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Italy family holidays

Italians love children, and you'll love our Italy family holidays. Burn bambini energy zipping over the waves in RIBs off Sardinia, or scaling Dolomites inclines. Potter ravishing coasts in Amalfi and Liguria, or cycle quiet Sardinian backroads between sandy coves. Ski hidden Alpine valleys – then dine in caves! Or delve epic history, from Rome's imperial grandeur to eerie Pompeii, frozen in time beneath still fiery Mt Vesuvius.

Umbria farmhouse B&B, Italy
Family-run organic farm offering b&b and half board, from €55 - €70 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Liguria holiday accommodation, self catering apartments
Stay in a restored medieval village, from €390 - €1200 per apartment per week (sleeps 2-6)
Tuscany family activity holiday
A fantastic range of activities in the Tuscan landscape, from £545 (8 days) ex flights
Family holiday in Italy
Visit Naples Capri Pompeii and Sorrento, from £1219 - £1319 (8 days ) inc UK flights

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Lake Como family walking holiday, Italy
Lake Como; a panoramic hike, suited to do with children, from €610 - €869 (8 days) ex flights
Italy family sailing holiday
Carefree days sailing from one stunning island to the next, from £1429 (7 days ) inc UK flights
Learn to dive in Sardinia, Italy
Learn scuba diving in Sardinia, in crystal water, from €410 - €830 (7 days) ex flights
Italian Alps self catering accommodation
Mountain hideaway in the Italian Alps, from £360 - £850 per week (sleeps 6)
Sardinia beach and snorkelling holiday, Italy
Combine snorkelling activities with relaxation on beautiful beaches, from €435 - €630 (8 days) ex flights
Sardinia snorkelling holidays
Boat & snorkelling excursions in the Orosei' Gulf, from €325 - €550 (8 days ) ex flights
Italian Riviera B&B
Ancient country house upon the sea, from €90 - €107 per room per night
Beach and diving holiday in Sardinia, Italy
Diving & beaches in the Gulf of Orosei, from €280 - €630 (7 days) ex flights
Self catering apartments in Capena, Italy
16th-c monastery apartment with wi-fi, from €550 - €595 per week (sleeps 8)
Cilento bed & breakfast accommodation
Refined hospitality in National Park of Cilento, Italy, from €70 - €90 per person per night
Tuscany self catering accommodation, Italy
Beautiful old stable apartment with loggia, from £460 - £860 per week
Perugia self catering accommodation in Umbria, Italy
Cottages in historical farmhouse 15 min. walking downtown, from €700 - €1450 per week (sleeps 6)
Family tour to Italy
A tour through a land of astonishing beauty and amazing sites, from £1129 (8 days) inc UK flights
Puglia family adventure holiday in Italy
Enjoy a family adventure in the heart of Italy, from £1249 (8 days) inc UK flights
Le Marche accommodation in Italy
Vacation rentals & b&b on an organic farm in Le Marche hills, from €30 - €56 per person per night
Umbria self catering farmhouse in Italy
Beautiful large 18th century Italian farmhouse, from £1600 - £3450 per week
Organic farmhouse in Southern Tuscany, Italy
Discover a different Tuscany, organic farmhouse Alta Maremma, from €1300 - €2500
Tuscany holiday apartments
Organic farmhouse with herb's garden & swimming pool, from €550 - €1750 per week
Abruzzo holiday villa near Majella National Park, Italy
Artist's award-winning riverside Majella mountain retreat, from £300 - £650 per house per week (sleeps 5)
Umbria B&B farmstay accommodation
A charming farmhouse overlooking Lake Trasimeno, from €110 per person per night
Tuscany villa accommodation, Italy
Self catering villa between Florence, from €2050 - €3900 per week
Capena 2 bedroom apartment in Lazio, Italy
Comfortable house in historical centre with wi-fi, from €295 - €325 per accommodation per week (sleeps 4)
Family farmhouse accommodation in Tuscany, Italy
Beautiful family accommodation in a restored farmhouse, from £950 - £2290 per week (sleeps 8-10)
Liguria seaview apartments & spa, Italy
Surrounded by nature, apartments perched over the sea, from €659 - €2318 per accommodation per week
Paciano self catering apartment with pool, Umbria, Italy
Luxury Apartment with Infinity Pool near Paciano, Umbria, from £600 - £1200 per accommodation per week

177 reviews for Family holidays in Italy4 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Family holidays in Italy reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Family holiday in Italy
