10 or 12 days
Barcelona, Nice, Cinque Terre, Florence, extension to Rome

Built on a raw imagination and boundless individuality, Barcelona provokes inspiration and curiosity from each of its visitors. 

Whether it's the architecture of Gaudí defining a street corner or the narrow barrios inviting you to take a closer look—every inch of this city is waiting to be discovered. For a creative spirit traveling through Carcassonne into Nice, it doesn't take long to notice that its rustic atmosphere inspires more than just idle admiration.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Barcelona

  • Day 2: Barcelona

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Enjoy dinner in Barcelona

  • Day 3: Barcelona

    Visit Park Güell

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see: 

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Montjuïc
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Barcelona Cathedral

    Visit La Sagrada Família  

  • Day 4: Barcelona

    Tour La Boquería market with an expert local guide

    Enjoy a tapas lunch in Barcelona

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Dalí Museum in Figueres

    Dalí Museum in Figueres

    Join an exciting half-day excursion to Figueres, a Catalan city on the exquisite Costa Brava. You’ll visit a one-of-a-kind theater museum dedicated to the surrealist world of renowned Spanish painter Salvador Dalí. This museum contains the broadest range of Dalí’s works and offers a unique experience to step into the world of the artist. 

  • Day 5: Barcelona • Carcassonne • French Riviera

    Travel via Carcassonne to the French Riviera 

    Take a tour of Carcassonne 

    Enjoy dinner in the French Riviera

  • Day 6: French Riviera • Nice

    Take a day trip to Monaco and Èze 

    Visit a French perfume factory in Èze 

    Take a walking tour of Nice
  • Day 7: French Riviera • Cinque Terre

    Travel to Cinque Terre

    Explore Cinque Terre

    Enjoy dinner in Cinque Terre

  • Day 8: Cinque Terre • Pisa • Florence

    Travel via Pisa to Florence

    See the Leaning Tower

    Visit the Baptistery of St. John and the Pisa Cathedral

  • Day 9: 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

    Enjoy dinner in Florence

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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  • Day 10: Florence • Rome

    Travel by train to Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum
  • Day 11: Rome

    Take a guided 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

    Enjoy dinner in Rome

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Barcelona

  • Day 2: Barcelona

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Enjoy dinner in Barcelona

  • Day 3: Barcelona

    Visit Park Güell

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see: 

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Montjuïc
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Barcelona Cathedral

    Visit La Sagrada Família  

  • Day 4: Barcelona

    Tour La Boquería market with an expert local guide

    Enjoy a tapas lunch in Barcelona

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Dalí Museum in Figueres

    Dalí Museum in Figueres

    Join an exciting half-day excursion to Figueres, a Catalan city on the exquisite Costa Brava. You’ll visit a one-of-a-kind theater museum dedicated to the surrealist world of renowned Spanish painter Salvador Dalí. This museum contains the broadest range of Dalí’s works and offers a unique experience to step into the world of the artist. 

  • Day 5: Barcelona • Carcassonne • French Riviera

    Travel via Carcassonne to the French Riviera 

    Take a tour of Carcassonne 

    Enjoy dinner in the French Riviera

  • Day 6: French Riviera • Nice

    Take a day trip to Monaco and Èze 

    Visit a French perfume factory in Èze 

    Take a walking tour of Nice
  • Day 7: French Riviera • Cinque Terre

    Travel to Cinque Terre

    Explore Cinque Terre

    Enjoy dinner in Cinque Terre

  • Day 8: Cinque Terre • Pisa • Florence

    Travel via Pisa to Florence

    See the Leaning Tower

    Visit the Baptistery of St. John and the Pisa Cathedral

  • Day 9: 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

    Enjoy dinner in Florence

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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  • Day 10: Florence • Rome

    Travel by train to Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum
  • Day 11: Rome

    Take a guided 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

    Enjoy dinner in Rome

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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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; 10 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

    Parque Guell, Sagrada Familia, Perfume factory, Cinque Terre by boat (April-September) or by train (October-March), Pisa Baptistery, Pisa Cathedral; with extension:Colosseum, Roman Forum, Sistine Chapel, St.Peter’s Basilica

  • 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.

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