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Day 3 :
- Florence guided sightseeing tour Whisper headsets:
Accademia visit, Baptistery Doors, Chiesa di Santa Croce, Duomo, Ponte Vecchio
- Add On: Uffizi Gallery:
Opt to spend the afternoon exploring the famous Uffizi Gallery, one of the most popular attractions in Florence. With works dating back to the 16th century from artists including da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Botticelli, there are plenty of beautiful artworks to observe and discover.
Day 4 :
Florence - Sorrentine Peninsula
- Travel to Naples by train:
- Pompeii guided visit:
Pompeii is a vast archaeological site located in southern Italy’s Campania region. Once a thriving and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii was buried in meters of ash and pumice after the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Near the coast of the Bay of Naples, the well-preserved site features excavated ruins that visitors can freely explore.
Day 5 :
- Capri excursion:
Cross the Bay of Naples to the island of Capri, summer home of the Roman Emperor Tiberius.
LEAP Activity | Cucina Napoletana
Prepare traditional Neapolitan foods with direction from local chefs. Feast on your delicious creation with your group.
Day 6 :
Sorrentine Peninsula - Rome
- Travel to Rome:
- Vatican City guided walking sightseeing tour with Whisper headsets:
Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel visit, St. Peter’s Basilica visit
Day 7 :
- Rome guided sightseeing tour:
Colosseum visit with Whisper headset, Arch of Constantine, Forum Romanum visit
LEAP Activity | Caesar’s Gladiators
Discover the ancient secrets of the Roman gladiator games and master the basics of hand-to-hand combat at gladiator school.
Day 8 :
Rome - Athens
- Fly to Athens:
- Plaka District tour director led-walking tour:
Day 9 :
- Athens guided sightseeing tour:
Acropolis visit, Parthenon, Syntagma Square, Agora, Theatre of Dionysus
- Acropolis Museum visit:
Experience an up close look at the history, art and culture of ancient Greece from the foot of the Acropolis. Walk through this magnificent museum to see examples of Greek art and culture from the Archaic period all the way through the 7th century AD. Learn more about the world famous Acropolis, the Parthenon and the history that surrounds them.
LEAP Activity | Mousaka and Sousta
Join hands for traditional Greek line dancing. Next, head to the taverna and live like a local. Enjoy Greek culture, cuisine—and a show!
Day 10 :
- Delphi guided excursion:
Prophet from the past. Explore the impressive ruins at Delphi, which the Greeks considered the center of the world. Within the depths of the Temple of Apollo, a priestess would inhale intoxicating vapors that used to rise from the earth and, thus inspired, deliver the prophecies of Apollo. Modern visitors might find more inspiration in the view from Mount Parnassus, over 8000 feet high.
Day 11 :
- Mycenae & Corinth full day excursion:
Ancient Corinth visit, Mycenae site visit
- LEAP Clash of the Classics!:
Day 12 :
Return Home OR Extend Your Stay
- Depart from Greece:
Board your flight home or extend your travel with an Aegean cruise.
Extend your stay | Aegean Cruise
Experience the beauty of whitewashed houses and Mediterranean views on a three-day Aegean boat cruise. Visit Mykonos, Kusadasi, and Rhodes, with optional excursions to Ephesus, Patmos, and Lindos.