7 or 9 days
Italy

Rome was once the center of the entire Western world, and history is everywhere.

It’s in the stands of the Colosseum, which held 10,000 spectators; it’s among the ruins of the ancient Forum, where Julius Caesar delivered many of his great speeches; it’s in the Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo transformed the ceiling into one of the world’s true artistic masterpieces.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

  • Day 3: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps

    Enjoy a pizza dinner

  • Day 4: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
    Explore on your own or
    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 excursion is not recommended for those who are claustrophobic.

  • Day 5: Rome

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Florence

    Florence

    Watch the Tuscan landscape whiz by as you travel by coach to the birthplace of the Italian language, the Renaissance and opera. Your full-day excursion includes a guided walking tour of Florence and its many treasures, including the colossal Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral. You’ll also enjoy a leather-making demonstration and free time before returning to Rome for a late dinner.

  • Day 6: Rome

    Tour Ostia Antica with an expert local guide

    Explore on your own or
    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 7: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 7: Rome • Pompeii • Sorrento region

    Travel via Pompeii to the Sorrento region 

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

  • Day 8: Sorrento region • Capri • Rome

    Travel via Capri to Rome

    Travel by ferry to Capri

    Enjoy a boat cruise

    Tour Capri with an expert local guide

  • Day 9: 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 guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps

    Enjoy a pizza dinner

  • Day 4: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
    Explore on your own or
    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 excursion is not recommended for those who are claustrophobic.

  • Day 5: Rome

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Florence

    Florence

    Watch the Tuscan landscape whiz by as you travel by coach to the birthplace of the Italian language, the Renaissance and opera. Your full-day excursion includes a guided walking tour of Florence and its many treasures, including the colossal Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral. You’ll also enjoy a leather-making demonstration and free time before returning to Rome for a late dinner.

  • Day 6: Rome

    Tour Ostia Antica with an expert local guide

    Explore on your own or
    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 7: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 7: Rome • Pompeii • Sorrento region

    Travel via Pompeii to the Sorrento region 

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

  • Day 8: Sorrento region • Capri • Rome

    Travel via Capri to Rome

    Travel by ferry to Capri

    Enjoy a boat cruise

    Tour Capri with an expert local guide

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    5 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (7 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    3 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (5 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Colosseum; Roman Forum; Sistine Chapel; St. Peter’s Basilica; Ostia Antica; With extension: Pompeii Roman Ruins; Capri boat cruise

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected 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 are natural historians, adding 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 for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

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

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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