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Umbria and Tuscany with kids

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Written by Alina

 

Umbria and Tuscany with kids, is one of the best holiday you can have in Italy. Come and stay with us in Umbria Tuscany to experience the best of Italy. Not only a romantic country escape but safe places where children’s can play.

Here at Fontanaro Organic Olive estate and Vacations villas we are a very kid friendly. There is so much to see and to do with children in the areas surrounding Fontanaro.

Exceptional views, families activities, gourmants food and much more!

Here is a list of ideas to do as a family have fun!

1) Horse riding with Tanja at Natura and Cavallo in Paciano. Kids camps,and  classes, or just enjoying one hour of horseback  riding around the hills.  www.naturaecavallo.it  ASK OF TANJA  cell. 00 329 7724783.

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2) Tennis class in Paciano with a certified instructor  – Info 0039 – 347 3813994

3) Lamborghini Golf club in Panicarola – Tel 0039 075 837582 – Special deals for il Fontanro’s guests.

4) Sailing in Lake Trasimeno –   Dinghy 12’ class

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At: Club Velico Castiglionese
Via Brigata Garibaldi 49
06061 Castiglione del Lago PG
  – Tel  : 0039 075 953035 –   WWW.CVCASTIGLIONESE.IT

 

5) BIKING AROUND THE LAKE  Rent a bike in Castiglion del Lago:  www.ciclivalentini.it  Castiglion del Lago  – Via Firenze, 68/B – Castiglione del Lago – Tel: +39 075 951663

6) VISIT LA CITTA’ DELLA DOMENICA, THE AMUSEMENT PARK IN PERUGIA –  – 
CITTA’ DELLA DOMENICA  is immersed in nature, and full of games and attractions for children of all ages and for adults too

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Special discount for our guests, please ask info@fontanaro.it

http://www.cittadelladomenica.it/

7) Visit Rapolano Adventure Park. A natural and unspoilt environment to spend a day outdoors, cheerfully engaging in fun and thrilling activities, suspended amongst the trees. 

The exciting acrobatic courses will make you rediscover the forest from a new perspective by practising balance, agility, and courage in complete safety. http://www.saltalbero.it/en/index.php

8) Visit the Chocolate factory “CASA DEL CIOCCOLATO” in Perugia. CNN named the Casa del Cioccolato one of the top five destinations for chocolate lovers and The New York Times listed Casa del Cioccolato as must see for anyone visiting Perugia. – Open year round, Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 1 PM and from 2 PM to 5.30 PM; Open on Saturdays except during January, February, June and September.

One hour museum tour includes a taste of our most popular chocolates.

Visitors can see production in the factory (according to production schedule). – See more at: http://www.perugina.com/casa_del_cioccolato.php#sthash.yWCEDKPQ.dpuf

To reserve call: 011 39 0245467655

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WITH THE OCCASION SEE ALSO THE CHOCOLATE SCHOOL OF PERUGINA

https://www.perugina.it/it/casa-perugina/corsi-e-calendario

9) Visit the Lake Islands. Discover the history, culture, fine cuisine, guided tours, boat tours and sports you can enjoy at Lake Trasimeno

http://www.lagotrasimeno.co.uk/pg.itinerari.tipologia.php?lang=en

10) Vist le Marmore Falls.

The Marmore Falls, extolled through  the centuries for its beauty, appears like a roaming water column distributed on three drops. The scenery presented to the visitor’s eyes is the work of men made centuries ago from the Roman Period.

It’s history began in 271BC when the Roman consul, Curio Dentato, made a reclaimed work in the plain of Rieti, realizing a canal of beyond two kilometers up the cliff of Marmore.

Try not to miss a visit to the “The lover’s balcony” to enjoy the best views of thr falls. Info:  tel. +39 0744 62982

http://www.marmorefalls.it/indexen_GB.php?module=loadContenuto&nome=393

 

12) Visit the Foresta Fossile – The Dunarobba fossil forest

The Fossil Forest Dunarobba came to light in the late 70s, in a clay pit for the manufacturing of bricks for the building.

The remains of about fifty trunks of giant conifers currently visible are exceptional and rare example of some plant species that characterized this sector of the Italian peninsula during the time between 2 and 3 million years ago, in the geological period known as Pliocene.

Centro di Paleontologia Vegetale della Foresta Fossile di Dunarobba
Voc. Pennicchia, 46 – 05020 Dunarobba – Avigliano Umbro (TR)
Tel./Fax. 0744.940348 – email: forestafossile@kairos.tr.it – info@kairos.tr.it

http://www.forestafossile.it/

 

11)    KIDS ACQUATIC PARK  –  Tavernelle –  www.azzurrapiscine.it

Just 9,8 km from the village of Pacian.  Kids can enjoy the slides and swimming pool without crowdie during the week. (On Sunday there will be more locals, which is a great way fir children to make friends !). Patios areas for families and a little bar. More info at http://www.tavernelle.azzurrapiscine.it/

Next opening 6th of June 2015

12) The ACTIVO PARK – It is an amusement park completely surrounded by nature. It is located in the charming medieval village of SCHEGGINO, 12 and 28 km from Spoleto to Terni, in the south-eastern.

The Park, occupies about 25 hectares, of which 7 are fenced and equipped for activities and games and accessible by ticket only, and the remaining free access but equipped with hiking trails for hiking and mountain biking.

Activo Park is a strong attraction for all those who love the life in contact with nature, sports, and educational activities outdoors,.

WHERE: Strada Valcasana, Scheggino (PG) – Umbria ITALY – TEL. +39.0743.618005 ot  0039 075.9696066 – fax 1782092828  info@activopark.com

 

 

 

 

 

About the author

Alina

I'm a professional Wine and Olive Oil Sommelier and Chef expert.
I'm from Rome, but my life Today is at Fontanaro, Paciano, Italy.
I'm 38 years old, I love organic food and wines.
I promote the country slow living here and I love to share my passions for the Tuscan and Umbrian heritage with my guests.

... I have two chocolate labrador retriver named Ettore and Bacco!