Italy for Families

Experience Classical Italy on a family-friendly itinerary to Rome and the sun-soaked Amalfi Coast!
Italy is waiting for you to discover its beauty with your family! Explore the Eternal City and lots of other hidden corners of Rome and its surroundings. This amazing city accumulated more than two and a half thousand years of endless ancient sights, historic buildings, churches filled with paintings and frescoes, and much more! See the beautiful bay of Naples to the small, picturesque island of Capri. Discover the world-famous ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum including the scenic gems of the Amalfi Coast!
10 Days & 9 Nights Itinerary
Family
Guided
Off The Beaten Path
Premium
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Private

TRAVEL YOUR WAY, ON YOUR OWN TERMS!

Accommodation
Choose from a range of places to stay, from premium four to luxury five-star hotels, beautiful villas, and charming boutique properties.
Experiences
Tailor your trip to include a wide variety of activities, from the must-see to the off-the-beaten-track, on a small-group tour or with a private driver and guide.
Flexibility
Travel whenever you want and escape the tour bus crowds! With no fixed dates or set schedules, you can travel whenever you want, on your own terms.
Expertise
With in-country knowledge, we are specialists in creating unique experiences, due to a personal and direct relationship with our local partners.

Departures

Recommended for travel from March to October

Included:

  • 9-nights accommodation in first-class hotels
  • Daily breakfast
  • Private airport and port transfers
  • Private tour of Italy with a knowledgeable English-speaking guide or driver-guide
  • Private sightseeing tours and activities as per the itinerary
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all monuments or museums mentioned as per the itinerary

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Porterage service
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

Speak to one of our Travel Specialists to begin planning a trip to Italy!

  • All pricing is subject to change and is based on availability at the time of booking
  • Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel

Optional Extras:

  • With many accommodations and touring options in Italy, we can mix and match different hotel and activity options to your liking!

Custom Itinerary

This pre-designed itinerary can be booked as is or our specialists can take away the stress and create a custom trip tailored to your tastes. We can arrange an itinerary around your budget, interests, dates, and special requests.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: ROME ARRIVAL

Benvenuti a Roma! After your arrival at the airport, meet and greet your driver where you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy your first day in the city at your own leisure.

Depending on the arrival time, enjoy a private walking tour of Rome. Make your way through the historical center, beginning with the Spanish Steps. Continue with a visit to the iconic Trevi Fountain, where legend says if you toss a coin into the water, you're sure to return to Rome at some point in the future. Nearby gaze upon the UNESCO-listed Pantheon. Afterward, walk to Piazza Navona, one of the largest and most beautiful piazza squares in Rome, with the famous Fountain of the Four Rivers, Bernini's masterpiece.

Accommodation at The Inn At The Spanish Steps, Rome, or similar

DAY 2: ANCIENT ROME DISCOVERY

After breakfast, meet your English-speaking guide for a fun-filled day in Ancient Rome.

Discover Rome's ancient history with an enchanting guided tour of the three world-famous symbols of Imperial Rome - the Colosseum, the arches and temples of the Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill, the most central of the seven hills of Rome which are considered one of the oldest parts of the city.

After your tour, your guide will take you to one of the city's more intriguing off-the-beaten-path sights. See the St. Peter's Basilica through a keyhole as you have never seen it before. It is located in the high part of the Aventine Hill, between the Garden of Oranges and the gate of the Priorate of the Knights of Malta.

In the afternoon, discover the true story of the gladiators! Visit the most complete museum in the world on the Roman army and the gladiators with your private English-speaking guide. Admire the reproductions of helmets and armor worn by the gladiators over a span of almost 1,000 years.

Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Accommodation at The Inn At The Spanish Steps, Rome, or similar

DAY 3: ROME FOR FAMILIES

After breakfast, enjoy the multi-sensory Rome Time Elevator Show, a motion-based cinema presentation of Roman history. Step back in time and live this multidimensional journey through 3000 years of history! Discover the rich history of Rome from the legend of Romulus and Remus, Julius Caesar, to the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

In the afternoon, unravel the mysteries of Ancient Rome and discover the city’s best-kept secrets on a Rome treasure hunt. With your family solve clues, seek out unique landmarks and uncover fascinating facts about Rome. On this fun-filled Rome scavenger hunt, explore some of the city's most infamous landmarks, including sculptures, fountains, and temples.

Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Accommodation at The Inn At The Spanish Steps, Rome, or similar

DAY 4: ROME TO NAPLES

After breakfast, enjoy an optional short tour to the Bocca Della Verità, which in English means the Mouth of Truth, an ancient stone mask from the Classical period that represents a river god with an open mouth, wide eyes, and a flowing mane of hair. The legend of this 4th-century stone, located in the Church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin, says that it eats the hand of liars. Afterward, it's time to move on to Naples, by private vehicle. Enjoy your first day in the city at your own leisure.

Accommodation at the Hotel Royal Continental, Naples, or similar

DAY 5: FOODIE & UNDERGROUND NAPLES

After breakfast, enjoy a pleasant walk through the history and the traditions of Naples while you taste the best this city has to offer and at the same time, discover its culinary heritage.

