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Viva Italia Signature Family Vacation

Rome, Tuscany and Venice  - 9 Days / 8 Nights

The Viva Italia Signature vacation gives you an unmatched taste of the wonders of Rome, Florence and Venice. As part of the Signature Collection experience, you'll enjoy upgraded hotels, VIP amenities, special entertainment , additional exclusive activities and enhanced elements on select trip components for an even more extraordinary vacation.

Trip Highlights Include:

  • Private Visit to the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel

    This privately guided visit of the Vatican City Museum includes the wondrous Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo's great masterpiece rises heavenward.

  • Visit Murano Glass Blowing Factory

    Take private water taxi to Murano for a tour of the city and visit a working factory for a amazing glass blowing demonstration.

  • Roman Coliseum and Forum

    Learn the legends and relive the majesty of Rome's glorious past! Walk through history at the ancient Coliseum, the Forum and the Pantheon on a timeless journey.

  • Pasta Making Activity at Fattoria Poggio Alloro

    Learn the art of pasta making first hand from a chef  then feast on the fruits of your efforts.

  • Private Gondola Ride in Venice

    Explore the "sinking" city as you and your family are treated to an enchanting experience of exploring the canals from a gondola. Plus, enjoy a special Bellini toast on board.

Adventure Dates

 

There are currently no dates scheduled for this adventure.

 

Adventure Daily Itinerary

Day One

Arrive in Rome
You will be met by an Adventures by Disney representative who will escort you to your transfer vehicle. Relax as the driver assists with your luggage and escorts you to Hotel Exedra.

Check into Hotel Exedra
This luxury property is located in the heart of the city overlooking Rome's imposing Piazza della Repubblica and the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli.

Welcome Reception and Dinner at Target Restaurant
Meet the other families that will share the adventure. After a festive cocktail reception, gather together and enjoy your first of many mouthwatering Italian feasts. While at dinner, you'll enjoy live music.

Meal Included: Dinner


Day Two

Privately-Guided Tour of Rome
Learn the legends and relive the majesty of Rome's glorious past! Enjoy an air-conditioned motor coach ride with stops at must-see highlights. Take an optional walking tour through history at the ancient Coliseum, the Forum and the Pantheon on a timeless journey your family will treasure forever.

Lunch at Traditional Trattoria
Enjoy a leisurely lunch like the locals do. Break bread with your family and fellow travelers at an authentic Roman trattoria. Cap off your tour with a taste of heaven called "gelato", a type of Italian ice cream!

Privately-Guided Walking Tour of Historic Rome
Follow an ancient road to the dazzling destinations in the city, from the famed Spanish Steps to the twinkling Trevi Fountain.

Dinner on Your Own
A marvelous meal is never far in Rome. Our Adventure Guides will be happy to make suggestions for a family feast to remember.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch


Day Three

Privately Guided Tour of Catel Sant'Angelo
Take a privately guided tour of this ancient monument—originally built as a tomb for Roman Emperors and later converted into a fortress—that now contains a museum dedicated to the building's dramatic history and the tools of ancient warfare.

Lunch at a Trattoria
Gather together for another great Italian meal at a traditional trattoria.

Private Visit of Vatican City Museum and Sistine Chapel
Get the rare opportunity to take a private tour of the Vatican City Museum, where you'll travel through 50 generations of art and civilization. The very special visit includes time in the wondrous Sistine Chapel—the world-famous chapel featuring Michelangelo's frescoes depicting Creation and the Last Judgment.

Dinner on Your Own
It's your Roman holiday! Explore the Eternal City and enjoy an amazing Italian dinner. Choose a local trattoria on your own or ask your Adventure Guides to recommend a restaurant for a great family dinner.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch


Day Four

Orvieto, Umbria
Stop in this Etruscan town in Umbria en route to Tuscany. While there, you'll enjoy free time to explore the medieval village.

Lunch and Shopping On Your Own in Orvieto
Explore this charming village that seems frozen in time! Your Adventure Guides will be happy to make recommendations for a fabulous family afternoon.

Arrive at the Villa San Paolo
Welcome to the enchanting Tuscan estate that will be your home for the next two days. Enjoy a welcome drink upon arrival and then explore the grounds. There's magic at every turn!

Olive Oil and Wine Tasting
Before dinner, adults can sample a variety of authentic Italian wines and olive oils while Junior Adventurers participate in an interactive label making activity.

