10 or 13 days
Discover the magic of the Mediterranean and immerse yourself in ancient culture, amazing art, and rich history. Uncover the partially buried city of Pompeii, experience Rome’s magnificent fountains, Athens’ famed Acropolis, and explore the wonders of Capri and Delphi. Extend your tour by setting sail with your troop to the Greek Islands — a journey you will never forget.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    Visit the Sistine Chapel

    Visit St. Peter’s Basilica

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Roman Catacombs

    Roman Catacombs

    Opt to 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 optional is not recommended for those who are claustrophobic.

  • Day 4: Rome • Florence

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    Visit the Colosseum

    Visit the Roman Forum

    Travel to Florence

  • Day 5: Florence

    Take a guided tour of Florence

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Piazza della Signoria
    • Ponte Vecchio
    • Chiesa di Santa Croce

    Visit the Duomo

  • Day 6: Ancona • Night ferry

    Travel to Ancona

    Board a night ferry to Igoumenitsa

  • Day 7: Igoumenitsa • Meteora Region

    Arrive in Igoumenitsa

    Travel from Igoumenitsa to the Meteora region

    Visit a Meteora monastery

  • Day 8: Delphi • Athens

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Temple of Apollo

    Visit the Delphi Museum

    Travel to Athens

    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 9: Athens

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Omonia and Syntagma Squares

    Visit the Acropolis:

    • Parthenon
    • Temple of Athena Nike

    Visit the Acropolis Museum

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Plaka District
    • Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 10: Greek island cruise

    During your cruise, you may add shore excursion packages for two or three islands

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Shore Excursion Package 1: Vathi, St. John's Monastery and Lindos

    Shore Excursion Package 1: Vathi, St. John's Monastery and Lindos

    Your optional package includes excursions from your ports of call in Samos, Patmos and Rhodes.

    In Samos, visit the Wine Museum and see the archaeological site of Heraion, a large sanctuary to the goddess Hera. After a trip to Samos' bustling town square, enjoy the white sand beaches of Pythagorio village, namesake of the ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, Pythagoras.

    In Patmos, visit Chora and the Monastery of St. John, built more than 900 years ago. Continue on to the Grotto of the Apocalypse, believed to be the spot at which St. John wrote the Book of Revelation.

    In Rhodes, follow the coast to Lindos, an ancient city on the island of Rhodes. Walled in by the Knights of St. John in the 13th century, this city is home to the Acropolis of Lindos, the ruins of which still cascade down its breathtaking cliffs. Finish off your excursion with a walking tour in the city of Rhodes. 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Shore Excursion Package 2: Vathi, St. John's Monastery and Oia Village

    Shore Excursion Package 2: Vathi, St. John's Monastery and Oia Village

    Your optional package includes excursions from your ports of call in Samos, Patmos, Rhodes and Santorini.

    In Samos, visit the Wine Museum and see the archaeological site of Heraion, a large sanctuary to the goddess Hera. After a trip to Samos' bustling town square, enjoy the white sand beaches of Pythagorio village, namesake of the ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, Pythagoras.

    In Patmos, visit Chora and the Monastery of St. John, built more than 900 years ago. Continue on to the Grotto of the Apocalypse, believed to be the spot at which St. John wrote the Book of Revelation.

    In Rhodes, follow the coast to Lindos, an ancient city on the island of Rhodes. Walled in by the Knights of St. John in the 13th century, this city is home to the Acropolis of Lindos, the ruins of which still cascade down its breathtaking cliffs. Finish off your excursion with a walking tour in the city of Rhodes.

    In Santorini, take a scenic excursion to the village of Oia and explore its unique architecture, quaint shops and charming port of Ammoudi. Along the way, enjoy spectacular views. 


    Cruise the Greek islands:

    • Visit the island of Mykonos
  • Day 11: Greek island cruise

    Cruise the Greek islands

    • Visit the island of Samos
    • Visit the island of Patmos
  • Day 12: Greek island cruise

    Cruise the Greek islands:

    • Visit the island of Crete
    • Visit the island of Santorini
  • Day 13: 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 Vatican City

    Visit the Sistine Chapel

    Visit St. Peter’s Basilica

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Roman Catacombs

    Roman Catacombs

    Opt to 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 optional is not recommended for those who are claustrophobic.

