Introduce your family to the enchanting cities of Italy on a journey to Rome, Florence, and Venice that engages travelers of all ages in history, world-famous art and architecture, and delicious cuisine.

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 The Grand Canal at dusk  Venetian Gondola at Sunset.  Credit: Marilia Vieira  Interior of the Basilica of San Marco  Duomo at the historic center of Florence  Interior of St. Peter's Basilica with Bernini's Baldocchio  The legendary Roman Colosseum  The Sistine Chapel's frescoed walls and ceiling

Italy for Families: A Tailor-Made Journey to Rome, Florence, and Venice

10 days from $7,960

Introduce your family to the enchanting cities of Italy on a journey to Rome, Florence, and Venice that engages travelers of all ages in history, world-famous art and architecture, and delicious cuisine.

Request a Tailor-Made Itinerary

or call 855-215-8690

Tour Details

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

After you do a Tailor-Made trip with Smithsonian Journeys, you won't want to travel any other way. Our Mother-Daughter trip to Europe was nothing short of spectacular experience and service wise. Book your trip today! 

- Malia, J.

JOURNEYS DISPATCHES

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Accommodations

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Donna Camilla Savelli

Rome, Italy

Set within a 17th-century baroque monastery in the heart of the Trastevere neighborhood, the Donna Camilla Savelli is a charming base from which to explore Rome. Individually decorated rooms and suites blend the building’s architectural elements with elegant furnishings and modern amenities. The hotel features several dining venues including a rooftop lounge and a bistro located within the property’s stunning gardens.

Number of nights: 3

Hotel Santa Maria Novella

Florence, Italy

This elegant, historic hotel is composed of three old palaces. Its paneled walls are lined with traditional fabric hung with large, ornate Renaissance paintings of Italian landscapes, original family portraits or renowned historical figures. It has excellent views of Piazza Santa Maria Novella and is just a short walk from the Duomo in the heart of town.

The rooms are bright with wooden floors and Florentine touches in the artwork and decor.

Number of nights: 3

Palazzo Giovanelli

Venice, Italy

Elegant boutique 4-star hotel, overlooking the Grand Canal near the church of San Stae. It is located away from the hustle and bustle of the Rialto and St Mark’s Square but still within convenient access by public waterbus. The 41 guest rooms are furnished with a contemporary style and offer all amenities and enchanting views over Venice. There are a number of artisan shops and typical Venetian inns within easy walking distance.

Number of nights: 3

Tailor-Made Benefits

Smithsonian Archivist Circle membership. Benefits include:

  • Recognition in the Friends of the Smithsonian Honor Roll displayed electronically on the National Mall in the Membership Reception Center
  • Invitation to a special welcome tour for new members at a Smithsonian venue
  • A Smithsonian Institution annual engagement calendar with full color images of exceptional art and artifacts
  • A complimentary Smithsonian museum guidebook
  • Subscription to the award-winning magazine Smithsonian
  • 20% discount at Smithsonian Museum Stores, 10% discount at selected dining facilities, at SmithsonianStore.com, and Folkways Recordings
  • Special member rate for tickets to the Smithsonian's IMAX® theaters and Einstein Planetarium
  • Admission to Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City
  • Weekday access to the Friends of the Smithsonian Reception Center

If you are already a member of the Archivist Circle or above, you will receive The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects by Richard Kurin.

Testimonials

WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

After you do a Tailor-Made trip with Smithsonian Journeys, you won't want to travel any other way. Our Mother-Daughter trip to Europe was nothing short of spectacular experience and service wise. Book your trip today! 

- Malia, J.
Travel Insurance

For the convenience of our travelers, Travel Guard provides an on-tour Insurance Plan. On-tour emergency evacuation insurance (up to $100,000), medical expense coverage (up to $25,000), dental expense coverage (up to $500), travel medical assistance and worldwide travel assistance (U.S. Residents only). It also includes up to $25,000 medical and up to $500 dental expense coverage, and 24-hour worldwide travel and medical assistance. Please click here to view complete coverage details.

Please visit www.TravelGuard.com/SmithsonianJourneys or call Travel Guard at 1-800-208-6142 to learn about additional (optional) coverage.