Excellent. Never been on a led holiday before and it was amazing - no stress as everything taken care of but still room for some choices. Where next? (more)Claire Nicol
Great...Climbing Vesuvius and the Capri boat trip were the most memorable parts. (more)Claire Wilde
The holiday in Italy was the 2nd organized by Responsibletravel.com and I am recommending your company to all my friends and family members. Looking forward for the next adventure! (more)Teresa Trippenbach
From £1219 - £1319 including UK flights
Beach and diving holiday in Sardinia, Italy
Memorable parts? The snorkelling and attention from the operator made the holiday, not to mention the pristine waters. (more)Chris Brown
From €280 - €630 excluding flights
Lake Como family walking holiday, Italy
This was a very well organised holiday, all of its aspects were effective and co-ordinated. In fact a thoroughly enjoyable week. (more)Nicholas Yates
The most memorable part was the whole hiking tour all together, being able to accomplish it as a family, experiencing the local hospitality and unbelievably splendid nature! We´ve had the time of our lives! Found our paradise at Lake Como, and will return, for sure! (more)Jeanette Reinholdtsen
From €610 - €869 excluding flights
Umbria farmhouse B&B, Italy
Brilliant. (more)Julie Wozniczka
Excellent....The beautiful location, warm friendly welcome, the happiness of our 2 year old son enjoying stroking the animals and the delicious, fresh tasty locally produced food. (more)Edith Finlay
We loved the view over the Umbrian hills from our cottage balcony - just like a movie set!....Wonderful stay helped by perfect weather. Would recommend to any animal loving friends. (more)Patricia Kiralfy
From €55 - €70 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Tuscany family activity holiday
Memorable parts? Simply the location! It was all that you imagine Tuscany to be - a converted farmhouse set in stunning countryside with a view of the surrounding Tuscan countryside that had to be seen to be believed and which afforded the sight of the most wonderful sunsets. That the accommodation was also superb and provided by the most dedicated and hard-working hosts ever made it the most complete location for a holiday in Tuscany. All the local food was pretty stunning too! Tips? 1.... (more)Rowland Cleverley
From £545 excluding flights
Learn to dive in Sardinia, Italy
One of the most memorable parts of my trip was a snorkelling excursion along the Golfo di Orosei. Along the way, as we sailed past all the stunning beaches and caves, Cinzia gave us plenty of information about the geography and nature along the coast, but all in a very humorous and fun way. Once in the crystal clear water we were lucky enough to see a couple of weird and wonderful creatures. (more)Christine Morton
Brilliant scenery, great underwater wildlife and quiet roads. Cala Garone is absolutely idyllic in October. (more)Ann Windle
The diving was very flexible and went at our pace. I'd go back again - I'm hoping to finish some more advanced diving courses there. (more)Eimear Monaghan
From €410 - €830 excluding flights
Italian Alps self catering accommodation
One of the best places I have been - hope to come again. (more)Martin Heimann
Our holiday with our family was very enjoyable. The house was clean and well maintained with mostly good facilities. (more)Robin Harvey
Most memorable? Really lovely family walks and we took our dog. Charm of the little house and village we stayed in. (more)Rosi Lewis
From £360 - £850 per week (sleeps 6)
Sardinia snorkelling holidays
We loved it and hope to return some day. We were well looked after; the accommodation was clean and comfortable, adequate rather than elaborate; the excursions were fascinating and well managed with good attention to safety; the staff, especially Cinzia, were friendly, encouraging, well organised and willing to be flexible to meet our requests. (more)Carole Eyles
The snorkelling trips in the gulf of Orosei. Stunning coast line and clear blue waters. Cinzia makes a great guide - she tells you lots of information and points out stuff while you're snorkelling. You go in caves and swim or snorkel for as long as you want, getting back in time for lunch. (more)Alan Macdonald
