If you are looking to take the family on a long trip to Europe and would like to visit a few countries, then this tour is for you. A mix of kid-friendly activities and adventurous excursions, you will visit key locations in Italy and Croatia. The trip ends with a Game of Thrones tour that is a must for all fans of the TV series.
Day 1 – Having arrived in Rome the previous day, you will have the first day to explore the city at leisure. Walk around the cobblestone streets, make a wish at the Trevi fountain, be amazed at the Pantheon, or do some shopping at Via Condotti. These are just a few of the sites the city has to offer, but no matter what you choose to see, make sure you try a Roman-style pizza during your walk.
Day 2 – Today is a treat for the kids, as you head to the Colosseum where you will embark on a private tour structured especially for kids. In the afternoon you will have a 2-hour interactive lesson at the Gladiator School of Rome to learn their 2,000-year-old fighting techniques.
Day 3 – This is another fun activity-filled day, where you will head to a 17th century palazzo for a 3-hour cooking class and learn to make ice cream and cookies. This experience that both kids and parents will enjoy is held in a spectacular setting which once was a Cardinal’s home.
Day 4 – You will have today to spend at leisure. Explore more historical sites of Rome, marvel at the Vatican, or maybe head to the Villa Borghese park for a stroll and visit the zoo.
Day 5 – Today you will be traveling to Venice via high-speed train, and upon arrival will be transferred to your hotel by boat. You will have the rest of the day to explore Venice at leisure, walking along the canals and enjoying magical views at sunset.
Day 6 – Venice is the city of Carnival, and in this morning’s activity, you will get to create your own Venetian mask. In the afternoon, you will go on a 2-hour ghost tour where you will hear mesmerizing stories and tales of the city.
Day 7 – It is time to head to Croatia, and after checking out of your hotel you will be transferred by boat to the airport for your flight to Split. Upon arrival, you will be taken to your hotel and will have the rest of the day to rest or explore at your own pace.
Day 8 – Today you will be going on a full day speed boat tour, visiting the Blue Cave and Hvar Island. Some of the stops on the way include the Monk Seal cave, Stiniva Bay which was voted one of the best European beaches, and the Pakleni Islands. The tour ends with magnificent sunset views as you return to Split for the night.
Day 9 – This will be a day for you and the family to spend at leisure. You have the option of booking a private visit to the Krka Falls National Park, known for its waterfalls, and Visovac Island with its Franciscan monastery. You will even be able to enjoy a swim under one of the park’s waterfalls.
Day 10 – On your way to Dubrovnik today, you will stop at Ston where you will have free time to discover the town. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, you will have the chance to experience a scenic cable car ride and view the stunning Adriatic coastline from 1,330 feet above sea level.
Day 11 – Today you will be going on a 2-hour Game of Thrones tour of Dubrovnik, visiting different shooting locations for the series and hearing behind the scenes stories. This tour is a must for GoT fans! The rest of the day will be spent at leisure.
Day 12 – The first half of today will begin with a kayaking tour around the City Walls, which will take you on an adventure exploring caves around Lokrum Island, and snorkeling around Betina Cave. Throughout this paddling tour, you will enjoy stunning views of Dubrovnik, also known as the Pearl of the Adriatic.
Day 13 – You will get to spend today at leisure in Dubrovnik exploring around the Old Town, going for a walk along its well-preserved city walls, or simply sitting at one of the cafes and watching the world go by.
Day 14 – As our tour ends here, today you will head to the airport for your flight home.
The package includes:
Private Colosseum tour for kids – 3 hours
Gladiator School (shared tour) – 2 hours
Ice Cream & Italian Cookies Cooking Class
Private transfer from your Hotel to Rome Train Station
High Speed Train from Rome – to Venice 2nd class tickets
Private Transfer by boat to your hotel in Venice
Create your Own Venice Mask – 1 hour
Private Ghost Tour – 2 hours
Private Transfer from your Hotel to Venice Airport
Private Transfer from Split Airport to Hotel
Group Full Day Boat Tour to Blue Cave and Hvar Island
Transfer from Split to Dubrovnik with stop at Ston Town
Game of Thrones Walking Tour – 2 hours
Half Day Group Kayaking Tour around City Walls
1 Night at Eurostar Canareggio Family Suite - Venice
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