Piazzas, pizzas and Pisa, plus plenty more!
Delight on a family-focused cultural exploration of the best sights and finest food that Italy has to offer on this 8-day tour of the country’s best. Get exploring in the winding canal maze of Venice, dip your toes in the ocean by the beautiful Cinque Terre coastline, make and taste authentic Italian pesto, savour delicious Tuscan cuisine, get the perfect snap of the Learning Tower of Pisa and fight like a gladiator in Rome. There’s something for all ages in Italy as you whisk through Venice to Rome on this family-focused escapade – now that’s totally amore.
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Try your hand at mask making in Venice at a local specialised Venetian Atelier, ready to help your family discover this unusual artform for yourselves.
Test your family’s fitness with a hike on the renowned paths of the Cinque Terre, and test their culinary skills with a hands-on pesto making class in Levanto.
Learn the cultural significance and customs of gladiators at a school dedicated to teaching kids – big and small – how to act (and fight!) like these warriors of a time past.
Have some fun while learning about the Roman Baroque art scene on a hide-and-seek activity in Italy’s capital, racing around cultural hotspots to find the best in painting and sculpture.
Oh, and did we mention the food? During your family’s adventure-filled days, be sure to try as many Venetian, Tuscan and Roman favourites you can – your group leader will have a heap of suggestions.
The primary means of transportation on this trip is by train. Train travel is a fast way to traverse long distances, allowing you to avoid traffic jams and arrive right into the city centre. Italian trains are comfortable and all have toilets. Please note that you will have to carry your own luggage on and off the train, so make sure it doesn’t exceed our weight and size recommendations. You can find this information in the 'What to Take' section of the Essential Trip Information.
Summer temperatures can be extreme in many regions of Italy (over 40°C), which can be uncomfortable. It’s important to use sun protection, wear layers to combat the heat and drink plenty of water. Please consider the time of the year you wish to travel and your suitability to that season.
Please note that rooms in Europe can seem rather small by American or Australian standards and often there are no double beds, but rather two single beds that can be pushed together.
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There are currently no scheduled departures on our Northern Italy Family Holiday trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
Please note that these trips are for adults and children travelling together and there must be at least one child under 18 with you.
Minimum age for children on this trip is 5 years old.
A discount of 10% applies on this trip to children 17 years and under at time of travel.
A complimentary airport arrival transfer is included; valid if you are arriving on Day 1 or if you have booked pre-tour accommodation through us. You must provide your flight details to your booking agent at least 14 days prior to travel
A Single Supplement is available on this trip, please ask your booking agent for more information.
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