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The Grand Tour: Italy

May 18, 2016*

May 18th is the tentative departure date; we will add an extra day for the fashion tour. The image below is from the  Summer 2015 fashion tour. We had a private fashion visit in Paris with designer Elise Hamaeu.

Italy Grand Tour Fashion Tour

Trip Information

  • The total costs are $3,901.74 for students and $4,204.30 for adults, which include the fashion visit,Insurance,tips,LU fee and extra day visit. For more trip details, visit EF College Tours
  • The trip is for 11 days
  • Steps for Enrollment: 
    • 1. Apply with LU Send      (the LU Send site will have the tour online within a week)
    • 2. Once approved by LUSend, get approval with the FACS Department by contacting
    • 3. Once approved enroll with  EF College Tours 
    • 4. Pay the $95 non-refundable deposit through LU Send payment portal
    • 5. Continue payments through LU Send.


Italy Grand TourOur departure will be from Washington D.C. On this trip, we will visit many points of interest such as Dodge’s Palace, a glass-blowing demonstration, Duomo: leather–making demonstration, Basilica of St. Francis, the Ruins of Pompeii, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, the Coliseum, Roman Forum, and other fascinating sites.

For Interior Design/Architecture students, we will study the very famous buildings mentioned in the above list of sites. For Fashion Merchandising students, we will study Italian fashion and leather and possibly visit a shoe museum in Florence.

If you are interested and want to get more details about this opportunity, go online to EF College Tours and type in the numbers 1665212WK for details. You will need to visit the EF website for current quotes. You do not have to pay the full amount at this time - a down payment will hold your reservation. Please call the 877 number found on the EF site for exact information.


Italy Grand TourEnrollment 

Enroll Online

Enroll by Phone

  • Call EF Customer Accounts at 877-485-4184

Enroll by Fax

  • Fax completed application form to 617-619-1698



NOTE: It is important that you contact Mrs. Ruth Gomes  before you register. Register your name (including middle name) as it appears on your passport.

*Tentative Dates