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6 Days in Florence Family Vacation - Sample Itinerary

Art & History
Duration: 6 days
Languages: EN, ES, ZH

During this Florence family vacation itinerary you and your children explore some of the city’s most kid-friendly highlights. Florence is also ideal for foodie families and here everyone can recreate their favorite Italian pizza and gelato with a private cooking class. No trip to Florence is complete without visiting Tuscany and you’ll discover amazing scenery and hilltop towns. The sights and experiences of this Florence family vacation will make lasting memories for your whole clan.

Perfect for:
  • First Timers
  • Families with Kids
Covid-19 Health & Safety Measures

Day 1

Welcome to Italy – The Stories of Florence for Kids

Upon arrival in Florence, you're transferred by private car to the hotel of your choice for 5 nights. After settling in, your private guide will meet you at your hotel for a fun and engaging walking tour of the city highlights. Explore the hidden nooks and crannies of Florence’s historic center whilst your guide reveals the city's rich history through legends, true stories and anecdotes. From Piazza della Signoria to Ponte Vecchio Bridge the whole family learn how Florence grew from its ancient Roman roots to its Renaissance splendor. The evening is at your leisure.

Day 2

Face to Face with Michelangelo’s David & Taste Local Treats

This morning you will meet your private guide at your hotel for a food-oriented walking tour of Florence that includes a visit to the Accademia Gallery, home to Michelangelo's David. Later, explore the best of Florence's culinary treasures as you discover the labyrinth of food stalls in the historic city market. Over the course of the visit, you will taste mouth-watering regional specialties. The remainder of the day is free to see even more or to shop in the markets and boutiques of Florence - personalized recommendations will be provided.

Day 3

Hands on Cooking Class in Florence

Today head into a professional kitchen as you enjoy a private hands on cooking class with a local chef. Under his expert guidance, everyone gets busy kneading pizza dough, cutting pasta shapes and making delicious ice cream from scratch. You’ll learn essential and lifelong skills, create fresh handmade pasta, Italian pizza and gelato that you can savor at the end of the class. The remainder of the day is free to explore at your leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.

Day 4

Journey through Tuscany Countryside – Chianti Scenic Hills

Today head out of Florence and into the idyllic Tuscan countryside. Departing with your private driver-guide, you'll journey into the hills of Chianti to experience the magic of the timeless vineyard-laden hills, fairy-tale castles, a real organic farm and medieval hilltop villages. The casual atmosphere of the small towns will provide the perfect balance to the busy city life in Florence. After exploring the magic of Tuscany, you will return to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.

Day 5

Uffizi Museum Highlights for Families

This morning you will meet your private guide at your hotel for an educational and interactive journey of discovery into the Uffizi's most celebrated artworks. See its timeless masterpieces like Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, Da Vinci’s Annunciation, Michelangelo's Holy Family and more with fascinating insights that will captivate all family members. The balance of the day is at leisure to follow your own path and explore with the family - personalized recommendations will be provided.

Day 6

Depart Florence

Today, you will bid “arrivederci” to Florence. Transfer privately to your departure airport or railway station. Buon Viaggio!

Itinerary Highlights

  • Uncover the highlights of Florence
  • Meet Michelangelo’s David
  • Eat like the locals
  • Learn to make pasta, pizza and gelato from scratch
  • Explore the scenic Tuscany countryside
  • Hear the stories about the Renaissance's greatest artists and their artworks at the Uffizi
  • Unwind as we manage all of the logistics and essential experiences so you can thoroughly enjoy your family vacation in Florence

Private Trip Pricing & Availability

Florence Family Vacation 2022/2023

  • Prices start from €2795,00 per person based on a family of 4 staying in 2 rooms, and for travel in low season (excluding flights).
  • The final price of your trip will vary on the itinerary itself, along with factors such as your hotel choices, your travel dates and the number of travelers in your party.
  • This Florence Family Vacation departs daily on a private basis. With no fixed dates or set schedules, you can travel whenever you want, on your own terms.

What Is Included

  • Customized family travel planning for your style
  • Expertly crafted 6-day immersive private itinerary in Florence & beyond
  • 5 nights at the accommodation of your choice
  • Privately guided tours and experiences tailored to families
  • Inspiring local guides
  • Private transportation throughout the tour on day 4
  • Private airport transfer on arrival and departure to/from the hotel
  • Accademia Gallery skip the line reservations & tickets
  • Uffizi Gallery skip the line reservations & tickets

What Is Not Included

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Porterage service
  • Lunches & dinners
  • Tips (optional)
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not expressly mentioned as included

Accommodation Options

When it comes to accommodations, there is no one size fits all. For your bespoke trip, you can choose your hotel from our handpicked selection below or we’ll make personalized suggestions based on your preferences.

Vetted options for family-friendly hotels in Florence

4-star Palazzo Castri 1874 | Pool & courtyard | Near the Accademia Gallery
4-star Grand Hotel Minerva | Rooftop pool | A 1-min walk from Santa Maria Novella
5-star Portrait Firenze – Lungarno Collection | Luxurious rooms | A 2-min walk from the Ponte Vecchio

Booking Procedure

  1. Start Filling out Our Quick Trip Inquiry Form
    After submitting the trip request we match you with one of our local specialists who will assist you with travel consultation.
  2. Work out the Trip Plan Together
    Do you like this Florence Family Vacation itinerary but prefer to customize it? Your dedicated travel specialist will put together a tailor-made trip based on your input and our first-hand experiences and knowledge.
  3. Book Your Trip
    Once you’re 100% happy with the custom travel plan, you can book your trip via our secure payment system.

Tour FAQs

Is this Florence Family Vacation itinerary suitable for young children?

We have created this kid-friendly itinerary in and around Florence for families with children ages 6-12. However, this is a private tour so we can customize it according to the ages in your family.

When is the best time of year to visit Florence?

Florence is a year-round delight for kids and families of all ages but it would be really enjoyable when you visit the city in the fall (September to November) or spring (March to May). If you want to avoid the masses, note that June, July and August mark Florence’s high season. For more on when planning a family trip to Florence look to our ultimate guide Top 10 Things to Do in Florence with Kids.

Would you like to personalize this tour?

If you would like us to put together a bespoke tour tailored to your needs, our dedicated trip planning specialists are on hand to help you develop an experience that will be just right for you and yours.

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