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Every family has different preferences in destinations and how they want to see the world. With personalized schedules, tailored experiences, engaging guides, and flexible excursions, family travel with Zicasso gives you the freedom of exploration with the support of local knowledge. With 101 countries to choose from, you can find inspiration and explore the very best in family vacations.

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Roman forum in Rome, Italy

Italy Family Vacation: Rome, Florence, Amalfi Coast

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,745

This luxurious, 10-day journey into Italy’s past and present features the head-turning districts of Rome and Florence in addition to the more rustic and rural neighborhoods of the Amalfi coast. Enjoyment for all is the main priority on this tour, and whether it arrives as a sip of an unknown Tuscan wine, the views from a rooftop tour of Il Duomo, or the aquatic bliss of an Amalfi beach, there is something for everyone to be enjoyed.

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Hacienda Bambusa in Quindío Colombia.  Photo courtesy of Hacienda Bambusa

Experience the Real Encanto in Colombia

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,995

Bring the magic of Encanto to life as you embrace the Family Madrigal during your 8-day family-friendly adventure of Colombia. Experience the colorful landscape, vibrant wildlife, and captivating culture captured in the charm of Disney’s animated film. With stunning accommodations and thoughtful itinerary design, be caught up in the magic of this undiscovered region of the world. Note: Zicasso is not affiliated with, sponsored or endorsed by Walt Disney Animation Studios or Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

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Chania on the Island of Crete in Greece

Athens, Crete, and Santorini Luxury Family Tour

11 Day Custom Tour

From $6,595

This luxurious 11-day Greece tour is designed to introduce you to the rich culture, iconic heritage, and mythical origins of this legendary landscape. Make your way from Athens to Crete to Santorini for the culinary and cultural treasures of Greece, which will be yours to enjoy. Any trip to Greece is not complete without a balanced exploration of both the mainland and the scenic island chains across the Aegean Sea.

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Kayaking around the caves at Ponte de Piedade in Algarve, Portugal.

Regal Relaxation Family Portugal Tour

12 Day Custom Tour

From $4,795

From the contemporary skyline of Porto to the sun-washed shores of Algarve, there is so much for families to enjoy on this handcrafted 12-day tour of Portugal. You and your family will immerse yourselves in the country’s fascinating history with tours of venerated heritage sites. You can appreciate spectacular seascapes of the Algarve and cherish the luxuriant landscapes of the Douro Valley. Michelin-starred culinary experiences and engaging seaside activities will only elevate your incredible vacation.

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Sea front view to Hell's Island from Hvar, Croatia

Family Escape to Croatia for 2022-2023

9 Day Custom Tour

From $4,495

See a different side of the scenery and country during your active 9-day family Croatia tour. Rush down thundering whitewater and bask in medieval drama. Cycle across rolling hills and discover island beauty. From an ancient Roman palace to sunset cast over soaring town walls, you can balance adventure and relaxation, cultural heritage, and historical exploration as you plunge into Croatia’s captivating depths.

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The ruins of Pompeii in Italy.

Family Trip to Italy: Nature, Ancient Temples, and Cuisine

12 Day Custom Tour

From $3,295

Bask in the splendor of La Dolce Vita from the Amalfi Coast to ancient Sicilian temples during your 12-day family Italy tour. Stroll cobbled lanes where ancient Rome presses against medieval walls. Wander the lush volcanic base of Mount Etna where grapevines thrive. Uncover ancient Greek theaters and recently excavated Roman mosaics. Your family-friendly tour reveals artistic splendor and as you celebrate the simple pleasures for which Italy is known.

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A river cruise on the Seine passing by the Eiffel Tower.

Perfect France Family Vacation with Teens

11 Day Custom Tour

From $3,185

The scenic beauty and rich culture of Provence and Paris are yours to enjoy on this 11-day tour through some of France's most breathtaking regions. From the iconic Eiffel Tower to the scenic banks of the Rhone River, a blend of small-town charm and urban thrills will ensure a balanced exploration of each community you visit.

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Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto, Japan

Endless Appeal of Japan: Immersive Family Tour

13 Day Custom Tour

From $6,235

Discover Japan and its fascinating culture with your family during this immersive 13-day tour leading from the buzzing streets of Tokyo to the beautiful panoramas of Kobe. Along the way, you will learn a great deal about the country and its people while cherishing spectacular scenes cataloged in glossy magazines. From the culinary delights to the spiritual finds, Japan is yours to explore.

