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

Sunset from San Giorgio Maggiore Without a doubt, Gardaland remains the most famous and popular destination for families with children in Venice. It’s a large amusement park that is open not far from Garda Lake. Gardaland is located in such a picturesque and beautiful place that is has nothing in common with usual amusement parks one can find in other large cities of the world. Besides traditional rides and slides, the park offers various interesting games for its guests. Children will be excited to become a pirate or an archeologist for some time and participate in discovery of Egyptian pyramids. Other areas of the park include an amazing dolphinarium, many beautiful relaxation areas with flowers, and even a theater that regularly hosts interesting performances. There are several high-quality family friendly hotels not far from Gardaland, so many travelers choose to spend several days there and have fun in the park a little longer.
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There is a no less interesting park nearby – Movie Land. As one can guess from the name, it’s a thematic park. Movie Land is dedicated to famous modern films, so it also offers a wide range of unique attractions. Here visitors can walk in a place with magnificent flora and learn a lot of interesting information about the process of film making.
Shopping is hardly a favorite activity for children, of course, unless toy stores are involved. In Venice, there is an absolutely fantastic shop that will please children of all ages - Ca'Macana. This shop sells popular local souvenirs – Venetian masks. Kids can hand paint the chosen mask together with a professional master. The shop offers interesting master classes for visitors virtually every day. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Travelers, who plan to visit Venice in warm months, should consider spending a day on ever charming Lido Beach. It’s very popular with travelers with children. The sandy beach is shallow and very calm, so it’s a perfect place for visitors even with small kids. Travelers with older children won’t be bored as well as there are bicycle renting spots and several sports centers not far from the beach.
Sunset from San Giorgio Maggiore Fans of unusual entertainment should visit horse riding school Scuola di Equitazione al Circolo Ippico that is open not far from Lido. It’s a fantastic destination not only for adults but also for children as professional coaches can train kids the basics of horse riding. Those, who do not need master classes, can simply enjoy exciting rides to picturesque places.
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Arcieri del Leon is a sports complex that is also suitable for families for children. It’s a place where visitors can learn quite an unusual sport – archery. Professional training specialists promise to teach visitors to shot arrows within just one day. As a rule, not only kids but also adults are super excited about such a pastime, so it’s simple to spend a whole day there.
Sunset from San Giorgio Maggiore Travelers with older children will enjoy an excursion to Murano Island that has become internationally famous because of its glass manufacture traditions. There are many ancient workshops on the island, and some of the best glass-blowers in the world still work there. Of course, you will find many shops and outlets with interesting souvenirs. It’s a great place to find and purchase unique items that will remind you of your vacation in Venice.
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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Venice
♥   Amusement park 'Dinopark Funtana' Funtana, 104.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Mirabilandia' Ravenna, 122.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Kärntner Erlebnispark' Hermagor, 157.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Venice
♥   Water park 'Aqualandia' Jesolo, Venezia, 22.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Istralandia' Brtonigla, 101.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Mirabilandia Beach' Savio, Ravenna, 122.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Venice
♥   Zoo 'Parco Faunistico Valcorba' Pozzonovo, Padova, 50.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Parco Faunistico Cappeller' Cartigliano, Vicenza, 58 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Parco Zoo Punta Verde' Lignano Sabbiadoro, Udine, 62.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Parco dei Pappagalli' Latisana, Udine, 64 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Parco Faunistico Al Bosco' Grezzana, Verona, 98.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Venice - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Venice, 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. Venice for families with children.
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