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

The Aegadian Archipelago includes 3 large islands- Levanzo, Favignana, Marettimo and several small uninhabited lands. You won’t find large amusement parks or entertainment centres for children here but every child will fully enjoy holidays on the archipelago. You should remember that your child will love this place as much as you do. There are many ways to entertain your children who are ready to forget about devices and fully immerse into the exploration of natural and historical attractions of an island.
Tourists who used to spend time at busy and well organized beaches would find the coast of Favignana just perfect. Here, in a short distance from the capital there is the most popular beach … Open
Italians love and indulge children. Inhabitants of the Aegadian Islands are no exception. So if you come to a restaurant or a shop, the staff will definitely help you to entertain your child. You can come to any of the hotels and stay here even with the smallest children. Erudite children and those who are interested in history will love to come here. The archipelago was inhabited in the Neolithic era and it was a homeland for people of different cultures. Later, in 244 year BC, it became a battlefield of a bloody naval battle between the troops of Rome and Carthage.
Active children who can swim all day, do sports and admire local attractions won’t be bored here. The main island of the archipelago is le Isole di Favignana. Shallow Toro Beach is famous for its reach underwater world. This place is perfect for snorkelling and diving. However, you can enjoy diving on all of the beaches except Cala Faraglioni beach. Be sure to show Cala Rosa beach to your child. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Sicily. It is easy to find the beach. There are many signs on the roads which will help you to find this famous place. Crystal clear water, limestone rocks which protect from the wind and a small number of people make this beach an ideal place for your holidays. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
A true leader in the number of hotels is the busy island of Favignana, there you can find a place to accommodate for every taste. Not far from the central square of the capital there is the … Open
Praia is a sandy beach situated near the town centre in front of the harbour. It is always crowded with people, so your child can meet new friends here and practice his language skills. You can rent a boat near Cala Rotonda and explore local grottos. The beaches of Marettimo Island are famous not only by their beauty but also for mysterious grottos. Scientists believe that ancient people used the grottos for their purposes. Moreover, there are many ruins of peculiar prehistorical buildings.
Levanzo Levanzo will amaze young speleologists because of the whole system of caves and tunnels that permeate most of the island. However, you can dive on nice clean beaches here or climb Pizzo dei Monaco hill which is 278 meters high. It provides amazing views of the island. Teenagers will definitely make a couple of selfies here. Monte Santa Caterina on Favignana provides even more picturesque views. Despite its 314 meters height, even small children can reach its peak. Be sure to show the Castle of Santa Caterina on the top of the Mount. It is one of the main landmarks of the island. The tower was built in the 9th century and later it became a fortress. The construction was rebuilt in the 15th century and now it is a well preserved building.
Egadi archipelago consists of three major islands - Levanzo, Favignana and Marettimo - as well as several beautiful uninhabited islands, which are also available to visit. Egadi Islands are … Open
You can take your child to the tuna reprocessing factory on Favignana built by Florio family in the 17th century. The factory had innovative and modern equipment for those times. The factory itself is a popular tourist attraction on Favignana. There are many mechanisms of the past times. Furthermore, different exhibitions are held in the building of the factory. There are also several windmills, a factory of salt production and ruins of Roman fortifications close to Marettimo. Though, you can not only explore historical sites here. Take your child to the place of the second Punic war and enjoy diving here. Admire the stunning views of Le isole di Favignana on a joint bike ride. Introduce your child to sea kayaking or let him try waterskiing and windsurfing. Take a child to sea fishing or go to one of the uninhabited island for a couple of days.
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Zoos and gardens in/near Aegadian Islands
♥   Zoo 'Bioparco di Sicilia' Carini, Palermo, 88.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Parco Ornitologico Villa d Orleans' Palermo, 102.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Things to visit with your kids in Italy

Not far from Rome is another unique place for children's entertainment - aqua park Zoomarine. The park covers an area of more than 30 hectares. On its territory there are not only water slides, but also theme shows with aquatic animals. It is divided into several thematic zones: an island of dolphins, a forest of parrots, a glade of birds of prey, and a bay of pinnipeds. Another fascinating aqua park is in Veneto and it unites the park "Movieland Park" and the aqua park "Caneva". "Movieland Park" is dedicated to cinema, in which guests can feel themselves as heroes of adventure films with the help of realistic scenery and spectacular rides. The water park "Caneva" invites guests to relax on the real white sand, visit the "pirate lagoon" or go down on one of the many attractions. … Open
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Interesting places to visit with children around Aegadian Islands

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