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Italy, France and Belgium

Blaze a trail through western Europe as you discover the layered history and linguistic diversity of Italy, France and Belgium – a region rich in culinary and cultural highlights. Develop an understanding of both ancient and modern European history as you explore significant battlefields from WWI and breathtaking ancient ruins.

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Italian Highlights

Zig-zag from north to south in Italia as you admire rolling green hills studded with olive trees and domed churches that dominate the skyline. Students will experience opera houses, basilicas, piazzas, palazzos and cathedrals galore as they explore Milan, Florence, Venice, and Rome.

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Art History in Action

With hundreds of iconic galleries and museums to explore, the capitals of Western Europe are magical places where art history leaps off€ the page to delight art enthusiasts and inspire their own practice. From contemporary street murals in London, to stunning Gaudi sculpture in Barcelona, to works from the old masters in Florence, these important…

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Italy and France

From Rome to Paris and all points in between… Students will be captivated by breathtaking landscapes, immersed in vibrant cultures and enchanted by tasty local delicacies as they make their way across ancient cities, countrysides and canals. They’ll participate cooking classes and workshops, as well as enjoy guided tours and tastings at patisseries, farmers markets, vineyards,  and even a chocolate…

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Ancient Classics – Italy & Greece

Explore the ancient sites, magnificent piazzas, impressive fountains and unforgettable sights of Rome. Explore the historic centre of Naples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, before heading to the Amalfi Coast. Journey to Athens and visit the acropolis, then see the birthplace of the Olympics in Olympia. Finally, see the ancient ruins at the excellent museum…

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Italy Farm Stay

Take your students on a journey of culture, history and culinary delights as you make your way to Italy, a land renowned for its picturesque landscapes, iconic art and architecture and of course, the delicious cuisine! On this immersive tour, students will discover the historic ruins of ancient Rome, uncover the artistic treasures throughout Florence, explore…

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Discover Culture and Cuisine

With a focus on authenticity, WorldStrides’ tours of Asia, Europe and beyond have one thing in common: students live as close as can be to the locals – including food! Our Chinese itineraries include a visit with a local family, for example, and wherever they roam, groups sample regional delicacies. That could translate to traditional…

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Focus on Languages

Travel to where it all began for your language of choice with a tour that puts the region’s history and culture in context. Expand your vocabulary and improve your accent as you speak the language among natives in practical settings and attend intensive classes. Be inspired to take your study further – potentially to tertiary…

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A European Perspective

As the birthplace of Western culture, Europe is full of reminders of how young a country Australia is. Wherever you choose to go in the Old World—Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Austria—for a European perspective, enchanting history, fast-paced cities, and vibrant cultures will entice you with their virtues. As you review our European combination itineraries, you’ll…

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Language Immersion: Italy

Experience language and cultural immersion on this tour, where learning takes place against a dramatic backdrop of iconic museums, landmarks and ancient ruins. Imagine yourself as a gladiator at the Colosseum, gaze at the ceiling in the Sistine Chapel, attend language lessons in Florence and walk the many famous bridges over the canals of Venice.

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