Family and Kids in Palermo

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Palermo? 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 Palermo, 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 Palermo.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Palermo for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Palazzo Dei Normanni

    Family and Kids

    Built in the 12th century by William II, this Norman castle is famed to be one of the most superlative Arab-Norman structures around the globe. Worth admiring for the visitors are the magnificent Mosaics, Roof done in wood which is designed and painted intricately, marble work and other remains of the Catalan times. Today, it stands as the regional parliament of Sicily.
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Palermo Cathedral

    Family and Kids

    This is an architectural complex dedicated to Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Palermo. The church was erected in early 12th century and has been restored, renovated and modified several times by several styles which makes it a versatile structure defined by various cultures. With the additions to the original structure of Walter Ophamil by world renowned artists like Ferdinando Fuga, Francesco Mi...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Monreale Norman Cathedral

    Family and Kids

    A classic Norman building in the province of Sicily, this place is famous for its golden Mosaics. Constructed in the 12th century as an extension to the royal complex of Palermo, Monreale Norman Cathedral is a grand display of art and culture of Palermo. Because of the diversity of the craftsmen included in the construction, the cathedral displays a blend of Sicilian and Byzantine art resulting...Read more
  4. Amazing Palermo attraction for kids
    Teatro Massimo

    Family and Kids

    If you want to explore the place where the final scene of the movie Godfather was shot, you have to visit Teatro Massimo. Dedicated to king Emanuel 2, this is the largest theatre in Italy and third largest in Europe. Renowned for its perfect acoustics, this theatre was constructed in late 19th century and is inspired by Sicilian architecture. The exterior is designed in neoclassical style incor...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Catacombs Of The Capuchins Or Catacombe Dei Cappuccini

    Family and Kids

    ‘Catacombs of the Capuchins’- the one of its kind museum of Mummies and has a strange but unique charm that makes it one of the most visited places in Palermo.  Initially only the monks were availed the facility to be preserved after death but later, it became a status symbol for the local lords and rich society to be preserved forever. With the hidden formula of Professor Alfr...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Palermo
    Santa Maria Dell'ammiraglio Or La Martorana

    Family and Kids

    Built in Romanesque style and dedicated to the Virgin Mary, this Chiesa della Martorana in Palermo dates from 1143 and is famed for its spectacular mosaics.  The official name for La Martorana is Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio which means St. Mary of the Admiral. The facade and the interiors have undergone several changes in past 10 centuries but the glorious mosaics have survived the test of...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Orto Botanico Di Palermo

    Botanical Garden

    Set up in 1875 on a design by architects Leon Du Fourny and Venanzio Marvuglia, it is one of the most significant botanical gardens in Europe for the richness and abundance of vegetable specimen coming from all over the world. This garden lies within the city of Palermo and has its beginning from the early 18the century. These gardens are a part of University of Palermo and with extensive enlar...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Oratorio Del Rosario Di Santa Cita  And Chiesa Di Santa Cita

    Family and Kids

    This Oratory is dedicated to Virgin of Rosary. It was constructed in 16th century to embark the gratitude for the Virgin’s help at the Battle of Lepanto fought against the Turks. The walls of the Oratory depict the famous battle and also various scenes from New Testament. The mother of pearl benches is also worth observing. The neighboring church of Santa Cita has some sculptures worth vi...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Palazzo Chiaramonte Steri

    Family and Kids

    Built in early 14th century, this was a home and fortress to Chiaromonte family. The place went under a renovation and second floor was added. The wooden ceiling has decorated beams has mythological stories and biblical episodes depicted in chivalric cycle. It is named as a medieval encyclopedia and was a palace belonging to Aragonese and Spanish. The ground floor was a Philippine prison with s...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Oratorio Del Rosario Di San Domenico

    Family and Kids

    Founded in the late 16th century is this Oratory of the Rosary of St. Dominic that flaunts itself in the colorful Vucciria. Various artists have left a legacy of their works in the construction of this structure and flashes Serpotta’s artistic flavor that enchants visitors for years. The extensive use of marble and polychrome and the themes that are displayed throughout are nothing but a ...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Palazzo Riso Or Museo D Arte Contemporanea Della Sicilia

    Educational Site

    The Palazzo Riso, or RISO, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea della Sicilia (RISO, Contemporary Art Museum of Sicily also known as Palazzo Belmonte Riso), is a regional contemporary art museum located in the ancient Corso Vittorio Emanuele, Palermo, Italy. This classic architectural piece was designed by architect Giuseppe Venanzio Marvuglia in the late 18th century. Belonging to the Prince of Be...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Lacanto Restaurant

    Family and Kids

    If you’re craving for some Italian delicacies, then Lacanto Restaurant in Palermo is where you should go. The restaurant has a traditional setting. An elegant room with limited seating, this restaurant has an extensive menu which would spoil you for choice. The staff here is friendly and willing to help you out with the menu, if you are confused what to order. The quantity of food served ...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Palazzo Abatellis

    Family and Kids

    This classic square is an example of gothic architectural style combined with the Catalan style. It was the residence of Francesco Abatellis (or Patella), port master of the Kingdom of Sicily. After the death of him and his family, it was converted into a female monastery. With several modifications to make it apt, a church and later a chapel were built. The front part was used as parlatory, wh...Read more