9 or 11 days
Venice, Florence, Rome, Sorrento

💎 What makes this program special? Consider the deeper meaning of "Beautiful Italy" as you experience its art, history and culture. In Venice, cars and roads give way to gondolas and canals, redefining what a city can be. Experience both the art & flavors of Italy on a guided tour of Florence. And in Rome, behold Michelangelo's take on creation at the Sistine Chapel and retrace the footsteps of ancient Romans at the Colosseum.

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Venice

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to Venice

  • Day 3: Venice

    Take a ferry to 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

    Enjoy a gondola ride

  • Day 4: Venice • Florence

    Travel to Florence

    Explore the culinary history of Italy on a food-focused walking tour

  • Day 5: Florence

    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 • Rome

    Travel via Assisi to Rome

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 7: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Gladiator school experience

    Gladiator school experience

    Have you ever wondered what it was like to be one of Rome’s famed gladiators? This optional half-day activity puts you in the ring! Learn the basics of how to fight with authentic weapons of the time while wearing a traditional gladiator tunic and belt. A unique and interactive way to learn about ancient Roman traditions.

  • Day 8: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
    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 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Rome • Sorrento region

    Travel via Pompeii to Sorrento

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

    Snap a photo of seaside Sorrento

  • Day 10: Sorrento region • Capri • Rome

    Travel via Capri to Rome

    Enjoy a boat cruise in Capri

    Tour Capri with an expert local guide

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Venice

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to Venice

  • Day 3: Venice

    Take a ferry to 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

    Enjoy a gondola ride

  • Day 4: Venice • Florence

    Travel to Florence

    Explore the culinary history of Italy on a food-focused walking tour

  • Day 5: Florence

    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 • Rome

    Travel via Assisi to Rome

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 7: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Gladiator school experience

    Gladiator school experience

    Have you ever wondered what it was like to be one of Rome’s famed gladiators? This optional half-day activity puts you in the ring! Learn the basics of how to fight with authentic weapons of the time while wearing a traditional gladiator tunic and belt. A unique and interactive way to learn about ancient Roman traditions.

  • Day 8: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
    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 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Rome • Sorrento region

    Travel via Pompeii to Sorrento

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

    Snap a photo of seaside Sorrento

  • Day 10: Sorrento region • Capri • Rome

    Travel via Capri to Rome

    Enjoy a boat cruise in Capri

    Tour Capri with an expert local guide

  • Day 11: 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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