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Family trip to Como with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Como The city of Como favorably located at the foothills of the Alps is one of the best options for a family vacation. All possible entertainments are available here for each family member. The city has many cultural, historical, religious and architectural attractions that must be visited in any case - both when arriving in the city as a family or when traveling alone. There are plenty of opportunities for active pastime, which include bungee jumping, cruises, horseback riding, and golfing.
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If you're traveling to Como with children, Lake Como Adventure Park is one of the must-haves. The park is “lost” far in the mountains, but it should definitely be visited since the time spent here promises to bring the most pleasant impressions. The park offers various zipline types (walking on ropes) for both the smallest and older kids. There are different routes depending on the level of skill. And since there are a lot of trees here, you can easily hide in their shade, which is a big plus in the summertime. In the park, you will find a cafe where parents can pumper their kids with something tasty.
Acquaworld is another great place for the whole family in the Italian city of Como. A warm family atmosphere reigns in the water park, and this is exactly what attracts many people to this center. This kind of recreation is suitable for all age categories - various kinds of pools, baths and saunas, sunbathing places, as well as a spa are available to visitors here. Kids will surely appreciate playgrounds and a wide selection of water rides. The water park's special feature is that picnics can be safely arranged underground. At the weekend this place is always crowded, which should be taken into account. Nearby is Palazzetto dello Sport di Concorezzo - another center where you can play volleyball. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Taking a tour from Aero Club Como, the whole family will get an unforgettable helicopter flight experience. This is not only an opportunity to feel a strong surge of adrenaline but also a chance to admire wonderful Italian panoramas from a bird's-eye view. Well, if you ride Funicolare Como-Brunate, you will find another place to enjoy stunning views of Lake Como. On the top is a charming village where a pastoral atmosphere reigns. The settlement has its own cathedral and several interesting cafes.
In search of beautiful views, it's also worth taking a stroll through Parco Regionale Spina Verde. In some places, you'll be able to go through a tunnel, which gives the promenade some charm. Arranging a picnic or a barbecue here is certainly a great idea that every family member would appreciate. The park also accommodates restaurants where travelers can get acquainted with amazing Italian cuisine. Besides that, you can see sheep freely walking around the territory, which makes your walk even more peaceful. Another wonderful park can be found near the Tempio Voltiano Museum, which stands right on the shore of Lake Como (this is about Giardini del Tempio Voltiano). Besides the fact that this is a great opportunity to admire the unsurpassed views of the lake, you shouldn't miss the opportunity to visit the cultural facility.
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Kids will certainly enjoy I Falconieri del Feudo. However, adults will also like it here - in the center buried in greenery, you can see beautiful birds of prey and preparations for falconry. Needless to say, the memory of this event will warm the soul of every visitor for at least a long time. Among the birds, you can see falcons, owls, owls. In addition to them, the area is inhabited by peacocks, parrots, pheasants, ponies and horses, as well as buffaloes. Of course, it's allowed to take pictures or feed the animals. And if you're exploring Centro Ippico il Sagittario together with small travelers, another unforgettable experience is prepared for you - namely, a pony ride through the scenic countryside. Such a pastime is not something you forget.
Monte San Primo is another Como's natural sight, a visit to which brings unforgettable impressions and a lot of pleasant memories for a lifetime. It offers breathtaking views of the Alps - just take a cable car to reach the top. It is also worth taking kids to Villa D'Este Golf Club in order to introduce them to the "game of millionaires" from an early age. Another place that must be visited together with kids is Piscina Olimpica Comunale - Centro FIN Como where you can enjoy plenty of swimming.
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After an eventful day, be sure to pamper young tourists with a tasty snack. It must be said that the city has many places for that. Thus, if your child wants ice cream, invite him/her to Gelateria Cavour, Gelateria Guidi or Gelateria Pasticceria Luisita. When it comes to delicious pastries, you can choose from Pasticceria Siciliana Vittoria, Beretta il Fornaio or Pasticceria Silvano Melillo. Finally, for delicious fruit desserts families go to Non Solo Dolce or L'Ambrosiano, and for superior pancakes to Instant Coffee.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Como and surroundings

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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Como
♥   Amusement park 'Greenland' Limbiate, 23.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Volandia' Somma Lombardo, 35.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Minigolf Adventure' Milano, 40.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Europark Idroscalo Milano' Segrate, 40.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Safari Park' Pombia, 41.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Como
♥   Water park 'Gardaland waterpark' Milano, 37.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Ondaland' Vicolungo, Novara, 63.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Le Vele Acquapark' San Gervasio Bresciano, Brescia, 102.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'River Park' Rivergaro, 106.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Como and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Civic Aquarium of Milan' , 38.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Como
♥   Zoo 'Safari Park Pombia' Pombia, Novara, 41.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Faunistic Park Le Cornelle' Valrembo, Bergamo, 41.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Parco Faunistico La Torbiera' Agrate Conturbia, Novara, 41.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Parco della Villa Pallavicino' Stresa, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, 42 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Oasi di Sant Alessio con Vialone' Sant’Alessio con Vialone, Pavia, 66.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Children attractions (aquaparks, zoos, amusement parks) on the map of Como

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Interesting places to visit with children around Como

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Como - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Como, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Como for families with children.
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