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Italy for Families: Rome, Florence and Venice

Duration
10 Days
Prices From:
US$ 3,178

DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Enjoy an Italian vacation for the whole family. Explore Rome, Florence, and Venice at your own pace with private tours and learn to master Italian classics in intimate cooking classes. Top it all off with a gondola ride on the canals of Venice and a visit to see Michelangelo’s “David.” All the essentials for a family fun trip!


This 10-day Italian vacation takes the whole family to Rome, Florence, and Venice. It features first-class accommodations and a mix of private and small group tours. 

Your family trip to Italy begins in Rome, a city that’ll leave you dazzled with all that it has to offer. With ancient wonders, fashionable culture, and unbeatable food, Rome is the perfect city to explore with family. A private walking tour will showcase some of the most popular landmarks in the city, from the Spanish Steps to the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon. Another day, take part in a cooking class at That’s Amore Restaurant and learn to make pizza in a hands-on kitchen environment. Spend the rest of your time seeing the sights you missed, such as the remains of Ancient Rome such as the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. 

Ride the train to Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, where you along with your kids will discover the city’s history and culture, best exemplified by its gorgeous buildings and delicious food. Head on a private walking tour to see a few of the most notable buildings, including the Duomo, with Brunelleschi’s famous cupola. Then trace the footsteps of Dante and Michelangelo before heading to the Accademia Gallery to see Michaelangelo’s masterpiece “David.” The next day, join a cooking class to learn to make Tuscan favourites, from ragout and gelato to tiramisu.

Final stop is Venice, the gorgeous city of canals that used to be a regional capital of commerce and culture. A private two-hour walking tour will take you along the canals to discover popular favourites and hidden gems. Start at St. Mark’s Square, home to the Byzantine basilica, before you head to the birthplace of Marco Polo and learn about Casanova. End your tour at the Rialto Bridge, which unites the city from atop the Grand Canal. Another day, enjoy a quintessential Venetian experience with a gondola ride along the canals. Let an expert gondolier chart a course through the waterways to showcase the beautiful city from the water. 

At the end of your tour, you’ll head to the airport to connect back home. 


 

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Duration
10 Days
Prices From:
US$ 3,178

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Day 1

Train Station to Central Rome

Duration30 Minutes

The Guardian Hotel

The hotel is situated in Via Palestro, just 10 minutes on foot from the Termini Railway Station and a few metres from the Metro stops of Castro Pretorio (Line B) and Repubblica (Line A). This location makes the hotel really convenient for any type of stay whether you are visiting us for business or for pleasure.

The hotel is easily reachable and is ideal as a base from which to set off on a voyage of discovery around the Italian capital. The hotel is perfect for those who like to travel around the city by Metro or other means, as well as for those who want to get to know the city on foot.

Meal Plan Buffet Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

The Guardian Hotel

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    The Guardian Hotel



    The hotel is situated in Via Palestro, just 10 minutes on foot from the Termini Railway Station and a few metres from the Metro stops of Castro Pretorio (Line B) and Repubblica (Line A). This location makes the hotel really convenient for any type of …

    The hotel is situated in Via Palestro, just 10 minutes on foot from the Termini Railway Station and a few metres from the Metro stops of Castro Pretorio (Line B) and Repubblica (Line A). This location makes the hotel really convenient for any type of stay whether you are visiting us for business or for pleasure.

    The hotel is easily reachable and is ideal as a base from which to set off on a voyage of discovery around the Italian capital. The hotel is perfect for those who like to travel around the city by Metro or other means, as well as for those who want to get to know the city on foot.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Concierge Service
    • Ironing Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Luggage Service
    • WiFi

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Day 2

Private Walking Tour Rome

Take an exclusive 3-hour private walking tour of Italy's capital city, Rome. This tour includes a visit to some of the most famous squares in the centre of the city such as the Spanish Square and its famous Spanish steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Colonna, the Pantheon and Navona Square. Unless closed for religious ceremonies, a visit to some of Rome's traditional Catholic churches may be included in the walking tour, for example, the Church of St. Ignatius or the Church of St. Louis.

Duration3 Hours
Day 3

Pasta Lesson

Course concentrates on the techniques to make fresh pasta (flour + egg and flour + water) with the accompanying sauces.

