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Gladiators Gondolas and Gold

Rome's savagery, Venice's decadence and Florence's romance merge on this Family Experiences tour of Italy.

Buckle up for a travel adventure, all the highlights and some surprises on this most exciting of Italy family trips. Learn how to make pizza like a local, discover your inner artists as you make your own Carnival mask in Venice and dine with a count on his Tuscan estate.

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What's included

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9 nights

Accommodation

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14 Meals

9 breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)

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On-trip Transport

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Family Fun

Learn how to make pizza and share your masterpiece with the family. (Day 3) Discover the great Venetian tradition of Carnival masks and create your own. (Day 8)

Connect with Locals

Enjoy local Tuscan 'Be My Guest' dinner with Count Miari Fulcis on his 15th-century organic olive oil estate in the Tuscan hills, used as a location for many famous films like 'Room with a View' and 'Tea with Mussolini'. (Day 5)

Dive into Culture

Experience life as a gladiator with an included visit to a Gladiator School in Rome. (Day 3)
Indulge in an Italian gelato at a local gelateria in Florence. (Day 5)
Witness the exquisite craft of glassblowing on Guidecca Island, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian craftsmen have perfected over the centuries. (Day 8)

Local Specialists

For included sightseeing in Rome, Florence, Bologna and Venice


Sightseeing highlights

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VIP ADMISSION to the Vatican Museums

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SMALL GROUP SIGHTSEEING on a guided walking tour of 'Secret Venice' to the Rialto food market, with a group size of no more than 25 guests

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ORIENTATION of Pisa

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VISIT St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum in Rome and the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence

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VIEW the ancient sites of Rome, Santa Croce Basilica and the Duomo in Florence, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, St. Mark's Basilica in Venice

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SCENIC CRUISE by private launch to St. Mark's Square

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