23575
Italy

Under the Tuscan Sun: Italian Adventures With Your Grandchild

Under the Tuscan sun, you and your grandchild will create memories that will last a lifetime as you discover amazing art, learn some Italian and explore ancient ruins together.
Program No. 23575RJ
Length
9 days
Starts at
1,899 / ADULT
1,599 / CHILD
Flights start at
1,175

At a Glance

What comes to mind when you think of Italy? Spectacular cuisine? Rolling hills? Amazing artwork? If that’s the case, then chances are you’re thinking of Tuscany. Unlike the long lines of Rome and the crazy crowds of Venice, it’s way easier to feel like a true Italian in the small cities of Tuscany. Alongside your grandchild, journey along the peaceful valleys to learn what makes Italy one of the best countries in the world. Discover priceless art, whip up some delicious Italian food and learn what makes the Leaning Tower of Pisa lean as you explore la bella vita with your grandchild.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Urban walks in traffic-free zones are interrupted by stops for visits or guide's explanation. Streets and sidewalks of stone or cobblestone are tough on feet; mostly level urban stone sidewalks. Walking up to 6 miles total throughout the day with extended periods of standing during site visits.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Discover the famous scientific explorations of Leonardo da Vinci at the place he was born and paint some of your very own frescos.
  • Become a pasta-making pro during a fun cooking class and bring your recipes home to your parents.
  • Ride your bike on top of the medieval walls of Lucca to get a totally different perspective of Tuscany.
Featured Expert
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Linda Lorenzetti
Linda Lorenzetti is the president of a cooperative of professional group leaders that leads explorations of the city of Lucca and the Tuscan countryside. She has been leading Road Scholar field trips in Lucca since 1987 and never fails to enthusiastically showcase her native town. Linda got her degree in English literature from the Università di Pisa. She has worked for movie productions like The Portrait of a Lady and television programs such as The Today Show.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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