9 or 11 days
Italy, France, Spain, extension to Portugal
Three magnificent capital cities; three distinctly different flavors of Europe. In bold and colourful Madrid, indulge your appetite for art, music and, of course, tapas. In elegant and enlightening Paris, the Eiffel Tower and Louvre compete for your attention along with the crepes. While in the well-chiseled landscape of Rome, ancient history springs to life at the Colosseum and Roman Forum, complemented nicely by world-famous gelato. 
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

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

    Take a tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Cooking Class

    Cooking Class

    From pasta to pizza to cannoli, Italian food is beloved—and devoured—all around the world. This is your chance to step up to the stove and learn from a real Italian chef. Discover the basics of regional specialties and how a few quality ingredients can make all the difference. After you've helped prepare the food it's time for the best part: Enjoying your mouth-watering meal.

  • Day 4: 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
  • Day 5: Rome • Paris

    Fly to Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 6: 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

    Explore Paris on your own

    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.

    Seine River Cruise

  • Day 7: Paris • Madrid

    Fly to Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Mercado de San Miguel

    Visit the Prado Museum

  • Day 8: Madrid

    Tour the Royal Palace with an expert local guide 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of the three cultures.” Explore its diverse artistic and cultural legacy on a panoramic drive around the city, stopping at the iconic cathedral and the famed Church of Santo Tomé. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. 

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Madrid • Lisbon

    Fly to Lisbon

    Take a guided tour of Lisbon. With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Alfama District
    • Tower of Belem
    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos

    Photo stop Miradouro do Parque Eduardo VI 

    Explore Lisbon's primary commercial boulevard Praca do Comercio  

  • Day 10: Sintra • Lisbon

    Guided visit of Quinta de Regaleira Palace 

    Walking tour of Sintra 

    Dinner at Lisbon's central Mercado de Ribeira 

  • 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 tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Cooking Class

    Cooking Class

    From pasta to pizza to cannoli, Italian food is beloved—and devoured—all around the world. This is your chance to step up to the stove and learn from a real Italian chef. Discover the basics of regional specialties and how a few quality ingredients can make all the difference. After you've helped prepare the food it's time for the best part: Enjoying your mouth-watering meal.

  • Day 4: 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
  • Day 5: Rome • Paris

    Fly to Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 6: 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

    Explore Paris on your own

    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.

    Seine River Cruise

  • Day 7: Paris • Madrid

    Fly to Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Mercado de San Miguel

    Visit the Prado Museum

  • Day 8: Madrid

    Tour the Royal Palace with an expert local guide 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of the three cultures.” Explore its diverse artistic and cultural legacy on a panoramic drive around the city, stopping at the iconic cathedral and the famed Church of Santo Tomé. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. 

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Madrid • Lisbon

    Fly to Lisbon

    Take a guided tour of Lisbon. With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Alfama District
    • Tower of Belem
    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos

    Photo stop Miradouro do Parque Eduardo VI 

    Explore Lisbon's primary commercial boulevard Praca do Comercio  

  • Day 10: Sintra • Lisbon

    Guided visit of Quinta de Regaleira Palace 

    Walking tour of Sintra 

    Dinner at Lisbon's central Mercado de Ribeira 

  • Day 11: 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

    Prado; Royal Palace; Notre-Dame Cathedral; Louvre; Colosseum; Roman Forum; Sistine Chapel; St. Peter’s Basilica; With extension: Pompeii Roman Ruins; Capri boat 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

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we’re there too.

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