11 or 13 days
This fast-paced tour keeps you on your feet with art classics always within reach

You’ll see artistic highlights of the classical, Renaissance and modern periods in just 11 days.

Start off with the Vatican, where you could spend the afternoon admiring the architecture and famous murals of St. Peter’s Basilica and Sistine Chapel, respectively. And what better way to experience the myriad of treasures in the Louvre than with a resident art historian?
Art of Rome Florence and Paris tour map
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Enjoy a pizza dinner in Rome

  • Day 3: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Opera Dinner

    Opera Dinner

    Enjoy a four-course dinner and a show, where you'll watch Italian opera singers perform popular arias from the 17th and 18th centuries. 

  • Day 4: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Caravaggio art tour

    Caravaggio art tour

    Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio had a formative influence on the Baroque school of painting. On this optional walking tour, you’ll view some of the Italian artist’s most famous works spread among three stunning churches.

  • Day 5: Rome • Assisi • Florence

    Travel via Assisi to Florence

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

    Enjoy dinner in Florence

  • Day 6: Florence

    Visit the Accademia

    Take an art-themed tour of Florence with a local professor 

  • Day 7: Florence • Night train

    Visit the Uffizi

    Board a night train to Paris
  • Day 8: Night train • Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Eiffel Tower
    • Hôtel des Invalides

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 9: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a guided tour of the Louvre with a local historian

    Visit a Parisian atelier and see the workshop of a local artist

    Enjoy a Seine River cruise

  • Day 10: Paris

    Take a guided tour of the Museé d’Orsay with a local historian

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Van Gogh's Auvers-sur-Oise

    Van Gogh's Auvers-sur-Oise

    Opt to visit the town said to inspire some of the most noted French Impressionists. Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cézanne, Camille Pissarro, Jean Baptiste Camille Corot and Charles Françoise Daubigny lived and worked in Auvers-sur-Oise, a commune located in the northwestern suburbs of Paris. Stroll through the town and take in the views that inspired these great artists. You’ll see the inspiration for Cézanne’s La Maison du Pendu Auvers-sur-Oise and Ravoux Inn, where Vincent van Gogh spent the end of his life. Time permitting, you may wish to visit the museum at the house of Daubigny. (Please note: This optional excursion is only available November 1 throughMarch 31.)  

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Monet's Giverny Gardens

    Monet's Giverny Gardens

    Join an optional half-day excursion to the village of Giverny, where impressionist painter Claude Monet lived and worked for more than 40 years. As you explore Monet’s home you will not only see his other artistic work, but you’ll also see his personal collection of Japanese paintings as well as his studio. Make your way through the extensive gardens to the pond where Monet’s art comes to life as you stand on the wooden footbridge that spans the pond. You might recognize the view from the artist’s famous Water Lilies series. Enjoy free time to stroll through the gardens and visit the quaint village. (Please note: This optional excursion is only available April 1 through October 31. Monet’s home is closed Mondays except for Easter Monday. Participants must enroll in this excursion no later than 50 days prior to departure.) 

    Enjoy dinner in the Latin Quarter
  • Day 11: Depart for home

Add more days

  • Day 11: Paris • Amsterdam

    Travel by train to Amsterdam

    Visit the Rijksmuseum

    Enjoy dinner in Amsterdam

  • Day 12: Amsterdam

    Take a guided tour of Amsterdam

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Koninklijk Paleis
    • Westerkerk
    • Dam Square

    Visit the Anne Frank House

  • Day 13: Depart for home

Want to learn more about this program?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Enjoy a pizza dinner in Rome

  • Day 3: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Opera Dinner

    Opera Dinner

    Enjoy a four-course dinner and a show, where you'll watch Italian opera singers perform popular arias from the 17th and 18th centuries. 

  • Day 4: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Caravaggio art tour

    Caravaggio art tour

    Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio had a formative influence on the Baroque school of painting. On this optional walking tour, you’ll view some of the Italian artist’s most famous works spread among three stunning churches.

