Day 1 :
- Depart for Rome, Italy:
Day 2 :
- Arrive in Rome, Italy:
Meet your tour director and check into hotel
Day 3 :
- Tour Rome:
Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of the Colosseum with Whisper headset and visit the Arch of Constantine and Forum Romanum.
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 4 :
- Tour Vatican City:
Take a guided walking sightseeing tour with whisper headsets of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica.
- Travel to Florence:
Day 5 :
- Tour Florence:
Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour with whisper headsets of Accademia, the Baptistery Doors, Chiesa di Santa Croce, Duomo, and Ponte Vecchio.
- Optional Uffizi Gallery visit:
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.
LEAP Activity | Cucina Fiorentina
Cook up a three-course traditional meal with a local chef using fresh local produce. Get a taste of Tuscan life and zesty flavors! Mangia!
Day 6 :
- Casa di Giulietta:
Travel to Innsbruck via Verona and visit the Casa di Giulietta.
LEAP Activity | Patron of the Renaissance
Imagine you’re a Medici. Suppose you’re a Sforza. Use this innovative activity to explore the motives of the patrons of the Renaissance.
Day 7 :
- Neuschwanstein Castle:
This elaborate castle was built atop a rock ledge over the Pöllat Gorge in the Bavarian Alps by order of Bavaria's King Ludwig II, referred to as "Mad Ludwig," whose favorite pastime was midnight sleigh rides through the countryside. This stronghold was the crowning jewel of the king’s building spree across Bavaria and was the inspiration for Cinderella’s castle in Disney World. Begun in 1869 and left unfinished at Ludwig's death in 1886, this lavish palace is an eccentric reconstruction of a medieval castle, and it boasts major technological and architectural achievements for the time, including running water, flushing toilets, a hot water system for the kitchen, and bathrooms with warm-air heating systems.
- Travel to Munich:
LEAP Activity | Debate the Great
Meet six influential figures from Germany’s history. Join a debate and argue their accomplishments to decide who the greatest German is.
Day 8 :
- Tour Munich:
Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Frauenkirche, the Glockenspeil, the Nymphenburg Palace, and the Olympic site of 1972. Then head to Dachau for a visit with an audioguide.
LEAP Activity | Bask in Bavarian Arts
Discover the links between traditional dance and Bavarian history. Listen to and learn Bavarian music while participating in ancient folklore storytelling. You’ll also learn (and demonstrate) a variety of traditional dance steps as taught by local experts.
Day 9 :