12 days
Milan, Verona, Turin, Cinque Terre, Parma, Modena, Bologna, Lucca, Florence, Rome

The most important thing to pack on a trip to northern Italy? An empty stomach.

Sample freshly made focaccia on the shores of Cinque Terre and stroll past street food vendors at Bologna’s 25-acre cuisine amusement park, FICO World Eataly. Balance your meals with sightseeing stops in Milan, Bologna, Florence, and Rome, where you’ll feast your eyes on some of Italy’s most celebrated architectural gems. Just make sure to save room for gelato, too.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan • Lake Como

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a day-trip to Lake Como

  • Day 3: Milan

    Take a guided tour of Milan

    Learn about local agriculture during a rural farm visit

  • Day 4: Milan • Turin

    Take a day-trip to Turin

    Participate in a food-themed scavenger hunt in Turin's massive market, Porta Palazzo

  • Day 5: Milan • Cinque Terre

    Travel to Cinque Terre

    Explore Cinque Terre on your own

    Sample foccacia by the beach

  • Day 6: Cinque Terre • Parma • Modena • Bologna

    Travel from Cinque Terre to Bologna

    Stop in Parma to sample delicious Parmesan Cheese

    Explore Modena during your free time

  • Day 7: Bologna

    Take a food-themed guided tour of Bologna

    Tour FICO Eataly World - the world's largest agri-food park

  • Day 8: Bologna • Lucca • Florence

    Travel via Lucca to Florence

    Visit a chocolate factory, sample a variety of flavors

    Stop in Lucca for lunch and exploration time on your own

    Explore Florence on your own

  • 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

    Explore Mercato Centrale during free time

  • Day 10: Florence • Rome

    Travel to Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Enjoy a gelato

  • 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 a dinner featuring classic Italian dishes

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan • Lake Como

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a day-trip to Lake Como

  • Day 3: Milan

    Take a guided tour of Milan

    Learn about local agriculture during a rural farm visit

  • Day 4: Milan • Turin

    Take a day-trip to Turin

    Participate in a food-themed scavenger hunt in Turin's massive market, Porta Palazzo

  • Day 5: Milan • Cinque Terre

    Travel to Cinque Terre

    Explore Cinque Terre on your own

    Sample foccacia by the beach

  • Day 6: Cinque Terre • Parma • Modena • Bologna

    Travel from Cinque Terre to Bologna

    Stop in Parma to sample delicious Parmesan Cheese

    Explore Modena during your free time

  • Day 7: Bologna

    Take a food-themed guided tour of Bologna

    Tour FICO Eataly World - the world's largest agri-food park

  • Day 8: Bologna • Lucca • Florence

    Travel via Lucca to Florence

    Visit a chocolate factory, sample a variety of flavors

    Stop in Lucca for lunch and exploration time on your own

    Explore Florence on your own

  • 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

    Explore Mercato Centrale during free time

  • Day 10: Florence • Rome

    Travel to Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Enjoy a gelato

  • 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 a dinner featuring classic Italian dishes

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    10 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    Sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides

  • Entrances

    Ostia Antica, Galleria Borbonica, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, Colosseum, Roman Forum, Pompeii, gladiator school

  • 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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