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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

Wendy's family vacation in Rome

Wendy's Family Vacation in Rome

“We have loved using Ciao Bambino. Megan is so knowledgeable and has great recommendations. Her travel experience gives great insight on family-friendly activities. We will definitely be contacting Megan again.”

  • Destination

    Rome

  • Children’s Ages

    12, 9

  • Memorable Moment

    Private Vatican tour

  • Duration

    9 days, 8 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Pizza and gelato making class
  • Gladiator experience
  • Golf cart tour of Rome
  • Private Vatican tour
  • Treasure hunt around the Colosseum
Stephanie's family vacation in Costa Rica

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
Sally's family vacation in Iceland

Sally's Family Vacation in Iceland

“The trip was amazing! And so well planned. We couldn't be happier with our vacation. Overall, the trip exceeded our expectations.”

  • Destination

    South Coast, Golden Circle

  • Children’s Ages

    4, 6, 8

  • Memorable Moment

    Geothermal baths

  • Duration

    5 days, 4 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Lava cave tour
  • Amphibian boat ride
  • Glacier tour
  • Geothermal baths
  • Waterfall hike
Shanan's family vacation in Italy

Shanan's Family Vacation in Italy

“Katy made our travel dreams come true! We planned a 20-day trip to Italy. She was beyond on top of it. Our trip was perfectly tailored to our interests and needs. It was amazing, smooth and easy!”

  • Destination

    Tuscany, Italian Riviera, Rome

  • Children’s Ages

    5, 7

  • Memorable Moment

    Family pasta-making class

  • Duration

    20 days, 19 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Boat tour of Cinque Terre
  • Kid-friendly winery tour
  • Golf cart tour of Rome
  • Family pasta-making class
  • Pre-arranged train tickets
  • Well-located villa and apartment rentals
Holly and Jon's family vacation in New Zealand

Holly and Jon's Family Vacation in New Zealand

“Thank you for planning such a wonderful trip. It was perfectly laid out with gorgeous hotel options and doable driving times, and we loved all of the activities and experiences you planned for us.”

  • Destination

    Christchurch, Franz Josef Glacier, Queenstown, Te Anau, Dunedin, Lake Tekapo

  • Children’s Ages

    13, 10

  • Memorable Moment

    Catamaran cruise through a fjord

  • Duration

    19 days, 18 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Helicopter tour of a glacier
  • River jet boat ride
  • Glowworm cave tour
  • Swimming with New Zealand-specific species of dolphins in open ocean
  • Stayed in a luxury forest retreat
  • Guided forest hike
  • Catamaran cruise through a fjord
  • Wildlife tour of sea lions, albatross, and penguins
Jennifer's family vacation in Germany

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

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

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 to the Netherlands and Italy

Ryan's Multigenerational Family Trip to 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 to the United Kingdom

Samantha's Family Vacation to 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

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
Renata's family vacation in France

Kim's Multi-Family Vacation in France and Spain

“My family has described our trip as amazing and life changing. Thank you so much for making this journey not only possible but also a memory of a lifetime.”

  • Destination

    Barcelona, Paris

  • Children’s Ages

    21, 17, 13, 2

  • Memorable Moment

    Spacious apartment rental in central Paris

  • Duration

    8 days, 7 nights

Itinerary Highlights

  • Visited highlights of Barcelona by private car
  • Private art museum tours with kid-friendly guide in Paris
  • Prearranged airport transfers for large family group
  • Spacious apartment rental in central Paris
  • Personalized sightseeing recommendations
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