DISCOVER ITALY FAMILY TOUR PACKAGE 2019

9 Days Private Italian Vacation. Experience Venice, Florence and Rome at Your Family Pace.

Bring your kids to classic Italy on this customizable trip hitting all the highlights between Venice and Rome and departing when you choose. Fun explorations, educational opportunities, and delicious discoveries await the whole clan in Venice, Bologna, Florence, Orvieto, and Rome.

Start in Venice for two nights, spend three nights in Florence and then end the trip with three nights in Rome. This family themed itinerary can be personalized with any of your requests, from hotel choices, additional days or extra activities. You can even reverse the itinerary booking flights into Rome and out of Venice just tell our in country experts what you want.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Explore Venice, Florence and Rome Italy’s most iconic cities.

Travel like a Venetian on a private gondola down the city historic canals.

Enjoy a private motorboat cruise along the Venetian Lagoon to visit the islands of Murano and Burano, home to local artisans.

Food cultural expedition in Bologna in search of the real Bolognese sauce.

Discover the sights and delights of Renaissance Florence, including the Galleria dell’Accademia.

Explore the hilltop town of Orvieto in the scenic Umbrian countryside.
Delve into the ancient history of Rome and the Vatican treasures.

This Private Tour Can Be 100% Personalized For You!

TRIP ITINERARY DETAILS

Day 1 Welcome to The Floating City of Venice!

Venice Marco Polo Airport Private Boat Transfer with Assistant to Your Hotel in Venice 
Meet your personal assistant and transfer by private motorboat to your hotel.

Private Guided Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride
After time to settle in, get your family acquainted with the real Venice soul. Go beyond the typical and see the lesser visited areas away from the crowds. Stroll through old narrow alleyways, mysterious canals and haunted passageways. Let your guide bring the area’s hidden alleys and secret nooks to life. Hear little-known details, fun facts and fascinating tales that you will not find in any guidebook. Finally, travel Venice’s canals in style with your private gondola ride. A fun experiential learning experience to get a feel for the city and the perfect welcome to magical Venice! Evening free to do as you please.

 

Day 2 Venice Top Islands Family Adventure

Private Guided Murano and Burano Islands Tour
Expose your family to the old arts and traditions of Murano and Burano. Experience the art of glass-blowing and lace-making. Journey by private motorboat across the Venetian Lagoon to the island of Murano, known around the world as the Queen of Glass making. Learn why Venice is so famous for its glassware. Be introduced to the amazing secrets of glass blowing an art passed on from father to son through the centuries. Meet skilled local glass masters in action. See first-hand glass is blown before heading to the colorful island of Burano, renowned for its century old handmade lace works. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

 

Day 3 Venice – Bologna – Florence – Welcome to the Birthplace of the Renaissance!

Private Guided Sightseeing Transfer from Venice to Florence via Bologna the City of the Kissing Towers and Tortellini!
Depart your hotel in Venice by private water taxi. Meet your personal driver/guide in Venice Piazzale Roma. Drive to Florence stopping en route in the charming town of Bologna, the gastronomical capital of Italy. Discover the rich culinary side of Bologna before continuing to Florence. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

 

Day 4 Florence Family Adventure in the Footsteps of Michelangelo

Private Guided Florence Walking Tour with Skip the Line at Michelangelo’s David
Expose your family to the stories and legends of Florence’s amazing past with a guided walking tour of the city’s historic center. Hear the tales and history behind the sights. Face-to-face with the real David, Florence’s most treasured work of art. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

 

Day 5 Delicious Florence Family Discovery

Private Guided Food Cultural Family Walking Tour of Florence
From history and art to culture and an awesome food scene, Florence has it all! Immerse yourself in local life. Visit specialty food stores and vibrant markets that highlight the city rich food culture. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

 

Day 6 Florence – Orvieto- Rome – Welcome to the Eternal City of Rome!

Private Guided Sightseeing Transfer from Florence to Rome via Orvieto the Medieval Town Perched on a Volcanic Plateau
Drive to Rome stopping en route in the walled hill town of Orvieto located in the Umbria region “the green heart of Italy”. Explore cobbled lanes and medieval piazzas away from the main tourist routes but filled with artisan shops and slow food trattorias where you can indulge in locally made specialties. Then it is on to the Eternal City of Rome. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

 

Day 7 Rome Top Squares, Fountains and Iconic Ancient Sights

Private Guided Chauffeured Rome Tour with Skip the Line at the Colosseum
Expose your family to the sites and mythological tales of ancient Rome. Skip the line at the Colosseum. Learn about its exciting history and the entertainments that went on within its walls. Explore the Roman Forum the heart of ancient daily life. Climb to the top of the Capitoline Hill traditional seat of religious power. Discover the best gelatos in the historical heart of city and its top sights including the Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

 

Day 8 Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica

Private Guided Skip the Line Walking Tour of the Vatican City with One Way Private Transfer Service
Expose your family to the art, history and great stories of one of the most treasured sites in Rome. Transfer to the Vatican City in the comfort of a private vehicle. Experience the Museums outstanding highlights including Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescos. Bypass the crowds once again to enter St. Peter’s Basilica, the largest church in Christendom, where you behold a glorious mix of Renaissance and Baroque architecture.

 

Day 9 Your Family Unforgettable Italian Vacation Ends. Arrivederci!

Private Departure Transfer Service to Rome Fiumicino Airport.

WHAT IS INCLUDED

Your tailor-made itinerary crafted on a bespoke basis, based on our in-depth Italy expertise and firsthand experience.

