10 or 13 days
Milan, Florence, Rome, Pompeii, Athens, Delphi, with extension to Crete

From the iconic shape of Brunelleschi's Duomo in Florence to the site of the Oracle of Delphi, find yourself immersed in two of the world's most historically significant regions.

The ancient empires of Greece and Rome have left an undeniable mark on the modern world, giving us theatre, the Olympics, and Democracy. Explore the cities and sites where these contributions originated, and find a connection to an ancient world that isn't so out of reach.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan | Florence

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Transfer to Florence

  • Day 3: 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
  • Day 4: Florence | Rome

    Travel to Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum
  • Day 5: Rome

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Anzio Beach excursion

    Anzio Beach excursion

    Take an expert-guided sightseeing tour of the Anzio beaches, where, during the Battle of Anzio, Allied forces landed on the beaches to liberate Rome from German occupation during the Italian Campaign of the Second World War. Explore this seaside town and soak in history at the Beachhead War Cemetery and the Anzio Beachhead Museum. 

    Take a tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • 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 6: Rome | Pompeii

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide 

  • Day 7: Rome | Athens | Delphi

    Fly to Athens

    Travel to Delphi

  • Day 8: Delphi | Athens

    Visit the Delphi Museum

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum 

    Travel to Athens 

  • Day 9: Athens

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Ancient Olympic Stadium
    • Syntagma Square, the central square of Athens
    • Acropolis

    Visit the Acropolis Museum, home to ancient ruins and prehistoric artefacts.

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Plaka district
    • Athenian Trilogy
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Greek Evening

    Greek Evening

    Friends, feta, and fresh Mediterranean flavours—opa! Stuff yourself like an olive during a traditional Greek dinner. Then, link arms for a night of music, dancing, and smashing plates. This time-honoured tradition brings Greece’s theatrical culture to life in all the best ways.  

  • Day 10: Depart for Home

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  • Day 10: Athens | Heraklion

    Take an internal flight to Heraklion, the capital of Crete

    Take a guided tour of Heraklion

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Knossos Palace
    • Archaeological Museum

    Visit the Knossos Site

    Visit the Archaeological Museum 

    Walking Tour of Heraklion

    Explore Heraklion on your own 

  • Day 11: Heraklion | Agios Nikolaos

    Visit the Heraklion Food Market

    Travel to Agios Nikolaos

  • Day 12: Heraklion | Chania | Athens

    Enjoy a visit to the local market

    Visit the Archaeological Museum of Crete

    Exploration time in Chania

    Fly to Athens

  • Day 13: Depart for Home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan | Florence

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Transfer to Florence

  • Day 3: 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
  • Day 4: Florence | Rome

    Travel to Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum
  • Day 5: Rome

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Anzio Beach excursion

    Anzio Beach excursion

    Take an expert-guided sightseeing tour of the Anzio beaches, where, during the Battle of Anzio, Allied forces landed on the beaches to liberate Rome from German occupation during the Italian Campaign of the Second World War. Explore this seaside town and soak in history at the Beachhead War Cemetery and the Anzio Beachhead Museum. 

    Take a tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • 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 6: Rome | Pompeii

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide 

  • Day 7: Rome | Athens | Delphi

    Fly to Athens

    Travel to Delphi

  • Day 8: Delphi | Athens

    Visit the Delphi Museum

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum 

    Travel to Athens 

  • Day 9: Athens

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Ancient Olympic Stadium
    • Syntagma Square, the central square of Athens
    • Acropolis

    Visit the Acropolis Museum, home to ancient ruins and prehistoric artefacts.

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Plaka district
    • Athenian Trilogy
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Greek Evening

    Greek Evening

    Friends, feta, and fresh Mediterranean flavours—opa! Stuff yourself like an olive during a traditional Greek dinner. Then, link arms for a night of music, dancing, and smashing plates. This time-honoured tradition brings Greece’s theatrical culture to life in all the best ways.  

  • Day 10: Depart for Home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 10: Athens | Heraklion

    Take an internal flight to Heraklion, the capital of Crete

    Take a guided tour of Heraklion

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Knossos Palace
    • Archaeological Museum

    Visit the Knossos Site

    Visit the Archaeological Museum 

    Walking Tour of Heraklion

    Explore Heraklion on your own 

  • Day 11: Heraklion | Agios Nikolaos

    Visit the Heraklion Food Market

    Travel to Agios Nikolaos

  • Day 12: Heraklion | Chania | Athens

    Enjoy a visit to the local market

    Visit the Archaeological Museum of Crete

    Exploration time in Chania

    Fly to Athens

  • Day 13: Depart for Home

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Everything you get

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world–all at an unbeatable value.
  • 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.

  • Meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavours to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left for you to discover new favourite dishes of your own.

  • Entrances

    Sistine Chapel; St. Peter’s Basilica; Colosseum; Roman Forum; Pompeii Roman Ruins; Delphi site; Delphi museum; Acropolis; Acropolis Museum

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated 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 add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

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If you are currently enrolled, or enrol by December 15, 2021, on a tour with a scheduled departure date between October 1, 2022, and September 30, 2023, you will have will have the option to cancel your tour for any reason by March 1, 2022, for a full refund of 100% of the money paid to EF, including the $199 non-refundable deposit and the cost of the Global Travel Protection Plan if your payments are up to date and your account is in good financial standing.

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