11 or 14 days
Rome, Sorrento Region, Taormina Region, with extension to Florence
See the varied cultures of Italy. Rome is one of the world’s most historically rich cities, a portal to an ancient empire. On the island of Sicily, diverse influences in Palermo and Taormina lend each city a unique character. Though Sicily has always been a world unto itself, it is undeniably Italy – amazing food, stunning cathedrals and a picture-perfect countryside.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

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

    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 4: Rome • Night Ferry

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Board a night ferry to Palermo
  • Day 5: Palemo • Taormina region

    Visit the Cathedral of Monreale

    Take a guided tour of Palermo

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Cappella Palatina
    • Palazzo dei Normanni

    Visit the Palermo Cathedral
  • Day 6: Taormina region

    Take a guided tour of Taormina

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Taormina Cathedral
    • Palazzo Corvaia

    Visit the ancient theater of Taormina

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Mount Etna

    Mount Etna

    Ascend Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano, on this breathtaking half-day excursion! Listen to commentary from your guide before enjoying free time to walk around the lava fields, take photos, and marvel at the views. Note: Comfortable walking shoes and a jacket are recommended.

  • Day 7: Taormina region

    Syracuse guided tour
  • Day 8: Taormina region • Messina • Salerno

  • Day 9: Salerno

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    No Content found (OP-SALR-1 - )

    No Content found (OP-SALR-1 - )

  • Day 10: Pompeii • Rome

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide 

  • Day 11: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 11: Siena • Florence

    Explore Siena on your own

  • Day 12: Florence • Rome

    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
    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 13: Florence • Rome

    Explore Florence on your own

  • Day 14: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

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

    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 4: Rome • Night Ferry

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Board a night ferry to Palermo
  • Day 5: Palemo • Taormina region

    Visit the Cathedral of Monreale

    Take a guided tour of Palermo

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Cappella Palatina
    • Palazzo dei Normanni

    Visit the Palermo Cathedral
  • Day 6: Taormina region

    Take a guided tour of Taormina

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Taormina Cathedral
    • Palazzo Corvaia

    Visit the ancient theater of Taormina

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Mount Etna

    Mount Etna

    Ascend Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano, on this breathtaking half-day excursion! Listen to commentary from your guide before enjoying free time to walk around the lava fields, take photos, and marvel at the views. Note: Comfortable walking shoes and a jacket are recommended.

  • Day 7: Taormina region

    Syracuse guided tour
  • Day 8: Taormina region • Messina • Salerno

  • Day 9: Salerno

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    No Content found (OP-SALR-1 - )

    No Content found (OP-SALR-1 - )

  • Day 10: Pompeii • Rome

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide 

  • Day 11: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 11: Siena • Florence

    Explore Siena on your own

  • Day 12: Florence • Rome

    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
    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 13: Florence • Rome

    Explore Florence on your own

  • Day 14: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

See what an EF tour is really like

Refer a friend or colleague to EF and we'll thank you with $1,000. Learn more

Z

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

    Sistine Chapel; St.Peter’s Basilica; Colosseum; Roman Forum; Capri boat cruise; Greek Theater; Palermo Cathedral; Cathedral of Monreale; Pompeii Roman Ruins; With extension: Duomo

  • 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

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

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances.

Guaranteed lowest price

Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.
Hmm we can’t seem to find ^text^. Please try another city or give us a call at 1-800-387-1460 to price this tour.
      No dates available for this month
      $3,710*
      VIEW PRICE DETAILS

      Program price valid for today. Program price includes all airline/travel provider surcharges, departure taxes and airport fees. Please call 1-800-387-1460 for more information.