A Journey of Wonder for Everyone
9 NIGHT TOUR
Departing from Rome and ending in Venice. A Journey in Wonder: Designed for the Young and Young at Heart.
- The wonders of Rome
- The tastes and sites of Florence
- Lamborghini and Ferrari Museums
- Venice’s secrets
DAY 1: ARRIVE IN ROME
Upon arrival at Rome airport, meet your private driver and transfer to the hotel. Check-in and begin your journey of wonder. Enjoy a delightful afternoon seeing the sites of Rome, including Piazza Navona and the Pantheon. After a brief stop for gelato, reach the Trevi Fountain and learn the true significance of tossing in a coin. You will enjoy seeing the Ancient Roman ruins along the way and also walk to the Spanish Steps. Evening at Leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 2: ANCIENT ROME
Breakfast at the hotel. Start your day visiting the Colosseum, you will wander through the Palatine Forum and up to the Hill, hearing the personal stories of gladiators and the battles of Rome. Pause at the Arch of Constantine and take at the moment as you arrive at the most famous of the Seven Hills of Rome, Palatine Hill. In the afternoon, choose from the Gladiator School and Museum or visit the Vatican and Sistine Chapel with tourist guides especially for children. Evening at Leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 3: THE VATICAN
Breakfast at the hotel. This morning the whole family will enjoy the visit to the Vatican and Sistine Chapel. Your guide will share the stories and secrets within the Museum’s walls. Afterward, you will be humbled by the imposing beauty of Saint Peter’s Basilica, where you will encounter another of Michelangelo’s masterpieces, La Pietà. For a fascinating finish, you will stop to admire the magnificent Saint Peter’s Square. In the afternoon optional: Explora, the first museum in Rome aimed at children, who can touch and play with everything on display. Evening at Leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 4: FLORENCE
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure by high-speed train to Florence. Check-in at the hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy a bike tour, or a boat cruise along the Arno River. Evening at Leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 5: ART, SCIENCE AND FOOD
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning guided tour to the Accademia museum to admire the famous and worldwide acclaimed sculpture of the David by Michelangelo followed by the visit of the Galileo Museum to see exhibits from the famed scientist and inventor. In the afternoon, enjoy a pizza and gelato-making class designed for the whole family. Evening at Leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 6: BOLOGNA, THE CITY OF FOOD
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure by high-speed train to Bologna and check-in at the hotel. Bologna has a number of nicknames: La Dotta (the learned) for its ancient university, La Rossa (the red) for the warm color of its roofs and houses, and La Grassa (the fat) for the wonderful food. Explore Bologna’s oldest food market with an insider and visit the most traditional food shops. Evening at Leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 7: CAR LOVERS
Breakfast at the hotel. Today the passion for cars can have real fun! Visit the new Lamborghini Museum, where you will discover the history of this automotive icon, and the Pagani factory and Museum, where the luxury sports cars Zonda and Huavra are produced. Enjoy a light lunch in a renowned Maranello restaurant near the Ferrari factory, followed by a visit to the Ferrari Museum. You will complete this unforgettable day with an optional test drive. Evening at Leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 8: VENICE
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure by high-speed train to Venice and check-in at the hotel. Visit St. Mark’s Square and discover the Doge’s hidden treasures and its secret doors and rooms. At sunset take a Gondola ride. Evening at Leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 9: THE LAGOON ISLANDS AND MASK MAKING
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning adventure to the Lagoon islands and visit the artisan glass shops in Murano, the lace makers, and beautiful fisherman’s cottages in Burano. Return to Venice, lunch on your own. In the afternoon, learn to make the Venetian masks in an authentic mask-making workshop. Evening at Leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 10: DEPARTURE
Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer to the airport and departure. Arrivederci!
NOTE: This itinerary is subject to change based on the availability of the services/tours/activities listed at the time of your traveling.