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Family Vacations & Tours

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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 92 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.

Family of capuchin monkeys in a tree

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.

Cheetah with her cubs in Serengeti National Park

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.

Tourists on the waterfront of Santorini, Greece

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.

view of spain square seville with mosaic in foreground and cloud sky, andalusia, spain.

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.

Female mountain gorilla with her baby in Bwindi Impenetrable Rainforest National Park, Uganda

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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Old town on the Douro river. Porto, Portugal

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.

Malahide Castle, Dublin.

Family-Friendly Ireland Itinerary

8 Day Custom Tour

From $3,195

Majestic folklore, a history of magic, and the majesty of opulent castles will enchant you during your personalized Ireland family-friendly vacation. The emerald greenery spreading across the hills and dales lead to the dramatic cliffs soaring above the fierce Atlantic waters. Legends account for the fascinating scenery on which medieval castles continue to stand. From the bustling cobbled lanes of Dublin to the dramatic turreted towers of Kilkenny, the remains of an ancient abbey to the manicured grounds of an elaborate noble estate, the family will find charm and wonderment within the rich Irish history and captivating emerald landscape. For additional Ireland travel destinations, browse our additional Ireland tours on Zicasso.

Mother and daughter snorkeling

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.

Tropical sea and blue sky on Koh Samui island, Thailand

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.

Split Beach Bacvice, Croatia

10-Day Croatia Family Vacation

10 Day Custom Tour

From $1,995

Croatia is a country that checks every box on even the pickiest person’s must-have list. Not only is Croatia aesthetically beautiful and rich with historical sites and fascinating culture, which will surely please the adults of the entourage, but this gem of a country also offers a wealth of family-friendly destinations and excursions that will keep your whole family thoroughly entertained on this once-in-a-lifetime trip. Taking your family from Dubrovnik and Split to Plitvice National Park and even the capital city of Zagreb, this 10-day luxury tour is filled with perfectly curated adventures that have been specially chosen for you and your family’s utmost enjoyment.

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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