10 or 13 days
Florence, Rome, Athens, with extension to the Greek Islands
Start in Florence and relive the Renaissance where it began. Then journey into the heart of the Roman Empire and come face-to-face with the Colosseum and Vatican City. See Roman ruins in Pompeii before crossing the Mediterranean to admire the mythical aura of Delphi. Head to Athens and encounter the city’s frenetic bustle and then marvel at the Acropolis.
  • 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

    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:
    Roman Catacombs

    Roman Catacombs

    Explore the mysterious world buried beneath Rome since the 2nd century. Christian burial grounds and priceless relics abound, and the art that lines the walls is world-class. Afterward, journey down the ancient Appian Way to the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Note: Sturdy walking shoes are recommended. This optional is not recommended for those who are claustrophobic.

    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 • Night ferry

    Travel via Pompeii to Brindisi

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide 

    Board a night ferry to Patras
  • Day 7: Patras • Delphi

    Arrive in Patras

    Travel to Delphi

  • Day 8: Delphi • Athens

    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: Greek island cruise: Mykonos

    Depart on a three-day cruise of the Greek islands (Shore excursions to Kusadasi, Crete and Santorini are included for all travelers) 

  • Day 11: Greek island cruise: Samos • Patmos

  • Day 12: Greek island cruise: Crete • Santorini

  • 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

    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:
    Roman Catacombs

    Roman Catacombs

    Explore the mysterious world buried beneath Rome since the 2nd century. Christian burial grounds and priceless relics abound, and the art that lines the walls is world-class. Afterward, journey down the ancient Appian Way to the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Note: Sturdy walking shoes are recommended. This optional is not recommended for those who are claustrophobic.

    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 • Night ferry

    Travel via Pompeii to Brindisi

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide 

    Board a night ferry to Patras
  • Day 7: Patras • Delphi

    Arrive in Patras

    Travel to Delphi

  • Day 8: Delphi • Athens

    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: Greek island cruise: Mykonos

    Depart on a three-day cruise of the Greek islands (Shore excursions to Kusadasi, Crete and Santorini are included for all travelers) 

  • Day 11: Greek island cruise: Samos • Patmos

  • Day 12: Greek island cruise: Crete • Santorini

  • Day 13: Depart for home

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  • Entrances

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

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