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Lion cub climbing on the head of his father

East Africa Family Safari: Zanzibar, Tanzania & Kenya

12 Day Custom Tour

From $5,875

From island life to big game safaris, East Africa kindles images of a unique family adventure. Over 12 days, you will lounge on beaches, come face to face with elephant herds, learn how to track animals, and meet with tribal Masai families. From recreating  Lion King movie scenes to watching wildebeest gallop past you, this family safari is imbued with the intimate experiences that are possible in Zanzibar, Tanzania, and Kenya.

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Young boy shows off a starfish he found while snorkeling in Belize

10-Day Family Adventure of Ancient Maya, Caves, and Barrier Reefs in Belize

10 Day Custom Tour

From $4,415

Belize’s diverse and bountiful natural beauty is displayed on your 10-day family adventure to the Ancient Mayan ruins of San Ignacio, the incredible underground caves near Belmopan, and the breathtaking Belize Barrier Reef off the picturesque coast of Placencia. Trek, paddle, zipline, sail, and more to explore the ancient cities, lush rainforests, glistening shorelines, and captivating caves that await on this thrilling family tour.

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Glacier Express train traveling through the Alps in Switzerland

Spectacular Switzerland: 16-Day Family Tour for 2022-2023

16 Day Custom Tour

From $6,395

Switzerland's culturally vibrant and historically significant cities will seduce you as you tour from Zurich to Geneva, stopping at magnificent snow-capped mountain regions in between. Embrace the exuberant atmosphere of bustling districts, step onto the powdery glacial landscapes, throw snowballs at one another, ski down the steep slopes of the Swiss Alps, and cross the flowered fields cascading the countryside on this emblematic 16-day vacation.

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Puffins birds in Iceland

10-Day Extraordinary Family Trip Through Iceland

10 Day Custom Tour

From $5,995

Designed for the adventurous family who wants to explore nearly everything that Iceland has to offer, this customizable 10-day tour will have your family wishing that they could stay longer. Sail across the water in an ancient Viking ship, dog sled around the Golden Circle, and helicopter over the colorful mountaintops of Landmannalaugar. Your family will enjoy unearthing the many secrets Iceland hold's underneath its icy exterior.

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3-Week Family Tour of Patagonia and the Capitals of Chile and Argentina

19 Day Custom Tour

From$9,837

Explore the Patagonian paradise of Chile and Argentina with your family on this 19-day tour that begins and ends in bustling South American capitals. Uncover Chilean and Argentinian heritage and culture in Santiago and Buenos Aires, indulge in the wines of Casablanca, cross the unspoiled plains of Torres del Paine National Park, climb the glacial ice slopes near El Calafate, and more during your customizable family vacation in Patagonia.

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Costa Rica Family Friendly Vacation: Jungle, Wildlife & Beach

7 Day Custom Tour

From$1,255

Costa Rica is a paradise in every way, known for its tropical weather and lush rainforests, charming people and captivating wildlife. On this 7-day family vacation, you will find something to please everyone. Zip line through the trees to please your adventurous son or horseback ride on the beach to appease your children’s storybook dreams. Trek through monkey-ridden jungles and dive into a coral decorated seafloor. From whale watching to bird watching you will find the blissful pleasure of a happy family on this seamlessly immersive paradise.

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Tanzania Family Safari: Wildlife & Culture

11 Day Custom Tour

From$11,985

Though famed for its wildlife, Tanzanian cultures are equally remarkable – and this tour combines it all. Beginning in the quiet corners of Tarangire National Park, guests are ushered into the soothing rhythm of the African bush. Depth is added to the wilderness experience while walking alongside the Hadzabe people, among the only remaining hunter-gatherer societies. The tour culminates in the famed Serengeti National Park and in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The Great Wildebeest Migration (month dependent) and countless wildlife encounters are nothing short of spectacles performed against stunning backdrops.

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10-Day Greece Island Hopping Family Vacation

10 Day Custom Tour

From$2,495

The gorgeous islands of Greece are known for its pristine beaches, delicious food, iconic landmarks, and more, making them the ideal destination for a family vacation. Begin your luxurious, 10-day adventure in the capital city of Athens before, traveling in luxury across the Aegean Sea in a private speed boat to discover the islands of Mykonos, Paros, and Santorini. Stunning beaches and memorable attractions can be found on every island. Immerse yourself in the culture of Greece through private tours and exclusive family experiences, and create memories that will last a lifetime during this family trip to the idyllic islands of Greece.

