The hardest part when planning a family trip to Italy is deciding where to go! The country is a flagship destination full of vacation spots. Are you passionate about winter sports? Then an Alpine resort-like Cortina d'Ampezzo or Cervinia awaits you. Fan of archaeology? Visit Rome, an authentic compendium of ancient culture, or discover Pompeii, the famous city submerged under the lava of Vesuvius.
Art lovers don't miss Florence, Venice, or Verona ... Are you more of the shopaholic type? Find all the latest fashion trends in Milan. Beyond the national culinary delights such as pizzas, pasta, or ice cream, it is necessary to discover the romantic landscapes and the cities vibrant with this beautiful country's history.
And for family holidays with your feet in the water, choose a seaside resort on the Adriatic or Mediterranean coasts. Here is an overview of the five best family trips to Italy to take your children to. Trenitalia is the Italian public railway company that covers the whole of Italy with its Frecciarossa trains. These offer maximum comfort and high-quality services: leather seats, free Wi-Fi, electrical outlets, and a dining car offering the best of Italian gastronomy.
1. The Romagna Riviera
From Ravenna to Rimini, the Adriatic coast is full of seaside resorts with authentic charm, ideal for spending a holiday in Italy by the sea. Departing from the Italian capital (or northern Italy), a train journey from Around 3 hours will take you from Rome to Rimini via Bologna. The trip from Venice to Rimini takes less than 2 hours.
The Frecciarossa trains ensure the journey and offer maximum comfort: free Wi-Fi leather seats, electrical outlets, and a dining car offering the best of Italian gastronomy. Besides, if you are traveling in Premium class, you will be able to enjoy a welcome drink and a free snack. The Riviera Romagnola will enchant you. First must-see destination: Riccione, south of Rimini. You will discover vast beaches, an aquatic park with thrilling attractions, an aquarium, and clubs offering children many activities.
Discover this charming seaside resort particularly popular with Italian families! On the Riviera Romagnola, the beaches' beauty and cleanliness are matched only by the hotels' comfort or the diversity of the activities on offer. From the rental of deckchairs to the many water sports schools, the whole family will find something to spend a dream holiday.
To vary the pleasures, go to Rimini to visit the Fiabilandia amusement park or the Italia Miniatura, which offers architectural reconstructions, nestled in a wooded park between pools and fountains and children's play areas.