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Family Travel Itineraries

Kristi Marcelle

Must-see attractions are a highlight of any family vacation, but it's the unique opportunities to engage with locals and with one another that really stand out on the itineraries we create. While we design each and every trip around the specific interests and needs of the families we work with, here's a taste of the memorable moments our clients have enjoyed most.

Meet Our Happy Travelers

Sara's Family Vacation in Ireland

“WOW! It was truly the trip of a lifetime and what you did to coordinate it all, truly made a world of difference. Every detail was perfect. Every city was amazing (more details below), and every plan was in play perfectly. I just wanted to tell you (and Laurel) what an incredible experience this was and to thank you for the endless number of hours that you put into planning this trip for us. You were amazing and supportive and helpful, and, and, and!”

  • Destination

    Ireland

  • Children’s Ages

    17, 17, 13

  • Memorable Moment

    We loved the views, the Cliffs of Moher, Trinity College, and everything else!

  • Duration

    17 days, 16 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Doolin
  • Galway
  • Book of Kells
  • Trinity College

Eileen's Family Vacation in Spain

“Working with Kristen and her on-the-ground partners was a great experience. She listened to what we were looking for in a family vacation and advised us beautifully!”

  • Destination

    Spain

  • Children’s Ages

    24, 22, 19

  • Memorable Moment

    E-Biking through the sunflower fields

  • Duration

    14 days, 13 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Baix Emporada/Costa Brava
  • Landing at El Jardi de Mooma for lunch in the middle of the apple orchards was the icing on the cake!
  • Andalusian Villages
  • Madrid and Prado Museum
  • Ronda

Christina's Family Vacation in Greece

“Charles, Aiden and I want to thank you for all of your patience, insight, and assistance in planning our FANTASTIC Greek adventure, Helen! We had a wonderful trip, and on a personal note, having so many small details taken care of for me was a mom’s dream come true because I was actually able to take a real mental break.”

  • Destination

    Greece

  • Children’s Ages

    8

  • Memorable Moment

    Highlight of Crete was definitely snorkeling. It was everything I wanted for my birthday!

  • Duration

    15 days, 14 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Acropolis Museum – son couldn’t get enough, so they went back
  • Great kids playground at Syntagma Square
  • Interesting ruins in Delphi and Mycenae
  • Hiking on Naxos and visiting a farm
  • Renting an ATV to explore other beaches on Naxos
  • Knossos Palace as a great foundation for the Archeological Museum

Kim's Multi-Family Vacation in Africa

“WOW, what a trip! It was truly AMAZING, INCREDIBLE and MEMORABLE! From the bottom of our very grateful hearts, thank you for planning such a wonderful family vacation! The trip was flawless, from the fun experiences to the friendly drivers to the personable and engaging guides to the luxurious accommodations and everything in between! Can't wait to think about and start planning our next trip!”

  • Destination

    Africa

  • Children’s Ages

    19, 16, 14

  • Memorable Moment

    Picnic along the beach in Mozambique, turned into playing volleyball with local kids

  • Duration

    14 days, 13 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Victoria Falls hike and cruise
  • Exceptional Safari guides in Zimbabwe
  • Luxurious tents on safari in Hwange National Park
  • Private spacious Villa in Mozambique with wonderful staff
  • Visiting local villages with a private guide

Cara’s Multi-Family Vacation in Switzerland

“Your suggestion to travel to Switzerland was right on! An outdoor adventurer’s paradise with culture, food and history to add color and context to the beautiful scenery. We had a great trip and all of us will have some lifetime memories. We packed a lot of great experiences into those 9 days. Thank you for your help in putting it together!”

  • Destination

    Switzerland

  • Children’s Ages

    20, 16, 14, 13, 12, 11

  • Memorable Moment

    Kayaking on Lake Brienz

  • Duration

    10 days, 9 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Lausanne Food Tasting & History Tour
  • Swimming in the lakes in the mountains around Zermatt
  • Grindelwald First – mountain scootering and hand gliding
  • Traveling throughout Switzerland by train
  • Family friendly guides and accommodations

Stephanie's Family Vacation in Costa Rica

“Overall, loved, loved, loved our trip to Costa Rica planned with Laurel Perry! The planning help and words of wisdom made all the difference. We are so excited to plan Iceland for next June!”

