5 ideas for family friendly holidays in Italy

Italy has no shortage of family friendly attractions and destinations that you can visit on your holiday this year. You will have a huge choice of places to visit and things to do, and often simply deciding which ones to put on your list can be difficult. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Colosseum (Rome, Italy)

  1. Spend a weekend in Rome

Go to Rome and you can easily spend a few days here exploring. This could be a great introduction to the country, and you may want to spend a weekend here, which is a good amount of time to see the main attractions including:

  • the Sistine Chapel;
  • the Colosseum;
  • Bioparco di Roma;
  • and many more.

You can also spend lots of time eating delicious pizza and pasta, and don’t forget to sample the famous ice cream.

  1. Explore the Amalfi Coast in a hired car

Get out and about by hiring a car and go exploring. One of the best places to go is the Amalfi Coast, where you will find spectacular scenery, miles of beaches like Spiaggia del Fornillo in Positano, dramatic cliffs, historic towns and more.

Take your time exploring here and simply stop off wherever you want to. You could easily spend a few days driving around in the summer, and there is plenty to see and do.

  1. Travel to the biggest family attractions in the country

There are a few attractions that you really want to see when you visit Italy with kids. One of these is Gardaland, the largest theme park in Italy. It is located in the north of the country, and it should be on your list of things to see if you are visiting the lakes region.

Another big attraction is Miniatura in Rimini, where you will find tiny models of many famous buildings. Kids love it, so stop by if you are in the area.

  1. Relax on a picture-perfect beach in Sardinia

Head to Sardinia if you want to enjoy a wonderful destination that provides something a bit different to mainland Italy. One of the best reasons to head here on a family holiday is for the beaches. These really are picture-perfect sandy beaches, and there are lots of family resorts to choose from. Or you could book a villa and stay here for a week.

  1. Visit them all on a multi-centre trip

You don’t have to just choose one area of the country when going on family holidays in Italy. Instead, you could go on a multi-centre trip. This is often the best way to see Italy because then you don’t have to choose just one place. You may find that there are simply too many options to stick to one area, so it makes sense. It will also stop the youngsters getting bored!

Plan your family holiday today

Use these ideas to start planning your family holiday today. Italy is such a wonderful destination for families because there is so much to see and do, and the Italians are well-known for their love of children. If you want to ensure you all have a great time, don’t limit yourself to one destination in the country, and instead see as much as you can on your holiday.

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