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European Family Vacations & Tours

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Expand your family’s horizons with an immersive exploration of Europe. From the iconic Eiffel Tower and Roman Colosseum to a personal introduction to local cultures and authentic cuisine, a European family vacation from Zicasso will create a journey perfectly suited for any member of the family. Discover the wide range of tours you can personalize for the ultimate experience.

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Get inspired with our sample trips below. You can have any trip tailor made for your private travelAny number of days.
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charles bridge at sunset in prague, czech republic

Family Vacation to Europe: Medieval Castles, Storybook Villages, Majestic Alps

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,353

Your custom family vacation to Central Europe takes your family through the storybook villages and majestic landscapes from Prague to Vienna, where fairy tales were created, castles are real, and the majesty of daily life continues to grow. You feel the soft dough between your fingers, before twisting it into a pretzel and placing it on a sheet. The cave walls around you are covered in ice, and it looks like you have stepped inside a glacier.  The kids marvel at the grand armory decorating historic castles and highlighting the medieval history of the encompassing mountains.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Courtyard of the Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

Kid-Friendly Family Tour of Italy's Highlights

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,745

Become gladiators, search for priceless paintings, and indulge in unforgettable adventures with a custom tailored family-friendly Italy itinerary. Relish a chance to blend fun and education with culture that the kids can touch. Knead handmade pasta dough under the guidance of a private chef and then wander through hidden corridors and along the labyrinthine Hypogeum in the Colosseum. Explore extinct volcanic craters and learn the art of making fresh gelato in a medieval town. Your private family Italy tour itinerary will offer flavorful delights, ancient marvels, and secret catacombs to create memories that will last a lifetime.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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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.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Ship on the background of rocks. Santorini island

Active Family Vacation to Greece

8 Day Custom Tour

From $1,995

Picturesque islands and ancient ruins cradle hidden adventures during your handcrafted Greece family vacation. Treasure time in Athens and island hop from Mykonos to Santorini for an immersive discovery of breathtaking religious sites and enchanting scenery, preserved culture and exciting museums. Your active exploration lets the family hike an active volcano rising out of Santorini’s caldera and uncovers the ruins of Athens on the Acropolis’s summit. Find grandeur in the remains of Apollo’s birthplace and sample the simple flavors of homemade tzatziki. Kayak, sail, trek, and rejuvenate on quiet beaches during your perfect family adventure in Greece. Click here for additional Greece family vacation ideas available on Zicasso.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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moorish castle and pena palace at sunset in sintra, portugal

10-Day Family-Friendly Vacation to Spain & Portugal

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,395

On this luxurious, 10-day adventure through Spain and Portugal, experience some of the very best that these countries have to offer. Wander through the charming streets of Sintra and stop to listen to the melodies of Fado music as it drifts through the air. In Barcelona, gape in amazement at the glorious church of La Sagrada Familia. From the beaches of southern Portugal to the traditional Spanish center of Madrid, on this tour, your family is sure to make memories that you will cherish forever.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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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.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Northern lights over Bergen, Norway

Frozen Inspired Winter Family Tour of Norway

8 Day Custom Tour

From $1,763

Mystical fjords, charming villages, and enchanting hills that are blanketed with snow will bring the majesty of Arendelle to life during your family-friendly tour of Norway, which will celebrate the release of Frozen 2 and the adventures of Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, and Sven. Bask in a captivating winter wonderland on a scenic train ride through mountains, where Elsa could have built her secluded castle, and wander alongside colorful homes that are reminiscent of images of Anna’s kingdom. Visit with fun-loving reindeer that are far above the Arctic Circle before meeting a traditional Sami community and searching for the flickering glow of the Northern Lights. Your Norwegian vacation combines customary culture and folklore with the natural beauty that has inspired the story and landscape of Frozen.Exploring Further: Norway is not just a winter wonderland as the snow gives way to enchanting forests, bright sunshine and opportunities for lots of Frozen-inspired family fun.  To see our Summer to Autumn Frozen 2 itinerary click here, and consider what more you could add to your trip as you visit our full range of Norway tours here.Note: Zicasso and “Frozen Inspired Winter Family Tour of Norway” are not affiliated with, or sponsored or endorsed by Walt Disney Pictures or Walt Disney Animation Studios.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Discover the uniqueness of Mont Saint-Michel, from its mystery on the island to the splendor of its crowning abbey.

