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Rome Itinerary: 1st trip, 6-days, kids

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So here's my first stab at an itinerary. I consider this a framework and not a rigid schedule. I've tried to group the Roma Pass activities as well as group things somewhat geographically (though that could use some more attention). Please let me know where you see holes/omissions or overly optimistic ambitions. I do have some flexibility towards the end to relax or catch things we didn't get to.

Family: me + DW, DD12, DS9

Experience: first time to Italy for all but me (quick business trip to Milan a few years ago)

Timing: 7 nights/6 days coming from the UK (no jet lag). Last week of October (Sat-Sat)

Apartment: on Governo Vecchio near Piazza Navano

Style: get going early, go strong, peter out by 4-5. Generally not the drink coffee and people watch types. May need to adjust to the Italian way (12-3 breaks). May return but not anytime soon (certainly not with the kids this age). Plan to hit the biggies plus some "mediums"

Saturday: arrive in evening, check into apartment

Sunday:
Morning: walk and self orientation in the morning including Piazza Navona, Campo dei Fiori, Pantheon and perhaps Trevi and even Spanish Steps.
Afternoon: Galleria Borghese and park (assuming reservations granted)

Monday
Morning: Colosseum, Forum, Palatine (private tour to explain it all)
Afternoon: St. Peter in Chains and San Clemente after restful lunch (time and energy dependent)

Tuesday
Morning: Capitoline Museums
Afternoon: new excavations under Palazzo Valentini

Wednesday
Morning: Ostia Antica
Afternoon: If time, whatever or nothing.

Thursday
Morning: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
Afternoon: St. Peter's (to the top!)

Friday
Morning: Cripta dei Cappuccini
Afternoon: Aquaduct Park (from Ron in Rome) or whatever we feel like

We generally aren't good for much after dinner (or with a late dinner) but I hope to take at least one walk at night (Pantheon/Trevi). I also need to do some more research on the churches. Reviewing bus options to save some energy as well (future post on that).

Thoughts/Suggestions?

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