Duration2 Hours
Day 4

Central Rome to Train Station

Duration30 Minutes

Rome Termini to Florence S.Maria Novella

Duration90 Minutes

Florence Train Station to Florence Hotel

Duration1 Hour

Hotel Cellai

Hotel Cellai is located in the heart of the historic center of Florence, surrounded by monuments, churches and buildings of extraordinary beauty. All the most interesting and evocative city sites are within a short walking distance, passing through little streets full of charm and mystery.

This exclusive hotel in Florence is very close to the San Lorenzo Market, hosted in a gigantic iron and glass building, where natives gather to buy local food and wine specialties. The Galleria dell'Accademia is just a short distance away, hosting the famous David by Michelangelo, as is the Duomo with its splendid dome by Brunelleschi.

Meal Plan Buffet Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Hotel Cellai

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    Hotel Cellai



    Hotel Cellai is located in the heart of the historic center of Florence, surrounded by monuments, churches and buildings of extraordinary beauty. All the most interesting and evocative city sites are within a short walking distance, passing through little streets full of charm and mystery. …

    Hotel Cellai is located in the heart of the historic center of Florence, surrounded by monuments, churches and buildings of extraordinary beauty. All the most interesting and evocative city sites are within a short walking distance, passing through little streets full of charm and mystery.

    This exclusive hotel in Florence is very close to the San Lorenzo Market, hosted in a gigantic iron and glass building, where natives gather to buy local food and wine specialties. The Galleria dell'Accademia is just a short distance away, hosting the famous David by Michelangelo, as is the Duomo with its splendid dome by Brunelleschi.

    Facilities

    • Meeting Rooms
    • Reception

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Day 5

Walking Tour + Accademia Gallery

On this private tour, enjoy an enchanting romantic walk by the residences of the great 15th century merchants and the most important basilicas and monasteries of the city, including the Cathedral, following the tracks of the great men and women who lived in the glorious centuries of the Renaissance with some hints to modern age. We'll discover where Dante was born, we'll walk down the same paths once travelled by Mona Lisa, the mysterious lady depicted by Leonardo, we'll explore the places where the greatest sculptor of all times, Michelangelo, lived and worked, to eventually meet his most celebrated statue, David, and his unfinished marble giants, the Slaves.

Duration3 Hours
Day 6

Treasure Hunt In Florence

Make your visit to the Uffizi Gallery thrilling and fun for the whole family with LivItaly's Uffizi Treasure Hunt Tour! Discover the hidden secrets and learn about the world-famous art collection as you pass through the magnificent rooms with your private child-friendly tour guide and LivItaly exclusive scavenger hunt treasure map. Your Uffizi Treasure Hunt Tour will start directly from the magnificent square of Piazza della Signoria, just around the corner from the Uffizi Gallery. Each child will get his or her own kit with a Treasure Hunt map, a questionnaire and colorful pens. Let the adventure begin! With privileged entrance you and your family will skip the long line and enter the Uffizi directly. Children; listen carefully to the guide and keep your eyes wide open! The clues are right in front of you and your guide will give away the answers to the riddles as you move through the Uffizi museum. Do you know where the secret passageway is that leads through the museum? Learn about the powerful family that ruled Florence for centuries and why their history is still ever present throughout the Renaissance city. The Treasure Hunt Tour places emphasis on the most important pieces in the collection. Prepare to be amazed at the masterpieces by Botticelli, Leonardo Da Vinci and many more. Work together with your guide to find the 500 year old symbols, signs and clues. There are many secrets behind the paintings and fun stories that your guide will share with you and your family. Is it really true that Venus was formed out of the ocean? Or did she emerge out of cookie dough?

By the end of the tour you will have solved all the mysteries and learned a great deal about the Italian Renaissance. Each child will be awarded with a memorable prize for the great investigation they have done!

At last! We have created a fun and child-friendly way to tour this overwhelming art museum, join us to discover it for yourself and your family.

