Playgrounds, water parks, rides, woods and museums in Naples to entertain children from 4 to 7 years during the summer!
I children from 4 to 7 years can participate in many activities for the summer in many places of Naples including rides, water parks and museums.
So, summer in the city can be a lot of fun for them families and children, especially if you know the best places in which to play the little ones or spend their days full of culture, but never boring.
For children in the age group from 4 to 7 years, Naples offers a wide range of alternatives between playgrounds, rides, water parks, green areas and educational activities with workshops in the most important museums.
In fact, even in places of culture you can participate in activities designed for children to make them learn the importance of culture and art in a fun way.
Here are the places e activities for children in Naples, divided into categories "Nature and fun", "Culture" and "Water Parks".
- 1 Funimondo Park
- 2 Naples Zoo
- 3 Racecourse of Agnano
- 4 Mixtreme Mostra d'Oltremare - Adventure Park
- 5 Panda Park
- 6 Gioppine Giardini Ruoppolo - Mascagna Park
- 7 Giostrine di Bagnoli
- 8 Wood of Capodimonte
- 9 Virgilian Park
- 10 Park of the Camaldoli
- 11 Villa Comunale
- 12 Botanical Garden
- 13 Celp - Lago Patria Riding Center
- 14 Floridiana
- 15 Secret Garden of Airola
- 16 Pareo Park
- 17 Lido Varca d'Oro
- 18 Ditellandia
- 19 Lido Cala Felice
- 20 Lido Cristallo
- 21 City of Science
- 22 Mother Museum
- 23 Theater of the Little
- 24 PAN - Palace of the Arts of Naples
Il Funimondo Park and the first adventure park in Napothem where children can have fun with their parents among tree climbing, nature trails and suspended walkways. For children from 4 years provides one high climbing tower 8 mt high where they can climb in complete safety, it must be said that climbing also brings positive effects to both the body and the mind. Naturally, the expert instructors will guide them and provide them with theadequate equipment.
Address: via Raffaele Ruggiero, 275 - 80125 Naples Official site
Lo Naples Zoo, which from the 2013 has been brought up to other international zoos, is a place suitable for families who want to let children in in contact with animals from all over the world. The little ones will be able to know very different species and participate in different activities. There are, in fact, the Didactic Farm, the Capanna del Sapere and frequent Open Day, especially on weekends, where children will be shown how the staff feeds the animals or the particularities of some species will be explained. Recall that for all July 2017 children enter for free.
Address: Via John Fitzgerald Kennedy 76 - 80125 Naples Official site
Racecourse of Agnano
All 'Racecourse of Agnano there are not only horse races, but also a large area for children to enjoy mobile rides and an equipped green park. Often, especially on weekends, original initiatives are organized with games, entertainment, festivals and fancy dress parties on special occasions, but families can access every day for free bringing with you skates, balloons, bicycles and entertain the little ones. In addition, every Sunday are scheduled pony rides and thematic games and educational activities from 10.30.
Address: Via Raffaele Ruggiero, 1, 80125 Naples Official site
Mixtreme Mostra d'Oltremare - Adventure Park
Within the Mostra d'Oltremare there is another one adventure Park, although smaller than that of Agnano, which offers routes on walkways and suspended scaffolding also suitable for children on 6-7 years. The little ones can face their adventures with their parents and of course they will be well harnessed to guarantee their safety. In addition, they can also participate in the Jumping Frog and at the Water Ball, fun games on the water where they will be locked in a floating plastic bubble. In this way, they can "collide" with other bubbles or move as they please on the water.
Address: entrance Via John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 54, 80125 Naples Official site
The Panda Park is located in Posillipo and is a playground with numerous attractions where it is also possible to organize private parties. There are many attractions that you can try: the Mini Dragon Boat in the shape of a dragon, the carousel Mini Calcetta, the Mini Panda Rally, the Mini Ferris Wheel, the Mini Tower for Children, the Mini Lillipuziano train, the Tagada for fast spinning in a circle, the Mini Dachshund, the Trampolines, the Mini Autoscontro and the Playground to dive into the colored balls. In short, everything suitable for children.
Address: Viale Virgilio, 10 / bis, 80123 Naples Official site
Gioppine Giardini Ruoppolo - Mascagna Park
In the Mascagna Park of the Vomero, better known by the name of Giardinetti in via Ruoppolo, there is a large playground for children with playgrounds and several little merry-go-rounds. The little ones can play with them swings, take a bike ride and play basketball. There is also a nice fountain with colored cards and you can even just relax among the trees and the flowerbeds.
