Family tours in Rome: 5 things you should know before booking for your kids

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In a city home to hundreds of thousands of residents, visited by even more people each year, and featuring countless tours, choosing the best Rome family tours for your specific family can be quite a challenge.

Without some preparation, families with kids visiting Rome might not have the greatest travel experience. Therefore, if you’re looking for tips on how to find ideal tours with kids in Rome, we recommend taking the following five essentials into account. This way, your time in the beautiful Italian capital will be spent in the most optimal and stress-free manner possible,

5 Essentials to Ensure the Best Experience on Rome Tours with Kids

1. Have a Map at Your Disposal

Whether it’s a digital map on your smartphone or a physical one in your hand, it’s extremely handy to have a way to navigate through Rome. This is a millennia-old city and there’s no logical method to its street layout. You will need a map to get around, find attractions, restaurants, starting points for Rome family tours, etc. 

2. Don’t Forget About Insurance

Peace of mind is everything while you’re on vacation. You really don’t want to spend your time worrying about potential risks, such as pickpockets or accidents. Having travel insurance is key. It ensures a worry-free holiday if nothing happens, and if something does happen to go awry, your insurance will help you out. It’s a win either way!

3. Think About the Things Your Family Wants / Likes to Do

Every family is different and since no one knows your family like you, you’re the only person who can decide which tour is most suitable. Especially when traveling with the kids and looking for Rome family tours, which preferably are customizable, you know best.

Do your kids like to listen to stories? Maybe about the bizarre mythological creatures of Ancient Rome? Or are they typically active and do they have tons of energy? In that case, surprise them with a gladiator fight experience! Do they have a sweet tooth? Pick Rome tours with kids that include a gelato tasting. There are plenty of options here at You Local – Rome.

4. Contact Local Tour Operators for Help

It’s a good idea to get in touch with a local tour operator, such as You Local – Rome, for help. Reputable companies like us are able to take care of all your needs, including travel insurance and suggestions for suitable things to do while in Rome.

In fact, experienced tour operators are an invaluable asset to your vacation planning process.

5. Get plenty of Food Tips and Insights by Local experts

Only locals know where to find the best trattorias, pizzerias and wine bars in Rome, far from the tourist traps. They also know where the best food markets and delis in Rome are. All in all we are in Italy, so both adults and kids should indulge in some delicious food!

We at You Local are a team of true locals and we love sharing tips and recommendation with our guests to make them feel home in Rome. So feel free to navigate through our blog for plenty of local insights and do not hesitate to ask for any further information that can help you plan your visit!

Taking all this into account, you should be able to get the best out of your stay in Rome with your family. So now, go out and have some fun in one of the most romantic, beautiful, fascinating and delicious cities on Earth!

| You can find an overview of all our Rome Family Tours here |

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