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15 or 18 days
Italy, Greece

Get in depth with Italy and Greece, and uncover the many layers of two fascinating cultures— canals in Venice, cathedrals in Florence, ancient monuments in Rome.

In Greece, the mystical powers of Delphi give way to classical antiquity in Athens. The region’s history spans across millennia, and its remnants provide a tangible link to the birthplace of Western civilization.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan • Venice

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to Venice

  • Day 3: Venice

    See a glass-blowing demonstration

    Take a guided tour of Venice

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • St. Mark’s Square
    • Grand Canal

    Visit the Doge’s Palace

  • Day 4: Venice • Florence

    Travel to Florence

    See 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 5: 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 6: Florence • Assisi • Rome

    Travel via Assisi to Rome

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 7: 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 8: Rome • Sorrento region

    Travel to Sorrento

  • Day 9: Sorrento region • Pompeii • Bari

    Travel via Pompeii to Bari

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

    Travel by night ferry to Igoumenitsa

  • Day 10: Igoumenitsa • Meteora region

    Travel to the Meteora region

  • Day 11: Meteora region • Delphi

    Tour a Meteora monastery with an expert local guide

    Travel to Delphi

  • Day 12: Delphi • Argolida

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum 

    Travel to Argolida

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    BBQ dinner with boat cruise

    BBQ dinner with boat cruise

    After a busy day of exploring the sights, relax this evening on a two-hour optional boat cruise excursion and BBQ beach dinner. Head to the charming port town of Tolo on the Vivary Bay and board your boat, embarking on a tour of the scenic Argolic Gulf. You will then anchor at Kondyli Beach, where your captain has organized a BBQ dinner under the stars. Enjoy live music in this unforgettable Mediterranean setting before heading back to Tolo. (Available May–October only)

  • Day 13: Argolida • Epidaurus • Mycenae • Corinth • Athens

    Travel via Epidaurus, Mycenae, and Corinth to Athens

    Tour Epidaurus and Mycenae with an expert local guide

    See the Corinth Canal

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

    Greek evening

    Immerse yourself in Greek culture during an evening of festive entertainment and local cuisine! Witness the fancy footwork of traditional Greek dancing accompanied by musicians playing on bouzoukis, stringed instruments unique to Greece. Music and dancing have long played a central role in Greek culture with over 4,000 dances from all regions of the country.

  • Day 14: Athens

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Syntagma Square
    • Acropolis

    Visit the Acropolis Museum

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Plaka district
    • Temple of Zeus
  • Day 15: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 15: Mykonos island

    Depart on a three-day cruise of the Greek islands (Shore excursions to Samos, Crete and Santorini are included for all travelers)

    Explore the Old Town of Mykonos island on your own

  • Day 16: Samos island • Patmos island

    Included excursion to Samos island featuring beaches and archaeological sites

    Explore Patmos island on your own

  • Day 17: Crete island • Santorini island

    Included excursion to the Palace of Knossos 

    Included excursion to Oia Village in Santorini 

  • Day 18: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan • Venice

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to Venice

  • Day 3: Venice

    See a glass-blowing demonstration

    Take a guided tour of Venice

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • St. Mark’s Square
    • Grand Canal

    Visit the Doge’s Palace

  • Day 4: Venice • Florence

    Travel to Florence

    See 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 5: 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 6: Florence • Assisi • Rome

    Travel via Assisi to Rome

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 7: 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 8: Rome • Sorrento region

    Travel to Sorrento

  • Day 9: Sorrento region • Pompeii • Bari

    Travel via Pompeii to Bari

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

    Travel by night ferry to Igoumenitsa

  • Day 10: Igoumenitsa • Meteora region

    Travel to the Meteora region

  • Day 11: Meteora region • Delphi

    Tour a Meteora monastery with an expert local guide

    Travel to Delphi

  • Day 12: Delphi • Argolida

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum 

    Travel to Argolida

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    BBQ dinner with boat cruise

    BBQ dinner with boat cruise

    After a busy day of exploring the sights, relax this evening on a two-hour optional boat cruise excursion and BBQ beach dinner. Head to the charming port town of Tolo on the Vivary Bay and board your boat, embarking on a tour of the scenic Argolic Gulf. You will then anchor at Kondyli Beach, where your captain has organized a BBQ dinner under the stars. Enjoy live music in this unforgettable Mediterranean setting before heading back to Tolo. (Available May–October only)

  • Day 13: Argolida • Epidaurus • Mycenae • Corinth • Athens

    Travel via Epidaurus, Mycenae, and Corinth to Athens

    Tour Epidaurus and Mycenae with an expert local guide

    See the Corinth Canal

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

    Greek evening

    Immerse yourself in Greek culture during an evening of festive entertainment and local cuisine! Witness the fancy footwork of traditional Greek dancing accompanied by musicians playing on bouzoukis, stringed instruments unique to Greece. Music and dancing have long played a central role in Greek culture with over 4,000 dances from all regions of the country.

  • Day 14: Athens

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Syntagma Square
    • Acropolis

    Visit the Acropolis Museum

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Plaka district
    • Temple of Zeus
  • Day 15: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 15: Mykonos island

    Depart on a three-day cruise of the Greek islands (Shore excursions to Samos, Crete and Santorini are included for all travelers)

    Explore the Old Town of Mykonos island on your own

  • Day 16: Samos island • Patmos island

    Included excursion to Samos island featuring beaches and archaeological sites

    Explore Patmos island on your own

  • Day 17: Crete island • Santorini island

    Included excursion to the Palace of Knossos 

    Included excursion to Oia Village in Santorini 

  • Day 18: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; Night ferry; 3-day Greek island cruise with extension

  • Hotels

    12 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms; 1 night cabin accommodations (4 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily (3 meals daily during cruise with extension)

  • Guided sightseeing

    10 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides; 1 walking tour

  • Entrances

    Doge’s Palace; Glass-blowing demonstration; Duomo; Basilica of St. Francis; Sistine Chapel; St. Peter’s Basilica; Colosseum; Roman Forum; Pompeii Roman Ruins; Meteora monastery; Delphi site; Delphi Museum; Epidaurus; Mycenae; Acropolis; Acropolis Museum

  • 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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