Lucerne to Rome

  • 9 Days
  • Explorer Value Trip

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Overnight Flight

1 1 Night

Lake Lucerne

2 2 Nights


2 2 Nights


1 1 Night


2 2 Nights
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What's Included

Our itineraries reflect 40 years of experience in crafting exceptional educational tours. That means we know exactly how to make the best of your time abroad—incredible destinations, immersive activities, centrally located hotels, and smart, well-traveled tour managers who ensure your educational goals are met. Here are some of the exceptional features of this tour.

ACIS Guarantees

We have high standards, which is why we take care to include these features in every tour.

Round-Trip Flights

Leave the airlines to us.

3-Star Hotels

After a busy day, comfort is key.

Centrally Located Hotels

Save the commuting time, beat the morning crowds and keep right on exploring after dark when your hotel is in the heart of the city.

Daily Breakfast and Dinner (unless otherwise noted)

Delicious, authentic, multi-course dinners at local restaurants with meal times tailored to maximize your experience.

24-Hour Tour Manager

Part guide, part educator, part engineer, part mind-reader, part magician—ACIS Tour Managers are your travel partner.

Start Exploring

Never wait hours at the airport to share a transfer with other later groups.

Service Guarantee

We're so sure you're going to love your tour, we guarantee it!

Global Network

24/7 on the ground support whenever and wherever you need it.

All Local Transportation

Urban transportation is on us, allowing you to explore each destination with ease.

Personal Headsets Included Throughout Tour

Participants will have unlimited access to personal headsets so that local guides and ACIS Tour Managers can more easily communicate with the group along the way.

Exceptional Experiences

Our tours are designed to help you and your students be in the moment and experience everything the world has to offer.

Cicchetti Tasting in Venice

Cicchetti Tasting in Venice

Dine like a local, sampling traditional Venetian-style tapas dishes such as crostini, fried mozzarella or artichoke hearts.

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Dine like a local, sampling traditional Venetian-style tapas dishes such as crostini, fried mozzarella or artichoke hearts.

Verona Roman Arena

Verona Roman Arena

Glassblowing Demonstration

Glassblowing Demonstration

Venice Vaporetto Round-Trip Ticket

Venice Vaporetto Round-Trip Ticket

Florence Tour with Guide

Florence Tour with Guide

Rome Tour with Guide

Rome Tour with Guide

Vatican Museums with Guide and Reservation

Vatican Museums with Guide and Reservation

St. Peter's Basilica

St. Peter's Basilica

Colosseum and Roman Forum with Guide and Reservation

Colosseum and Roman Forum with Guide and Reservation



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This itinerary is the starting point for your tour, but it’s not set in stone. If there are days you would like to change, or specific places you’d like to go, we can work with you to create a personalized program that fits the needs of you and your students.

Day 1: Overnight Flight

Depart from the USA.

Day 2: Lake Lucerne

Arrive in Switzerland's bustling financial center of Zurich. Meet your ACIS Tour Manager and transfer to the shores of beautiful Lake Lucerne.

Day 3: Lake Lucerne

A morning walking tour of Lucerne shows you the Altstadt (Old Town), Lion Monument and famous Chapel Bridge. In the afternoon, you may opt to ascend 7,000 feet by cable car and the world's steepest cog railway to the breathtaking heights of Mount Pilatus.

Day 4: Venice

This morning cross the Italian border and head to Verona, the impressive setting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. An afternoon walking tour introduces you to the city's classic buildings and one of the largest and most impressive Roman Arenas in the world. Continue tonight to the Venice area.

Day 5: Venice

Consisting of an archipelago carved by nearly 150 canals into 118 different islands, the incomparable city of Venice contains a wealth of sights. Arrive in St. Mark's Square where you can see the Basilica of St. Mark and the Bridge of Sighs, which connected the old prisons of Venice to the interrogation rooms of the neighboring Doge's Palace. You'll learn more about one of Venice's most famous exports during an authentic glassblowing demonstration, before enjoying views up and down the Grand Canal as you stop for a photo at the iconic Rialto Bridge. Head to an authentic cicchetteria where you can sample traditional Venetian-style tapas and then explore more at your own pace. You'll feel like a local in no time.

Day 6: Florence

This morning travel into the heart of Renaissance Italy, Florence. During today's sightseeing tour, a local guide provides commentary while showing you Brunelleschi's splendid Duomo, Ghiberti's famous Baptistry Doors, Ponte Vecchio, Santa Croce (where many illustrious Italians, including Michelangelo and Galileo, have been buried) and the Piazza della Signoria—the political center of the Renaissance city.

Day 7: Rome

Journey to Rome today and begin to explore the Eternal City. In the evening join your tour manager as you wander through the lively Piazza Navona and gaze up at the magnificent Pantheon, at once an ancient temple and functioning Roman Catholic Church.

Day 8: Rome

Today's panoramic drive of the city is a great introduction to the many phases of Roman history. Our local expert accompanies you through the Vatican Museums, including the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. The best part is that these are timed entrances, meaning you'll breeze right by the long lines facing other tourists. Then go inside the iconic and historic Colosseum with a local guide (another line-avoiding timed reservation) and learn the many stories of this nearly 2,000-year-old Roman landmark that's considered one of the architectural wonders of the ancient world. Your ticket also includes entrance to the nearby Roman Forum if your group has time. Cap off your exceptional week by practicing the fine art of the evening stroll with friends with a passeggiata romana to the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain.

Day 9: Departure

Depart for the USA.

Optional Extensions and Extra Nights:

Further immerse yourself in the culture and wonders of la dolce vita with an extra night in Rome, including the services of your ACIS Tour Manager.

Optional Extras

Ultimate-Plus Protection Plan

Most Enhanced health coverage, program interruption, baggage delay/loss and travel delay protection while on tour. Plus, enhanced medical/job loss cancellation refund policy

Rate $450

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Ultimate Protection Plan

Enhanced health coverage, program interruption, baggage delay/loss and travel delay protection while on tour. Plus, enhanced medical/job loss cancellation refund policy

Rate $315

Add to Tour

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