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

Salina Island is a perfect place, where you can spend holidays with children. The island was inhabited in the Bronze Age. There is a great number of ancient monuments. Wonderful streets and virgin nature attract tourists every year. Active and curious children, who are not dependent on computers and different gadgets will definitely love the island. You won’t find here any water parks or huge amusement parks. There are only small playgrounds at the biggest hotels. However, your children won’t be bored on Salina. Italians love children. If you come to a cafe or shopping mall, the staff will always help you with the children.
Salina citizens have a relaxed way of life. Italians don’t like to hurry and they prefer to make the most of life. But small islands are filled with a peaceful atmosphere. Mealtime has … Open
It may seem that Salina is an island for small children, not for teenagers. But that is not true. For example, you can climb Monte Fossa delle Felci volcano with your elder child. Its height is 968 meters above the sea and it is the highest point of the island. If you want to enjoy a magnificent view on Salina and nearby islands, be sure to visit this place. Monte dei Porri is not so high, but here is a wonderful view too.
Young botanists will definitely like the land around «sleeping giants». The volcanic lava of Monte dei Porri and Monte Fossa delle Felci is very fertile, so there are a lot of various plants on the slopes. However, children of all ages will enjoy walking on the island because its pristine nature is amazing. Kilometers of footpaths link Santa Marino, which is the capital of Salina, with some villages and all the attractions of the island. Copyright
Salina will be an ideal place for those, who enjoy walking. Here are not so many people, so you can walk here for hours and stay alone with wonderful flora and fauna. Tourists can choose … Open
Be sure to visit the local national park and see Lingua, a salty lake. This natural object will interest those, who know the basics of chemistry and biology. By the way, it was the lake that gave the island its modern name, which is linked with the Latin name of salt. So, visit Lingua and introduce your child to the history of the island. Young historians and curious children will be amazed by the ruins of ancient Roman villas on the slopes of Monte Fossa delle Felci.
Those, who are keen on water sports should visit Salina. There are various secluded beaches, where you can enjoy swimming. If you are fond of snorkelling, diving and water skiing-you will definitely have a great time on the island. Don’t miss the chance to go on a cruise around the island with your child. Astonishing views, the spirit of adventures and the opportunity to discover new lands won’t leave you indifferent. If desired, you can visit nearby Lipari, Panareo or Vulcano islands.
Among the indisputable advantages of this picturesque island its first-class hotels should be mentioned. One of the most popular and interesting venues is Ariana hotel. It occupies a … Open
Take your child and visit Madonna del Terzito church. It was built in the 17th century on the foundation of a cult ancient building. Be sure to walk along charming streets of Santa Marino, just to explore the Italian culture. Furthermore, you can visit the Ethno-Anthropological Museum of Salina, your child will be happy to know about the traditions and customs of the local residents. Explore caper plantations, vineyards and old farms around the capital. In short, feel the spirit of the wonderful Italian island.
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Things to visit with your kids in Italy

Italy will be an ideal place for a vacation with children as locals adore them. The conditions for a comfortable stay with kids are not only in hotels, but also in all restaurants, shopping centers, cafeterias or cinemas. Italy is the country with the richest history in the world, and therefore its small guests will find it incredibly useful and interesting to visit its sights and museums. In the Vatican, one can see unique Egyptian artifacts and ancient mummies, and in Rome walk through the Roman Forum, where thousands of years ago the fate of the inhabitants of the Roman Empire was decided. In Italy, there are numerous amusement parks and aqua parks, where you can spend an unforgettable time with the whole family. … Open
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Interesting places to visit with children around Salina Island

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