Junior Adventurers' Dinner
Adults will dine in the hotel while Junior Adventurers enjoy their own buffet with a Disney movie night following.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner


Day Five

Pasta Making at Fattoria
Welcome to the enchanting Tuscan estate that will be your home for the next few days. Explore the grounds —there's magic at every Welcome to the Poggio Alloro farm amid the rolling green hills of San Gimignano whose picturesque vineyards produce sensational, palate-pleasing wines. Tour the beautiful farm and learn about the Slow Food Movement. Then take a class in the winery kitchen and learn how to make mouthwatering pasta.

Al Fresco Lunch
After your lesson, feast on the fruits of your labor at a delicious picnic in the heart of Tuscany

Afternoon at the Villa
Live "la dolce vita" at your villa's estate. Get the family together for a swim or lawn games.

Tuscan Barbeque Dinner at Fattoria Poggio Alloro
Tonight, celebrate with a traditional Tuscan barbeque dinner overlooking the gorgeous countryside. Special entertainment is added for your enjoyment.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day Six

Travel to Florence
After breakfast at the villa, board a luxury motor coach for a picturesque ride to the breathtaking city of Florence.

Florence Exploration
A wonderful day exploring the best of Florence! Share the timeless treasures of the Renaissance on a privately guided exploration designed to enchant travelers of all ages. Enjoy reserved entry and access to Michelangelo's "David" followed by a privately guided tour of the secret passages hidden within Palazzo Vecchio.

Leather School
Step inside the peaceful monastery of Santa Croce, Firenze, and tour the famous Scuola del Cuoio, where craftsmen learn the fine art of creating exquisite leather goods such as top-of-the-line handbags, apparel, luggage and more. Interact with these amazing artisans and designers as you get a first-hand glimpse of their masterpieces-in-progress.

Lunch On Your Own in Florence
You're sure to find a pleasant family lunch in Florence. Don't forget to ask your Adventure Guides for suggestions!

Afternoon in Florence
Walk through the pages of history and discover the beauty of this magical metropolis. Shop for treasures at a bustling marketplace or marvel at great works of art in magnificent museums.

Dinner at local trattoria
Enjoy an Italian feast in an authentic restaurant known for its fresh cuisine, genuine products and attention to every detail throughout the cooking process.

Meal Included: Breakfast and Dinner


Day Seven

Eurostar Train to Venice
After a delightful breakfast at the villa, bid farewell to the countryside. Climb aboard the Eurostar train, recline in a first-class cabin and relax on your way to dazzling Venice!

Gondola Tour
Upon your arrival in Venice, explore this "sinking" city where you travel by boat instead of car! You and your family are treated to an enchanting experience of exploring the canals from a gondola. Sip a refreshing Bellini drink upon arrival on the gondola. .

Piazza San Marco
Experience an amazing introduction to Venice. Bring history to life on a privately guided, story-filled walking tour that illuminates the city's architectural treasures. !

Arrive at Hotel Bauer
A favorite destination of artists and celebrities for years, this excellent hotel is set in Venice's most fashionable shopping district and a short stroll to world famous St Mark's Square.

Dinner on Your Own
Tonight, decide how your family would like to share a Venetian dinner on your own. Choose between gourmet restaurants, tempting trattorias or local favorites.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch


Day Eight

Walking Tour
After breakfast at the hotel, journey through this labyrinthine landscape on foot. Learn all the enchanting secrets and discover timeless treasures around every corner.

Venetian Carnevale Mask-Making
Meet a renowned mask-maker who showcases her dazzling disguises in a special experience for Adventures by Disney Guests! Then, get in touch with your creative side and construct a masquerade masterpiece of your own!

Murano Tour and Glass Blowing Demonstration
Enjoy a private water taxi to the island and take a tour of the famous Murano glass blowing factory where you'll see a glass blowing demonstration

Farewell Dinner on the Jolly Roger
Board a pirate-themed ship and toast to the magnificent adventure you've shared with your family and newfound friends. The Jolly Roger galleon sails the Adriatic coast and Venetian lagoon and is modeled after the ships launched by the Venetian Republic. With delectable Italian dishes, lively entertainment and a few Disney surprises, this party celebrates the adventure of a lifetime!

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner


Day Nine

Breakfast at the Hotel

Bid farewell to all your fellow adventurers, and enjoy one last meal on the shores of Venice.

Transfers to Airport or Train Station
Relax and enjoy your final moments in Italy, as we handle your luggage and arrange for transportation to the airport. Say "arrivederci" to your fellow adventurers until you return again!

Meal Included: Breakfast


     


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