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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from United States
  • Enjoy your overnight flight to England
Day 2 Welcome to England!
  • Arrive in London After meeting with your Tour Director , begin exploring the capital of England.
Day 3 London
  • Tour London with a Local Guide Sightseeing with a local guide includes the Neo-Gothic Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, Nelson's Column, and lively Piccadilly Circus. Your tour ends with the Changing of the Guard (seasonal).
Day 4 Eurostar-Paris
  • Board High Speed Train to Paris Take the high-speed train through the Channel Tunnel to Paris.
  • Explore Paris with a Local Guide A local guide shows you the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, the Champs-Élysées, and Notre Dame Cathedral.
  • Add On: Eiffel Tower Travel to the top of the Eiffel Tower for breathtaking views of Paris.
Day 5 Versailles-Louvre
  • Discover Versailles Admire the vast grounds, gardens, and salons of the Palace of Versailles.
  • LEAP Seize the Château!
  • Visit the Louvre Art lovers will welcome a visit to the incredible and enormous Louvre.
Day 6 Paris-Rome
  • LEAP Cover the Canvas
  • Continue to Italy Board a flight to Italy this afternoon.
Day 7 Ancient Rome
  • Tour Rome with a Local Guide A local guide helps you follow in the footsteps of the ancients in the Colosseum, the Arch of Constantine and the Forum.
  • Add On: 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 Vatican
  • Explore Vatican City This morning, visit the Vatican and discover the artistic legacy of Catholicism. Marvel at the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel before moving up the broad steps of the world's largest Christian church, St. Peter's Basilica.
Day 9 Siena
  • Discover Siena Visit this town of 17 medieval neighborhoods, each with its own church and symbol.
  • LEAP Great Renaissance Debate
  • Continue to Florence
Day 10 Florence
  • Tour Florence with a Local Guide A local guide introduces the Duomo, Ghiberti's bronze Baptistery doors, the tiny shops on the Ponte Vecchio, and the Accademia, where you can view Michelangelo's David.
  • 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 such as da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli, there is plenty of beautiful artwork to observe and discover.
  • LEAP Cucina Fiorentina Tonight, roll up your sleeves and create delicacies!
Day 11 Pisa
  • Explore Pisa Marvel at the most famous battle between engineering and Mother Nature - the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
  • Continue to Switzerland Head north to the Alps and Switzerland.
Day 12 Lucerne-Swiss Folklore
  • Walking Tour of Lucerne Stroll though Kornmarkt and Weinmarkt Squares, see the many covered bridges.
  • LEAP Swiss Life and Legends
  • Add On: Swiss Folklore Show Experience a traditional Swiss performance during an evening of entertainment celebrating Swiss folklore, songs and yodels.
Day 13 Heidelberg
  • Discover Heidelberg Castle Visit this famous ruin and landmark.
Day 14 Return Home to the United States
Three Free College Credits Included with this Program

Students traveling on a WorldStrides Perspectives program have the opportunity to earn three free college credits through our Discovery for Credit program.  Students who receive college credit gain a competitive advantage on college applications, are distinguished as savvy travelers and online learners, and get a jump start on their path to successful completion of higher education.  Students completing applicable coursework receive an official transcript, issued by our university partner, the University of California – San Diego.  Click here for more details.

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