Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report USA : NORTON Tec*h SUPP0RT CONTACT ☎ 1:888:482:3831 NORTON Printer 24*7
  2. 2 US : YAHOO Tec*h SUPP0RT CONTACT ☎ 1:800:540 :6830 YAHOO MAIL 24*7
  3. 3 Greek honeymoon: He wants sightseeing, she wants beaches
  4. 4 Lonely Planet‘s Best in Europe list-your thoughts please
  5. 5 Sunday drive riviera to St Remy Provence. where to stop? +monday plans
  6. 6 Time to tell on yourself (embarassing travel stories)
  7. 7 How Best to spend 13 days in Italy
  8. 8 Worst flight booking with edreams
  9. 9 Bordeaux to Moscow
  10. 10 Guide for Nowa Huta?
  11. 11 Moscow Favorites
  12. 12 Trip Report Problem using American bank card in Turkey
  13. 13 Cycling Nice into Italy along the coast
  14. 14 Airport Transit Visa
  15. 15 Euro Travel & Trivia Quiz #185
  16. 16 Scenic drive Bologna to Lucca?
  17. 17 Best area to stay in Dubrovnik
  18. 18 Italian lake cruise
  19. 19 Paris advice with kids
  20. 20 First visit to London
  21. 21 Is Dalamatian Coast similar to Amalfi Coast in terms of travel logistics?
  22. 22 Early morning flight Venice/VCE
  23. 23 8-days in Greece, Rhodes or Crete?
  24. 24 Santorini Greece - Cooking Lessons
  25. 25 Trip Report Travelling Iceland
View next 25 » Back to the top

Venice with 12 yr. old

Jump to last reply

Grandma and Ariel are off to Italy! At almost 12 she's been looking forward to Venice with great anticipation--I've hired a private guide for 4 hours to provide a sense of history, and culture for selected sights. How can I best use this time? A good guide can make it come alive! We have 4 days to wander, I've been there before and don't want to overwhelm her with museums etc., she'll be back! Suggestions for her age much appreciated!

She is outdoorsy, a voracious reader, has taken cooking lessons with me for 8 mo., and has willingly taken on "homework assignments" to prepare for the trip.

We will stay near San Marco, she wants to go to Murano, a mask making shop, of course the Basilica and campanile, and take a gondola ride. I was thinking Ca Rezzonico and Palazzo Mocenigo, and the smaller art museum (whose name I can't locate) that shows the development of art through the ages. She will be back again, this is just to give her a taste. We also have Florence (2 nights), Sorrento (4 nights) and Rome (3 nights) if you have more to share. Thank you!

29 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement