Summertime in Florence: The perfect opportunity for families to reconnect

Summertime in Florence: The perfect opportunity for families to reconnect

Summertime in Florence: the perfect opportunity for families to reconnect and create remarkable memories at Hotel Savoy, a Rocco Forte hotel. Set in the heart of this thrilling city, families can plan their stay by taking advantage of the newly launched Rocco Forte Family Experience providing a 25% discount amongst other alluring benefits. To give guests the very best experience of the Renaissance capital and the neighboring Tuscan countryside throughout the summer months, the talented Concierge team have devised an extensive collection of experiences for the entire family to enjoy.

Family adventures at Fattoria di Maiano: A must-see destination for an out of town trip in the unforgettable landscape of Fiesole hills. This magical Agricultural area and historical village is ready to welcome families with its recreational activities and educational tours: Trekking Routes, Safari Tour and a visit to the Mill. Children can immerse themselves in true rural life by wandering through the enchanting Botanic Garden, seeing the range of animals and many other attractions in a certified BIO environment. A joyful experience to discover the wonders of the rural world and get in touch with its elements.

Educational fun for kids in Florence at Museo Galileo and Palazzo Davanzati: Discover Palazzo Davanzati, a sixteenth century Florentine palace, where Children will be mesmerised by the richly painted frescoes on the walls, and learn about the equipment of the kitchen as the guide explains all sorts of ingenious antique pulleys and devices. Follow this with a visit to Museo Galileo, a science museum that will appeal to kids over eight years old, especially those with an interest in science and mathematics. The museum is filled with old maps, globes, microscopes, calculating equipment, thermometers, barometers, and Galileo’s famous astrolabe. If your children are interested in the history of science, this is definitely the Florentine museum to visit.

Stibbert Museum, a place where time stands still: The Stibbert Museum is one to visit for those who want to learn about amours, ancient manners of the Italian Aristocracy and stories about rival families. Children will be intrigued by the extensive collection of almost 50,000 pieces including weapons, armors, clothing, and objects from different eras, collected by Frederick Stibbert throughout his life. The Stibbert Museum is a unique experience, a view into the world of an inveterate collector whose curiosity was all encompassing.

Boat tour on the River Arno and Private introduction to the city of Florence: There are many ways to see Florence, but perhaps one of the more unusual ways is from the bows of your own flat-bottomed boat rowed by a renaiolo – a traditional Florentine rower. Children will adore this leisurely sunset cruise down the river Arno, passing the Uffizi Gallery, admiring the Ponte Vecchio from the water. To make this experience even more special, our chef will prepare a delicious picnic for your family to enjoy on board.

City Bike Tour: Discover the magic of the ‘Cradle of the Renaissance’ at your leisure as you cycle down picturesque cobblestone alleys and through crowded piazzas. Meet your tour leader, a charismatic expert and leading art historian; then it is time to jump on your traditional Velorbis or contemporary BMW bicycle, helmets on and off you go to explore one of the world’s most enchanting towns. With your guide at the helm, you can admire Florence’s major landmarks, stop for photos, and catch unexpected views of the river Arno, crisscrossed by evocative bridges, and framed by grand palaces. This family-friendly tour includes a refreshing break at the best ice-cream shop in town.

Rocco Forte Family Experience
When booking a stay with your family, receive up to 25% off and all the benefits included in the Rocco Forte Kids programme, daily breakfast for the whole family, complimentary meals for children under 3 and an additional 50% discount food and beverage for 4 – 12 year olds. If staying in a suite guests will also access the additional benefits of the Rocco Forte Suite Experience.

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