A Perfect Family Getaway to France Tour: History, Culture & Cooking Class

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,195

The aroma of fresh macaroons entices the family closer to the artisan bakery. Classic blue and white umbrellas decorate the beach with 1920’s fashion. The gardens that inspired Monet come to life with impressionistic enchantment. Experience France with the wonderment of a child, in both your eyes and your child’s eyes on your handmade tailored family getaway to France tour. Whether discovering the majesty of Normandy or rediscovering the beauty of Paris, your family will absorb the artistry of Parisian museums and architecture, and delight in the marvels of a mysterious island, play in the lavishness of palaces and enjoy one another’s company.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Skyline of Florence, Italy with the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore Dome

Family Getaway Vacation to England, France & Italy

13 Day Custom Tour

From $3,895

Family time is as precious as gold, which makes custom family vacations priceless. Your custom tailored family vacation to England, France, and Italy offers you marvels of which the entire family will enjoy, from the storybook villages of the French countryside to the trotting horses along the lush plateau of the Swiss Alps. Castles overlook the historic waterways in London. Bakeries and boutique shops line the wide avenues of Paris. Renaissance statues decorate the public squares of Florence. Hike along the Mediterranean coast and create everlasting memories that the entire family will treasure for a lifetime.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Family hiking in the Swiss Alps

Active Family Vacation in the Alps: Italy & Switzerland

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,691

The more time you spend with your kids, the more your imagination runs wild. You picture snow white peacocks roaming an opulent garden, men dressed in traditional Swiss outfits playing the alphorn against the backdrop of rugged snowcapped mountains, or the tip of the Matterhorn visible from the enchanting town on the foothills. On this 8-day active family vacation to Italy and the Swiss Alps, neither you, nor your children, will have to imagine any longer.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Palacio de Cristal in Madrid's Buen Retiro Park

Spain Family Vacation Tour: Madrid & Barcelona

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,155

Instead of settling for a beach vacation or a journey through the mountains, you can have it all on this custom tailored Spain family vacation to Madrid and Barcelona. Give the entire family a chance to indulge in the golden sands of Barcelona. Let them wander around the lavish décor of the Royal Palace. The kids will delight in the artistry and learn about history without ever knowing. Spend your time enjoying the scenery and indulging in your family’s excitement. Taste traditional dishes and stroll along medieval cobblestone streets. Let this unique family getaway give you luxury and landscape, culture, and memories.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Gondolas in Venice, Italy

Rome, Tuscany & Venice Vacation Tour for Families

9 Day Custom Tour

From $5,395

Give the gift of togetherness on a handcrafted family vacation tour to Rome, Tuscany, and Venice. The kids will delight in following in the footsteps of Roman emperors onto the grounds of the mighty Colosseum. The family will bond together mixing flour and eggs to create traditional Tuscan pasta. The scent of pizza and melted cheese drifts from hidden trattoria doorways. You can marvel at priceless art emblematic of masterpieces, from the David to the La Primavera. Introduce the kids to unparalleled culture and indulge in the distinctive splendor of Italy.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Luxury Tour of Spain for Families

14 Day Custom Tour

From$7,695

The best education is the kind that children don’t even know they are receiving. Capture the beauty of Spain on this vacation tailored to your family’s desires and the wealth of history that sweeps across the landscape. Witness the charming white villages of Andalusia and stroll along the hilly cobblestone streets of Toledo. Admire the fairytale architecture of Gaudi and explore the storybook castle in Segovia. The wonders of Spain will captivate the entire family, filled with treasured palaces and prancing horses, historic battles and fabulous flavors.

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A Perfect Family Getaway to Italy’s Coastlines & History

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,195

On your family getaway vacation to Italy, your kids wake up with a view of coastal cliffs and the looming summit of historic Mount Vesuvius in the distance. You sneak pieces of fresh mozzarella bufala when rolling out your pizza dough during a family cooking lesson. The ancient city of Pompeii expands before your very eyes, and you have never seen your kids so excited to learn about history. Travel from stunning coastal towns to breathtaking Renaissance cities, each embracing the entire family in wonderment on your handcrafted tour of Italy.

