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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.

Experience life as a Roman gladiator, toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain and devour the pizza you've just learnt to make before creating your own colourful Venetian Carnival mask.

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About this trip

What's included

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9 nights


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17 Meals

9 hot buffet breakfasts, 4 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine, 4 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine

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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)
Learn how to make authentic pizza in Rome and then savour the taste of your creation. (Day 3)
Indulge in an Italian gelato at a local gelateria in Florence. (Day 5)
Learn about the Venetian tradition of carnival masks and paint your own to take home and visit a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. (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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CITY TOUR in Rome, Florence, Bologna and Venice

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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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CRUISE by private launch to St. Mark's Square

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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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SMALL GROUP SIGHTSEEING 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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