Ideas for a day with your family and kids
This last period has reminded us of how precious it is to spend time with our family. We remembered how great the desire is to be with our loved ones and perhaps experiencing unique experiences. Our cities offer a wide range of experiences to live and attractions to visit as a family.
But what to do all together? Find out with us!
Turin, Milan, Florence, and Rome are family-friendly cities and offer multiple proposals for unique activities and experiences that you can share with your children.
Here are some fun and interesting ideas to give us the opportunity to dedicate our free time to those we love most!
1. DISCOVERING THE LIFE OF ANCIENT EGYPT IN TURIN
One of the most important museums in the world is located in Turin: we are talking about the Egyptian Museum of Turin.
Together with the one in Cairo, it is one of the most complete museums with regard to ancient Egypt. This is the oldest museum dedicated to this ancient and wonderful civilization, indeed.
Inside you can find ancient tombs of pharaohs, mummies that will make you dream, jewels and objects of everyday life that will make you jump into the past imagining the life of those times.
You can get lost among the statues and hieroglyphs and discover many details about the people who built the famous Pyramids that we can still admire today.
It is a fascinating and unique museum, which leaves the little ones speechless, but which also makes the older ones fall in love. We recommend a guided experience to be able to appreciate all the details and curiosities kept in this wonderful museum.
2. EXPLORE THE HISTORY OF CINEMA IN TURIN
Have you ever wondered what the symbolic place of Turin welcomed? We will reveal it to you!
In this place, the symbol of the city, known as Mole Antonelliana, a particular “museum” comes to life: the National Cinema Museum.
Interactive scenarios, fun stories, and games come to life throughout the entire museum itinerary. It is a museum that will leave everyone speechless and will make you passionate. You can discover small stories and anecdotes of cinema that you might not know.
A special experience, which goes from the chaise longue where you can relax and watch a movie to the passage inside a refrigerator!
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3. DISCOVERING THE SECRETS OF THE SFORZESCO CASTLE OF MILAN
The Sforza Castle in Milan is a pleasant and particular place. Furthermore, you can spend an entire time inside it, getting lost in the wonderful museums it houses. You can stroll through its courtyards, visit the wonderful rooms of the Museum of Ancient Art and the Museum of Musical Instruments. In addition, you can reach the Museum of the Rondanini Pietà where you can admire Michelangelo’s magnificent Pietà Rondanini.
You can also imagine what it meant to live in Milan in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Certainly, the Castle is a real testimony of ancient times, with its towers, crenellations and the works of great artists (Mantegna, Leonardo and Michelangelo are just three of the many great artists who worked here) will make you retrace the ancient periods .
For children, the guided tour of Sforza Castle is truly a special experience, which they can share with their friends and which they will keep in their memories for a long time: we can say that it is a very fun lesson for them.
4. DIVING ON BOARD THE TOTI IN THE CENTER OF MILAN
Have you ever boarded a submarine? Do you know that in the heart of Milan you can admire one? Have you ever seen the world through a periscope?
Whether your answer is Yes or No, today you have the chance to have this unique experience with your children, aboard the Toti, “anchored” at the Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology in Milan.
In other words, aAmong educational paths, machines to try and workshops, the Enrico Toti submarine awaits you to show you the engine room, the launch and maneuvering chambers and the famous sonar.
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5. LEARN HOW TO COOK ITALIAN IN FLORENCE
In the heart of Florence, there is the opportunity to spend a fantastic afternoon with the family having fun and learning how to cook.
With our chefs, you can discover traditional Italian recipes, having fun with your hands in the dough and experimenting with cooking techniques that will make you expert chefs.
Moreover, you can experience the thrill of cooking in a professional kitchen, experiencing an intimate experience that you can replicate at home indefinitely.
Our Family Cooking Class will give you the opportunity to spend time with your family, happy and relaxed. Cooking is an activity that unites, relaxes and excites at the same time.
Don’t miss this one of a kind experience!
6. WALKING FREE IN THE BOBOLI GARDEN
Perhaps not everyone knows that, in the heart of Florence, there is a wonderful and fairytale-like garden, almost enchanted.
This is the Boboli Gardens, annexed to the Pitti Palace. It was the Medici garden with the classic Italian garden model that became an example for many European courts: today it houses statues, pieces of art, water features and plants that will leave you amazed.
For a day with the family and outdoors, while staying in the city, it is one of the best places to spend time: with the help of one of our expert guides, you can let your little ones discover Florentine history, exploring the gardens of the great Medici family.
Are you curious to discover this enchanted place? Don’t hesitate to contact us!
7. IMAGINE BEING ANCIENT GLADIATORS IN ROME
Rome offers a thousand ideas to spend a day with the family, but nothing compares to a visit to the Colosseum and the Imperial Forums with adults and children.
It is estimated that the Flavian amphitheater could contain from 50 to 80 thousand people and was covered with white and candid marble. Inside, events of all kinds took place: gladiator fights, fights with wild beasts and much more.
This place makes the little ones dream and lets the imagination of the older ones gallop: you will find yourself transported to another era, where patricians and plebeians could enjoy unique shows in the world.
Enjoying a day with the family and a guided experience of this wonderful place, walking on the Colosseum’s stands and then getting lost with your guide inside the Imperial Forums is an experience that will leave vivid and indelible memories.
8. PUT YOUR HANDS IN PASTA IN THE ETERNAL CITY
A family cooking class is one of the most fun experiences you can have.
Doing it in the heart of Rome, with a professional chef, is invaluable both for us adults and for our children.
You can spend three hours in joy, putting your hands in the dough and creating delicious dishes. Our chefs will follow you step by step, teaching you every trick and step to create a good dish and at the same time your little chefs will have a lot of fun getting their hands dirty.
In addition to staying in your mind a beautiful memory, you can also take the description of the recipes home with you, so you can then replicate them with your children comfortably at home!