Snorkelling in azure waters amongst tiny blue fish with Eleonora Falcons flying overhead was the most memorable part. (more)Kerry Riddell
From €325 - €550 excluding flights
Perugia self catering accommodation in Umbria, Italy
Memorable parts? We have wonderful memories of relaxing at Villa Nuba, meeting new friends and exploring the beautiful countryside of Umbria. Fantastic part of the world. Tips? Make sure you rent a car (with GPS) to see Umbria. You really don't need a car if you are only interested in Perugia, as Villa Nuba is so close to the city centre. Local benefits? There is a fantastic focus on regional foods and products which benefits the locality. The property's saltwater pool is... (more)Heather Reynolds
From €700 - €1450 per week (sleeps 6)
Tuscany self catering accommodation, Italy
We had a lovely relaxing holiday and I will be recommending this holiday to everyone. (more)Elizabeth Drake
The description was accurate, the setting beautiful, the hosts competent and full of good humour...Fab, a great way to spend a 60th birthday with friends. (more)Elizabeth Stanko
Everything was memorable - the food- attention to detail- interesting walks-very attentive host-fun-good pool-beautiful setting...Perfect- 10 out 10. (more)Hilary Croft
From £460 - £860 per week
Italian Riviera B&B
We went to this accommodation as a slightly alternative honeymoon and had a lovely week. Pier was a great host and made our stay very enjoyable. The rooms were beautifully and uniquely decorated and very clean. The continental breakfasts were amazing with fresh passionfruit from the trees. (more)Steph Chu
You enjoy every single minute of your stay and Pier is one of the most important parts of this experience, his charm, charisma and love for what he does influences truly the atmosphere and your mood there. (more)Carolina Arguedas-Villa
A very pleasurable relaxing holiday with a wonderful host. Pier was charming and had fabulous English and extensive local knowledge - a joy to share conversation with. (more)Claude Rothstein
From €90 - €107 per room per night
Luxury accommodation in a castle, Monselice, Italy
Memorable parts? The creation of a relaxing atmosphere - from sitting in wonderful gardens to chilling out in the pool to sitting in the amazing cellar wine bar. Tips? Kitchen facilities were impressive - useful as nearest restaurants a drive or cycle (tricky in the dark!) away. Local benefits? To some extent - local people ran the place. A limited vegetable patch was available for guests to use as they wished. Overall rating? Overall the staff and building really... (more)Jackie Hoare
From €90 - €130 per room per night
Liguria holiday accommodation, self catering apartments
It was just a lovely place. In practical terms our abode was very spacious, comfortably cool and well equipped - very relaxing and with lovely views of the valleys. The staff were very friendly and helpful. (more)Mike Bloom
Loved our holiday. A nice relaxing end to a busy stay away. (more)Louise Doyle
It's the most fantastic place. I would recommend wholeheartedly but see my reservations above. (more)Frances Henderson
From €390 - €1200 per apartment per week (sleeps 2-6)
Tuscany holiday apartments
We really enjoyed the herb garden tour followed by taking part in the gathering preparing and eating a delicious meal together with almost all our fellow holidaymakers. Great fun! (more)Susan Dunn
Loved eating figs off the tree just outside our door and harvesting herbs and organic veg from the garden. Really lovely self catering apartment. (more)Paul Clark
From €550 - €1750 per week
Sardinia beach hotel in Bari Sardo, Italy
An enjoyable trip that has left us keen to return to Sardinia in future to explore further. We enjoyed the scenery, which was spectacular along the coast and especially further inland. The beach was quiet and relaxing. Staff at the hotel were friendly and helpful, even though few spoke English. Meals in the hotel restaurant were nicely prepared and local in character. (more)Julian Ross
We had a late flight into Olbia and got lost on the last leg in the dark. We were worried that the hotel would be closed as it was so late, but when we finally arrived, we received such a warm welcome...One word - perfect! (more)Sarah Outram
Hotel staff were lovely and did there best to advise us on what to do and gave us regular weather updates. The food was good. A bit more variety at breakfast each day would be better though. (more)Marcus Booth