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Kid-Friendly Vacation to Italy: Rome, Tuscany & The Vatican

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,195

History is filled with noble families rising in power and class, spanning time to protect one another against the outside world.  This kid friendly vacation to Rome, Tuscany, and the Vatican, teaches you about Roman mythology, medieval history, masterworks of paintings and marble statues. Your custom tailored tour of Italy takes you on the noble route of a family adventure. Discover the hidden underbelly of the ancient Colosseum and learn the depths to which the food culture of the country runs. Each moment will build treasured memories in the timelessness of the encircling unforgettable world.

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A Perfect France Tour for Families

9 Day Custom Tour

From$2,470

France is filled with a world of wonder that will inspire the entire family on your custom tailored France Tour for families. The gargoyles of Notre Dame de Paris decorate the rooftops and watch over the banks of the Seine River. Parisians lounge at café tables, enjoying the small pleasures of the day. The gardens at Giverny erupt with colors, immaculately captured by Monet. Turquoise water brushes against the shores of Omaha Beach in Normandy. The sensational history of France created a world famous culture that decorates the streets of Paris and the natural beauty of Normandy.

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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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Exploring the Italian Peninsula Tour for Families

21 Day Custom Tour

From$5,770

Intrigue and excitement will guide you through your customizable Italy family tour that will immerse you in the majesty of the ancient world and marvels of the Renaissance. Traverse the grandeur of Venice on the canals and explore the distinctive ambiance of Rome. Uncover the fascinating flavors of handmade pasta in Bologna, and then learn the art of crafting homemade pizza in Naples. Family comes first in Italy, and your kid-friendly tour will embrace the fun of discovery with custom-tailored scavenger hunts and picturesque views, the thrill of climbing a leaning tower and the magic of bringing rich history and tangible heritage to life.

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Family Friendly Northern Spain Tour

9 Day Custom Tour

From$2,155

Natural wonders and ancient history mark this delightfully filled region with enchantments at every corner. Stupendous feats of nature stand alongside century-refined traditions in this land that occupies Northern Spain. Behold sights atop sky scraping mountains, gaze onward at breathtaking seas, and marvel at millennia-old cave paintings in this family-friendly excursion that is sure to open your imagination. Uncover hidden gems that will leave you ready to discover more in this fun-filled and time-defying extravaganza.

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Family Escape to Croatia for 2021-2022

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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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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Amazing Family-Friendly Sicily Tour

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,195

Magnificent marble columns and powerful seaside castles inspire the entire family, keeping the kids engaged and creating unparalleled memories on your custom-tailored Sicily tour for families. Gold sand beaches line the shores. Vibrant markets fill the cities with the aroma of refreshing citrus. Ancient temples rise over olive trees. Baroque palaces decorate inviting squares. Mosaics create layers of opulence in chapel and cathedral naves, and the towering summit of Mount Etna is a constant promise of adventure. The family will feel inspired during your unforgettable time in the Mediterranean island charms of Sicily.

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Barcelona’s Best: Seven-Day Family Vacation

7 Day Custom Tour

From$1,675

Barcelona excites and enthralls, and it is a city that makes cultural adventure accessible for all ages. These seven handcrafted days offer the best of Barcelona for your family. Think a treasure hunt through Spanish eras, an art nouveau swimming pool next to Gaudi’s casas, riding the tram to a charming amusement park, and a zipline through an urban jungle park. Beaches and parks provide space for children to let off some steam before historical neighborhoods envelop you in the city’s atmosphere.

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Adventurous Family Discoveries of Portugal Tour

8 Day Custom Tour

From$1,915

This 8-day Portugal tour leads you on an immersive journey from Lisbon to Lagos. Along the way, you will witness iconic landmarks, learn about Portugal’s storied history, uncover the local culture, and partake in some of the best experiences and activities that this country has to offer. Explore the Benagil Caves, snorkel in the Arrabida Nature Reserve, and mountain bike on Mount Foia.

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