10 or 13 days
Italy

See the varied cultures of Italy.

Rome is one of the world’s most historically rich cities, a portal to an ancient empire. On the island of Sicily, diverse influences in Palermo and Taormina lend each city a unique character. Though Sicily has always been a world unto itself, it is undeniably Italy— amazing food, stunning cathedrals, and a picture-perfect countryside.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

  • Day 3: 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 4: Capri • Sorrento region

    Travel via Capri to the Sorrento region

    Travel by ferry to Capri

    Enjoy a boat cruise

    Tour Capri with an expert local guide

  • Day 5: Sorrento region • Taormina region

    Travel to the Taormina region

    Take a ferry to Messina
  • Day 6: Taormina region

    Take a guided tour of Taormina

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Taormina Cathedral
    • Palazzo Corvaia

    Visit the ancient theater of Taormina

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

    Mount Etna

    Ascend Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano, on this breathtaking half-day excursion! Listen to commentary from your guide before enjoying free time to walk around the lava fields, take photos, and marvel at the views. Note: Comfortable walking shoes and a jacket are recommended.

  • Day 7: Taormina region

    See the "Godfather" villages of Savoca and Forza d'Agro

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

    Siracusa

    Join a guided full-day excursion to Siracusa, whose Old City dates back 2,800 years. Enjoy free time before taking a tour of the archaeological park, Neapolis, which includes two theaters, the immense Altar of Hieron II, and the magnificent Temple of Apollo. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 8: Taormina region • Palermo • Naples

    Travel to Palermo

    Visit the Cathedral of Monreale

    Take a guided tour of Palermo

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Cappella Palatina
    • Palazzo dei Normanni

    Visit the Palermo Cathedral

    Travel by night ferry to Naples

  • Day 9: Naples • Pompeii • Rome

    Travel via Pompeii to Rome

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 10: Rome • Siena • Florence

    Travel via Siena to Florence

    Explore Siena on your own

  • Day 11: Florence

    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
    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 12: Florence • Rome

    Travel to Rome
  • Day 13: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

  • Day 3: 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 4: Capri • Sorrento region

    Travel via Capri to the Sorrento region

    Travel by ferry to Capri

    Enjoy a boat cruise

    Tour Capri with an expert local guide

  • Day 5: Sorrento region • Taormina region

    Travel to the Taormina region

    Take a ferry to Messina
  • Day 6: Taormina region

    Take a guided tour of Taormina

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Taormina Cathedral
    • Palazzo Corvaia

    Visit the ancient theater of Taormina

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

    Mount Etna

    Ascend Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano, on this breathtaking half-day excursion! Listen to commentary from your guide before enjoying free time to walk around the lava fields, take photos, and marvel at the views. Note: Comfortable walking shoes and a jacket are recommended.

  • Day 7: Taormina region

    See the "Godfather" villages of Savoca and Forza d'Agro

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

    Siracusa

    Join a guided full-day excursion to Siracusa, whose Old City dates back 2,800 years. Enjoy free time before taking a tour of the archaeological park, Neapolis, which includes two theaters, the immense Altar of Hieron II, and the magnificent Temple of Apollo. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 8: Taormina region • Palermo • Naples

    Travel to Palermo

    Visit the Cathedral of Monreale

    Take a guided tour of Palermo

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Cappella Palatina
    • Palazzo dei Normanni

    Visit the Palermo Cathedral

    Travel by night ferry to Naples

  • Day 9: Naples • Pompeii • Rome

    Travel via Pompeii to Rome

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 10: Rome • Siena • Florence

    Travel via Siena to Florence

    Explore Siena on your own

  • Day 11: Florence

    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
    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 12: Florence • Rome

    Travel to Rome
  • Day 13: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; Night ferry

  • Hotels

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (10 with extension); 1 night cabin accommodations

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    6 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (7 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Sistine Chapel; St. Peter’s Basilica; Colosseum; Roman Forum; Capri boat cruise; Greek theater; Palermo Cathedral; Cathedral of Monreale; Pompeii Roman Ruins; 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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