Welcome tour of Europe

Join your fellow EF Gap students on an in-depth tour of London, Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona, and Rome. Expert professional guides will introduce you to Europe’s most iconic museums and masterpieces, landmarks and landscapes.

Your welcome tour itinerary

Over the course of two action-packed weeks, you’ll learn about each of your destination city’s rich history, culture, and current affairs. And then our local guides will take you behind the scenes to experience authentic daily life. There’s also plenty of time built into your welcome tour for exploring with new friends and making your own discoveries.

EF Gap Year - How it works - Welcome Tour - Big Ben

DAYS 1-4: LONDON

Welcome tour reception; orientation sessions; guided sightseeing; free day or optional excursion

Guided tour of London: Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Tower of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace

EF Gap Year - Welcome Tour - Amsterdam

DAYS 5-6: AMSTERDAM

Overnight ferry to Amsterdam; welcome event; guided sightseeing; optional city-by-bike tour

Guided tour of Amsterdam: Damrak Square, Jordaan Neighborhood, Centraal Station, Red Light District, Nieuwmarkt Square

EF Gap Year - Welcome Tour - Internship - Language Study - Paris

DAYS 7-9: PARIS

Train to Paris; walking tour; Seine river cruise; guided sightseeing; optional trip to Versailles

Guided tour of Paris: Champs-Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Luxembourg Gardens, Louvre, Montparnasse

EF Gap Year - Welcome Tour - Language Study

DAYS 10-11: BARCELONA

Flight to Barcelona; walking tour; guided sightseeing

Guided tour of Barcelona: Sagrada Familia, Barrio Góthico, Gaudi Park views, views from Olympic Park on Montjuic, Placa de Catalunya, Las Ramblas pedestrian street, Barcelonetta neighborhood

EF Gap Year - Welcome Tour - Language Study - Vatican

DAYS 12-13: ROME

Flight to Rome; walking tour; guided sightseeing; welcome tour farewell dinner

Guided tour of Rome: Colosseum, Forum Romanum, Capitoline Hill, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica

Questions? Speak with an EF Gap Year Advisor.

   

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