Three Capitals

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Depart

Overnight Flight

1 1 Night

London

2 2 Nights

Paris

2 2 Nights

Florence

1 1 Night

Rome

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- or 4-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.

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.

Gelateria Tour and Tasting in Rome

Gelateria Tour and Tasting in Rome

Live la dolce vita with a behind-the-scenes look at a historic working gelateria in the heart of Rome. Hear the story of gelato's origins, tour the production area to learn how a flavor is crafted from start to finish and gain an understanding of the ingredients and procedures used. Then sharpen your taste buds, expand your belly, and brush up on the Italian way to request your favorite flavor as you refuel with a sampling of gelato, plus one of the gelateria's famous Sanpietrino treats—made only here!

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Live la dolce vita with a behind-the-scenes look at a historic working gelateria in the heart of Rome. Hear the story of gelato's origins, tour the production area to learn how a flavor is crafted from start to finish and gain an understanding of the ingredients and procedures used. Then sharpen your taste buds, expand your belly, and brush up on the Italian way to request your favorite flavor as you refuel with a sampling of gelato, plus one of the gelateria's famous Sanpietrino treats—made only here!

French Cooking Lesson

French Cooking Lesson

Explore the secrets of French cuisine during your cooking lesson. After an introduction to traditional French food and techniques, join the chef in the kitchen where you will help prepare the ingredients for your meal, assist the chef with cooking and learn to properly garnish each dish. Then enjoy the fruits of your labor! You'll leave with recipes that you can put to use impressing friends and family back home.

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Explore the secrets of French cuisine during your cooking lesson. After an introduction to traditional French food and techniques, join the chef in the kitchen where you will help prepare the ingredients for your meal, assist the chef with cooking and learn to properly garnish each dish. Then enjoy the fruits of your labor! You'll leave with recipes that you can put to use impressing friends and family back home.

London Tour with Guide

London Tour with Guide

St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral

Paris-London Eurostar

Paris-London Eurostar

Paris Tour with Guide

Paris Tour with Guide

Eiffel Tower Top Floor

Eiffel Tower Top Floor

Louvre with Guide and Reservation

Louvre with Guide and Reservation

Florence-Paris Flight

Florence-Paris Flight

Florence Tour with Guide

Florence Tour with Guide

Accademia with Guide and Reservation

Accademia with Guide and Reservation

Colosseum with Guide and Reservation

Colosseum with Guide and Reservation

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

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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: London

Welcome to London! Meet your ACIS Tour Manager, relax, unpack and begin to explore the city's unique neighborhoods. Perhaps check out the street markets along Portobello Road in Notting Hill; explore the paths of Hyde Park or the mansions of nearby Belgravia; visit museums in South Kensington; or stroll along the artsy South Bank.

Day 3: London

This morning, learn about London's majestic past and fast-paced present on your guided sightseeing tour. See Trafalgar Square, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. Along the way, our guide will point out more landmark sites like the Gherkin, the Shard, and the Cheese Grater—all new buildings changing the London skyline. Another highlight of the day is a tour inside St. Paul's Cathedral. Sir Christopher Wren's architectural masterpiece is an enduring symbol of London, the seat of the Church of England and famed for its dome and Whispering Gallery. If you have time, your ticket includes access to climb to the top of the dome. Your afternoon is free to perhaps visit Borough Market or explore the British Museum, home to an astounding 150 million items including the Rosetta Stone and sculptural friezes from the Parthenon.

Day 4: Paris

Today take the the Eurostar high-speed train to zip underneath the English Channel and on to Paris, known as the “City of Light” for its role as a center of education and culture during the Enlightenment. A guided sightseeing tour 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. Later, cap off another exceptional day with the stunning view from the very top of the Eiffel Tower.

Day 5: Paris

Today, 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 switch to culinary arts with a French cooking lesson. Hands-on instruction teaches you to make classic Parisian dishes before you sample the delicious results. Tonight, you may wish to walk around Montmartre. This cultural and artistic district is worth the visit for the bustling energy of the artists and hipsters as well as the stunning views of the city.

Day 6: Florence

Board a flight to Florence and find out why the city is considered the “Cradle of the Renaissance.” On your city sightseeing tour with a local expert you'll see first-hand Brunelleschi's Duomo, Ghiberti's Baptistry Doors and Piazza della Signoria—the political center of this great Renaissance city. Then, scoot by the crowds with your own timed entrance to the Accademia, which houses Michelangelo's David.

Day 7: Rome

This morning, we head for Rome. Upon arrival, live la dolce vita as you visit one of the city's most historic gelaterias to see how the famous Italian-style ice cream is produced during a gelateria tour and tasting. Your learning will be rewarded with a sweet sample of your favorite flavor as well as one of the gelateria's iconic Sanpietrino treats. Then enjoy a timed reservation for a guided tour of the ancient Colosseum, a nearly two-thousand-year-old Roman emblem and one of the world’s most famous landmarks. Your ticket also includes entrance to the nearby Roman Forum if your group has time.

Day 8: Rome

Rome is called “The Eternal City” because the ancient Romans believed that no matter what empires rose and fell, Rome would endure forever. Today's panoramic drive of the city is a great introduction to the many phases of Roman history. Our carefully-selected 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 reservations, meaning you'll breeze right on by the long lines. Celebrate a unique and exceptional week with an authentic Roman pizza dinner and an evening passeggiata romana to the Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps.

Day 9: Departure

Depart for the USA.



Optional Extensions and Extra Nights:

Further immerse yourself in the culture and delights of England's capital with an extra night in London, including the services of your ACIS Tour Manager, at the beginning of your tour.

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 $180

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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 $90

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