  • Day 4: Rome • Florence

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    Visit the Colosseum

    Visit the Roman Forum

    Travel to Florence

  • Day 5: Florence

    Take a guided tour of Florence

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Piazza della Signoria
    • Ponte Vecchio
    • Chiesa di Santa Croce

    Visit the Duomo

  • Day 6: Ancona • Night ferry

    Travel to Ancona

    Board a night ferry to Igoumenitsa

  • Day 7: Igoumenitsa • Meteora Region

    Arrive in Igoumenitsa

    Travel from Igoumenitsa to the Meteora region

    Visit a Meteora monastery

  • Day 8: Delphi • Athens

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Temple of Apollo

    Visit the Delphi Museum

    Travel to Athens

    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 9: Athens

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Omonia and Syntagma Squares

    Visit the Acropolis:

    • Parthenon
    • Temple of Athena Nike

    Visit the Acropolis Museum

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Plaka District
    • Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 10: Greek island cruise

    During your cruise, you may add shore excursion packages for two or three islands

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Shore Excursion Package 1: Vathi, St. John's Monastery and Lindos

    Shore Excursion Package 1: Vathi, St. John's Monastery and Lindos

    Your optional package includes excursions from your ports of call in Samos, Patmos and Rhodes.

    In Samos, visit the Wine Museum and see the archaeological site of Heraion, a large sanctuary to the goddess Hera. After a trip to Samos' bustling town square, enjoy the white sand beaches of Pythagorio village, namesake of the ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, Pythagoras.

    In Patmos, visit Chora and the Monastery of St. John, built more than 900 years ago. Continue on to the Grotto of the Apocalypse, believed to be the spot at which St. John wrote the Book of Revelation.

    In Rhodes, follow the coast to Lindos, an ancient city on the island of Rhodes. Walled in by the Knights of St. John in the 13th century, this city is home to the Acropolis of Lindos, the ruins of which still cascade down its breathtaking cliffs. Finish off your excursion with a walking tour in the city of Rhodes. 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Shore Excursion Package 2: Vathi, St. John's Monastery and Oia Village

    Shore Excursion Package 2: Vathi, St. John's Monastery and Oia Village

    Your optional package includes excursions from your ports of call in Samos, Patmos, Rhodes and Santorini.

    In Samos, visit the Wine Museum and see the archaeological site of Heraion, a large sanctuary to the goddess Hera. After a trip to Samos' bustling town square, enjoy the white sand beaches of Pythagorio village, namesake of the ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, Pythagoras.

    In Patmos, visit Chora and the Monastery of St. John, built more than 900 years ago. Continue on to the Grotto of the Apocalypse, believed to be the spot at which St. John wrote the Book of Revelation.

    In Rhodes, follow the coast to Lindos, an ancient city on the island of Rhodes. Walled in by the Knights of St. John in the 13th century, this city is home to the Acropolis of Lindos, the ruins of which still cascade down its breathtaking cliffs. Finish off your excursion with a walking tour in the city of Rhodes.

    In Santorini, take a scenic excursion to the village of Oia and explore its unique architecture, quaint shops and charming port of Ammoudi. Along the way, enjoy spectacular views. 


    Cruise the Greek islands:

    • Visit the island of Mykonos
  • Day 11: Greek island cruise

    Cruise the Greek islands

    • Visit the island of Samos
    • Visit the island of Patmos
  • Day 12: Greek island cruise

    Cruise the Greek islands:

    • Visit the island of Crete
    • Visit the island of Santorini
  • Day 13: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip airfare on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms; 1 night ferry accommodations (3 nights cabin accommodations with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

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

  • 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.

  • Guided Sightseeing

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

  • Entrances

    Sistine Chapel; St. Peter’s Basilica; Colosseum; Roman Forum; Duomo; Meteor Monasteries; Delphi site; Delphi museum; Acropolis; Acropolis Museum

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—accredited learning

    Our online learning platform engages students in activities before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final 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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