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Jet Lag tips

Jet Lag tips

November 06, 2019

The majority of our Italy travel planning clients are based in North America, which is a 6 – 9 hour time difference from Italy, depending on where you travel from. So it makes sense that they request jet lag tips…

Italy train travel: top 15 client questions

Italy train travel: top 15 client questions

January 29, 2015

When I create a custom Italy itinerary for a new client, one of the most important parts of the initial discussion revolves around logistics, and the conversation quickly moves to Italy train travel. Clients want to know: what’s the best way…

Family amusement in Italy: 15 excellent parks

Family amusement in Italy: 15 excellent parks

August 03, 2010

Whether you love roller coasters or are just looking for something to balance a few days of museums and churches, you’ll find what you’re looking for at one of the outdoor parks below. Note that these parks are excellent for…

Lake Maggiore with kids

Lake Maggiore with kids

June 17, 2010

Boats, trains, cable cars, beaches, and castles: I wrote about all this and more, plus restaurant and accommodation suggestions over at ItaliaKids.com, so go read about what to do with kids on Italy’s Lake Maggiore. Photo of Cannero castle by…

Castles with kids: How to choose a castle and ensure the kids love it

Castles with kids: How to choose a castle and ensure the kids love it

May 24, 2010

  Most of the trips I plan for families include a castle, because every parent knows that kids love castles! If you’d like to put a castle on your Italy itinerary, here are some tips on finding the perfect castle,…

What to do in Rome with kids

What to do in Rome with kids

March 21, 2010

  One of the great things about being in Rome with kids is that many of the city’s main tourist attractions are ideal for families – and are sights you’d want to see anyway. I’d skip the big museums with…

Top 15 Ways to Experience Family Friendly Italy

Top 15 Ways to Experience Family Friendly Italy

April 09, 2009

Traveling with kids can be a challenge or it can be a delight. Read on, for suggestions and recommendations on how to show your kids family friendly Italy and make it a delight. Expect to move more slowly, not accomplish…

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