There are many amusement parks where you can spend the day with your children for a break from the sea or for an exciting new experience.
Here you can find suspension bridges on trees as well as ziplines, for a fun outing surrounded by nature. And when hunger strikes, you can use the picnic tables and barbecue available on site.
For those who prefer a restaurant, there is the Osteria del Cinghiale.
Parco Acquatico Acqua Village
You’ll feel like you are in Hawaii, surrounded by small and big slides and palms to cool off. Waterfalls, rafting, surfing waves, water games, and a children’s pool: fun is guaranteed for the entire family! At the Aloha Drink&Food and Aloha Grill you can take a break and enjoy a delicious meal.
Parco Divertimenti Cavallino Matto
The park is divided into two main section, one for the younger children with a playground, canoes, and a makeup station. The other one is for adrenaline-seekers, with attractions like Freestyle, the Shocking tower and the Yukatan, but don’t worry there are less scary attractions, like Topozzorro, target shooting, and the Pirates Bay. Take a break from the excitement at one of the many themed restaurants.
Parco Faunistico Gallorose
Over a 100 animal species can be found here: kangaroos, lemurs, camels, eagles, and also some typical Tuscan farm animals, such as the Pisa cow and the Amiata donkey. Wear comfortable shoes since to visit the whole park you’ll have to walk for 3 km. Halfway through the route, you’ll find the restaurant, where you can stop for lunch. The other half also houses a small museum about the history of agriculture in the 1950s, with photographs and working machinery of that time.
Aquario di Livorno
For those who love the marine world and beyond there is the Livorno Aquarium with turtles, colorful fish, stingrays, jellyfish but also insects, reptiles and amphibians. A great family outing! The Aquarium is divided into 3 sectors:
Ground floor: aquatic path through the different tanks where various marine environments are recreated, a touch tank and two tanks with beautiful jellyfish dedicated to the theme of plastic pollution.
First floor: a reptile house which is home to reptiles but also insects and amphibians, from the chameleon to the frog and the stick insect.
Greco-Roman archaeological marine area: a large tank with a reproduction of a Roman shipwreck.
A final stop at the panoramic terrace to admire the view of Livorno’s waterfront is a must.