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

Locarno is a great place for an active family vacation. The city has many attractions and interesting entertainment centers. Its main attraction is the ancient castle Visconti – an amazing fortress that will be interesting to visit even for kids. This fortress was built more than a thousand years ago. Over the years of its existence, the caste has been rebuilt many times and its appearance changed. Today, an interesting museum is operational in the fortress. Among its exhibits are antique furniture, old photographs, and artworks. This historical building occupies a vast territory. Visitors will have the opportunity to stroll along the quiet inner courtyards of the ancient fortress and look into the most hidden corners.
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Locarno will be a real find for fans of active entertainment. In the city, there is a first-class adventure park “Gordola”. This park is located on the territory of a beautiful forest and offers guests dozens of extreme attractions. It is a big rope town where you can find rope and wooden bridges among the trees, bungee jumping, and other unusual breathtaking attractions. In this wonderful park, recreation areas with benches, picnic areas, and playgrounds for the little ones are available. Near the park, there are several interesting natural attractions which many tourists visit as part of a sightseeing tour.
Fans of fast driving should definitely visit the carting center “Kart Longhi”. This outdoor center is very popular among tourists with teenagers. It is well-equipped and will appeal to both beginners and professionals who enjoy this type of entertainment. The center employs a staff of professional instructors who help make family vacations unforgettable. Copyright
Those who like to relax in picturesque places will definitely enjoy the park “Minigolf Bosco Isolino”. This is a very large and beautiful park which sinks in an abundance of flowers and greens in the warm season. The main features of the park are mini-golf courses located on its territory. This will appeal to both children and adults. During the warm season, interesting entertaining activities, master classes, as well as sports competitions in golf, are regularly conducted in the park for children.
Madonna del Sasso, Locarno, Ticino For those who are most fond of water activities, it is worth visiting the complex “Lido Locarno” during summer. This wonderful recreation center is located on the lake shore. It offers its guests luxurious swimming pools with slides, spacious green terraces for sunbathing, a cozy café, and plenty of free space for active games and entertainment. There is also a large indoor pool in the center which you can visit at any time of the year.
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A unique sight of Locarno which enjoys deserved popularity among tourists with children is the reserve Falconeria Locarno. The main inhabitants of this reserve are falcons – one of the most powerful birds of prey in the world. Visitors to the center will be able to see rare species of owls and watch how staffs train the birds so that they can later hunt with individuals. Visitors are permitted to pat and even hold some friendly inhabitants of the center. Children will be delighted to visit this amazing natural reserve. The facilities in Locarno are excellent for active recreation for the whole family. It will be interesting to visit this resort at any time of the year.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Locarno and surroundings

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Amusement parks near Locarno
♥   Amusement park 'Volandia' Somma Lombardo, 60.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Safari Park' Pombia, 60.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Greenland' Limbiate, 68.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Minitalia' Capriate San Gervasio, 85.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Minigolf Adventure' Milano, 85.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Locarno
♥   Water park 'Gardaland waterpark' Milano, 80.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Ondaland' Vicolungo, Novara, 82 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Alpamare' Freienbach, 114.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'River Park' Rivergaro, 152.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Locarno and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Civic Aquarium of Milan' , 82.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Locarno
♥   Zoo 'Parco della Villa Pallavicino' Stresa, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, 37.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Parco Faunistico La Torbiera' Agrate Conturbia, Novara, 57.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Safari Park Pombia' Pombia, Novara, 60.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Faunistic Park Le Cornelle' Valrembo, Bergamo, 80 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Tierpark Goldau' Goldau, 99.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Locarno

Borromeo Palace

From the series “The Most Wonderful Castles and Palaces”
The design of the surrounding territory was done just as carefully as building the palace. In addition to the building, there were some excellent views and terraces from which you can enjoy the panorama of Lake Magiore. The adjoining territory is adorned with the exotic plants that were made for the garden of England. Among the luxuriant undergrowths of the rare trees and flowers you can see many beautiful sculptures and fountains. One of the most important modern peculiarities of the castle park complex are the rare white peacocks. … Read further

Verzasca Dam

From the series “Thrilling Points for Bungee Jumping”
According to the script, James Bond has jumped during the pursuit of this dam. Thousands of people from all over the world wanted to repeat his heroic deed. The attraction is not only accessible during the day, but also at night. At dawn the jump becomes a bit more expensive. In order to enjoy the unforgettable entertainment, you have to go through the medical examination, book the time of the jump and pay the jump price to one of the organizing companies. … Read further
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Interesting places to visit with children around Locarno

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Locarno - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Locarno, 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. Locarno for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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