  • Day 5: Rome • Assisi • Florence

    Travel via Assisi to Florence

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Tour Assisi with an expert local guide

    Enjoy dinner in Florence

  • Day 6: Florence

    Visit the Accademia

    Take an art-themed tour of Florence with a local professor 

  • Day 7: Florence • Night train

    Visit the Uffizi

    Board a night train to Paris
  • Day 8: Night train • Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Eiffel Tower
    • Hôtel des Invalides

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 9: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a guided tour of the Louvre with a local historian

    Visit a Parisian atelier and see the workshop of a local artist

    Enjoy a Seine River cruise

  • Day 10: Paris

    Take a guided tour of the Museé d’Orsay with a local historian

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Van Gogh's Auvers-sur-Oise

    Van Gogh's Auvers-sur-Oise

    Opt to visit the town said to inspire some of the most noted French Impressionists. Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cézanne, Camille Pissarro, Jean Baptiste Camille Corot and Charles Françoise Daubigny lived and worked in Auvers-sur-Oise, a commune located in the northwestern suburbs of Paris. Stroll through the town and take in the views that inspired these great artists. You’ll see the inspiration for Cézanne’s La Maison du Pendu Auvers-sur-Oise and Ravoux Inn, where Vincent van Gogh spent the end of his life. Time permitting, you may wish to visit the museum at the house of Daubigny. (Please note: This optional excursion is only available November 1 throughMarch 31.)  

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Monet's Giverny Gardens

    Monet's Giverny Gardens

    Join an optional half-day excursion to the village of Giverny, where impressionist painter Claude Monet lived and worked for more than 40 years. As you explore Monet’s home you will not only see his other artistic work, but you’ll also see his personal collection of Japanese paintings as well as his studio. Make your way through the extensive gardens to the pond where Monet’s art comes to life as you stand on the wooden footbridge that spans the pond. You might recognize the view from the artist’s famous Water Lilies series. Enjoy free time to stroll through the gardens and visit the quaint village. (Please note: This optional excursion is only available April 1 through October 31. Monet’s home is closed Mondays except for Easter Monday. Participants must enroll in this excursion no later than 50 days prior to departure.) 

    Enjoy dinner in the Latin Quarter
  • Day 11: Depart for home

Add more days

  • Day 11: Paris • Amsterdam

    Travel by train to Amsterdam

    Visit the Rijksmuseum

    Enjoy dinner in Amsterdam

  • Day 12: Amsterdam

    Take a guided tour of Amsterdam

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Koninklijk Paleis
    • Westerkerk
    • Dam Square

    Visit the Anne Frank House

  • Day 13: Depart for home

Want to learn more about this program?

Ready to lead a program?

Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group

  • Accommodations

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms, 1 night train accommodation; 10 overnight stays with extension

  • On-tour transportation

    Land transportation

  • Regional-style meals

    Daily breakfasts and select local dinners are included in your program. Generally, we leave lunch up to you so your group has an opportunity to explore its own tastes.

  • End-to-end support

    Your team helps to secure administrative approval and academic credit, provides recruiting tools and helps establish your program's ongoing presence on campus.

  • Curriculum integration

    Your academic vision remains present wherever you travel. Tell us your ideal study abroad experience, and we'll help connect your curriculum to EF's extensive connections abroad.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all program logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert Local Guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and enhancing teaching moments wherever your curriculum takes you.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from licensed local guides who join your group for select experiences on tour.

  • Entrances

    Colosseum, Roman Forum, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, Basilica of St. Francis, Duomo, Accademia, Uffizi Gallery, Notre Dame, Louvre, Atelier visit, Musée D’Orsay; with extension: Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. We provide 24-hour emergency support service along with a comprehensive $50 million liability policy that covers you and your institution while abroad.

  • Flexible payment options

    Give more students the opportunity to study abroad by offering them two different payment plan options, along with our TripFunder website to help fundraise for the program.

interested in this program?

We’ll help you determine if this program is right for you and your curriculum.

Z

Let's Connect

Learn more

ZI'll pass.