Vatican City, the smallest country in the world, is located within Rome, Italy. A trip to Rome is not complete without visiting the magnificent St. Peter’s Basilica and marveling at Michelangelo’s masterpiece in the Sistine Chapel. Read my new review today!!!
A visit to the Eternal City is a wonderful way to introduce your children to the beautiful and chaotic life of Italy. Rome is full of amazing historical sites, going back to ancient times, and is where your children can walk in the footsteps of Julius Caesar or a gladiator. It can be a bit … Continue reading Rome
Colosseum info Palatine Hill/Forum info Seeing the sites of Ancient Rome is one of the must-do items for any trip to Italy. You and your children can walk on the actual stones where Julius Caesar walked or through the gate at the Colosseum where gladiators ran into life-or-death battles. It is truly an amazing … Continue reading Ancient Rome: Colosseum, The Forum, and Palatine Hill (Rome)
http://pompeiisites.org/en/ The city of Pompeii, buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79AD, is a fascinating place to take your kids. Not only is it historically significant, the personal stories of the event are so fantastical and amazing that even the smallest child is intrigued. Pompeii is an easy day trip from Rome … Continue reading Pompeii (Italy)
Italy is probably my favorite European destination. History, art, and great food - what more could you want? Italy is also a wonderful place for a family vacation. Life moves at a slower pace here, and it’s a lovely place for all generations to slow down and enjoy being with each other. While visiting Italy, … Continue reading Italy