Italy Family Vacation - 14 Days Sample Itinerary
Bring your kids on an educational, entertaining, and bonding experience in Italy’s most iconic destinations. Perfect for families visiting Italy for the first time with school age and up kids, the itinerary maximizes what you can see in 14 days given the distance covered. The Italy family vacation starts in Venice for three nights, spend four nights in Florence, three nights in Naples and then ends with three nights in Rome. Each stop offers a good mix of private immersive experiences and downtime that strengthen the family bond and create priceless memories.
- First Timers
- Families with Kids
Italy Family Vacation - 14 Days Sample Itinerary
A private boat transfer is included from Venice’s airport to the hotel of your choice for 3 nights. Settle in, then your private guide meets you at your hotel for an off the beaten path walk riddled with kid-centric stories related to Venice’s unique history and heritage. Leisurely follow your guide through tucked away passageways and bridges away from the crowds discovering hidden gems where traditional Venetian culture still runs deep. As a fitting finale to the behind the scenes tour float along Venice’s meandering canals on a private gondola. Evening at your leisure.
After meeting your private guide at the hotel set out on a visual, all-ages scavenger hunt in search of off-the-beaten-path curiosities through the maze of alleyways of this magical city. A walking tour that will teach the whole family about Venice in a lighthearted manner. There is no end to the fun, as during a private mask making class kids learn about the Venetian tradition of Carnival masks and make their very own to take home. Afternoon free to explore at your pace - personalized recommendations will be provided.
Explore another bit of Venetian history during a morning boat trip to the Venetian islands of Murano and Burano. Meet your private guide at your hotel and set off for Murano, where you will tour an important glass factory and watch a master glassmaker fire and shape molten glass into a masterpiece. From there, your private boat takes you the picturesque island of Burano, known for its brightly colored houses and for its traditional lace making. Following the tour, return to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.
This morning, you will be escorted from your hotel by private water taxi to Venice railway station. Travel first class aboard a high-speed train that will whisk you directly into the heart of Florence in just 2 hour and 15 minutes. Upon arrival, you will be met by a private driver and transferred to the hotel of your choice for 4 nights. After checking into your Florence hotel, you will have the rest of the day free to explore - personalized recommendations will be provided.
After meeting your private guide at your hotel, start your discovery with an easy paced walk through the history of Florence. As you explore charming corners including the Ponte Vecchio Bridge, Piazza Signoria and Piazza del Duomo you'll discover why Florence is a family travel favorite. Then leisurely follow your guide inside the renowned Accademia Gallery to appreciate the impressive statue of David and learn about the art and life of Michelangelo. The remainder of the day is free to explore at your leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.
Tuscany is a popular wine region and has a number of wineries that can be visited with kids. Head out of Florence and into the heart of Tuscany's magical countryside and small towns with your private driver-guide. You'll journey into the hills of Chianti a region of vineyards, cypresses, olives and ancient stone hamlets. Savor wine tasting at two family-friendly wineries, soak in the history of medieval hilltop villages and return to the hotel with meaningful memories. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.
Discover some of the culinary tricks behind Italy’s delicious cuisine during a private cooking class with a professional local chef. Under his expert guidance, everyone learns essential and lifelong culinary tricks behind Italy’s delicious cuisine. Create fresh handmade pasta, pizza and gelato from scratch, which you'll enjoy at the end of the class. Following the cooking lesson, you will have the rest of the day to explore - personalized recommendations will be provided.
This morning, you'll be transferred by private car to Florence railway station for your premium class train journey to Naples which will take just over three hours. Upon arrival, you will be met by a private driver and escorted to the hotel of your choice for 3 nights. The remaining time is yours to explore the city at leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.
After meeting your private guide at your hotel, start your gastronomic journey with a walking tour that connects with daily life of Neapolitans and their love for street food and local markets. As you walk through the picturesque, narrow lanes of the historic center, admiring its glorious monuments and architecture, you will relive the real Naples and gorge yourself on mouth-watering street food. The remainder of the day is free to see even more or to shop in the markets of Naples - personalized recommendations will be provided.
Today depart Naples by private car and go on a carefully planned route that takes you to Pompeii and Amalfi Coast’s most fascinating sites. Discover the archaeological wonders of Pompeii with your private guide. Visit newly opened villas adorned in frescoes and encounter haunting scenes of witness the remains of everyday life frozen in time. Afterwards, get set for a breathtaking drive along the winding Amalfi Coast with your driver. Enjoy the coastal villages of Amalfi, Ravello and Positano before heading back to Naples in the afternoon with the rest of the day at your leisure.
This morning your private driver will transfer you to the train station for your premium class train journey to Rome which will take just 75 minutes. Upon arrival, you will be met by a private driver and escorted to the hotel of your choice for 3 nights. After checking in the remaining time is yours to explore Italy's bustling capital at leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.
Discover the remains of the Imperial City and explore the treasures of the city center on a privately guided walk. Imagine all the cheers and jeers of ancient Roman games as you step back in time inside the Colosseum. Walk through the ruins of the Forum once the heart of Roman daily life. Marvel at the iconic Piazza Navona square and the legendary Trevi Fountain, whilst your guide shares the stories that make these extraordinary sights come alive. The rest of the day is at leisure to absorb the city’s everyday charms - personalized recommendations will be provided.
This morning embark on an exclusive before-hours private tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica without the crowds. You'll be expertly guided through Vatican City while learning all about Michelangelo's contributions to the museum and the centuries of art that is housed there. Following the tour, spend the rest of the day at leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.
Say arrivederci to the Eternal City and take home a pocket full of lasting memories. Transfer by private car from your hotel to the airport for your flight home or train station to extend your Italy family vacation. Buon Viaggio!
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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. 4-star Splendid Venice – Starhotels Collezione | Family rooms and option of interconnecting rooms | A 5-min walk from Saint Mark’s Square 4-star Palazzo Castri 1874 | Pool & courtyard | Near the Accademia Gallery 4-star Caruso Place Boutique & Wellness Suites | Family Rooms | Piazza del Plebiscito is a 5-min walk away 4-star HT6 Hotel Roma | Boutique hotel with family rooms | Set in the heart of the Roman Jewish Ghetto
Vetted options for family-friendly hotels in Venice
4-star Egò Boutique Hotel The Silk Road | Family Rooms | A 5-min walk from Rialto Bridge
5-star Ca'di Dio - Small Luxury Hotel |Family Rooms | A 10-min walk from Saint Mark’s Square
Vetted options for family-friendly hotels in Florence
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
Vetted options for family-friendly hotels in Naples
4-star Palazzo Alabardieri | Family Rooms | Piazza del Plebiscito is a 10-min walk away
5-star Grand Hotel Vesuvio | Indoor pool | Located right on the seafront overlooking the Gulf of Naples
Vetted options for family-friendly hotels in Rome
4-star Hotel Martis Palace |Family Rooms | A 6-min walk from the Pantheon
5-star Villa Agrippina Gran Meliá – The Leading Hotels of the World | Pool & 7500-m² garden | Near the neighborhood of Trastevere
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.
4-star Splendid Venice – Starhotels Collezione | Family rooms and option of interconnecting rooms | A 5-min walk from Saint Mark’s Square
4-star Palazzo Castri 1874 | Pool & courtyard | Near the Accademia Gallery
4-star Caruso Place Boutique & Wellness Suites | Family Rooms | Piazza del Plebiscito is a 5-min walk away
4-star HT6 Hotel Roma | Boutique hotel with family rooms | Set in the heart of the Roman Jewish Ghetto
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Last update: September 17, 2022
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