Colosseum Rome in Italy

Exploring the Italian Peninsula Tour for Families

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Italy, Vatican City

Places Visited

Venice, Murano, Burano, Torcello...

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Suggested Duration

21 Days

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...

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Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy an immersive tour of Florence history and bring the fanciful culture to life in the hidden chambers and art of the Palazzo Vecchio
  • Traverse the secret history of Venice’s iconic monuments as the kids scour the art, architecture, and shops during your guided scavenger hunt
  • Indulge in the ancient world of Rome after your kids embrace the complex exercises of the famous historical gladiators during a morning training activity
  • Bask in the fantastic flavor of traditional Perugina chocolate during a tour of a local factory and a chocolate-making class
  • Wander the streets of Pompeii for an immersive tour of the ancient city and take your family back in time into the daily life of the Roman colony
  • Capture Lucca’s unique imagery during a private tour with the kids finding and drawing the mythical creatures decorating the historical buildings
  • Delight in the flavors of traditional Neapolitan pizza with a private hands-on cooking class
  • Witness the marvels on display in Vatican City inside the renowned galleries and St Peter’s Basilica with a captivating guided treasure hunt
  • Traverse the trails that wind around the Marmore Waterfall for a majestic view of the tallest humanmade waterfall in Europe engineered thousands of years ago
  • Relish the ease and sophistication of making customary tagliatelle pasta in Parma turning the traditional cooking into a fun-filled game for the family

Detailed Description

Your three-week family tour of Italy will embody the best of culture, history, and fun for an immersive adventure bound to bring your family closer together. The lifestyle and the traditions of the country shift between the regions, and the major cities provide an incredible experience in the towns and landscapes that surround Venice, Bologna, Perugia, Florence, Rome, and Naples. Chronicling more than 3,000 years of art, architecture, and cuisine from the Colosseum to gelato, Mount Vesuvius to the home of Juliet Capulet, your family-friendly Italy tour brings adventures that will inspire both parents and children alike.

Your family-friendly adventure will begin with your arrival in Venice with four days in the captivating marble palaces, famous canals, and with the exquisite artwork of the city on the lagoon. Your private guided tours will take you deep into the secrets of the Doge’s Palace and the gilded mosaics of St. Mark’s Basilica. Learn the techniques of glassblowing in Murano and the delicate art of lacework on Burano before visiting the Byzantine mosaics in Torcello. Traverse the captivating ambiance of the historical cities of Padua and Verona to see the reach of the Venetian Republic on Italian soil. Three days in Bologna will then reveal the majesty of the medieval towns and the remarkable flavors of the Emilia-Romagna region. Enjoy the enchanting history and the hands-on cooking classes that will illuminate the secrets of delicious regional cuisine.

Four days in Florence will give your family the time to discover the beauty and the charms of Tuscany. Costumed tours of old palaces, flavorful gelato lessons, and captivating Renaissance art will illustrate the grandeur of the regional capital. Exploring greater Tuscany will reveal the marvels of Pisa and its Leaning Tower, as well as the majesty of Lucca and its sensational walls. Reaching the remarkable region of Umbria will then highlight the lush hills and pristine medieval hilltop towns. Perugia will then be your base for three days and represent the mesmerizing history of the Middle Ages while enticing the entire family with the flavors of chocolate. From the cobbled lanes of Assisi to whitewater rushing down the cliffs of Marmore Waterfall, Umbria represents a different perspective of Italy for the family.

Rome will act as your base for exploring the Vatican City and Lazio for three days and bring the spectacular images of the renowned artwork into view. The Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Trevi Fountain become your backdrop as your kids take part in gladiator training and treasure hunts that will include the ancient, medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque artistry. The final branch of your family-friendly Italy tour will bring you to Sorrento for three days with a deeply engaging excursion into the depths of ancient life at Pompeii, the collection of captivating artifacts in the archeology museum in Naples, and the gorgeous shoreline of the renowned Amalfi Coast topped by the ultimate Italian outing of a private pizza-making class.  Consider learning more about our travelers’ favorite Italy travel experiences by reading their Italy travel reviews.

Starting Price

$5,770 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

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  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
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Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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