In just 2 ½ hours you can be enjoying the sunshine, dining out on wonderful food in an incredibly family friendly environment and be surrounded by a history that is fascinating and fun for both the little and the large children in your family.
A city break can often be met by a groan from younger members of the family but we have designed this holiday idea so the sightseeing is planned with the whole family in mind including a wonderful mix of ‘hands on’ and educational activities. Whilst in Rome the whole family can visit the Colosseum and learn the tricks and skills of the gladiators before learning to make authentic Italian pizza and delicious ice-cream.
Travel by train to the Amalfi coast and the pretty town of Sorrento. Here you can explore the medieval streets, search for seaside treasures in the sandy coves and visit the nearby sites of Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius.
For a more detailed itinerary with great ideas on what to do and where to stay, please get in touch with our experts.
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Fly London to Rome
Italy's capital city is arguably the most storied and illustrious cities in the world. Positively dripping in history, art and culture, Rome today fuses the ancient with the new. Overflowing with iconic sights recognisable the world over, a holiday to Rome is about packing in as much as possible whether you're staying for a long weekend or a fortnight.
You will be staying at Hotel Santa Chiara
Learn to Be a GladiatorTake a step back in time and enjoy learning how to become a Gladiator. An introduction on how to train and fight with authentic weapons used by the Gladiators of Ancient Rome. Your lesson today will be led by members of the Historic Group of Rome who are specialists in the re-enactment of Roman Life and Gladiatorial combat. Learn about Roman history and the life of a gladiator before its time to put on your tunic and learn the basic techniques of gladiatorial sword fighting.
Pizza MakingExperience the gastronomic delights of Italy as you cook up a fantastic pizza with your local expert chef!Your private chef will guide you in the preparation of 3 or 4 different varieties of pizza and a delicious tiramisu dessert before you can feast on your creations.
Transfer to the station.
Travel by Train from Rome to Sorrento
Transfer to the hotel.
Sorrento is a coastal town in southwestern Italy, facing the Bay of Naples on the Sorrentine Peninsula. Perched atop cliffs that separate the town from its busy marinas, it’s known for sweeping views and Piazza Tasso, a cafe-lined square. The historic center is a warren of narrow alleys that includes the Chiesa di San Francesco, a 14th-century church with a tranquil cloister.
You will be staying at Hotel de la Ville
Day Trip to Pompeii by TrainCatch the train to Pompeii, a short journey from Sorrento and explore the famous ruins.
Drive from Sorrento to Naples
Fly Naples to London
Phone: +44 (0) 1285 651 010
Phone: +44(0) 1285 651 010
+44(0) 1285 651 010
+44 (0) 1285 651 010
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