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Protected: People to People International: London, Paris, Rome – Menaul

Top 5 Program Highlights:
1. Meet a former member of British Parliament and have a discussion about the impact of Brexit on UK politics.
2. Participate in an interactive Shakespearean drama workshop.
3. Meet French students for a student-led sightseeing tour of Paris.
4. Visit a working farm in Tuscany and learn intricate techniques under expert tutelage that date back centuries.
5. Meet a former member of the Swiss Guard at the Vatican
Duration

12 days

Availability

Open Enrollment

Students

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Depart, USA

Depart USA

Day 1

Your adventure begins. Meet up with your delegation and board your overnight flight to London, England.

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London, England

Welcome to London

Day 2

Arrive into London and meet your local Delegation Manager. It’s time to head out into London for a special orientation of the city before stopping for your first taste of British cuisine. During a tour of the very best of London, you’ll get the chance to see iconic landmarks like Tower Bridge, The Houses of Parliament, Piccadilly Circus, and Trafalgar Square. Then there is time to fly the London Eye.

London, England

Best of London

Day 3

Visit Parliament for a unique People to People Moment to meet a former member of British Parliament. Have an enlightening discussion which will include the impact of Brexit on UK politics. Afterwards, you’ll head over to Buckingham Palace to witness the Changing of the Guard. Following lunch, you will go to Tower of London, home to the Crown Jewels and over a thousand years of fascinating history. Away from the hustle and bustle of the crowds, explore London by boat, cruising past the many world-famous landmarks that line the banks of the River Thames. Top off an action-packed day with dinner and a show on London’s West End, the British equivalent of Broadway.

Paris, France

Shakespeare's London

Day 4

Join a drama workshop for a lesson on the works of the most celebrated playwright of all time and get insight into modern interpretations of his plays. You’ll also have the chance to dress up and act with professionally trained actors. Board the Eurostar train to go to Paris.  Spend the evening beneath the Eiffel Tower, marveling at the striking landmark’s famous light show.

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Paris, France

French Royalty

Day 5

Explore the extravagance of the Palace of Versailles and have a picnic in the grounds of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. For lunch, you’ll enjoy the ingredients you picked out at a Parisian market earlier in the day. In the afternoon experience Paris with local French students and learn the secrets of the city from those in the know.

Milan, Italy

The Louvre

Day 6

In the morning, meet with a local artist for a firsthand look into the celebrated world of Parisian art. Enjoy a selection of French delicacies, including snails, while perched on top of Montmartre’s hill. Later on, see a wealth of art and priceless treasures on exhibit in perhaps the world’s most famous museum, the Louvre. Take the time to explore the museum on your own as you marvel at works including Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. This evening dine in the Louvre’s “Carousel Restaurants du Monde,” which showcases different cuisines from around the globe. Tonight you will travel to Milan on an overnight train journey.

Milan, Italy

Ciao Italia

Day 7

There’s no time to waste as you arrive in Milan. Take a rooftop tour of the city’s breathtaking Cathedrals, complete with insightful audio guides and knowledgeable group leaders. Explore the art and history on show at some of the city’s most celebrated museums and galleries before indulging in a classic Italian lunch.

Florence, Italy

Tuscany

Day 8

With the help of an expert guide, visit the Accademia Gallery, which houses Michelangelo’s colossal statue David and an impressive selection of Renaissance art. Take a walk through the city
of Florence, passing the Duomo and the bronze doors to the Baptistery, fittingly known as the Gate to Paradise. Meet with Italian craftsmen who create some of the most revered products in the world before an in-depth pizza-making lesson where you can try all your creations!

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Florence, Italy

Tuscan Farm Experience

Day 9

Make your way to Tuscany, passing through rolling countryside and stunning views before arriving
at a contemporary working farm. Learn how to identify and prepare local produce and then try
out a variety of delicacies during a traditional European lunch. Try your hand at a number of intricate farming techniques under expert tutelage, many of which date back centuries. For some well- earned relaxation, join a group of Italian locals for a selection of tasty treats.

Rome, Italy

All Roads Lead to Rome

Day 10

Make your way to Tuscany, passing through rolling countryside and stunning views before arriving
at a contemporary working farm. Learn how to identify and prepare local produce and then try
out a variety of delicacies during a traditional European lunch. Try your hand at a number of intricate farming techniques under expert tutelage, many of which date back centuries. For some well- earned relaxation, join a group of Italian locals for a selection of tasty treats.

Rome, Italy

The Vatican

Day 11

Explore the center of the Catholic Church and the world’s smallest country, Vatican City. Your professional guide will take you on a tour of the Vatican Museums, spectacular frescos of the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica. Meet with a former member of the Swiss Guard, hearing tales from his time spent guarding the Pope and learning just what it takes to join one of the oldest military units in the world.

Rome, Italy

Flight Home

Day 12

Depart for home after your voyage of self-discovery in the world’s most iconic capitals.