From €55 - €120 per double room per night
Umbria B&B farmstay accommodation
The stunning location of the farmstay - spectacular views, and we were extremely fortunate to have glorious weather for two of our three days. Also good, close proximity to town (short drive), which turned out to be the best dining option with our two young boys. (more)Fiona Dell
Our holiday in Umbria was absolutely fantastic! The accommodation was beautiful and Francesco and Monia (the owners) took great care refurbishing the old farm house, being sensitive to the architecture, nature and the Umbrian tradition. (more)Tamar Feldberg
The house was beautiful and the surrounding garden (fantastic olive groves) and swimming pool. House staff were all very nice and accommodating. (more)Kate Aydin
From €110 per person per night
Amalfi Coast self catering accommodation, Italy
The most memorable part was the very warm welcome at the villa and their attitude that nothing is too much trouble. Edith and her family have created a very special place to stay which worked for our family group ranging in age from 18 to 60! (more)Katie Lee
The beautiful surroundings and wonderful hospitality on Ischia were most memorable, and a trip to pompei for a walking tour is a must. (more)Samantha Howson
The most memorable part of the holiday was looking at the views from the balcony & the roof & visiting Pompeii. (more)Francesca Jarvis
From €300 - €770 per apartment per night (sleeps 4)
Tuscany bed & breakfast accommodation
Most memorable? Staying five days at the farm with my husband - taking a cooking class together, meeting new people at the dinning area, getting a tour of the organic vegetable gardens, seeing the animals on the farm. (more)Marcia Brenta
The best part was undoubtedly the food. Practically everything on your plate comes from the estate, whether it be pork from their rare breed pigs or wild boar, vegetables from the garden or olive oil from the olive groves. (more)Molly Slaughter
From €60 - €100 per person per night
Tuscany organic farmstay near Florence, Italy
Francesca is wonderful. She met me and my boyfriend at the train station, brought us to our lovely room, in a restored barn, and we had fresh baked bread and home made olive oil awaiting our arrival...Such an amazing farm, on magical land, in the beautiful Tuscan countryside. (more)Kathlyn Botell
It was simply wonderful. Francesca was welcoming and made me feel right at home, even before I left for my holiday. Her email replies were prompt and helpful. She was enthusiastic and friendly. (more)Smita Shah
One of the best holidays we've had. Couldn't recommend this place enough! (more)Elysha Ramage
From €55 - €100 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2-4)
Ceriana self catering off-grid house, Liguria, Italy
Fantastic, feel like a recharged solar panel!....The house and locality were stunning. (more)Melissa Elliott
Holiday was amazing highly recommend beyond any exceptions. (more)maria courtney
From £350 - £550 per house per week (sleeps 4)
Italian Riviera eco village accommodation
We woke up every day ready for another day in paradise. It surpassed any holiday experience I have ever had or could possibly imagine. (more)Dawn Austin Locke
A few km north of the overdeveloped and traffic-infested coastal strip that is the Italian Riviera, just over the French border and within spitting distance of exclusive Monaco, an irregularly shaped bastion rises from a steep south-facing slope of the beautiful and tranquil Bevera valley – it is the eco-community. (more)Rob Stuart
The people and surroundings at Torri Superiore were absolutely wonderful. (more)David Bettoney
From €47 - €57 per person per night
Self catering accommodation in Tuscany, Italy
Sitting outside our farmhouse surrounded by birdsong and a wonderful smell of herbs, with an amazing view across vineyards and down the valley was the most memorable part. (more)Nicky Parker
Arriving at this accommodation and finding out it was a beautiful location and the farmhouse accommodation was perfect. Our children loved the pool and the farm's pets. (more)Neil Smith
This accommodation is the most wonderful, well-run and beautiful organic farm/estate set in protected woodland some half and hour from Siena. (more)Clara Marullo
From €1100 - €1400 per week
Self catering farmstay in Tuscany
