12 days
Italy, Greece

It’s no myth—Italy and Greece are home to some of the world’s most impressive archaeological sites, stunning scenery, and long-standing cultural traditions.

During this tour, you’ll see the landmarks and landscapes of these Mediterranean countries firsthand. Explore the area’s ancient ruins, from the Colosseum and Pompeii to the Acropolis and Delphi, and wander through charming seaside towns along the Mediterranean coast.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport


  • Day 3: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Day 4: Rome • Pompeii

    Take an excursion to Pompeii

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

  • Day 5: Rome • Athens

    Fly to Athens

  • Day 6: Athens

    Visit the Acropolis:

    • Parthenon
    • Temple of Athena Nike

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Syntagma Square
    • Acropolis

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Plaka district
    • Temple of Zeus

    Visit the Acropolis Museum

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Greek evening

    Greek evening

    Immerse yourself in Greek culture during an evening of festive entertainment and local cuisine! Witness the fancy footwork of traditional Greek dancing accompanied by musicians playing on bouzoukis, stringed instruments unique to Greece. Music and dancing have long played a central role in Greek culture with over 4,000 dances from all regions of the country.

  • Day 7: Athens • Delphi

    Take a day trip to Delphi

    Visit the Delphi Museum

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum 
  • Day 8: Mykonos island

    Depart on a four-day cruise of the Greek islands (Shore excursions to Samos, Crete and Santorini are included for all travelers)

    Explore the Old Town of Mykonos island on your own

  • Day 9: Samos island • Patmos island

    Included excursion to Samos island featuring beaches and archaeological sites

    Explore Patmos island on your own

  • Day 10: Rhodes island

    Included excursion to Rhodes Island

  • Day 11: Crete island • Santorini island

    Included excursion to the Palace of Knossos in Crete

    Included excursion to Oia Village in Santorini 

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport


  • Day 3: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Roman Forum
    • Colosseum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome

    You will see:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Day 4: Rome • Pompeii

    Take an excursion to Pompeii

    Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

  • Day 5: Rome • Athens

    Fly to Athens

  • Day 6: Athens

    Visit the Acropolis:

    • Parthenon
    • Temple of Athena Nike

    Take a guided tour of Athens

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Syntagma Square
    • Acropolis

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Plaka district
    • Temple of Zeus

    Visit the Acropolis Museum

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Greek evening

    Greek evening

    Immerse yourself in Greek culture during an evening of festive entertainment and local cuisine! Witness the fancy footwork of traditional Greek dancing accompanied by musicians playing on bouzoukis, stringed instruments unique to Greece. Music and dancing have long played a central role in Greek culture with over 4,000 dances from all regions of the country.

  • Day 7: Athens • Delphi

    Take a day trip to Delphi

    Visit the Delphi Museum

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Archaeological Museum 
  • Day 8: Mykonos island

    Depart on a four-day cruise of the Greek islands (Shore excursions to Samos, Crete and Santorini are included for all travelers)

    Explore the Old Town of Mykonos island on your own

  • Day 9: Samos island • Patmos island

    Included excursion to Samos island featuring beaches and archaeological sites

    Explore Patmos island on your own

  • Day 10: Rhodes island

    Included excursion to Rhodes Island

  • Day 11: Crete island • Santorini island

    Included excursion to the Palace of Knossos in Crete

    Included excursion to Oia Village in Santorini 

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; Internal flight; 4-day Greek Island cruise with extension (3 cruise excursions included)

  • Hotels

    6 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms; 3 nights cabin accommodations

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily (3 meals daily during cruise extension)

  • Guided sightseeing

    3 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides; 1 walking tour

  • Entrances

    Sistine Chapel; St. Peter's Basilica; Colosseum; Roman Forum; Acropolis; Acropolis Museum, Delphi

  • 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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