Venice Kids Attractions
With such a rich and diverse cultural history, many would think
that Venice would be a dull holiday destination for kids. But on
the contrary, this beautiful canal-lined city offers its younger
visitors plenty to see and do.
Obviously a ride on one of the famed gondolas will be a
memorable experience for children of all ages, and highlights are
guaranteed to include spotting the fire fighters'' boat, the
ambulance boat and many more. While parents are admiring the
architecture in St Mark''s Square, be sure the kids have enough
breadcrumbs to feed the hundreds of pigeons this square is known
for. Kids will also enjoy the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, as there
is lots of space to run around outside, and Parco delle Rimembranze
is probably the best-suited park for children in Venice and a great
place to head for a picnic or a stroll. For outdoorsy families, a
hike or walk in the Po Delta Natural Park is a must.
On rainy days, visit some of the museums this historic city has
to offer, such as the Naval Museum or the Museum of Natural
History. A trip to the nearby island of Murano is also a must,
where children will be mesmerised by the glass-blowers and their
The Lido di Venetia, a 13-mile (20km) sandbar that's home to
about 20,000 people, is one of Venice's trendiest areas. Looking
out on the Adriatic, the Lido is where Venice's International...
On the Lido de Jesolo is Aqualandia, a great new water/theme
park that has been earning rave reviews from visitors to Italy. A
wonderful selection of attractions such as pools, slides and...
Kids will love the Museum of Natural History, which is home to
the skeleton of an Ouranosaurus found in the Sahara Desert by a
Venetian palaeontologist in 1973. The museum also features...
With a rich and fascinating maritime history, Venice's Naval
Museum is a great place for kids to explore. Displaying intricate
models and, in many cases, the real-life thing, kids will find...
The Venetian Island of Murano makes for a great trip for the
whole family. Visitors can enjoy watching the local art of
glass-blowing and be amazed by the products that are created. And
One of the nicest parks in the city, Parco delle Rimembranze is
the best suited to a fun day out with the kids in Venice. Featuring
plenty of play areas for children and a roller-skating rink,...
Visitors to the Po Delta Natural Park can enjoy a day exploring
the great outdoors. Discover the park by bike, boat, canoe,
horseback or on foot. Tours are also available for those who want
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