France • Italy
Program Fee includes:
7 overnight stays
in hotels with private bathrooms;
plus 1 night couchette accommodation
Continental breakfast and dinner daily
Full-time bilingual EF Tour Director
3 sightseeing tours led by licensed local guides
8 visits to special attractions
1 EF walking tour and 2 sightseeing briefings
| Day 1–2 • Flight
Arrive in Milan on Day 2 and transfer
through Romeo and Juliet’s Verona,
where you’ll see the Roman Arena, dating back to the first century A.D.,
and a bronze statue of Juliet standing below the balcony said to be the
one where she called to her Romeo. Arrive later in Venice,
city of canals and bridges.
Day 3 • Venice
Your tour of the Floating City begins
at St. Mark’s Square. Visit Doges’ Palace and see the Basilica di San Marco,
the Grand Canal, the Campanile, the Bridge of Sighs, and the prison where
Casanova was jailed.
Day 4–5 • Bologna
Stop in Bologna before arriving in
Florence, 15th-century Europe’s center of art and culture. On Day 5, opt
for a morning excursion to Siena.
Later, Giotto’s Bell Tower chimes overhead on your guided walking tour
of Renaissance Florence. See the cathedral in the Piazza del Duomo, Ghiberti’s
golden Gates of Paradise, and the classical statues of the Piazza della
Day 6 • Pisa
En route to the French Riviera, stop
in Pisa to see the Leaning Tower, the adjacent marble cathedral, and the
Day 7 • French Riviera
Take a spectacular coastal drive along
twisting cliffside roads to royal Monaco.
Enjoy a guided tour of a perfume factory in Eze, followed by a stroll with
your tour director through Nice’s
Vieille Ville and down the Promenade des Anglais. Board your night train
bound for Paris.
Day 8–9 • Paris
Fall in love with the style and elegance
of the City of Light on our EF walking tour of Paris. Your tour director
shows you the chic Opéra district, the fashion houses of Rue du
Faubourg St. Honoré, and the exquisite gardens and sculptures of
the Tuileries. Then, explore the Louvre,
a vast collection of artistic masterpieces. On Day 9, take in famous views
of Paris: the Champs-Elysées,
the Arc de Triomphe, the Conciergerie, les Invalides, the École
Militaire, and the Eiffel
Tower. Pay a visit to Notre-Dame
Cathedral. Later, enjoy free time or join an optional excursion to the
estate of Versailles.
Day 10 • Departure
Fly home today.