Have fun with your children along the Etruscan Coast in Tuscany!
Yes, the Etruscan Coast is the perfect destination for your family holidays in Tuscany too! There are plenty of activities to do with your children like playing on the beach or discovering the countryside and learning more about this beautiful area of southern Tuscany.Below you find our personal selection of recommended activities for your children along the Etruscan Coast.
Cavallino Matto in Donoratico
This amusement park in the green pinewood near our Hotel i Ginepri is renowned to be the greenest park of Italy. Suitable for children of all ages, it includes attractions for toddlers like merry-go-round, the little train and bouncy castles; for youngs and adults there are the Safari adventure and the rollercoasters, just to name a few. If you like adrenaline then don’t miss the Freestyle rollercoaster and the Shocking Tower. The Cavallino Matto hosts also live shows, restaurants and picnic areas. If you visit it offseason, we offer you one discounted ticket.
Acqua Village Cecina
This water park in Cecina has been nominated as one of the best water parks in Italy. It is a fun amusement park suitable for all ages with attractions of any kind. There are hundreds meters of water slides, the island of kids, Hawaiian style sun umbrellas, as well as daily activities and live shows. In addition at Acqua Village Cecina fun is guarantee thanks to the 3D Projection mapping technology.
This wildlife park is located near Cecina: it’s about 5 hectares and hosts 150 different animal species. The park is the house of animals from all over the world like lemurs from Madagascar, porcupines from Africa, kangaroos from Australia, flying foxes from Malaysia and big parrots from the Rainforests. The Gallorose Park is also a farm with cows, horses, goats and ducks.
The Aquarium of Livorno
The Aquarium of Livorno is located next to the beautiful Terrazza Mascagni in Livorno, right in front of the sea. The aquarium counts 33 tanks, one impressive water tunnel, and one touch area with rays to discover the life under the sea. Meet Cuba and Ari the two green turtles that swim together with the blacktip sharks, the zebra sharks and two large Napoleon fishes; don’t miss the archaeological tank containing a reproduction of a Roman shipwreck that can be admired from all angles. On the first floor the aquarium hosts the exhibit dedicated to discover the world of insects, amphibians and reptiles.
Adventure Park of Riparbella
The Giardino Sospeso is an adventure park located in “Il Giardino” in the municipality of Riparbella, not too far from the exit Cicina Nord on the Variante Aurelia.The park is set within a protected area of about 600 hectares covered with old oak trees.This is an adventure park with 5 different acrobatic trails suitable for children and adults, that include suspended platforms, climbing ropes and a variety of elements for every degree of difficulty.If all the above is not enough for your family vacation in Tuscany, we recommend the bouncy castle at the Island Game in Marina di Castagneto where you can also rent bikes, pedicabs and tandems; for an horseback ride we recommend the Maneggio lo Sperone.