Rome with toddler
Once kids are off to conquer the capital, they’ll get to jump right in to ancient Rome, fuelled by what they’ve learned in school.
The smallest nation in the world, the Vatican, where you can marvel at the optical illusions of the spectacular colonnade in St. Peter’s Square. Discover the Vatican Museums package.
Technotown, the toy library at Villa Torlonia that offers a look at new technologies. It features interactive areas like the virtual television and the LEGO Innovation Studio.
Explora, the Children's Museum, a small city where everything has something to teach you.
Fattoria di Fiorano by Alessia Antinori on the Appia Antica, offering eco-friendly initiatives and educational workshops.
Bioparco at Villa Borghese, a modern zoo that you can visit by bike or rickshaw.
A few steps away is the Casina di Raffaello, where kids paint and play and have storytime picnics with their parents in the summer.
The gardens at Villa Pamphili are another great spot for a picnic: try ViviBistrot (vivibistrot.it), a country-style restaurant.
Craving gelato before snack time at Starhotels? The best artisan ice cream shops are Fatamorgana, which features a Snow White flavour with raspberry sauce, cream and apples, and Gori, famous for its chocolate.