11 or 14 days
Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain

💎 What makes this program special? Each stop on your 11-day journey will leave you awe-inspired—from the tranquility of lakes Lucerne and Como, to the Mediterranean shores of Cinque Terre and Nice, to the culture and architecture of Provence and Barcelona. Museums will always have their place, but sometimes it’s what’s outside that really takes your breath away.

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Switzerland

  • Day 2: Zurich • Lucerne

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to Lucerne

  • Day 3: Lucerne

    Take a walking tour of Lucerne

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Lion Monument
    • Kapellbrücke
    • Lake Lucerne
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    Swiss Alps Experience

    Swiss Alps Experience

    Venture to the roof of the Swiss Alps, atop one of the majestic peaks that tower over charming Lucerne. Take a boat across Lake Lucerne (in season) and ride a cog railway to the top of either Mount Pilatus (best known for its steep railway and its iconic craggy summit) or Mount Rigi (beloved for its original mountain railway and its history as a favorite spot of Mark Twain). Enjoy the splendid views of the quaint villages and fields of Switzerland as you trek along the mountain with your group. (Note: Warm clothes and appropriate shoes recommended).

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    Swiss Fondue Evening

    Swiss Fondue Evening

    Savor a taste of Swiss culture as you enjoy a fondue meal—the country’s national dish that consists of (delicious) melted cheese and a lot of bread. Then, experience a bit of Swiss tradition in the form of yodeling, folk dances, and Alpine horns. (Just remember to pack your appetite.)

  • Day 4: Lucerne • Lake Como • Cinque Terre

    Travel via Lake Como to Cinque Terre

  • Day 5: Cinque Terre

    Explore Cinque Terre by train

  • Day 6: Cinque Terre • Monaco • French Riviera

    Travel via Monaco to the French Riviera 

    Take a tour of Monaco

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Prince’s Palace
    • Monaco Cathedral

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais
  • Day 7: French Riviera • Provence

    Travel to Provence

    Visit the Papal Palace

    Take a walking tour of Avignon

  • Day 8: Provence

    Visit the Pont du Gard

    Take a tour of Nîmes

    Visit the Nîmes Ampitheater

  • Day 9: Provence • Barcelona

    Travel to Barcelona

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

  • Day 10: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Park Güell
    • Montjuïc
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    Barcelona by bike

    Barcelona by bike

    Feel the warm Mediterranean breeze as you explore Barcelona on a guided bicycle tour. This bicycle-friendly city has more than 75 miles of cycling lanes providing a safe, fun, and fast way to gain a deeper understanding of Barcelona’s richly diverse streets and neighborhoods. Stop along the way to learn historical details about the city’s famous sites before pedaling on to your next destination.

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    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian, and gypsy 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 11: Depart for home

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  • Day 11: Barcelona • Paris

    Travel by TGV train to Paris

    Walking tour of the Latin Quarter

  • Day 12: 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
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    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 13: Paris

    Take a tour of Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a walking tour of Montmartre

    Visit Sacré-Coeur Basilica

    Explore Paris on your own

  • Day 14: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Switzerland

  • Day 2: Zurich • Lucerne

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to Lucerne

  • Day 3: Lucerne

    Take a walking tour of Lucerne

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Lion Monument
    • Kapellbrücke
    • Lake Lucerne
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Swiss Alps Experience

    Swiss Alps Experience

    Venture to the roof of the Swiss Alps, atop one of the majestic peaks that tower over charming Lucerne. Take a boat across Lake Lucerne (in season) and ride a cog railway to the top of either Mount Pilatus (best known for its steep railway and its iconic craggy summit) or Mount Rigi (beloved for its original mountain railway and its history as a favorite spot of Mark Twain). Enjoy the splendid views of the quaint villages and fields of Switzerland as you trek along the mountain with your group. (Note: Warm clothes and appropriate shoes recommended).

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Swiss Fondue Evening

    Swiss Fondue Evening

    Savor a taste of Swiss culture as you enjoy a fondue meal—the country’s national dish that consists of (delicious) melted cheese and a lot of bread. Then, experience a bit of Swiss tradition in the form of yodeling, folk dances, and Alpine horns. (Just remember to pack your appetite.)

  • Day 4: Lucerne • Lake Como • Cinque Terre

    Travel via Lake Como to Cinque Terre

  • Day 5: Cinque Terre

    Explore Cinque Terre by train

  • Day 6: Cinque Terre • Monaco • French Riviera

    Travel via Monaco to the French Riviera 

    Take a tour of Monaco

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Prince’s Palace
    • Monaco Cathedral

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais
  • Day 7: French Riviera • Provence

    Travel to Provence

    Visit the Papal Palace

    Take a walking tour of Avignon

  • Day 8: Provence

    Visit the Pont du Gard

    Take a tour of Nîmes

    Visit the Nîmes Ampitheater

  • Day 9: Provence • Barcelona

    Travel to Barcelona

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

  • Day 10: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Park Güell
    • Montjuïc
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona by bike

    Barcelona by bike

    Feel the warm Mediterranean breeze as you explore Barcelona on a guided bicycle tour. This bicycle-friendly city has more than 75 miles of cycling lanes providing a safe, fun, and fast way to gain a deeper understanding of Barcelona’s richly diverse streets and neighborhoods. Stop along the way to learn historical details about the city’s famous sites before pedaling on to your next destination.

    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 gypsy 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 11: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 11: Barcelona • Paris

    Travel by TGV train to Paris

    Walking tour of the Latin Quarter

  • Day 12: 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
    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 13: Paris

    Take a tour of Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a walking tour of Montmartre

    Visit Sacré-Coeur Basilica

    Explore Paris on your own

  • Day 14: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world — at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Regional-style meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavors to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left up to you to discover favorite dishes of your own.

  • 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

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from your licensed local guides while they lead you on sightseeing tours.

  • Entrances

    Step inside the world’s most cherished treasures with your local guide—we’ll take care of lines and tickets.

  • 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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