From glorious Rome and the seaside fun of the Cinque Terre, to the lovely lakes region and fab Florence, this Family Adventure is brimming with culture and cuisine sure to delight both young and old. Cycle around a medieval Tuscan town, climb aboard a cable car for views of the Italian Alps, cross the canals of Venice and sample a rainbow of gelato flavours along the way.
Days 1-2 Rome
Gladiators, ancient icons and gelati - this exciting city has something for the whole family. Toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain or watch for centurions outside the Colosseum. Climb into the Time Elevator to discover the city's ancient history, feast on hearty Italian fare and chat with animated locals in the busy streets of the 'Eternal City'.
Days 12-14 Venice
Enjoy getting lost in the maze of canals, lanes and backstreets in this gorgeous city. Take in the famous Grand Canal, the Doge's Palace and the Rialto Bridge. Perhaps pay a visit to the Basilica di San Marco, which is filled with sculptures and other religious relics, then choose to explore the Rialto Food Markets and nearby pescheria (fish market) before concluding this sumptuous Italian adventure.
Days 3-5 Lucca/Pisa/Florence
Get a bird's eye view of the medieval Tuscan town of Lucca with a bicycle ride around the ramparts. Take a trip to beautiful Florence, a haven for art-lovers and the perfect place to be introduced to the world's great artists. Visit Pisa to see the Baptistry, Duomo and the iconic Leaning Tower.
Days 6-8 Levanto/Cinque Terre
Arrive in Levanto and take a refreshing dip in the Mediterranean Sea. Visit the Cinque Terre, a series of quaint villages connected by a coastal path dotted with olive groves and vineyards. The views from the path are stunning and best experienced on foot. There is plenty of time to wander the villages before heading back to Levanto for the night.
Days 9-11 Stresa/Lake Maggiore
Travel by train to the charming town of Stresa in the Italian lakes region. Take a day trip on crystal-clear Lake Maggiore, past the beautiful Borromeo Isles, and picnic in one of the fishing villages. Maybe visit the markets and churches in one of the lakeside hamlets, then take a ride in a cable car to the top of nearby mountains for panoramic views of the Italian Alps.