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

Mestre - a wonderful town with its charm - is a great place for spending joint leisure with the whole family. Activities that would of interest to every member of the family include sightseeing (historical, cultural, architectural), visiting entertainment centers, and walking along the beautiful promenades and parks, which is definitely a must-have. And if you wish, you can even go to the City of Canals - Venice is very close by.
Mestre is a charming small town in northern Italy. Venice is located very close to Mestre. Both cities are connected with a big railroad bridge named the Liberty Bridge. The town’s … Open
Children from 2 to 6 years old will appreciate Salta Salta, an entertainment center where they can enjoy such activities as climbing structures and inflatable castles, sliding, playing with dolls. It's a good place to arrange a birthday party for children of this age category - be sure that it will be remembered for a long time. On-site there is a nice bar with great food. Older children will be happy to visit Paintball Mestre with their parents. Here, the whole family can enjoy the game, thereby increasing the trust between its members.
Mestre has some great facilities where one can enjoy plenty of swimming. For example, Nuoto Venezia striking with its cleanliness and neatness. The pool itself is not very big, the center is mainly aimed at small families. Apart from swimming, the center provides Pilates and fitness opportunities. Another complex with a swimming pool is called Piscina Serenissima Nuoto. Here the pool is slightly larger and deeper than in the previous one, which means it is perfect for older children and adults. Copyright
Mestre is known not only for upscale gastronomy establishments but for small family owned restaurants and cafes which serve excellent dishes of ethnic cuisine. Walking through the Piazza … Open
Polisportiva Terraglio is another wonderful center ideal for visiting with kids in Mestre. The smallest kids who are not yet 2 years old will find things to do - a special pool is equipped especially for them. Therapeutic pools are available for visitors too. If the above centers do not seem to be enough, it's worth checking out La Grotta, which is only open in summer, as this is an outdoor complex. The pool area is clean, well maintained, and nicely decorated.
A trip to Mestre will be remembered by little tourists for a long time if you go for a walk in Parco Piraghetto. Especially if the walk takes place in summer - after all, here you can hide in the shade of trees. There is no better place for a picnic (well, you can also visit a bar on-site). In the same park, you can find a wonderful playground and a beautiful pond inhabited by turtles. Every child would be happy to make friends with them. The playground provides a variety of attractions for kids such as swings, slides, obstacles. The park often hosts amusing events so there is a great chance to get to one of them.
Mestre participates actively in virtually all events taking place in the Veneto region. Besides the famous Venice Carnival, its guests can attend the interesting religious festival La Sensa … Open
Another fun park called Bosco dell'Osellino is perfect for hiking or cycling. The place seems to be completely flooded with greenery. Many people come here to hide from the heat in summer. However, the same can be done in Parco Alfredo Albanese. The park is quite large, with lots of benches and playgrounds so adults can relax a bit watching the kids while they are playing. The park also has tennis and basketball courts, as well as a sports complex with two pools (an indoor and an outdoor one, available only in the summer season).
We can't fail to mention something that all kids love so much. Of course, this is about sweets, and they are worthy of trying while in Mestre. it's worth visiting such places as Gelateria Chocolat, Gelateria la Sosta, Gelateria Al Parco (as the name implies, they serve the best ice cream in Mestre, and there is plenty to choose from). The best pancakes are cooked at SM Santi Creperia, and the best ice cream cakes can be tasted at Mivé Gelateria. It is worth mentioning one more cafe - Pasticceria Ingli known for its delicious pastries.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Mestre and surroundings

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Amusement parks near Mestre
♥   Amusement park 'Playplace' Verona, 97.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Mirabilandia' Ravenna, 128.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Kärntner Erlebnispark' Hermagor, 156.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Mestre
♥   Water park 'Aqualandia' Jesolo, Venezia, 28.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Mirabilandia Beach' Savio, Ravenna, 128.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Mestre
♥   Zoo 'Parco Faunistico Cappeller' Cartigliano, Vicenza, 49.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Parco Faunistico Valcorba' Pozzonovo, Padova, 49.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Parco Zoo Punta Verde' Lignano Sabbiadoro, Udine, 66.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Parco dei Pappagalli' Latisana, Udine, 66.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Parco Faunistico Al Bosco' Grezzana, Verona, 91.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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