Italy

ITALY - Living la vita bella

Italians love children. And your bambini will love Italy. 

With an efficient nationwide train network and a gelateria on ever corner, it's an easy country to explore with kids in tow. There's ancient ruins to discover, narrow laneways to get lost in, and as much pizza and pasta as your heart desires. 

Best Things To Do With Kids In The Lake Como Area – Playground In Como

Beyond a beautiful stone archway in the heart of Como's Centro Storico lies this little playground (parco giochi). It's a...

Best Things To Do With Kids In Cinque Terre – Beaches In Monterosso

If you're travelling to Cinque Terre with kids, Monterosso is our pick for the best place to stay. Its long,...

Where To Stay in Cinque Terre With Kids

Five villages, each one as charming as the next. So which village of the Cinque Terre is the best to...

Best Things To Do With Kids In Florence – Lungarno di Santa Rosa Playground

This modern playground on the south bank of the Arno is our favourite place to play in Florence, and has...

Best Things To Do With Kids In Lake Como – Chicco Village Grandate

Just 17 minutes drive from Como, Chicco Village is a wonderful and whimsical place to while away an afternoon. Chicco...

How Not To Travel Light In Venice

We arrived in Venice on a clammy midsummer's afternoon with 2 suitcases, 2 backpacks, 2 car seats, a double stroller,...

Best Things To Do With Kids In Venice – Giardino Papadopoli Playground

Giardino Papadopoli, the Venetian garden with the Greek name, is situated on the Grand Canal, next to the Piazzale Roma....

Best Things To Do With Kids In Florence – Mercato Centrale (Central Market)

Part food court and part cultural centre, the top floor of the Mercato Centrale in Florence is a food lover's...

Best Things To Do With Kids In Florence – The Best Toy Stores In Florence

Best Things To Do With Kids In Florence – The Best Toy Stores In Florence

In Florence, the Cradle of the Renaissance, Museum Fatigue can strike without warning. Symptoms may include: tantrums at the Uffizi...

Best Things To Do With Kids In Florence – Piazza Massimo D’Azeglio Playground

The tranquil and leafy Piazza D'Azeglio used to be a gated private garden for the surrounding 18th and 19th century...