9 or 11 days
Rome, Florence, with extension to Sorrento Region
Get interactive with Italian culture and history. Practise combat techniques of the Ancient Roman gladiators. Take a stab at Italian cuisine in a cooking class. Learn to paint frescoes, the medium used for many of the famous murals throughout Italy. Along the way see all the must-see sights, from the Sistine Chapel to the Roman Forum to the Duomo in Florence.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination
  • Day 3: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Gladiator School Experience

    Enjoy a pizza dinner

  • Day 4: Rome • Assisi • Florence

    Travel via Assisi to Florence

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 5: 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

    Visit the Accademia Gallery

    Visit the Accademia

    Participate in a fresco art workshop

  • Day 6: Florence • Rome

    Explore Florence on your own

    Travel to Rome

  • Day 7: Rome

    Take a tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take a Cooking Class (Dinner is Included)

  • Day 8: Rome

    Participate in a painting class

    Explore Rome on your own

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Italian soccer

    Italian soccer

    Italians call soccer the “beautiful game,” and their love affair with the world’s most popular sport is legendary. Step onto the soccer pitch at a sporting center in Rome during this memorable optional excursion. Stretch for warm-ups, learn tactics and take part in a game simulation. Immerse yourself in the soccer-crazed culture by joining a game in the land of Juventus and AC Milan.

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Rome • Pompeii • Sorrento region

    Visit the Pompeii Roman Ruins

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide 

    Snap a photo of seaside Sorrento

  • Day 10: Sorrento region • Capri • Rome

    Travel by ferry to Capri

    Enjoy a boat cruise

    Tour Capri with an expert local guide

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination
  • Day 3: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Gladiator School Experience

    Enjoy a pizza dinner

  • Day 4: Rome • Assisi • Florence

    Travel via Assisi to Florence

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 5: 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

    Visit the Accademia Gallery

    Visit the Accademia

    Participate in a fresco art workshop

  • Day 6: Florence • Rome

    Explore Florence on your own

    Travel to Rome

  • Day 7: Rome

    Take a tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take a Cooking Class (Dinner is Included)

  • Day 8: Rome

    Participate in a painting class

    Explore Rome on your own

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Italian soccer

    Italian soccer

    Italians call soccer the “beautiful game,” and their love affair with the world’s most popular sport is legendary. Step onto the soccer pitch at a sporting center in Rome during this memorable optional excursion. Stretch for warm-ups, learn tactics and take part in a game simulation. Immerse yourself in the soccer-crazed culture by joining a game in the land of Juventus and AC Milan.

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Rome • Pompeii • Sorrento region

    Visit the Pompeii Roman Ruins

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide 

    Snap a photo of seaside Sorrento

  • Day 10: Sorrento region • Capri • Rome

    Travel by ferry to Capri

    Enjoy a boat cruise

    Tour Capri with an expert local guide

  • Day 11: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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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

    Colosseum; Roman Forum; Gladiator School; Assisi Basilica; Duomo; Accademia; Create a fresco; Sistine Chapel; St.Peter’s Basilica; Cooking Class; Painting Class; With extension: Pompeii Roman Ruins; Capri island cruise

  • 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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Payment options

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