Family and Kids in Catania

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Catania? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Catania, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Catania.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Catania for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Mount Etna

    Educational Site

    Mount Etna is an active volcano which is currently the tallest in Europe, standing high at 3,329 meters. It is also one of the most active volcanoes in the world. The volcano is spread over an area of 1,190 sq km, with a circumference of 140km at the base. It was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in June 2013. It has also been declared as a Decade Volcano by the United Nations. A...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Giardino Bellini

    Garden, Park

    Giardino Bellini is the oldest garden in the city. There are portions of the garden that can be traced back to the eighteenth century. The present-day garden, however, was inaugurated in January 1883, covering an area of 72,000 sq m. It was shut down to the public in 2006 for construction purposes before being reopened again in September 2010. The garden has two symmetrical hills, with special ...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Aci Castello

    Educational Site

    This historic locality was established around the Norman Castle, built in 1076 by the Normans. It is situated on the coastline of the city, with an amazing view of the wide ocean. In 1169, the town started expanding following an eruption of the nearby Mount Etna. Today, this 8 sq km wide town is a popular tourist destination owing to its historic relevance and scenic surroundings.
  4. Amazing Catania attraction for kids
    Parco Archeologico Greco Romano Di Catania

    Educational Site

    This attraction is an archeological site and museum built in 2010. The place is bestowed with the responsibility of researching, maintaining, enhancing and determining the use of other historical monuments. It also protects and preserves thousands of ancient artifacts and relics dating to the 16th century. The museum consists of a small interior shop which sells museum guides and information bo...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Orto Botanico

    Garden, Park, Botanical Garden

    Orto Botanico is a garden which was built in 1858. Stretched over an area of 16,000 sq m, it is owned by the University of Catania and is home to many exotic and unique plants and flowers. In 1865, it was increased in size to include the plantation of some exquisite Sicilian spices as well. It consists of two divisions, namely the Hortus Generalis and the Hortus Siculus. The garden also has gre...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Catania
    Inaf Catania Astrophysical Observatory


    INAF Catania Astrophysical Observatory is one of the twelve INAF planetariums. It is known for the researches and studies that is carried out in the fields of astronomy, astrophysics and geology. Owing to its location, it can also keep an active track of the solar and volcanic activity of the region. Seminars and lectures are often conducted here for schools and colleges. Monthly discussions be...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Museo Del Giocattolo

    Children Museum

    Museo del Giocattolo is the only dolls’ museum in the city. Established in 1998, it portrays different kinds of toys used in different periods of time. It consists of toys made of wood, tin and many other materials. Trains, dolls and small vintage toy cars constitute most of the museum. The museum is a wonderland for children as well as adults, as they get to relive their childhood by see...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Stabilimento Balneare Le Capannine


    Stabilimento Balneare Le Capannine is a beachside resort and nightclub. It is known for its wonderful nightlife. After the sun sets, the place lights up with great music, drinks and food, and people can dance and sing karaoke songs all night long. The overall friendly nature of the staff provides a nice experience to people. During the day, it is deemed suitable for children too with all the ex...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Anfiteatro Romano

    Family and Kids

    The Anfiteatro Romano or the Roman Amphitheatre of Catania is an archaeological ruin located the heart of the city. Built during the 300, the Anfiteatro Romano is now in a sunken state with a little section visible from the Piazza Sresicoro. The ruins are part of the Greco Roman Archaeological Park in Catania. An ironwork gate will give you access to the amphitheatre which was decorated with th...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Lungomare Di Ognina


    Lungomare di Ognina is a beachside promenade in Ognina. The place is famous for its signature beach which is known to consist of black sand, thus earning it the nickname “black beach”. In the outer part of the promenade, there is a small village called San Giovanni Li Cuti which is very popular among tourists. The promenade has a number of hotels and lodges located along its stretch...Read more