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Kid-Friendly Vacation to Southern Spain

10 Day Custom Tour

From$2,395

Take your entire family on an unforgettable, 10-day excursion to Spain’s sunny Andalucia. Ornate palaces and beautiful cathedrals line the quaint, cobblestone streets.  Flamenco dancers throw up their arms in a passionate display as they stomp their feet to the staccato beats of clapping castanets. Nearby cafes entice patrons with jamon iberico and other delectable, local flavors. Located a stone’s throw away, crowds cheer as bullfighters twirl their capes and tease their four-legged counterparts with a boastful Ole! In no time, you and your family will be immersed in local history and culture while falling in love with this enchanting, Spanish paradise.

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Uganda Adventure Safari For Families With Teenage Children

12 Day Custom Tour

From$6,955

Uganda inspires, especially for teenagers, an adventure into the wild that goes beyond the norm. Gorilla trekking, being surrounded by chimpanzees, walking with the zebra and, game drives that follow giants are just some of the experiences on offer. Uganda is not a destination for young children, as the famous wildlife activities have a 15-year minimum age. But for older children, it is a great journey into the unknown, this handcrafted safari a wonderful collection of wildlife connections followed by a private island paradise.

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Family-Friendly Tour of Spain & Portugal

9 Day Custom Tour

From$1,975

Search for dragons, explore royal palaces, and then indulge in the sweet flavors of freshly made chocolate during your customizable family friendly tour to Spain and Portugal. Play amongst the life-sized gingerbread architecture of Park Guell and then explore the inspiring ambiance of a bookstore that inspired Harry Potter. Dramatic cathedrals will capture the attention of all ages as the captivating artwork found on a scavenger hunt through a museum will bring an atmosphere of fun to the exploration of history.  Your time spent together as history comes across these two countries will bring your family closer together in Spain and Portugal.

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Family-Friendly Ireland Itinerary

8 Day Custom Tour

From$3,195

A Perfect Family Vacation in Belize

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,795

Wisk the family away for an exciting experience, discovering marine life swimming along the Barrier Reef and jaguars hiding in the Maya Mountains on this exhilarating Belize vacation. Your tour is custom tailored to family adventure on the Placencia Peninsula, accounting for activities both exhilarating and educational. Listen to howler monkeys roar in the morning. Watch lagoon shores for crocodiles. Kayak on the ocean to white sand islands. Mayan temples tower above the treetops and villages uphold traditions blending their heritage. From the moment you arrive in Belize, you will create experiences the family never forgets.

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Ten-Day Thailand Family Adventure: Culture, Jungles & Islands

10 Day Custom Tour

From$2,195

Thailand brings adventure and mystique as an exotic destination that is comfortable for all ages. Elephants hoot in the thick jungle, monks will greet you at sunrise, and the tribe villages will impress an alternative way of life. A jungle camp will immerse you in nature while an island retreat provides sun, sea, and sand. Handcrafted to maximize your family time together, this 10-day Thailand tour avoids the city to create the classic Thai mix of culture, jungle, and island.

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Spring Family Getaway in Paris and Loire Valley

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,235

From cuisine to shopping and artistic treasures to iconic architecture, this 8-day family trip to France will immerse you in cultural splendor and regal grandeur. Sample famous Parisian chocolates and pastries, ride horses through the gorgeous landscapes of the Loire Valley, marvel at the masterpieces in the Louvre Museum, and glide down the Seine River on a scenic cruise. Your family will discover and delight in French castles, cuisine, and culture.

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17-Day Luxury Family Vacation: Adventures in Thailand and Laos

17 Day Custom Tour

From$4,585

With rich cultural heritage, exquisite culinary history, and immaculate rainforests sweeping much of the untouched landscapes, Thailand and Laos are phenomenal places to bring your family for 17 days of non-stop fun and insightful discovery. From temple tours in decorated spiritual complexes to forest walks in pristine environments and foodie experiences at sensational eateries to historic exhibitions at venerated landmarks, explore Thailand and Laos’ adventure highlights with your family.

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