10 days
Milan, Turin, Parma
Program description: Designed to provide insight into how a culture steeped in tradition and the prestige of "made in Italy" has harnessed innovation and growth to compete in today's global economy. Engage in facilitated design thinking sessions, hands-on workshops and learn from world renowned brands, industry experts and entrepreneurs across industries such as food, fashion and automotives while also experiencing 'la dolce vita’ in the cities of Parma, Turin and Milan.

Cultural highlight: Experience one of Europe’s oldest café cultures at one of Turin’s historic, 18th century coffee houses and try a “bicerin” (bee-che-reen)-a glass of espresso, topped with hot chocolate and cream.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Walking tour of Milan

    Enjoy dinner in Milan

  • Day 3: Milan

    Skill Development Session #1: Build critical global competencies during a session led by experts in the field 

    Visit Sforzesco Castle, a palace with regal courtyards, impressive art, and interesting museums

    Spend a half day exploring Milan on your own

  • Day 4: Milan • Turin

    Travel to Turin

    Take a tour of Turin

    With an expert local guide you will see:

    • Piazza San Carlo, located between the impressive San Carlo and Santa Christina churches
    • The Cathedral of San Giovanni Battista, where the Shroud of Turin is kept 

    Stand on the panoramic observation deck of Mole Antonelliana, a monumental building featured on the two-cent Italian euro coin

    Visit the National Cinema Museum, an exhibition that houses all-thing-cinematic and is one of the top-most visited Italian museums 

    Enjoy dinner in Turin, an area famous for playing host to Slow Food’s Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre conferences

  • Day 5: Turin

    Skill Development Session #2: Build critical global competencies during a session led by experts in the field 

    Spend a half day exploring Turin on your own

  • Day 6: Turin

    Take an excursion to Bra, a town known for its culinary history and culture

    Enjoy lunch at Piedmont Farm and sample delicious farm products

    Visit the Banca del Vino, the renowned museum and storage facility of the world’s most prestigious wines

  • Day 7: Turin • Parma

    Travel via Pavia to Parma

    Enjoy dinner in Parma

  • Day 8: Parma

    Skill Development Session #3: Build critical global competencies during a session led by experts in the field 

    Spend a half day exploring Parma on your own

  • Day 9: Parma • Milan

    Travel to Milan

    Reflection and Application Workshop: Tie together your new knowledge and skills. and reflect on how you can use them after returning home, with a guided workshop  

    Enjoy dinner in Milan

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Walking tour of Milan

    Enjoy dinner in Milan

  • Day 3: Milan

    Skill Development Session #1: Build critical global competencies during a session led by experts in the field 

    Visit Sforzesco Castle, a palace with regal courtyards, impressive art, and interesting museums

    Spend a half day exploring Milan on your own

  • Day 4: Milan • Turin

    Travel to Turin

    Take a tour of Turin

    With an expert local guide you will see:

    • Piazza San Carlo, located between the impressive San Carlo and Santa Christina churches
    • The Cathedral of San Giovanni Battista, where the Shroud of Turin is kept 

    Stand on the panoramic observation deck of Mole Antonelliana, a monumental building featured on the two-cent Italian euro coin

    Visit the National Cinema Museum, an exhibition that houses all-thing-cinematic and is one of the top-most visited Italian museums 

    Enjoy dinner in Turin, an area famous for playing host to Slow Food’s Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre conferences

  • Day 5: Turin

    Skill Development Session #2: Build critical global competencies during a session led by experts in the field 

    Spend a half day exploring Turin on your own

  • Day 6: Turin

    Take an excursion to Bra, a town known for its culinary history and culture

    Enjoy lunch at Piedmont Farm and sample delicious farm products

    Visit the Banca del Vino, the renowned museum and storage facility of the world’s most prestigious wines

  • Day 7: Turin • Parma

    Travel via Pavia to Parma

    Enjoy dinner in Parma

  • Day 8: Parma

    Skill Development Session #3: Build critical global competencies during a session led by experts in the field 

    Spend a half day exploring Parma on your own

  • Day 9: Parma • Milan

    Travel to Milan

    Reflection and Application Workshop: Tie together your new knowledge and skills. and reflect on how you can use them after returning home, with a guided workshop  

    Enjoy dinner in Milan

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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What's Included

  • Round-trip airfare and transportation

    Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Accommodations

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Regional-style meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavors to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left up to you to discover favorite dishes of your own.

  • 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 expert 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

  • 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 $15 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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