Learn the history behind one of the oldest cities in Italy, hear old tales all while you enjoy a slice of Pizza Margherita and a shot of limoncello. You’ll discover the flavor of the frittata, a mini omelet made with leftover pasta before heading to the small limoncello factory in the heart of the city. Smell the lemon zest as you enter and enjoy a sip of the citrus-flavored liqueur.

Continue on to Via San Gregorio Armeno, a picturesque alley in the heart of Naples, known across Italy for its artisan shops selling handcrafted nativity-scene figurines and souvenirs.

In the afternoon, discover the history of underground Naples. Naples is famous not only for the magnificent seaside, its own volcano, ancient Greek and later Roman old town but also for the underground. Discover through the remains of the ancient underground infrastructure covering almost two millennia.

Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Accommodation at the Hotel Royal Continental, Naples, or similar

DAY 6: POMPEII AND HERCULANEUM

After breakfast, depart by a private vehicle to visit Pompei and Herculaneum.

Discover the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum on a tour led by an archeologist. Skip the line and explore the famous excavations while listening to old tales from an expert.

This private full-day guided tour will let you walk in the footsteps of Italy's ancient people. You'll discover the world-famous Pompeii, the archaeological site, midway between Naples and Sorrento. This unique UNESCO World Heritage Site covers a 50-hectare area of archaeological marvels. Your local guide will take you through this incredible site and teach you all the history you could ever want to know.

In the afternoon, continue to Herculaneum. The archaeological park has been preserved like no other site in the world. The city was buried beneath 16 meters of ash and mud during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.

Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Accommodation at the Hotel Royal Continental, Naples, or similar

DAY 7: MOUNT VESUVIUS & PIZZA MAKING

After breakfast, depart by private vehicle to visit the majestic Mount Vesuvius. Discover the incredible views, landscapes, and natural scenery in Vesuvius National Park, home to the only still-active volcano in Europe. Take a thrilling hike around the crater with your guide and admire sweeping panoramas of the Bay of Naples in the distance.

Enjoy lunch in a winery at the foothills of Mount Vesuvius.

After lunch, transfer back to Naples for a Family Friendly Cooking Class. Which better place to make pizza than in Naples? Get your kids into cooking in a fun way with this pizza-making class for the family in Naples. Choose the toppings you love on your pizza and become your own chef as you learn the best tips and tricks from a local. All the ingredients are carefully picked up from the local market and they are the best that Naples can give you - fresh tomato sauce, local mozzarella, and basil leaves.

While your pizzas are being cooked, you can enjoy different kinds of original mozzarella (buffalo, cow, and smoked one). At the same time, your kids can make sweet Nutella calzone, a magical deep-fried pizza dough stuffed with yummy chocolate and nuts cream. Get hands-on experience along every step of the process and, at the end of your experience, enjoy the delicious creation of your labor together with your whole family.

Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Accommodation at the Hotel Royal Continental, Naples, or similar

DAY 8: CAPRI EXCURSION BY PRIVATE BOAT

After breakfast, transfer by private vehicle from the hotel to the Naples Pier, and from there you'll reach Capri by public hydrofoil jet. Arrive in Capri and meet your English-speaking guide and the captain for a unique private boat tour of Capri via a private Gozo boat with a stop to swim (bring comfortable clothes and shoes, a bathing suit, and a bottle of water).

Enjoy a tour for all five senses, from the colors of the Blue Grotto to the Faraglioni Rocks, while relaxing the sound of the waves. End with a visit to the island's artisanal perfume workshop and learn about the history and culture of the island. Stop at the Blue Grotto (entrance ticket to the Blue Grotto, to be paid directly at the entrance of the site and weather permitting), and end the day with a fresh taste of Limoncello.

Return by public hydrofoil jet and private vehicle to the hotel in Naples.

Accommodation at the Hotel Royal Continental, Naples, or similar

DAY 9: AMALFI COAST DRIVE

After breakfast, meet your English-speaking driver at your disposal to the most family-friendly towns on the Amalfi Coast - Maiori, Minori, and Amalfi. All three have stunning seaside promenades and a limited amount of stairs.

If you want to visit the Amalfi Coast in a more unconventional way, you can opt to do this experience onboard a vintage Fiat with an English-speaking driver. Explore the Amalfi Coast on a private panoramic tour with a beautiful vintage Fiat 500 or 600.

With a knowledgeable driver, head to secret corners of the coastal road, and the fabled towns of Maiori, Minori, and Amalfi, stop to visit the enchanting terraces overlooking the sea, enjoy a break to taste the original local Limoncello or lemon cream at the main Limoncello Factory-Shop. Afterward, enjoy a typical Mediterranean lunch in a farmhouse with a panoramic terrace overlooking the sea.

Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Accommodation at the Hotel Royal Continental, Naples, or similar

DAY 10: DEPARTURE

Breakfast and checkout. Your last day in beautiful Italy has sadly arrived. Take one last morning to enjoy the beautiful city of Naples. Stroll through the streets, eat some delicious last meals, and do some last-minute souvenir shopping.

Pack your bags and head to the hotel lobby. Your friendly driver will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the airport for your flight back home.

It may be the end of your trip, but you'll have memories from your amazing vacation in Italy that will last you a long time.


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