A personal Italian travel specialist to answer your questions and help you organize your trip.

A personalized price quote.

Hotel recommendations to match your taste and priorities.

Private tours with the right mix of unique, non-touristy experiences and down time that strengthen the family bond and create priceless memories.

In-country private transportation with expertly planned logistics for peace of mind and convenience.

Meet and-greet on arrival in Venice, and airport transfer by private motorboat.

Half-Day Private Walking Tour of Venice led by Licensed Local Guide plus 30’Minutes Private Gondola Ride.

Half-Day Murano and Burano Private Walking Tour led by Licensed Local Guide by Private Motorboat.

Private Transfer from your Hotel to Venice Piazzale Roma by Water Taxi. Full-Day  Private Tour Transfer to Florence from Venice via Bologna led by Licensed Local Driver/Guide by Private Vehicle.

Half-Day Private Walking Tour of Florence led by Licensed Local Guide. Reservations and Tickets to Skip the Line at the Accademia Gallery.

Half-Day Private Walking Tour of Florence Food Markets led by Licensed Local Guide.

Full-Day Private Tour Transfer to Rome from Florence via Orvieto led by Licensed Local Driver/Guide by Private Vehicle.

Half-Day Private Tour of Rome led by Licensed Local Guide. Private Driver. Private Vehicle. Reservations and Tickets to Skip the Line at the Colosseum.

One-Way Transfer Service with Private Driver by Private Vehicle. Half-Day Private Walking Tour of the Vatican led by Licensed Local Guide. Reservations and Tickets to Skip the Line at the Vatican.

Rome Airport Departure Transfer with Private Driver by Private Vehicle.

Extensive pre-departure information to help you prepare for your Italy trip, including advice on packing, etiquette, tipping, Wi-Fi, local food, and much more.

Thoughtful customer service and assistance during your Italy trip.

NOT INCLUDED

International flights.

Travel insurance (but we provide recommendations).

Accommodation (but we provide recommendations).

Experiences or any other services other than those specified.

Entrance fees or local transport at each destination, except as specified.

Meals & drinks.

Personal expenses.

Visa fees and services.

Anything not expressly mentioned as included.

PRICE DISCOVER ITALY FAMILY TOUR PACKAGE 2019

Prices for a trip like this start at about € 400 per person per day and up. Keep in mind that every vacation, like every family, is completely different. No two are alike, which is why costs can range greatly depending on the level of customization you would like and the experience you want to have.

INQUIRY FOR A CUSTOM TRIP QUOTE BASED ON YOUR PREFERENCES AND TRAVEL DATES

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

Is this a group tour?

No, this is a private travel experience for you and your family only.

All our Italy tours are private and customized to suit your desires, which means that you do not share your tour with anyone else. We do not offer group tours or canned itineraries.

Are the dates flexible?

Yes, we can plan around your ideal travel dates.

All of our Italy tours are customized for private travel according to your travel dates.

When is the best time of year to visit Italy?

We usually recommend taking advantage of any chance to visit, since each of Italy’s seasons is great in its own way.

Are trip extensions possible?

Yes, we can customize this family themed itinerary to your interests. For example, you can extend your stay in Venice, Florence or Rome, replace these destinations with others, or add on additional places in Italy.

Speak to someone who is here. Your personal Italian travel specialist will give you family-focused travel advice and tips.

Can this family trip to Italy be modified?

Yes, we can personalize this itinerary around the ages and priorities of your family members. We can also add-on sights or replace these with others. As well as we can reverse this itinerary starting in Rome and ending in Venice.

Our Italy travel itineraries include private comprehensive experiences, developed according to your own wishes and specifications. Work with one of our Italy trip planning experts to create an itinerary that meets your preferences.

Is Italy good for families?

Yes, Italy is an amazing family destination.

Do you book flights?

No, we do not book flights. However, we can make recommendations as to which airport to arrive and depart from.

Are hotels included?

No, hotels are not included. Instead, we offer you the opportunity to associate any type of property to this itinerary and customize it as you wish.

We believe that each person has personal preferences and requirements. As a result, we intentionally do not include hotels in the itinerary. Nevertheless, as part of the trip planning service, we can share our own personalized recommendations. Our expert family travel advisor team can even help you choose and book kid-friendly hotels in Italy that fit your needs.

How do you choose the hotels you recommend?

To ensure that you stay in the best places we have visited hotels all over Italy. We are very selective with our choices. It has taken years of experience to weed out the good hotels from the great, so you can trust that we stand behind the great places to stay we recommend.

We only choose accommodations where we would wish to stay ourselves. We look for high standards of personal service and attention to detail.

How far ahead do I need to book my trip to Italy with you?

We are a boutique travel agency therefore, we tend to get booked up very quickly. We encourage you to make your reservation just as early as possible especially, if you are limited to the time period in which you can travel.

Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis. The further in advance you are able to make your arrangements the more likely we can secure the holiday you want. This is especially important if you visit Italy during the busy summer and holiday times. Some holiday periods (Easter and school half term weeks, public holidays and the peak summer months) can get booked up very quickly. If you know you want to travel at this time, it is a good idea to contact us soon to ensure the dates of your choice are available.

Do I need travel insurance?

Yes. It is very important that you protect your vacation investment in case of trip cancellation/interruption, travel luggage delay or loss of luggage and medical expenses.

Nancy Aiello Tours strongly recommends that you purchase a comprehensive travel insurance. A comprehensive travel insurance gives you peace of mind in safeguarding your investment in the event of a cancellation prior to or during your trip.

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