9 or 11 days
Milan, Venice, Florence, Assisi, Rome, with Pompeii and Capri extension

This tour is designed for students aged 11-15.

From gladiators to gelato to gondolas, Italy has always been an icon of rich culture and traditions.This interactive tour encompasses Italy’s top hits. Discover the country’s ancient past in sites such as the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, stare up at Michelangelo’s masterpiece on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, walk across Florence’s famous medieval bridge, and take a ride down Venice’s winding canals.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan | Venice

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 3: Venice

    Guided Sightseeing of Venice

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • St. Mark’s Square
    • Grand Canal

    Visit the Doge's Palace

    See a glass-blowing demonstration

    Enjoy a Gondola Ride

  • Day 4: 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 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.

    Enjoy a free day in Florence
  • Day 6: Assisi | Rome

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 7: Rome

    Take a tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Day 8: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    In the Kitchen: A sweet taste of Italy

    In the Kitchen: A sweet taste of Italy

    Discover why food plays such an integral role in Italy’s culture as you dive into this hands-on cooking class. Together with expert chefs, learn how to make delicious gelato, cookies, and biscuits. As you make the treats, your chefs will share stories about the importance of food in Italy, including the history of biscuits and why they’re used to celebrate special days. You’ll find out the tricks of Italian cuisine, learn all about the ingredients you’re using, and walk away with a new (delicious) Italian vocabulary. At the end of the class, you’ll be able to taste and enjoy what you and your group have created. You’ll also be able to take cookies home (if there’s any left!).

    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: Pompeii • Sorrento Region

    Travel to Pompeii

    Take a guided tour of Pompeii

    Continue on to the Sorrento region

  • Day 10: Capri • Rome

    Travel by ferry to Capri

    Take a guided tour of Capri

    Take a Capri boat cruise

    Return to Rome

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan | Venice

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 3: Venice

    Guided Sightseeing of Venice

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • St. Mark’s Square
    • Grand Canal

    Visit the Doge's Palace

    See a glass-blowing demonstration

    Enjoy a Gondola Ride

  • Day 4: 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 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.

    Enjoy a free day in Florence
  • Day 6: Assisi | Rome

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 7: Rome

    Take a tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Day 8: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    In the Kitchen: A sweet taste of Italy

    In the Kitchen: A sweet taste of Italy

    Discover why food plays such an integral role in Italy’s culture as you dive into this hands-on cooking class. Together with expert chefs, learn how to make delicious gelato, cookies, and biscuits. As you make the treats, your chefs will share stories about the importance of food in Italy, including the history of biscuits and why they’re used to celebrate special days. You’ll find out the tricks of Italian cuisine, learn all about the ingredients you’re using, and walk away with a new (delicious) Italian vocabulary. At the end of the class, you’ll be able to taste and enjoy what you and your group have created. You’ll also be able to take cookies home (if there’s any left!).

    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: Pompeii • Sorrento Region

    Travel to Pompeii

    Take a guided tour of Pompeii

    Continue on to the Sorrento region

  • Day 10: Capri • Rome

    Travel by ferry to Capri

    Take a guided tour of Capri

    Take a Capri boat cruise

    Return to Rome

  • 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

    Doges’ Palace; Glass-blowing demonstration; Duomo; Assisi basilica; Sistine Chapel; St.Peter’s Basilica; Colosseum; Roman Forum; 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.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    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

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