Rome Kids Tours & Activities

Arte al Sole offers a way for families to experience the best of Rome, to navigate its myriad alleyways away from the bustling crowds – So you can do more than check things off a bucket list. Families will learn about the traditions, histories and artisans behind its great beauty, while engaging in interactive fun and Rome kids tours and activities designed for the whole family.

Rome – Small Group Kids Art Workshop (3 hours)

Parents can enjoy some free  time  to explore Rome while the kids enjoy an art project ranging from drawing and painting to fresco, mosaic, mixed media, or sculpture with one of our studio artists at an exclusive art academy right in the heart of Rome. Kids only or family art projects taking inspiration from the glory of Rome. All materials included.

Times: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (available June – July Monday – Sunday) and 3:00 -6:00 PM (available April – July and September – October Monday – Sunday)

Duration: 3 hours 

Prices: 80 usd per person

Rome – Mosaic Making Workshop (2 hours)

Our very favorite Rome activity!  Families will hear about the traditional designs of ancient times and make their own mosaic pieces to take home at this interactive workshop at our exclusive Mosaic Lab in Trastevere.  125 euro per person, 2 person min.

Rome – Colosseum or Colosseum/Forum/Palatine Hill Tour (3 hours + 1.5hr art project) 

Families can enjoy a skip-the-line tour through the Colosseum & Forum with our exclusive Tour Guide before meeting our art docent who will engage your kids with sketching and painting with natural inks just like the Ancient Romans used.    VIP Tour with an Arte al Sole official private guide to Colosseum / Forum / Palatine (3 hrs) plus art project with kids while parents explore some more! (1.5 hrs).
COST: 465 euro + ticket entry. All materials included.
Also available: PRIVATE STANDARD COLOSSEUM & FORUM TOUR with your own private guide, no art project — 280 euro + ticket entry. 

Rome – Art Over The Forum (2.5 hours)

Crowning the very central piazza of all Rome, atop one of the famed seven hills, Italy’s capital still stands. From a special viewpoint families or kids-only can paint the scene stretching before them, with our special art lesson overlooking the Forum. Art lesson with watercolor. All materials included. 280 euro for 2-4 participants + 40 euro each additional participant.

Rome – Piazza Navona Sketch Hunt! (1.5 hours)

We will venture in and around Piazza Navona to discover the wild animals carved in stone…and hear their incredible stories along the way! Kids will make up their own legends by the end of their experience around the piazzas and alleyways of central Rome. Our animal hunt will end up at the Cat Sanctuary of the center of Rome! All materials included. 230 euro for 4 participants + 40 euro each additional participant.

Rome – Myths & Legends Sketch Hunt On Rome’s Capitoline Hill (1.5 hours)

Kids will discover the symbols of power from ancient times to today in this interactive workshop surrounding the piazza designed by none other than Michelangelo. Kids will learn as they sketch about the city’s seat of power – its flags, shields, dress and symbols of the ancient emperors, popes and and the legends and stories that surround them. After taking in a spectacular view of the entire Forum, parents can enjoy a refreshment atop the stark white Vittorio Emanuele Monument built for a united Italy’s first king while the kids sketch their own capitol hill and family crests. All materials included. 230 euro for 2 to 4 persons + 40 euro each additional participant.

Rome – Gelato Making Class (2 Hours )

The whole family will learn the secrets of making fresh artisanal gelato in one of the most authentic gelateria of Rome. From the history of gelato in Italy to how the freshest, seasonal ingredients make the simplicity of gelato delicious (and healthy!), you’re kids will experience the joys of Rome through its food at this fun activity. 70 euro per person, 2 participants minimum.

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