20856
Italy
Italy, Family-Style: Best of Rome, Florence and Venice
Share the wonders of three classic Italian cities with your family as you taste famed cuisine, enjoy a gondola ride, create your own fresco and explore ancient Roman ruins.
Program No. 20856RJ
Length
14 days
Starts at
4,598
Flights start at
1,075
Getting There
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At a Glance

Share the essence of Italy with your family as you immerse yourselves in Roman history, Florentine art and Venetian traditions. Walk in the footsteps of ancient Romans in the Forum, see where Gladiators fought in the Colosseum, and try your hand at creating frescoes. Create your own craft project memento and enjoy a gondola ride in Venice. Along the way, sample delicious Italian cuisine and take in some of the greatest masterpieces in the world.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Walking up to four miles daily over varied terrain.
Family Programs
Share your love of learning with your family. These programs are designed for any combination of generations: grandparents, aunts, uncles, parents and children.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Reserved entrance and expert-led visits to the Colosseum and Sistine Chapel
  • Ride high-speed trains to Florence and Venice, where you discover masterpieces by Michelangelo and Titian.
  • Create your own craft memento and enjoy a gondola ride in the back canals of Venice.

General Notes

This is a Family program for participants, their adult children and grandchildren ages 10 and up.
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Rocky Ruggiero
Rocky Ruggiero is an art history professor specializing in early Renaissance architecture for American university study abroad programs in Florence. He has appeared in the History Channel series “Engineering an Empire" and in a PBS program focusing on the architecture of the Renaissance. Rocky shares his love of Florentine art as an advisory board member of Friends of Florence, a non-profit group that raises funds for the restoration of various works throughout the city.
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