Duration2 Hours
Day 7

Florence Hotel to Florence Train Station

Duration1 Hour

Florence S.Maria Novella to Venice S.Lucia

Duration2 Hours

Venice Train Station or Piazzale Roma Car Terminal to Hotel in Venice with Difficult Canal Surcharge

Duration1 Hour

Hotel Ca' dei Conti

Housed in an eighteenth-century Venetian building, the 4-star Ca' dei Conti offers its guests an authentic Venetian atmosphere located in the centre of Venice. The hotel is made up of two fully restored historical buildings with marble floors, refined carpets, Baroque furnishings and Murano glass chandeliers. It is conveniently located within a few walk to St. Mark's square and Riva degli Schiavoni with its many vaporetto stops to allow access to the beautiful islands of the Venetian Lagoon.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Hotel Ca' dei Conti

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    Hotel Ca' dei Conti



    Housed in an eighteenth-century Venetian building, the 4-star Ca' dei Conti offers its guests an authentic Venetian atmosphere located in the centre of Venice. The hotel is made up of two fully restored historical buildings with marble floors, refined carpets, Baroque furnishings and Murano glass …

    Housed in an eighteenth-century Venetian building, the 4-star Ca' dei Conti offers its guests an authentic Venetian atmosphere located in the centre of Venice. The hotel is made up of two fully restored historical buildings with marble floors, refined carpets, Baroque furnishings and Murano glass chandeliers. It is conveniently located within a few walk to St. Mark's square and Riva degli Schiavoni with its many vaporetto stops to allow access to the beautiful islands of the Venetian Lagoon.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Babysitting Services
    • Bar
    • Conference Centre
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Lift/elevator
    • Lounge
    • Meeting Rooms Available
    • Safety Deposit Box
    • TV

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Day 8

Classic Venice Saint Mark's Area - Private Walking Tour

Enjoy a 2 hour private walking tour of Venice with an English speaking local Guide. See St. Mark's Square, the heart of political and religious power of the Venetian Republic for centuries, and learn the history that lies behind the walls of its most famous landmarks; the Basilica and its Byzantine heritage, the Doge's Palace and its adjoining prisons, that retain the true secrets to comprehend how a city built on swamps became one of the most enlightened cities in the western world. Then, leave St. Mark's behind you to discover the enchanting Hidden Venice. Following a monumental route, your guide will narrate the in-depth history of Venice from its origins to the modern-day. You'll hear tales of illustrious Venetian characters like Marco Polo and Casanova. Other highlights include Marco Polo's House, a Merchants Warehouse, the lively Campo Santa Maria Formosa with its outstanding Venetian Palaces, the Church of San Giovanni e Paolo (the Pantheon of Venice), and at the Scuola di San Marco; you'll learn about the famous Confraternities (Schools) of merchants and artisans that provided the foundations of the Venetian mercantile empire. This walking tour of Venice finishes at the evocative Rialto Bridge overlooking the Grand Canal and the Rialto Market. Entrances are not included.

Duration2 Hours
Day 9

Row Like a Venetian

Looking for something different to do in Venice, something truly authentic and un-touristy? Get off the beaten path and on the waterways with the Venetian voga alla veneta - the unique, stand-up rowing style developed to traverse the city and its lagoon, and made iconic by the gondoliers - you can experience this rich heritage first-hand.

By participating in - not just observing - this unique, very-Venetian pastime, you'll acquire a profound understanding of the city that is both historic and intimate. That's why we say..."There is nothing more Venetian than the Voga."

Duration2 Hours
Day 10

Venice Hotel to Venice Marco Polo Airport with Difficult Canal Surcharge

Duration1 Hour

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DEPARTURES:

Daily, except Mondays and Tuesdays: April to October

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Private arrival and departure airport transfers
  • 3 nights first class accommodation in Rome
  • 3 nights first class accommodations in Florence
  • 3 nights moderate accommodations in Venice
  • Private transfers between train stations and hotels
  • Private walking tours in Rome, Florence and Venice
  • Small group Pizza Lesson in Rome (max 10 guests)
  • Small group Cooking with Kids in Florence (max 15 guests)
  • Private Gondola Ride
  • Tickets to Accademia Gallery
  • Breakfast daily, 2 dinners

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Excursions
  • Meals and beverages not specifically indicated
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities
  • Visa fees if applicable

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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12 Aug 2022
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