8 or 11 days
Italy

In Rome and Pompeii, your imagination doesn’t have to work hard to take you back to ancient times.

From the 2,000-year-old Colosseum to the houses lining Pompeii’s perfectly preserved streets, history has been frozen in time. Your passage through the centuries continues under the gilded archways of St. Peter’s Cathedral in Vatican City and in the natural beauty of Capri.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

  • Day 3: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Colosseum
    • Roman Forum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 4: 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:
    Roman Catacombs

    Roman Catacombs

    Explore the mysterious world buried beneath Rome since the 2nd century. Christian burial grounds and priceless relics abound, and the art that lines the walls is world-class. Afterward, journey down the ancient Appian Way to the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Note: Sturdy walking shoes are recommended. This excursion is not recommended for those who are claustrophobic.

  • Day 5: Rome • Pompeii • Sorrento region

    Travel via Pompeii to the Sorrento region 

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

  • Day 6: Sorrento region • Capri

    Travel by ferry to Capri

    Enjoy a boat cruise

    Tour Capri with an expert local guide

  • Day 7: Sorrento region • Montecassino • Rome

    Travel via Montecassino to Rome

    Visit the Monte Cassino Abbey

    Tour Monte Cassino with an expert local guide

  • Day 8: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 8: Rome • Siena • Florence

    Travel via Siena to Florence
  • Day 9: 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.

    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

    Visit the Duomo
  • Day 10: Florence

    Explore Florence on your own

    Travel to Rome

  • 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 Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Colosseum
    • Roman Forum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 4: 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:
    Roman Catacombs

    Roman Catacombs

    Explore the mysterious world buried beneath Rome since the 2nd century. Christian burial grounds and priceless relics abound, and the art that lines the walls is world-class. Afterward, journey down the ancient Appian Way to the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Note: Sturdy walking shoes are recommended. This excursion is not recommended for those who are claustrophobic.

  • Day 5: Rome • Pompeii • Sorrento region

    Travel via Pompeii to the Sorrento region 

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

  • Day 6: Sorrento region • Capri

    Travel by ferry to Capri

    Enjoy a boat cruise

    Tour Capri with an expert local guide

  • Day 7: Sorrento region • Montecassino • Rome

    Travel via Montecassino to Rome

    Visit the Monte Cassino Abbey

    Tour Monte Cassino with an expert local guide

  • Day 8: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 8: Rome • Siena • Florence

    Travel via Siena to Florence
  • Day 9: 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.

    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

    Visit the Duomo
  • Day 10: Florence

    Explore Florence on your own

    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

  • Hotels

    6 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (9 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    5 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (6 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Colosseum; Roman Forum; Sistine Chapel; St. Peter’s Basilica; Pompeii Roman Ruins; Capri boat cruise; Montecassino Abbey; With extension: Duomo

  • 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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