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Children in Venice

Children in Venice

Venice is an ideal holiday destination for all the family, especially because of the “magic,”  the safety, and the peaceful, relaxed atmosphere in the streets and alleys. It is a haven of fun and enjoyment for children. There are  lots of open-air spaces… gardens, fields, islands, beaches, playgrounds, even amusing places like museums, libraries, two planetariums,and a greenhouse to be discovered. The city is full of things to do and see! Discover the events, workshops, exhibitions organized for families,   held during your stay!

Museums and points of interests geared for kids

Come with us and visit  the museums and interesting sights that have activities, workshops and special itineraries for families. More info

Workshops and didactic activities

Nearing a children to art and making them appreciate museum visits, isn't easy.  In Venice from September to June, the following museums organize and hold activities and workshops for children. More info

Covered Areas

Is there bad weather?  Have you got or are you looking for some relaxation time and don't know how to keep you children occupied? Here are the names of some places for you.

Biblioteca Pedagogica "Lorenzo Bettini"  (Pedagogical library)
La Biennale di Venezia
Casa Macchietta at Querini Stampalia Foundation
L'Albero dei Desideri in the municipal area of Favaro Veneto

Going to Venice with children

Everyone knows that when you travel with children, it's best to get organized and collect information, and be 'armed' in advance, in order to avoid useless waiting time,  queues, and problems that may arise in a foreign city. Here are some useful suggestions and information to consider, while you are programming your holiday in our city.

What to pack?
What's the weather like today?
Public baths equipped with nursery/baby changing facilities
Mamma' Point

Famiglie a Venezia

Visit www.famiglieavenezia.it




We recommend…

  • Gran Teatro La Fenice

    Audioguided tour: an audioguide will illustrate the history of the Opera House and its reconstruction.


  • Ca' Foscari Tour

    A special guided tour of the most beautiful rooms of Ca'Foscari and Ca' Dolfin


  • Fulvio Roiter - Photographs 1948-2007

    "Casa dei Tre Oci" presents the first retrospective dedicated to the great Fulvio Roiter! Buy your ticket now!



    The Collection is one of the most important museums in Italy for 20th-century European and American art