Best Places to Go in Italy with Kids: Live Tips from a CB! Expert

Italy is and has always been our No. 1 most requested destination at Ciao Bambino, and for good reason! Not only do Italians adore children of all ages, the country is stuffed with more ancient ruins, glorious landscapes and cultural masterpieces than you could experience in several decades’ worth of travel (and that’s not even counting the food). It’s…

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Best Itineraries for a Week in Europe with Kids: Part 2

We recently shared five of our top itineraries for a weeklong trip to Europe with kids … and we’re back with five more! In our decade-plus of planning trips for families, we’ve discovered which cities pair well for a one-week vacation. Instead of running your family ragged by racing across the continent, these itineraries combine destinations that…

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Adriatic Family Vacation in Italy: From Venice to Puglia

We’ve traveled extensively in Italy with kids, but this was our first time on Italy’s eastern coast, on the Adriatic. We had heard so may appealing things about Puglia — the “heel” of the Italian boot — how it is authentically Italian with the absence of Starbucks and English speaking locals, few American tourists, the…

And the Winner is …

Thank you to everyone who entered our Italy fall giveaway! We’re blown away by all the great hotel recommendations and we appreciate how everyone spread the word about the contest. Don’t be surprised if you see some of your favorite hotels become part of the Ciao Bambino portfolio in the near future!

And the winner of a week-long stay at beautiful Al Gelso Bianco in Tuscany, Italy is …

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Italy Travel 101: How to Create a Family-Friendly Itinerary

Ciao Bambino’s roots are in family-focused trip planning to Italy and family tours of Italy are still our requested service by a long shot. Incredible food, a rich culture that loves children, amazing sights — there’s a good reason why Italy is an all-time favorite destination for many travelers. Ciao Bambino readers write us all the time asking…