Traveling by train with kids is one of the best ways to get around Italy. It’s so much more relaxing than renting a car and the Italian scenery is spectacular. Don’t be shy taking the train in Italy with kids – Italians LOVE kids and yours will be made to feel welcome on every journey.
Once we decided to become full-time family travel bloggers, we sat down with our bucket list of destinations to decide where to travel with our kids first. We were looking for a mix of world-class culture with excellent outdoor recreation options, such as hiking and biking. Offering cultural heavyweights like Rome, Florence and Pisa, and …
Lucca, Italy is known for its massive, well-preserved city walls which surround a historic Old Town, lined with charming cobblestone streets. Although it can be visited in a day, if you are visiting Lucca with kids, we recommend spending a night or two to give you one full day in Lucca.
During our month-long family vacation to Italy, we knew we had to visit Pisa to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa with our kids. After some research, we determined the limited number of additional things to do in Pisa with kids made a daytrip to Pisa ideal for our family.
You will love visiting the Island of Elba with your kids. Isola d’Elba is the third largest island in Italy with over 100 beautiful beaches to visit. Elba Island is also where Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled (which apparently the whole world knew, except us!).
Cinque Terre conjurs up images of lush mountains and beautiful villages on rocky cliffs overlooking the sea. We planned on hiking Cinque Terre with our kids, but we were very excited to discover we could also go cycling in Cinque Terre with our kids!
We love hiking with our kids while traveling, so when we were planning our family vacation to Italy, we knew hiking Cinque Terre with our kids was a must. Cinque Terre is one of Italy’s most beautiful locations and the hiking between the legendary five coastal villages is truly epic.