Panoramas of Italy and France

  • 10 Days
  • Explorer Value Trip

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Depart

Overnight Flight

1 1 Night

Rome

2 2 Nights

Montecatini

1 1 Night

Nice

2 2 Nights

Provence

1 1 Night

Paris

2 2 Nights
Return
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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.

Nice by Bike

Nice by Bike

Lace up your sneakers and hop aboard a bike for a panoramic tour of Nice on two wheels. Sightseeing by bicycle is a fun way to travel like the locals do as you get close to the city's most famous cultural attractions—whether you wind through the streets of the Old Town, glide past the market, people-watch along the Promenade des Anglais, marvel at the Port's luxury yachts or discover an off the beaten path church or art installation.
Bicycle helmets are available and encouraged for use by all participants.

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Lace up your sneakers and hop aboard a bike for a panoramic tour of Nice on two wheels. Sightseeing by bicycle is a fun way to travel like the locals do as you get close to the city's most famous cultural attractions—whether you wind through the streets of the Old Town, glide past the market, people-watch along the Promenade des Anglais, marvel at the Port's luxury yachts or discover an off the beaten path church or art installation.
Bicycle helmets are available and encouraged for use by all participants.

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

Florence Tour with Guide

Florence Tour with Guide

Pisa Cathedral

Pisa Cathedral

Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Nîmes Roman Arena

Nîmes Roman Arena

Provence-Paris TGV

Provence-Paris TGV

Paris Tour with Guide

Paris Tour with Guide

Louvre with Guide and Reservation

Louvre with Guide and Reservation

Seine Boat Ride

Seine Boat Ride

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Itinerary

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: Rome

Benvenuti in Italia! After meeting your ACIS Tour Manager and settling in to your hotel in bustling, historic Rome, practice your language skills by ordering una coppa gelato and enjoy people-watching in one of the city's stunning piazzas.

Day 3: 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. Tonight enjoy an authentic brick-oven Roman pizza dinner and learn the art of the Italian passeggiata romana around Piazza Navona.

Day 4: Montecatini

Depart Rome and drive to Florence, the Cradle of the Renaissance. Today's sightseeing tour with a local guide shows you the splendid Duomo, Ghiberti's famous Baptistry Doors and the Piazza della Signoria—the political center of this picturesque city.

Day 5: Nice

Travel across the Tuscan landscape to Pisa. Visit the Cathedral and marvel at the iconic Leaning Tower (the Cathedral's bell tower) before continuing on to Nice in the heart of the French Riviera.

Day 6: Nice

Begin the day with a walking tour of Nice that includes strolling the lovely Promenade des Anglais along the Mediterranean Sea. In the afternoon discover the city's hidden gems from a different perspective during a bicycle tour showcasing areas such as the port, Place Garibaldi, Place Massena and the Old Town.

Day 7: Provence

Journey to the picturesque Provence region, where you'll marvel at the Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct preserved in almost perfect condition. A true wonder of Roman engineering, the 161-foot tall bridge is still standing nearly 2,000 years after its construction and your ticket includes access to the wealth of information available on the structure's history, architectural techniques and more in the excellent on-site museum. Continue to Nîmes, a city full of Roman history and known for textiles. In fact, denim, the fabric of blue jeans, derives its name from Nîmes. Get to know the city and its Roman Arena with an audio-guided tour.

Day 8: Paris

Board a high-speed TGV train to Paris, the City of Light. Spend your afternoon on a guided sightseeing tour that takes you past some of the most famous attractions in Paris. Your expert local guide will show you the magnificent Arc de Triomphe at the top of the Champs-Élysées, Napoleon's final resting place at Les Invalides and the Gothic wonder of Notre Dame.

Day 9: Paris

This morning, breeze by the crowds with your timed entrance to the Louvre and discover the many famous masterpieces that call it home. Insightful commentary from your local guide highlights the Mona Lisa, Winged Victory, Venus de Milo and more as you wander through the galleries. From its beginnings as a royal fortress to its current status as the world's most visited art museum, the Louvre has long been at the center of Parisian culture and home to a collection of 35,000 works of art from around the world. Then enjoy an afternoon to explore more of Paris's bohemian neighborhoods or world-renowned museums at your own pace. Tonight's final highlight is a scenic evening boat ride along the Seine. You may opt to upgrade your Seine experience with an illuminated dinner cruise, reveling in traditional French cuisine and music as you serenely glide past some of the city's most notable landmarks. C'est magnifique!

Day 10: Departure

Depart for the USA.



Optional Extensions and Extra Nights:

Enhance your European experience with a two-night extension to London via Eurostar, including a city sightseeing tour with an expert local guide, entrance to the Tower of London and an Oyster Card to help you get around.

Price This Tour

Price This Tour

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 $300

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