The Oscar-winning actress jets off to Italy with her husband, Julius, and daughter, Genesis

By Mackenzie Schmidt
March 13, 2017 03:55 PM

Viola Davis has found the perfect new role: Oscar-winning actress enjoying a much-deserved vacation.

The Fences star kicked off 2017 with a major winning streak, taking home a Golden Globe, SAG and Academy Award, among others, and delivering memorable and stirring acceptance speeches along the way. With Awards Season behind her, the recent PEOPLE cover star, 51, has set off on a European getaway with her husband, Julius Tennon, 63, and daughter, Genesis, 6.

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The actress shared a photo of the family bundled up for a night out on Sunday after touching down in the Mediterranean country, captioning an Instagram photo, “Enjoying a beautiful evening with my family in Italy!”

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Monday morning, the trio were all smiles while visiting the famous Trevi Fountain in Rome. The Baroque landmark, which stands 86 feet high and 161 feet wide, has a storied film career of its own, having appeared in movies from La Dolce Vita (Anita Ekberg jumped in with her clothes on) and Roman Holiday to The Lizzie McGuire Movie.