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Art and Culture Camp for Kids in Italy

If you are mulling over a 2012 trip to Italy and are looking for was to engage your kids in the experience, I highly recommend the Art al Sole day camp for international children (the program is in English).

Developed for ages 6-12 (Apprentices) and ages 13-17 (Masters), Art al Sole introduces children to a variety of art principles and practices within an array of glorious historical settings in the Italian countryside.


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…


Favorite Online Resources for Tuscany and Umbria

The Italian regions of Tuscany and Umbria contain some of Italy’s “most photographed” landscapes. In these two regions you’ll find the iconic cities of Florence, Siena, and Pisa; miles of pristine coastline; and the “Seven Sisters” that make up the Tuscan Archipelago. While Tuscany has the attractions of bigger cities, Umbria — the “green heart…