Just wonderful. Beautiful place to stay. Friendly, local, well informed and English speaking hosts. Most memorable was sitting outside the farmhouse on an evening, looking at the stars, listening to the quiet, and thinking about the beautiful day just spent. (more)Judy Powell
Outstanding. (more)Lou Limoges
The stunning views and setting were most memorable. Great walks right on the doorstep. We appreciated the helpful and welcoming style of the staff. They were always ready with a smile and went out of their way to make our stay comfortable. (more)Nimet Rener
From €90 - €320 per apartment per night
Tuscany farmhouse accommodation, Italy
It is a holiday that none of us will forget and we will definitely be back in the future. (more)Wayne Siegel
Loved it! Really chilled out & has everything you would need and more. Just go! (more)Lyn Hill
The views are stunning, the smell of the jasmine and the evening fireflies are memories we shall savour. This was a laid-back and relaxing holiday, packed with fantastic places to visit. (more)Neale Jackson
From £640 - £1210 per week
Sardinia farmhouse accommodation
It was great holiday. Highly recommend staying here for either couples or families. Alberto is a great host. It was a relaxing holiday (more)Aoife Scallan
Amazing, it blew us away completely. We will definitely return, hopefully with family and friends in tow next time! (more)Natalie Ball
Best holiday we've ever had. Properly relaxing... We felt very looked after by Alberto who served us breakfast every morning and dinner every evening. He always had plenty of time to talk about the local area. (more)Alison Jenkins
From €29 - €50 per person per night
Le Marche accommodation in Italy
Very enjoyable! (more)Cath Ernst
Everything was memorable! I think the best part for us was also the simplest - sitting on the terrace in the sun, whenever we could, just looking at and drinking in the stunning view and feel of Italian rolling hills!...my friend and I both cried on the night before we had to leave; one of my best holidays ever! (more)Beth Kilsby-Macnab
The welcome was exceptional and we would definitely return, if lucky enough to be visiting again. (more)Anne Sykes
From €30 - €56 per person per night
Piedmont accommodation, Italian Alps
Memorable parts? We loved the trip to the fortress of fenestrelle and this was organised for us by our hosts Kent and Michelle Benson, complete with English translator, very helpfully. Tips? Bring a phrase book, there really wasn't that much English spoken which was quite a change. Local benefits? Yes, in that we ate out locally, but no in that we flew and hired a car. Overall rating? We really liked the area and the people were very friendly and helpful, for instance... (more)Jenny Roberts
From €45 - €65 per room per night
Tuscany farmstay, Italy
Memorable parts? The setting, the tranquillity and the people. Tips? You will need a car. If you have younger children and the weather is hot there is not that much to do except the pool - a property near the pool might be better than one elsewhere on the estate. Local benefits? Yes. (more)Richard Hardern
From €1350 - €1700 per house per week (sleeps 6)
Letojanni B&B, family run B&B in Sicily
Memorable parts? Travelling up Etna for the Sunset tour- beautiful Tips? Public transport is very cheap + reliable. The markets are bursting with fresh cheap + seasonal produce but eating out is also very reasonable. Local benefits? Yes to all. Overall rating? Apart from the weather which was very variable- normal for mid April- very good. Sicily is much poorer than expected but the people are friendly and we had a good time (more)Elizabeth Clowes
From €25 - €100 per accommodation per night
Sardinia family holiday accommodation, Italy
Memorable parts? Linda and Mike (London) We stayed in Appartment B for 6 days in July and had a very pleasant and relaxing stay. This was a very nice apartment - very clean and well equipped, cool inside without need for air conditioning. Outside the garden was lovely and shady with comfortable outside seating, BBQ available, good views over country and coast, and herbs we could use. It was close to pleasant local beaches, shops etc and a good location for visiting other parts of NW Sardinia.... (more)Linda Milbourne
From €250 - €550 per week (sleeps 4)

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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