A Fabulous Mother Daughter Trip to Italy | 11-Day Itinerary
Families will love the combination of family-friendly destinations and activities in this luxury trip to Italy, which includes private touring of cultural highlights, such as art museums, Roman ruins, charming backstreets. The carefully designed itinerary will also lead you on a glorious discovery of many local specialties through wine tastings, market visits, cooking and culinary touring. This mother daughter trip to Italy is perfect for families wanting to experience the best of Italy's rich history, diverse culture, delicious food, and natural beauty.
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A Fabulous Mother Daughter Trip to Italy | 11-Day Itinerary
The Mother Daughter trip to Italy begins in Rome, one of the great cities of the world and an endlessly fascinating destination for adults and kids alike. After transferring by private car into your centrally located hotel, you will have ample time to unpack, relax and freshen up prior to jump starting your visit with a private guided walk to see the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona and other key sites of the city center.
Discover the remains of the city past on a privately guided walk through ancient Rome. 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 legendary Palatine Hill, whilst your guide shares the stories that make these extraordinary sights come alive. Balance of the day at leisure.
The Vatican Museums, Michelangelo Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica are the highlights of any vacation in Rome. These treasures and much more will be revealed by your private guide today. Stroll the Vatican Museums, which houses the most extensive collection of art in the world. Discover cool Renaissance-era maps, classical Roman sculpture and drama-filled tapestries along the way, ending at the Sistine Chapel. Then be humbled by the beauty of St. Peter's Basilica with its imposing dome and the Pieta, both designed by Michelangelo. Balance of the day at leisure.
Your private driver-guide will meet you at the hotel for your journey north to Florence stopping en route in the upper town of Orvieto. This historic town is famous for is striking Cathedral, the Orvieto DOC white wine, and local cuisine. Stroll around the historic city and stop for lunch. Then, continue on to Florence where you will be staying for 4 nights. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure.
Embark on a private guided tour designed to introduce you to the Italian Renaissance. Stroll through Piazza della Signoria past Palazzo Vecchio. Enter the Accademia to admire Michelangelo’s imposing statue of David. See the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, crowned by Brunelleschi’s great dome and flanked by Giotto’s sleek bell tower and the adjacent Baptistery with Ghiberti’s famous Bronze Gates of Paradise. Balance of the day at leisure.
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. After exploring the magic of Tuscany, you will return to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure.
Explore the delights of Tuscan cuisine in this entertaining cooking experience. Shop for ingredients at the Florence farmer’s market with your private chef and then move to the chef ‘home where the class will be held. The day starts with a walk through the farmer's market of Florence. Once you have collected what you need for the meal, you will be taken to his well-equipped kitchen right in the center of Florence. Here, under his expert guidance you will begin your hands-on cooking class. The class ends with a delicious lunch accompanied by Tuscan wines. The remainder of the day is free.
When it comes to Italian food, Bologna is the capital! Today, transfer with private driver stopping en route in this historic town famed for its tortellini, mortadella and Bolognese sauce. With its 23 miles of covered porticos, it is a walker’s delight in any season, yet is surprisingly free of tourists. Savor the city highlights and culinary wonders before proceeding to Venice parking lot. Here you'll be taken by private water taxi to your hotel in Venice where you will be staying for 3 nights. The remainder of the day is free to explore at your leisure.
Step away from the crowds of tourists and see the off the beaten path Venice has to offer as you wander its winding alleys, cross historic bridges and drift along canals on a private gondola. Your private guide will ensure that you discover the city like a local including learning about the origins of Venice’s unique architecture and cityscape, discovering hidden neighborhoods, and even the historic Rialto market as your expert guide shows you a different side of Venice through its unique gastronomy. Balance of the day at leisure.
Gain in-depth insight into Venice’s history and culture with a comprehensive exploration of its most essential locationson a private guided walking tour of the Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica.
Today, travel to the Venice airport by private motor launch in time for your flight home or extend your stay in Italy.
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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 Hotel Martis Palace | Family Rooms | A 6-min walk from the Pantheon. 4-Star Plaza Hotel Lucchesi | Rooftop & Pool | Piazza della Signoria is a 10-minute walk away 4-Star Hotel Ai Reali di Venezia - Small Luxury Hotels of the World | Modern elegant rooms | Rialto Bridge is a 2-minute walk away
Vetted options for family-friendly hotels in Rome (nights 1-3)
5-Star JK Place | Dolce Vita Atmosphere | Piazza di Spagna is a 5-min walk away
Vetted options for family-friendly hotels in Florence (nights 4-7)
5-Star Helvetia & Bristol Firenze | Set in a 19th-Century historical palazzo in the center of Florence |the Duomo is a 5-minute walk away
Vetted options for family-friendly hotels in Venice (nights 8-11)
5-Star Belmond Hotel Cipriani | Set on a near-private Venetian island With Michelin-star dining, lush Renaissance gardens with a swimming pool and unrivalled views of Venice
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 Hotel Martis Palace | Family Rooms | A 6-min walk from the Pantheon.
4-Star Plaza Hotel Lucchesi | Rooftop & Pool | Piazza della Signoria is a 10-minute walk away
4-Star Hotel Ai Reali di Venezia - Small Luxury Hotels of the World | Modern elegant rooms | Rialto Bridge is a 2-minute walk away
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