9 or 11 days
Venice, Florence, Rome, extension to Sorrento region
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

    Travel to Venice

  • Day 3: Venice

    Take a guided tour 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: Venice • Florence

    Travel to 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

    Explore on your own or
    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 6: Florence • Assisi • Rome

    Travel via Assisi to Rome

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 7: Rome

    Take a guided 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 visit:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum
    Explore on your own or
    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: Rome • Pompeii • Sorrento region

    Travel via Pompeii to Sorrento

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

  • Day 10: 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 11: Depart for home

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

  • Day 2: Milan • Venice

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to Venice

  • Day 3: Venice

    Take a guided tour 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: Venice • Florence

    Travel to 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

    Explore on your own or
    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 6: Florence • Assisi • Rome

    Travel via Assisi to Rome

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

  • Day 7: Rome

    Take a guided 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 visit:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum
    Explore on your own or
    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: Rome • Pompeii • Sorrento region

    Travel via Pompeii to Sorrento

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

  • Day 10: 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 11: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (9 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    Sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides

  • Entrances

    Doges’ Palace, glass-blowing demonstration, gondola ride, Duomo, Basilica of St. Francis, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, Colosseum, Roman Forum, with extension: Pompeii 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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