Our fully customizable, private 10-day Italy highlights tour has been designed for families traveling with children of all ages. Your tour starts and ends in the capital, Rome, taking you and your kids on a journey through the beautiful countryside of Florence and Tuscany, before finishing off your adventure with three days exploring Venice. Culture, history, picturesque landscapes, delicious food, and unforgettable memories guaranteed!
Kids and teens will love...
• Learning about gladiators in Rome's ancient Colosseum
• Having their photo taken in front of the world-famous Leaning Tower of Pisa
• Taking a gondola ride around Venice's colorful network of canals
Parents will love...
• The perfect balance of family-friendly activities and down time
• The presence of an English-speaking guide and driver throughout the tour
• The safety of 24:7 on-the-ground assistance
This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.
Upon arrival at Rome's International Airport, a private driver will be waiting for you in the Arrival Terminal with a signboard with your name on it, and you and your family will be driven to your hotel in the historic city center. You'll have a couple of hours to check-in, get some lunch, and relax.
In the afternoon, a private local guide will meet you at your hotel for a 3-hour walking tour of the main squares and fountains, such as the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, the Spanish Steps, Campo de' Fiori and many more. You'll have the rest of the day to explore Rome or put your feet up in your hotel.
Transfer time: 45 minutes
After breakfast, you and your family will have the whole day to visit the main attractions of Rome: in the morning, you'll be picked-up from your hotel to join a full-day small group tour that will make your stay in Rome unforgettable. First, the English-speaking accredited guide will take you to visit the interior of the ancient Colosseum and the archaeological site of the Roman Forum, with skip-the-line tickets.
After the lunch (included in the tour), you'll get to visit Vatican City, with skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica. The rest of the evening will be yours to spend at your own leisure.
Today, you and your family will have another whole day to spend wandering the beautiful streets of Rome and its fascinating historic center. Why not get some shopping done in one of the capital's chic boutiques, or check out some of the city's world-renowned restaurants?
Free time all day
After breakfast, you and your family will check out of your hotel in Rome and head to the Roma Termini train station (by taxi or public transportation), to catch the high-speed train to Florence. Upon arrival at Santa Maria train station, you'll have a short walk to your hotel.
After check-in, there'll be some free time for lunch before your private guide meets you at your hotel in Florence for a 3-hour walking tour of the main monuments in the historic center, including skip-the-line access to the Galleria dell'Accademia, where Michelangelo's David is housed.
Transfer time: 2 hours
After breakfast, you and your family will be picked up at your hotel in Florence in a comfortable minivan to begin your full-day, small group tour to discover the most famous destinations in Tuscany.
First stop: San Gimignano, famous for its medieval towers. Next, you'll be treated to a delicious Tuscan lunch in a typical wine estate, located in the Chianti countryside. Last stop: the beautiful city of Siena, where a professional guide will meet you and take you on a walking tour of the historic center. At the end of the excursion, you'll be driven back to Florence to relax for the night.
Transfer time: 4 hours
In the morning, you'll head over to your meeting point at short walking distance from your hotel, and get ready to depart for a full-day, small group tour of the Cinque Terre. The excursion will include a visit of some of the most beautiful villages and landscapes of Cinque Terre National Park (a UNESCO world-heritage site): Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso, the villages clinging to a remote stretch of the Riviera coastline.
You and your family will love the five-mile-long rocky coast lined with thousands of dry walls, built on terraces cultivated with vineyards, and the small medieval fishing villages built on rock. The tour includes a traditional local lunch with wine in a typical restaurant by the sea. In the afternoon, you can continue exploring the towns at your own leisure before being driven back to your hotel in Florence.
Transfer time: 3 hours
In the morning, set off to your meeting point round the corner from your hotel for a half-day, guided group tour to visit Pisa! Your first stop will be the Piazza dei Miracoli, the square of Pisa where you'll find all its most famous monuments; the Cathedral, the Baptistery, and the Cemetery, as well as the famous Leaning Tower, which you will be able to climb to the top thanks to your skip-the-line tickets. At the end of the tour, you'll be driven back to Florence around lunch time and will have the rest of the afternoon to relax.
Transfer time: 2 hours
After breakfast, check-out at your hotel in Florence and head to S.M.Novella train station (walking distance), where you'll catch the high-speed train to Venice. Upon arrival at S.Lucia train station, a private water-taxi will take you to your hotel in the historic center, with a panoramic ride through the water canals of Venice.
After check-in at your new hotel, you and your family will have some free time for lunch and relaxation. In the afternoon, a private local guide will meet you at your hotel for a walking tour of Venice. You'll enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of the main attractions in the historic center, followed by a picturesque gondola ride through the water-canals of Venice. The rest of the afternoon will be yours to spend exploring Venice.
Transfer time: 3 hours
After breakfast, you and your family will walk to your meeting point in central Venice to join a half-day group tour by boat that will give you the opportunity to visit the most beautiful islands in the Venetian Lagoon: Murano, Burano, and Torcello. On each of these islands, you'll have free time to explore on your own, with the opportunity of visiting the glass-blowing factory (in Murano) or handicraft shops in Burano. At the end of the tour, you'll return to Venice and have the rest of day free to spend at your leisure.
Transfer time: 1 hour
In the morning, enjoy a final breakfast at your hotel in Venice before check-out. A private water-taxi will then pick you and your family up from there and take you to Marco Polo Airport for your flight home. We hope you've had an amazing time in Italy and look forward to seeing you again soon!
The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.
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