Duomo in Florence, and the Trevi Fountain in Rome blur the lines between civic beautification and artistic masterpiece.

Due to national and/or religious holidays, some sites may be closed and your itinerary may be modified on the following dates in 2025: March 19, April 18-21, May 1, June 29, and August 14-15. These dates fluctuate each year—please contact us for more information.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • 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
    • Les 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 4: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a tour of the Latin Quarter

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Enjoy a Seine River cruise

  • Day 5: Paris • Barcelona

    Travel by TGV train to Barcelona

    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 Andalusian Roma 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 6: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Park Güell
    • Montjuïc

    Visit Park Güell

  • Day 7: Barcelona • Carcassonne • Nîmes • Provence

    Travel via Carcassonne and Nîmes to Provence 

    Take a tour of Carcassonne

    Take a tour of Nîmes

    Visit the Nîmes Ampitheater

  • Day 8: Provence • Avignon • French Riviera

    Travel via Avignon to the French Riviera

    Visit the Pont du Gard

    Take a walking tour of Avignon

    Visit the Papal Palace

  • Day 9: French Riviera

    Take a day trip to Monaco and Eze

    Visit a French perfume factory

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais
  • Day 10: French Riviera • Pisa • Florence

    Travel via Pisa to Florence

    See the Leaning Tower of Pisa

    Visit the Baptistery of St. John and the Pisa Cathedral

  • Day 11: Florence

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Create a fresco

    Create a fresco

    Try your hand at fresco painting, a style made famous during the Italian Renaissance. In this workshop you’ll create a fresco of your own in the traditional way, by painting earth pigments onto fresh plaster.

    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 12: Florence • Assisi • Rome

    Travel via Assisi to Rome

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 13: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Colosseum
    • Roman Forum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 14: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 14: Rome • Naples • Pompeii

    Take a train to Naples and Pompeii

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

    Embark on a food-themed walking tour of Naples and enjoy dinner along the way

  • Day 15: 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:
    Taste of Italy baking class

    Taste of Italy baking class

    Discover why food plays such an integral role in Italian culture as you dive into this hands-on cooking class led by expert chefs. Learn how to make delicious treats (like gelato or tiramisu!) and uncover the history of biscuits in Italy and why they’re used to celebrate special days there. At the end of the class, enjoy your delicious creations.

  • Day 16: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • 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
    • Les 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 4: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a tour of the Latin Quarter

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Enjoy a Seine River cruise

  • Day 5: Paris • Barcelona

    Travel by TGV train to Barcelona

    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 Andalusian Roma 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 6: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Park Güell
    • Montjuïc

    Visit Park Güell

  • Day 7: Barcelona • Carcassonne • Nîmes • Provence

    Travel via Carcassonne and Nîmes to Provence 

    Take a tour of Carcassonne

    Take a tour of Nîmes

    Visit the Nîmes Ampitheater

  • Day 8: Provence • Avignon • French Riviera

    Travel via Avignon to the French Riviera

    Visit the Pont du Gard

    Take a walking tour of Avignon

    Visit the Papal Palace

  • Day 9: French Riviera

    Take a day trip to Monaco and Eze

    Visit a French perfume factory

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais
  • Day 10: French Riviera • Pisa • Florence

    Travel via Pisa to Florence

    See the Leaning Tower of Pisa

    Visit the Baptistery of St. John and the Pisa Cathedral

  • Day 11: Florence

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Create a fresco

    Create a fresco

    Try your hand at fresco painting, a style made famous during the Italian Renaissance. In this workshop you’ll create a fresco of your own in the traditional way, by painting earth pigments onto fresh plaster.

    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 12: Florence • Assisi • Rome

    Travel via Assisi to Rome

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 13: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Colosseum
    • Roman Forum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 14: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 14: Rome • Naples • Pompeii

    Take a train to Naples and Pompeii

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

    Embark on a food-themed walking tour of Naples and enjoy dinner along the way

  • Day 15: 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:
    Taste of Italy baking class

    Taste of Italy baking class

    Discover why food plays such an integral role in Italian culture as you dive into this hands-on cooking class led by expert chefs. Learn how to make delicious treats (like gelato or tiramisu!) and uncover the history of biscuits in Italy and why they’re used to celebrate special days there. At the end of the class, enjoy your delicious creations.

  • Day 16: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach; TGV 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

    11 expert-led sightseeing tours (14 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Louvre; Seine River cruise; Park Güell; Nîmes Amphitheater; Palais des Papes; perfume factory; Pisa Baptistery; Pisa Cathedral; Basilica of St. Francis; Colosseum; Roman Forum (with extension: Pompeii Roman Ruins; Sistine Chapel; St. Peter’s Basilica)

  • 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.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    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.

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  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

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