A holiday for everyone: an experience that teaches, amuses, satisfies.
When travelling with children, it is important that every member of the family, even the smallest ones, feels satisfied and that there are moments of fun especially for one and all. Este and its surroundings offer opportunities that certainly make everyone happy by combining fun, the joy of discovery and healthy physical activity.
Here are some useful points of interests to consider if you are travelling with the family.
Carrarese Castle and its towers
Evocative and full of history, its most antique part dates back to the period of the great invasions: its towers and its mysterious recesses, as well as its view giving a full panorama of the Euganean Hills will delight the whole family.
The public gardens with playground of the Carrarese Castle
A splendid Italian garden, a large, well-equipped playground and a green area open to all make it the ideal place to relax and have fun with the family.
National Museum Atestino
To learn new things and at the same time to be engaged by the past, this museum of national importance hosts an exceptional collection of artefacts dating back to prehistoric times and the Roman era.
Torre Civica di Porta Vecchia (Civic Tower)
The Civic Tower of Este, commonly called Porta Vecchia, is an imposing and spectacular building dating from the late 1600s: together with the Castle it is certainly the monument-symbol of Este.
Municipal Swimming Pool
For those who do not want to miss the pleasure of a nice swim, even on vacation: with water games and organised entertainment for children, the pool of Este is ideal for the entire family for moments of fun together.
The Tennis Club
A large area equipped with lots of greenery and infrastructures: for tennis and outdoor physical activities.
Regional Park of the Euganean Hills
The Park, with its 18,694 hectares, the particular location and volcanic origin, the various climatic horizons, the active presence of mankind since the most remote times, make this Park unique for its natural, landscape, environmental, cultural and artistic wealth. The area of the Park is covered by a dense network of trails, ideal for walks, trekking and cycling.
The Gardens of Villa Barbarigo
An exceptional example of the Baroque garden for strolls among statues carved in Istria stone and many minor sculptures that integrate the architecture. Over 10 hectares of brooks, waterfalls, fountains, lakes, water effects and fish ponds, among countless trees and shrubs.
The home of butterflies and the woods of the Fairies: no child could hope to find a more evocative, magical and memorable experience than that which can be found in this park close to the Euganean Hills.
The Museum of Cava Bomba
An old industrial complex, perfectly restored, that reconstructs the productive cycle of an old kiln showing the tools originally in use at the time in which the structure was in operation.
The Castle of San Pelagio
Among the must-see attractions within this splendid castle full of memories we mention the Park of the Roses and labyrinths and the fascinating Museum of Flight.
Villa Beatrice, Naturalistic Museum
A villa of monastic origins situated on the summit of Monte Gemola that offers wonderful panoramas and whose museum houses a vast collection of flora and fauna typical of the area.
Esapolis. Living museum of insects, bugs and bees
The first large Insectarium of Italy that permanently houses live animals. At Esapolis visitors can discover all the secrets of entomology and of the microcosm in which the insects of our planet live.
Le Fiorine Adventure Park
A park with acrobatic routes within the Regional Park of the Euganean Hills, a place of recreation and socialisation to satisfy your thirst for adventure with trails and challenges in contact with nature.
Valcorba Wildlife Park
A park which hosts about 220 animals of about 70 different species: from large cats to giraffes, from hippopotamuses to monkeys.
Cini Castle of Monselice
An architectural complex that groups together different types of buildings. Between XI and XVI century the castle was a lordly residence and defensive fortress until it became a villa of the Veneto countryside. Not to be missed within it is the museum Antiquarium Longobardo, rich in artefacts and rarities.