10 or 12 days
Barcelona, Florence, Rome, with extension to Sorrento Region
After collaborating with students from across Canada at the Leadership and Innovation Summit in Barcelona, dive into the vast history of Italy's intellectual, scientific and creative innovation. This is the birthplace of the Latin alphabet and the stock exchange, where Galileo invented the thermostat and, of course, it was the Romans who gave us roads, nails, civil law and much more. Learn about this glorious past as you travel through Florence and Rome and gain a perspective on what our future holds.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Spain

  • Day 2: Barcelona

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Barcelona

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Las Ramblas
  • Day 3: Barcelona

    Participate in the Leadership and Innovation Summit

  • Day 4: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • La Sagrada Familia
    • Montjuïc Hill
    • Barrio Gótico
    • Barcelona Cathedral

    Visit Parque Güell

    Visit the Museum of Ideas and Inventions

    Board an overnight ferry to Civitavecchia

  • Day 5: Civitavecchia • Florence

    Travel to Florence

  • Day 6: Florence

    Take a guided tour of Florence

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

    Visit the Galileo Museum

    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 7: Florence • Rome

    Travel to Rome

    Visit an agroturismo

  • Day 8: Rome

    Visit the Colosseum

    Visit the Roman Forum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

  • Day 9: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    Visit the Sistine Chapel

    Visit St. Peter’s Basilica

    Enjoy free time in Rome

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 10: Pompeii • Sorrento Region

    Travel to Pompeii

    Take a guided tour of Pompeii

    Visit the Pompeii Roman Ruins

    Travel to the Sorrento region

  • Day 11: Vesuvius • Rome

    Return to Rome via Vesuvius

    Visit Mount Vesuvius

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Spain

  • Day 2: Barcelona

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Barcelona

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Las Ramblas
  • Day 3: Barcelona

    Participate in the Leadership and Innovation Summit

  • Day 4: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • La Sagrada Familia
    • Montjuïc Hill
    • Barrio Gótico
    • Barcelona Cathedral

    Visit Parque Güell

    Visit the Museum of Ideas and Inventions

    Board an overnight ferry to Civitavecchia

  • Day 5: Civitavecchia • Florence

    Travel to Florence

  • Day 6: Florence

    Take a guided tour of Florence

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

    Visit the Galileo Museum

    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 7: Florence • Rome

    Travel to Rome

    Visit an agroturismo

  • Day 8: Rome

    Visit the Colosseum

    Visit the Roman Forum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

  • Day 9: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    Visit the Sistine Chapel

    Visit St. Peter’s Basilica

    Enjoy free time in Rome

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 10: Pompeii • Sorrento Region

    Travel to Pompeii

    Take a guided tour of Pompeii

    Visit the Pompeii Roman Ruins

    Travel to the Sorrento region

  • Day 11: Vesuvius • Rome

    Return to Rome via Vesuvius

    Visit Mount Vesuvius

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Hotels

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  • 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

    Parque Guell; Summit & EF Live; Museum of Ideas and Inventions; Duomo; Leather-making demonstration; Galileo Museum; Agroturismo; Sistine Chapel; St.Peter’s Basilica; Colosseum; Roman Forum; With extension: Pompeii Roman Ruins; Mt. Vesuvius

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