Your family will have an exciting vacation in Italy as your kids can discover ancient artifacts and history and then bask in the splendor of sapphire waters. Your custom tailored tour will ensure that each moment brings discovery and Italian culture to the forefront in an engaging and exciting way. Cover your hands in flour as you learn to make a perfect Neapolitan pizza, and then uncover emerald hues in a sea cave lit by refracted sunlight. Watch the kids train as gladiators and enjoy the view...
Rome – Arrive in the Spectacular City of Rome with an Introductory Tour
Rome is a city that will captivate children of all ages, including adults with a sense of the whimsical. The ancient streets take you back in time as the historical architecture conjures images of gladiators and robed politicians that pose in front of pillared temples. The scent of savory pasta emanates from the numerous trattorias around the open public piazzas. Your family will land at Fiumicino Airport, and your private transfer will await your arrival. Your family will settle into the comforts of a luxurious hotel in the heart of the city that overlooks the red-tiled rooftops of the Rome, accentuated by the bell towers of the city’s various churches.
Your guide will meet you in the lobby and take your family on a remarkable introductory tour down narrow lanes and into hidden piazzas adorned with inviting gelato shops. The kids will marvel at the size and age of the Pantheon as the iconic Roman structure was rebuilt in the year 80 AD after a fire destroyed much of the original temple. The dome rises to a height of more than 140 feet with a hole in the center that allows natural sunlight to fill the interior. In the 7th-century, the Pope dedicated the former pagan temple to the Virgin Mary and Christian martyrs. The former King of Italy Vittorio Emanuele II has his tomb in the Pantheon to blend contemporary history with the ancient world.
Rome – Explore Rome on an Antiquity Tour and a Private Gladiator Course
Sorrento – Travel to Naples to See the Royal Palace and Ancient Pompeii
Sorrento – Traverse the Historic Hills and Beautiful Coastline of Capri
Amalfi – Visit the Towns, Villages, and Grottoes set along the Amalfi Coast
Amalfi – Explore the Greek Ruins of Paestum and Visit a Mozzarella Farm
Rome – Return to Vibrant Rome by way of the Reggia di Caserta
Rome – Depart for Home
- Uncover the secrets of the Emerald Cave on the Amalfi Coast to view the shimmering waters in the hidden grotto
- Learn the power of the gladiator with a private gladiator lesson in Rome
- Discover the heart of the Colosseum with a secret tour in the labyrinth beneath the old arena floor
- Enjoy a pizza lesson as a family to experience the sensational flavors of the cuisine in its birthplace of Naples
- Relish the ancient Greek temples of Paestum and the savory qualities of specialized buffalo mozzarella where the family can see how the specialty cheese is made
- Witness the ancient walls of Sorrento bordering the large marina of the charming city
- Indulge in the specialty flavors of fresh gelato during a private gelato making lesson upon your return to Rome
- Explore the lavish galleries and halls of the Reggia di Caserta, the royal palace of Bourbon kings
Step beyond the stunning beaches and historical churches of Southern Italy to experience the delight that abounds and brings creative pleasures to the entire family. Your 8-day vacation will combine education with excitement and sightseeing with adventure as you engage in everything from learning how to make buffalo mozzarella to finding ancient Greek ruins in the Roman heartland. Your family will land at Fiumicino Airport in Rome where your private transfer will meet you at baggage claim. In the heart of the city, your guide will lead you on an introductory tour of the ancient city, taking you Baroque piazzas and along cobblestone streets. Next day, you and your kids will begin the day with gladiator training to learn the techniques of ancient warriors followed by a guided tour of the city that starts at the Colosseum.
Dive into the depths of the structure to find the labyrinth once hidden by the wooden arena floor, followed by an exploration of the Roman Forum. Next day, your private transfer will lead you south to Naples for a tour of the metropolis from the harbor to the palace on Capodimonte. Your kids will enjoy a scavenger hunt in the museum as you visit the elaborate art collection. For lunch, your family will get their hands dirty with a pizza-making lesson in the city. Follow your time spent learning the art of pizza making with a tour of the ancient city of Pompeii en route to the charming seaside town of Sorrento. Continue as you take a ferry to the island of Capri for a full day tour of the gorgeous landscape and historical villas.
Your private transfer will escort your family to the Amalfi Coast and take you to visit the towns and villages en route to the central town of Amalfi. Along the way, board a rowboat to experience the unique glow of the Emerald Cave. Next day, have a private tour of the Greek ruins at Paestum, and then a tour of a cheese factory that produces fantastic buffalo mozzarella that the entire family will enjoy. Your private transfer will lead you back to Rome with a stop at the dramatic grounds of the Reggia di Caserta, the former palace of Bourbon kings. Back in Rome, enjoy an early dinner followed by a private gelato-making lesson where you and your kids can create your own flavors. Visit the Trevi Fountain in the morning to throw your coin into the water before your transfer to the Fiumicino Airport for your flight home.
$2,859 per person (excluding international flights)
- In-country transportation
- Some or all activities and tours
- Expert trip planning
- 24x7 support during your trip
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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