Take an Italian Adventure with Citalia

An Italian Family Adventure with Citalia

Airing throughout November and December, one of our favourite Italian chefs is gracing TV screens and sharing his Italian family adventure.

If you want to follow in his footsteps and explore Italy episode by episode, we’ve put together family friendly experiences and special offers to celebrate this TV series. Whether you want to discover the bustle of the UNESCO World Heritage centre of Naples or bathe in the sun on the Sardinian coastline, Citalia has the perfect adventure for you to explore the real Italy.

With our Italy Experts always on hand to help and support you, enjoy a safe and hassle-free family holiday in Italy. All Citalia holidays are ATOL protected and come with our Book with Confidence guarantee.

Citalia is the only UK tour operator able to pre-book rail travel allowing you to discover more of Italy in a single trip! We have been helping our guests discover the very best of Italy for 90 years, so why travel with anyone else?

For more information, call our Italy Experts on:

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Episode One: Sardinia

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Offering a rustic and romantic feel, Sardinia is the perfect destination for families looking for an authentic Italian break. Sardinia offers many offshore adventure spots, including stunning coves only accessible by sea.


Citalia’s Top 5 for Family Fun:


1. Get an adrenaline-rush with watersports
2. Enjoy a secluded beach picnic
3. Find tranquil moments in the mountains
4. Discover local food traditions in Gallura 
5. Sail off to the Maddalena Islands from Palau


For exclusive offers on Sardinia holidays find out more below.


Episode Two: Naples

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As the ancient capital of Campania, Naples is one of the world’s oldest cities. In the shadows of Mount Vesuvius and with the ruins of Pompeii nearby, the city centre is also a popular place to visit for history-lovers.



Citalia’s Top 5 for Family Fun in Naples:


1. Tuck into Neopolitan street food - from authentic pizza to delicious desserts
2. Hike up to the crater of Mount Vesuvius
3. Go underground and discover secret chambers in the city’s centro storico (historic centre)
4. Unearth perfectly preserved Roman cities in nearby Pompeii and Herculaneum
5. Ride the Funicolare Centrale for a unique perspective


For exclusive offers on Naples holidays find out more below.

Episode Three: Calabria

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Situated in the “toe” of the Italian boot-shaped peninsula, Calabria is known for its rugged mountains, sprawling beaches, and colourful cliff-side houses.


Citalia’s Top 5 for Family Fun in Calabria:

1. Experience traditional Calabrian cuisine  
2. Sail away on a traditional sword fishing boat
3. Play on the soft white sands of Tropea Beach
4. Visit the grottoes at Zungri 
5. Enjoy trekking and cycling in Calabria’s national parks 


For exclusive offers on Calabria holidays find out more below.

Episode Four: Gallura in Northern Sardinia

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The north-eastern region of Sardinia, Gallura, is noted for the natural beauty of its Emerald Coast, alluring the rich and famous since the 1960s.


We recommend visiting the Vermentino di Gallura vineyard in one of Sardinia’s most prestigious wine regions. Famous for its classic dry-white wine, with delicate notes of white blossoms, visitors to Gallura should not leave before sampling a bottle.



For exclusive offers on Sardinia holidays find out more below. 



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Episode Five: Cilento

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Ciliento is a tranquil coastal spot, noted for its golden sand beaches and bright blue waters. Here visitors can enjoy the quieter side of the Campania coast, sunbathing on one of the many unspoiled beaches or walking atop its rocky clifftops.


Citalia’s Top 5 for Family Fun in Cilento:

1. Explore Cilento’s coastal villages
2. Learn about ancient medicine at an interactive museum in Salerno
3. Step into ancient worlds at Museo Archeologico Virtuale
4. Explore the Greek Temples at Paestum 
5. Attend the annual Giffoni Film Festival, Europe’s largest children’s film festival



For exclusive offers on Cilento holidays find out more below.

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Episode Six: Puglia

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The sun-soaked heel of Italy has long been considered one of the country’s most enchanting regions.


Citalia’s Top 5 for Family Fun:

1. Step into the fairytale trulli town of Alberobello
2. Stay in a masseria - a fortified farmhouse
3. Delve into the dazzling Castellana Caves
4. Explore the village of love, Vico del Gargano
5. Enjoy the theme park rides at Fasano Zoo


For exclusive offers on Puglia holidays find out more below.





Episode Seven: Maddalena Islands

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Located 20 minutes by ferry from the Sardinian port of Palau, Maddalena Island is characterised by its rocky pink granitic terrain and the clarity of its waters.


In the southern part of La Maddalena, Cala Francese is one of the island’s most beautiful beaches. Instead of a long sandy stretch, this beach has small areas and hideaways, making it the perfect place to relax.



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