Explore picturesque panoramas, venture deep into captivating ancient history, and watch inspiring artwork come to life during your custom-tailored family tour that takes you from Rome to the Amalfi Coast. The best family vacations immerse your family in captivating activities that hide an educational message along the way. Your trip will bring to light the power of the Roman Empire when visiting the Colosseum and the beauty of the island paradise when visiting Capri. Whether in Pompeii or Positano,...
Rome – Arrive in Rome with a Historical Center Scavenger Hunt
The ancient city of Rome will capture your family’s imagination with remarkable images of emperors and gladiators, as well as fanciful mansions that represent former wealthy families who secured their rich legacies with lavish artwork. Your private transfer will greet you at Fiumicino Airport upon your arrival and escort your family into the vibrant center of Rome where the beauty of the past will come to life. You will settle into the comforts of your luxury accommodations before your guide will greet you in the hotel lobby eager to take your family on a private scavenger hunt along the highlights of Rome, turning all of the beautiful piazzas and landmarks into an open-air museum.
You will reach to the Trevi Fountain where your guide will offer insight into the history of the water feature, an artistic eye on the regal figures, and new clues for which the kids can search as you listen to spellbinding stories. The figure of Oceanus stands at the center of the famous fountain watching over his domain. The splashing water that is fed by an ancient aqueduct will splash into the waiting pool. The kids will notice the horses bursting from either side of the central Oceanus as they add symmetry to the overall eighteenth-century masterwork. Your family will also enjoy the tradition of throwing a coin over your shoulders into the pool, which symbolizes a promise of your return to Rome in the future.
Rome – Discover the Ancient History and Fabulous Museums of Rome
Rome – Traverse Opulent in St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museum
Naples – Transfer to Naples for a Street Food and Highlights Tour
Naples – Explore the Museums and Palaces of Historic Naples
Positano – Discover Ancient Roman life at Pompeii and Herculaneum
Positano – Travel the Length of the Amalfi Coast at your Leisure
Positano – Enjoy the Splendor of Capri and an Evening Cooking Class
Positano – Depart for Home
- Follow in the footsteps of gladiators and Roman citizens on a private tour of ancient Rome that takes you inside the grounds of the Colosseum
- Indulge in the celebrated flavors of Naples during a family-friendly street food tour of the city where you sample pizza, sauce, rice balls, and pastries
- Enjoy an immersive tour of the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum that have been preserved in the ash and pumice from a volcanic eruption
- Learn the antique art of ceramics with a private class that is perfect for your family, offering methods to mold, glaze, and paint your personal piece to take home
- Explore the natural beauty and serene charms of Capri at your family’s leisure, leading to stunning panoramas and colorful boutique shops
- Wander the grand galleries of the Vatican Museum with a private guide for views of ancient relics, medieval art, and Renaissance masterpieces
- Watch the treasures of the Pompeii and Herculaneum spark imagination in your family on a guided tour of the National Archeological Museum in Naples
- Discover the fun of a scavenger hunt through Rome’s historic center with a guided tour that offers clues and insights on landmarks like the Trevi Fountain
- Witness the opulence and grandeur of the Capodimonte Royal Palace in Naples, where lavish period furniture accentuates regal portraits
Italy is a giant of culture and history that is perfect for exploring with your children during the 9-day family tour that takes you from Rome to the Amalfi Coast. Enjoy viewing the landmarks of the historic proportions and delight in witnessing exceptionally preserved frescoes that date back thousands of years. Participate in epic scavenger hunts to find new details of familiar monuments and experience the artisanal delights that range from food to ceramics. Your time in Italy with your family will shine a new light on the legendary classics that inspire you and your children for the ultimate adventure around Rome, Naples, and the Amalfi Coast.
Your family tour begins with your arrival in Rome, where your private transfer will meet you at the airport. The marvels of the Eternal City become your grounds for exploration for three nights with guided tours that are designed for your family’s tastes and desires. You will take time to traverse the ancient streets of the Roman Forum and then take a secret tour of the Hypogeum. Participate in a scavenger hunt through the historic city center in search of intricate details that are hidden in famous landmarks like the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, and Piazza Navona. Venture into the iconic artistry and spiritual ambiance of the Vatican at St. Peter’s Basilica and inside the museum for a fascinating perspective on the art and artifacts that connect the various cultural histories of the Mediterranean.
You will travel south with a scenic train ride to the vibrant city of Naples for two nights of tasting the celebrated and elaborate street food that will immerse your family in the flavors that are unique to the Bay of Naples. Your private tours through the city unveil the rich culture of the royal family in Capodimonte Palace and the dynamic preserved works of the ancient world inside the National Archeological Museum. Visiting the magnificent cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum offers the family a comparison of Roman port cities that have been preserved through time beneath layers of pumice and ash.
You will continue to the charming town of Positano for three nights where the family can relax and enjoy the pleasures of the Amalfi Coast at your preferred pace with a private driver. Delight in the family-friendly art classes that teach your family how to craft traditional majolica ceramics, unique frescoes, and delicious Neapolitan pizza. You will also travel deeper into the natural beauty of the island of Capri for a day at your family’s leisure, where you will wander the elegant, cobbled lanes of the two towns and embrace the fascinating panoramas that have captivated the likes of Roman emperors.
$2,470 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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