Smithsonian Family Journeys by Perillo’s Learning Journeys

There is no better investment in a child’s future than education and travel. Bring learning to life when you travel with Smithsonian Family Journeys by Perillo’s Learning Journeys. You and your family will experience the world in unexpected and unforgettable ways. From art and pizza making in Europe to the bold landscape and glaciers in Iceland , we offer a wide selection of well-planned itineraries with inspiring guides who offer new insights for all ages. These journeys are  inclusive so you and your family can truly relax and feature talks from local experts and special hands-on experiences. Imagine the memorable times you and your family will create as you explore and grow together. Insights, relationships and unique cultural experiences will enrich your understanding of self, and the world.

For Smithsonian Family Journeys, call (855) 215-8691.


Starting at $4,950  (adult), $4,450 (child)


Experience Iceland as a family, where you can stir your children’s or grandchildren’s imaginations for Viking sea voyages and introduce them to fun aspects of geology on this multigenerational adventure. Hear stories about Icelandic history as you see an exact replica of a Viking ship and visit Thingvellir National Park. Look for whales and other marine life, plus colonies of puffins, during a morning cruise. Discover the wonder, beauty and science behind major geological sites, standing in awe at powerful waterfalls, trek inside a glacier cave and soak in thermal hot springs – a delight for all ages!


Starting at $5,990 (adult), $4,590 (child)


London and Paris are ideal destinations for an introduction to Europe with grandchildren and children. Enjoy a special tour of the Tower of London with a Beefeater, learn about Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre, and hear stories about Britain’s royalty at Westminster Abbey. Then ride the “Chunnel” train to Paris and take specially designed art tours of the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay. You’ll also visit Notre Dame, take an excursion to Versailles, and enjoy an evening tour to the Eiffel Tower for views of the city.



Starting at $3,595 (adult), $3395 (child)

Reconnect with your family while staying in a quintessential Tuscan villa an hour outside Florence, visit the medieval and Renaissance gems of the region, and immerse yourself in a Tuscan lifestyle. Learn how to make pizza and gelato with a traditional “Nona” or grandmother, learn a little Italian, and even have the option for a drawing and painting class outside in the villa’s beautiful gardens. Enjoy excursions to Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, and Monteriggioni, and return in the evening for a dip in the pool.

*See Smithsonian website for 2019 itineraries  and pricing.

For Smithsonian Family Journeys, call (855) 215-8691.

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