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Tuscany for Children: The most amusing places

There are many activities for children in Tuscany. Whether you prefer spending a day outdoors or visiting the city, there are many museums, itineraries, and parks created to offer an amusing experience to the entire family.

Collodi and The Park of Pinocchio

Enjoy the experience to live in a fairytale for a day: the Park of Pinocchio is like a big book to be discovered through the itinerary running among attractions and gardens. The caravan of Mangiafuoco (Fire eater), the house of the fairy with turquoise hair, the pirates cove, are only a few of the magical attractions waiting for you.

Collodi – Pistoia
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Adventure Park of Vincigliata

For the more daring ones, there is the adventure park immersed in green with the longest itineraries in Tuscany. Pitone, Anaconda, Kaa, Cobra, and Mamba are the many options for adults and children to spend a day full of adrenaline.

A bar and an equipped picnic area can be found at the entrance.

Fiesole
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Il Gigante adventure Park

Paths, green, picnic areas, and 16 different itineraries to live your personal adventure. You can jump between trees, walk in balance on a log, or leap safely into the void. Apart from the adventure itineraries, there is also the Tarzaning, a new sport to learn how to climb trees. Many amusing and sports activities, and a bar selling focaccias, sandwiches, and natural food.

Florence – Pratolino
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Discovering Palazzo Vecchio – Florence

Palazzo Vecchio is both the seat of the Municipality and a wonderful museum. A must for families is the Museo Dei Ragazzi (Museum of the Children), where the Mus.e Association organises daily amusing and mysterious activities and itineraries to discover the Renaissance lifestyle. Children over 4 years of age can participate in the activities.

Florence – Piazza della Signoria

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Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions

A small museum dedicated to the creative genius Leonardo da Vinci is located not far from Florence Cathedral. The Museum hosts the reconstructions of various projects elaborated by Leonardo. Many of the machines exhibited are interactive and the children can experience their operation directly.

Florence – Via de’ Servi 66r
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Natural History Museum

Any child would like to see Pietro, the over 4 metre high elephant! If your children are fans of Night at the Museum, this is the right place for them. The museum includes 6 sections located in different places, the most visited ones are Geology and Palaeontology (at via la Pira 4) which exhibits a collection of fossils and skeletons, and La Specola (at via Romana 17) rich in stuffed animals and skeletons (the exhibition opens on booking).

Florence – Via de’ Servi 66r
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