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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from North America
  • Fly to Italy Board your overnight flight to Italy.
Day 2 Arrive in Italy
  • Welcome! Arrive and journey to the charming Sorrentine Peninsula.
Day 3 Pompeii & Capri
  • Guided Tour of Pompeii Visit legendary Pompeii, a bustling Roman city buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
  • Journey Island of Capri Cross the Bay of Naples to enjoy the chic resort island of Capri.
  • Visit Villa Jovis Open seasonally; typically after March only.
  • LEAP Cucina Napoletana
Day 4 Ancient Rome
  • Discover Rome Journey to the "Eternal City" of Rome. Continue your Roman adventure as a local guide leads you on a tour of the Colosseum, the Arch of Constantine, and Trajan's Column.
Day 5 Vatican City
  • Explore Vatican City Come face-to-face with famous works of religious art, including Michelangelo's Pieta in St. Peter's Basilica and The Creation of Adam in the Sistine Chapel, as you tour the Vatican City with a local guide.
  • LEAP Caesar's Gladiators
Day 6 Travel to Athens
  • Fly to Athens Board a flight to the capital of Greece - home of gods and goddesses, and the birthplace of democracy.
  • Walking Tour Begin exploring with a walking tour with your Tour Director.
Day 7 Athens
  • Discover Athens A local guide shows you the city, including the Theater of Dionysos, the Agora, and the Greek Parliament. Behold the immense temple of the Acropolis, boasting the spectacular Parthenon. Visit the New Acropolis Museum. Later, you can explore the Plaka.
  • Add on: National Archaeological Museum A treasure trove of antiquities awaits you as you travel to the National Archaeological Museum for an optional guided excursion.
  • LEAP Mousaka & Sousta
Day 8 Mycenae and Corinth
  • Explore Mycenae with Local Guide Walk through the Lion’s Gate into the royal citadel of Mycenae, the city of Agamemnon and his wife, Clytemnestra –sister of Helen of Troy. Visit the largest of the renowned beehive tombs, the Tomb of Agamemnon.
  • Ancient Corinth Marvel at the beauty of the Sarconic Gulf as you travel along the coastal road to Corinth, home of the ancient marketplaces, fountain ruins, and temples in the name of Apollo and Aphrodite.
Day 9 Return Home to the United States
  • Final Goodbyes Board your flight and head home!
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