A Guide To Family Friendly Tuscany Holidays

A travel guide to Tuscany when travelling with children

If you stay in a country villa in Tuscany with your children they will surely be happy to play in the large gardens, swim in the pool, discover the flowers, the trees and the animals found in the countryside.
But if you want to leave your holiday home, Tuscany offers many experiences that will make your family friendly holiday unforgettable. Below you will find some tips for spending a pleasant day with your children. Below you will find listed various things to do in and around Tuscany divided by theme - if you would like more information please do not hesitate to contact the Salogi Villas team and our experts will be happy to help you out!

Culture and education:

There are countless possibilities to tell the art and history that made Italy famous in the world while having fun. Many famous museums have now created a special ‘children’ tour - such as Uffizzi - but below is a list of places and museums tailored for children.
La casa di Leonardo da vinci (Vinci close by Pisa)
La spada nella Roccia (close by Grosseto ) 
Parco della preistoria in Cetona 
Mus.e Kids museum in Palazzo vecchio in Florence
Parco Archeologico di San Silvestro (Campiglia Marittima, Livorno)
Museo d’arte per bambini Santa Maria della Scala in Siena

To spend a day outdoors, we recommend parks, playgrounds, adventure parks


Il Parco di Pinocchio e la Valle delle Farfalle (Collodi, Pistoia)
Il Giardino dei Tarocchi (Capalbio, Grosseto)
Parco zoo di Poppi (Pratovecchio, Arezzo)


Il Giardino Volante (Pistoia) 
Cavallino Matto (Castagneto Carducci, Livorno)
Acquavillage (Cecina, Livorno and Follonica, Grosseto)

Adventure Parks

Il Saltalbero (Rapolano close by Siena)
Parco Avventura il Gigante  (Vaglia close by Florence)
Selva del Buffardello  (San Romano close by Lucca)
Il Tasso Scatenato (Scarlino close by Grosseto seaside)
Il Giardino Sospeso (Riparbella close by Pisa)
Geo-Archeo-Adventure Park Grotte di Equi (close by Massa)
Indiana Park Amiata (Castel del Piano  close by Grosseto)


Furthermore, Tuscany is rich in educational farms where children can meet animals and be a farmer for a day. A nice one is Manipura in Massarosa, close by Lucca, but many others are available. Ask a Salogi Villas team member for more family friendly Tuscany holiday suggestions.
An other great experience  is il Treno a vapore in Val d’Orcia, Siena. A tour with Historic  Steam Trains.

When booking a property or Italian Villa with Salogi Villas, our team will be happy to suggest some close by activities to help you create your dream family holiday in Tuscany. If you let us know your children's age, interests, as well as your time available, what is important to them, etc., we can point you in the right direction if you are looking for things to do in Tuscany and the surrounding areas. We look forward to assisting you!

If you are looking for the perfect family friendly holiday in Tuscany, and if you want to view our beautiful private villas available to rent, contact our experts via email: info@salogi.com today!

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