  • Destination

    Arenal, Manuel Antonio

  • Children’s Ages

    14, 12

  • Memorable Moment

    Volcano sky walk tour

  • Duration

    8 days, 7 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Ziplining
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Tortilla making lesson
  • Volcano sky walk tour
  • Boogie boarding
  • Pre-arranged private transfers

Jennifer's Family Vacation in Germany

“The trip was awesome! We had such a great time in all locations. All the tours were fabulous. Thank you so much for everything you did to create an incredible trip for us!”

  • Destination

    Berlin, Munich, Rothenburg, Garmisch

  • Children’s Ages

    13, 10

  • Memorable Moment

    Hotel stay in an ancient German fortress

  • Duration

    11 days, 10 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Bavarian chocolate making lesson and tasting with a master chocolatier
  • Private guided tour of Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Walking tour of Berlin's arts district
  • Hotel stay in an ancient German fortress
  • Resort stay in the Bavarian mountains

Kunal's Family Vacation in Cuba

“Overall, the trip was amazing. The on-the-ground partners were top-notch. The villa Mandy booked was the highlight of our trip. It blew our minds — location was perfect, very spacious.”

  • Destination

    Havana

  • Children’s Ages

    14, 18

  • Memorable Moment

    Musical drumming lesson

  • Duration

    5 days, 4 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Salsa lessons
  • Private tour of Ernest Hemingway-related locations
  • Ride in a classic car
  • Airport assistance through immigration and customs
  • Musical drumming lesson
  • Shopping in local market with a guide

Renata's Family Vacation in France

“I couldn't have been happier with Natalie. There is no way I could have pulled everything together like she did. We had a once-in-a-lifetime, memorable experience that we will never forget!”

  • Destination

    Paris, Normandy, Provence, St. Tropez

  • Children’s Ages

    10, 12

  • Memorable Moment

    Day trip to Mont-Saint-Michel

  • Duration

    16 days, 15 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Guided bike tour through Paris
  • Tour of D-Day sites in Normandy
  • Portrait painting in Montmartre
  • Eiffel Tower tour
  • Day trip to Mont-Saint-Michel

Ryan's Multigenerational Family Trip in The Netherlands and Italy

“You helped us create so many family memories that will be talked about, laughed about and remembered for years to come. Thank you for listening to us, advising us and creating such a great itinerary.”

  • Destination

    Venice, Rome, Tuscany, Rotterdam, Amsterdam

  • Children’s Ages

    1, 4

  • Memorable Moment

    Tour of the tulip fields in the Netherlands

  • Duration

    16 days, 15 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Seeing the major sites in Italy
  • Private chef cooking dinner at their Tuscan villa
  • Day trip to Cinque Terre for the grandparents
  • Seeing the Vatican before it opens to the public
  • Private tour of the Colosseum
  • Tour of the tulip fields in the Netherlands

Samantha's Family Vacation in the United Kingdom

“We had such a lovely trip! So many good memories and our schedule was perfect for us, just the right balance of downtime and adventure. We won't hesitate to recommend Ciao Bambino's services.”

  • Destination

    Edinburgh, Perthshire, Devon (Scotland and England)

  • Children’s Ages

    3

  • Memorable Moment

    Historic steam train ride

  • Duration

    10 days, 9 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Room upgrades at castle hotels
  • Historic steam train ride
  • Sleeper train reservations
  • Countryside exploration advice
  • 4x4 vehicle rental

Jim's Family Vacation in Norway

“This trip was a perfect way to experience a first time in Norway. Tour guides were personal, helpful and engaging for the entire family.”

  • Destination

    Oslo, Alesund, Balestrand, Bergen

  • Children’s Ages

    9, 12

  • Memorable Moment

    Funicular ride to the top of a mountain

  • Duration

    8 days, 7 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Sea safari boat tour of fjords with private dinner
  • Tour of Bergen including lively fish market
  • Tour of Viking ship
  • Visit to Vigeland Sculpture Park
  • Funicular ride to the top of a mountain
  • Pre-loaded GPS with interesting stops along the way programmed in
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