Volcanoes, Gelato and Pizza - Family holiday Italy
Italy, Family, 8 days - from £895 (land only) - from €1,075 (land only) - from $1,475 (land only)
The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.
You must bring the following items:
Comfortable hiking boots or walking shoes
Sandals or trainers/sneakers
Trekking trousers /pants
T-shirts and/or casual shirts
Loose-fitting, long-sleeved shirt with collar (for sun protection)
Fleece jacket or warm jumper
Lightweight waterproof jacket
Daypack c.30 to 40 litres (depending on how much of the kids' stuff you want to carry)
Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
Water bottles (approx 1 litre / quart per person)
Swimwear and towel
Washbag and toiletries
Basic First Aid Kit including: Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium) painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, Insect repellent, and re-hydration salts.
The following items are optional:
Small padlock (to lock your luggage)
Camera, media, spare batteries
Some families have found that a piece of luggage with wheels makes sense for this holiday rather than the KE trek bag.