Day 1 :
Depart from North America
- Flight to Paris:
Sit back, relax, and enjoy your flight to Paris!
Day 2 :
- Welcome to Paris:
Arrive in Paris. Meet your tour director and check into hotel.
Day 3 :
Paris - the Louvre
- Optional Eiffel Tower Ascent:
Travel to the top of the Eiffel Tower for breathtaking views of Paris.
- Visit the Louvre Museum:
Walk through the 71-foot glass pyramid designed by I.M. Pei and added in 1989, and step into another world--one with carved ceilings, deep-set windows, and so many architectural details you could spend a week just admiring the rooms.
- Guided Tour of Paris Landmarks:
Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées, Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, Notre Dame Cathedral visit.
Day 4 :
Paris - Palace of Versailles
- Versailles Guided Excursion:
Everything in Versailles is worth a look, from the 250-foot-long Hall of Mirrors, with themed salons- "war" and "peace" -on either side, to Marie Antoinette's faux country hamlet.
LEAP Activity | Seize the Château!
This costume workshop is a lively role-play activity that puts you in the shoes of the monarchy, clergy, nobility, bourgeoisie, or peasantry to explore the issues underlying the French Revolution.
Day 5 :
Paris - Rome
- Fly to Rome:
Arrive in Rome.
- Rome City Walk:
Take a walk past Rome's most beautiful and unusual Baroque fountains. At the foot of the Spanish Steps, elegant cafes surround the central Barcaccia Fountain,
LEAP Activity | Cover the Canvas
Live the artist life. Explore line, color, perspective, negative space and form, then paint a masterpiece inspired by the beauty of Paris.
Day 6 :
Rome - Vatican City
- Vatican City Guided Walking Sightseeing Tour with Whisper Headsets:
Tour St. Peter’s Basilica with a licensed local guide and whisper headset so you don't miss a word. Outside the church, four rows of columns radiate out like welcoming arms; inside, the church seems enormous enough to embrace the entire world. Visit the State Apartments, Hall of Mirrors, Gardens of Versailles, Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel visit, and St. Peter’s Basilica.
Day 7 :
Rome - The Colosseum
- 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 :
Return home to the United States