France-Spain-Italy- Arts, Culture & History Tour
- Tour of Paris to include, Ile de la Cité, Notre Dame Cathedral, Ile St. Louis, the Latin Quarter
- Boat Cruise on the Seine River
- Painting lesson & workshop
- Visit the Bohemian area of Montmartre
- Climb the Eiffel Tower
- Visit the Louvre
- Stroll the Avenue des Champs Élysées
- Visit Place de la Concorde
- Explore the gothic quarter of Barcelona
- Barcelona’s Boqueria food market
- Visit the famed district of Las Ramblas
- Visit Sagrada Família, a massive piece of architectural wonder
- Visit Park Guell and see its amazing stone structures, stunning tiling and fascinating buildings
- Enjoy a hands-on Tapas cooking class
- Traditional Flamenco dance lesson
- Go inside The Academia and see the original Michelangelo painting
- Visit the Uffizi Gallery
- See the Vatican
- Visit the Sistine Chapel
- Tour the Colliseum
Spain mixes the luxury of Europe with the exoticism of a farther off land. Feel the weight of thousands of years of history below every cobblestone footstep in Italy. And in many ways, France sets the cultural standard for exquisite taste: from culinary innovation to fashion, from history to high art. How can you go wrong?!
The history, the food, the culture, the art; these countries have it all for everyone to enjoy.
Student trip itineraries are completely customizable for your group, desires, and needs.
Day 1 - Travel to Paris
Fly overnight to Paris, France.
Day 2 - Bienvenue à Paris
Guided tour of Paris, including: Latin Quarter, Ile de Cité, and Notre Dame Cathedral. Explore the bohemian neighborhood of Montmartre, historically home to the studios of famous artists. Evening boat cruise on the Seine River!
Day 3 - Explore Paris
Tour the Louvre museum. Hone our art skills with an interactive painting workshop! Explore La Jardin des Tuileries, stroll the Avenue des Champs Élysées, and visit Place de la Concorde. Ascend the Eiffel Tower and in the evening, take a French cooking class and dinner.
Day 4 - TRAVEL TO BARCELONA
Travel to Barcelona, with time for stops and breaks along the way. Enjoy the picturesque drive south through France and into Spain. Overnight in Barcelona.
Day 5 - BARCELONA
Explore the famous Picasso Museum. Head to the city’s vast Boqueria food market for lunch. Enjoy Barcelona’s famous La Rambla strip. Evening dinner and traditional Flamenco show.
Day 6 - Barcelona
Guided tour of Barcelona, including visits to Sagrada Familia & Park Guell. Enjoy a hands on Spanish cooking class. Watch the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc music & light show.
Day 7 - TRAVEL TO FRENCH RIVIERA
Depart to the French Riviera, lunch en route. Visit the Prince’s Palace of Monaco, the Prince’s Palace of Monaco, & Musée Océanographique. Dinner & exploration in Nice this evening.
Day 8 - Florence
Transfer to Florence, Italy. Explore the Uffizi Gallery. Visit The Academia to see the original David by Michelangelo. Walk along the Lungarno and over to the Ponte Vecchio Bridge and Piazza della Signoria. Overnight in Florence
Day 9 - Rome
Travel to Rome. Guided visit to see the highlights of the Vatican Museums which includes a visit to see the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Free time to explore after dinner – see the street performers and exteriors of the many churches in Trastevere.
Day 10 - Rome
Explore the Pantheon. Tour Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. Tour the famous Roman Coliseum. Afternoon tour and exploration of Rome. Final banquet dinner in Rome.
Day 11 - Homeward Bound
Board our group flight home after an amazing trip to Europe together!
AirfareRoundtrip group airfare to Europe
BusPrivate coach bus for duration of tour, equipped with A/C, T.V & DVD players, on-board washroom
HotelCentrally located, student friendly, 3 * minimum, acclaimed hotels
Daily breakfast and dinner included in tour. Meals at locally owned and run restaurants and accommodations serving authentic cuisine sufficient for teenage appetites.
Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world.
Places You’ll Visit
Ile de Cité
One of two remaining natural islands in the Seine.
Notre Dame Cathedral
One of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture.
Historically home to the studios of famous artists, including Salvador Dali,
Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Vincent Van Gogh.
Boat cruise on the Seine.
Highlights will include medieval ruins, the sculpture Gallery and of course, the Mona Lisa.
Avenue des Champs Élysées,
Get your shopping in!
Need we say more?
Walk the streets of the Basque town and leisurely hike to the top of the hills that overlook this picturesque town.
Home to the famed Guggenheim museum.
A key reference for understanding the formative years of Pablo Ruiz Picasso.
Pick up some gifts for friends and family back home.
Construction began in
1882 and continues to this day.
Contains amazing stone structures, stunning tiling and fascinating buildings.
Prince’s Palace of Monaco
Dating back to 1191.
World famous aquarium containing 450 species of ocean life.
Explore the southern French city.
Gallery of the Academy
See the original David by Michelangelo, which has been housed here since 1873.
Piazza della Signoria
Lunch in Florence's main square.
See works by da Vinci, Botticelli, Titian, Michelangelo, Rembrandt and more.
Includes a visit to see the
An enduring symbol of the Eternal City.
Old Roman Forum
Remains part of the ancient city of Roma.