Address: Via Giambattista Ruoppolo, 89 - 80128 Naples
Giostrine di Bagnoli
On the road that leads from Bagnoli to Pozzuoli, a few meters after the Arenile, there is a play area equipped on the sea side where there are several rides. Among these, very nice are the swans on the water, the pirate ship swaying, the little train, the cinderella carriage and the Aladdin tower. After having played the little ones, families can also take a walk along the promenade admiring the view and relax, especially during a nice sunny day or a cool evening.
Address: via di Pozzuoli, 42 - 80124 Naples
Wood of Capodimonte
In the beautiful Wood of Capodimonte there are no areas equipped with games or rides, but older children can have fun riding a bike or playing outdoors with their little friends and family in the many green areas. The Wood, in fact, in addition to the five main avenues, is rich in meadows and various green areas that are never crowded so running and playing is definitely a lot of fun and comfortable.
In the Bosco di Capodimonte you can not introduce balls and picnic equipment so we advise you to find out about the regulation to know the various restrictions indicated.
Address: Via Miano, 4, 80145 Naples
In Virgilian Park you can do various activities suitable for children. First of all, it is about one of the most beautiful green areas in Naples for its many points of view and there are tree-lined avenues and green lawns to sit, play and run. The equipped play areas are two with different rides, slides, spring toys and two skating rinks and both areas are very colorful. In the park you can also cycle, breathing the sea air and the perfume of flowers and plants surrounding. To quench your thirst after the "fatigue" of the game you can go to the numerous kiosks selling drinks or in the bars, in the various points of the Park.
Address: Viale Virgilio, 80123 Naples
Park of the Camaldoli
In Urban Park of the Camaldoli there is a play area with various rides, slides and swings. Children can have fun in this way, or go around in the large green spaces and, once the moment of rest has arrived, they can relax with their parents by organizing a good picnic. In fact, in the park there are picnic tables to sit down and have a meal prepared at home. Finally, the vegetation is very dense with dozens of chestnut trees and you can admire plants of all kinds. The panorama of the city is beautiful being the highest point of Naples and in the Park there are nests of the rare falcon pellegrino.
Address: Viale S. Ignazio di Loyola - 80131 Naples
In the Villa Comunale that runs along part of the Lungomare families can take the children to walk or have fun on their long internal boulevards. Near the entrance at the Yellow Chalet there is a small one skating ring with a box office where you can also rent skates. From the 2016, a play area has also been reopened at the entrance to Piazza Vittoria slide, multigame tower, curved slide, minitunnel, colored tubes and sound games. Instead, along the road that runs along the gate of the Villa there are several points where you can rent small cars or electric motorcycles to circulate on the sidewalk feeling like little pilots.
Address: Piazza Vittoria - 80121 Naples. There are also other entrances along the entire perimeter of the Villa Official site
In this green oasis of the city there is a real world to discover, quiet and isolated from the chaotic via Foria that runs along it. in 12 hectares ofBotanical Garden there's a riot of colors and perfumes thanks to the thousands of plants and flowers that will allow children to admire the beauty of nature. Furthermore, events dedicated to the youngest are organized every year as "Spring Tales"And"The Autumn Tales"With outdoor theater performances on the most beautiful fairy tales for children.
Address: Via Foria 223 - 80139 Naples Official site
Celp - Lago Patria Riding Center
The Celp is the Riding Center of Lago Patria, a qualified riding school among the most important in Campania in which even children can go horse riding, but only within the structure being minors. In this way they can live thethrill of riding, naturally with the guidance of an expert in handling, and being in contact with one of the most loved animals by children.
They are often organized themed events, like the one about the cowboys, with the braciate, games, walks and lots of games for children too.
Address: Via Domitiana, 33 - 80014 Giugliano in Campania (Naples) Official site.
At Floridiana at Vomero there are many green spaces where families can bring their children, like the large central lawn where you can run and play. A very nice area is the one near the Belvedere with one fountain with a hundred turtles and numerous little fishes, including red ones. Furthermore, since April 2017 has also been implemented space with merry-go-rounds. There is a swing, a slide and a rocking chair and two seahorses that children can use, while parents can play with them or relax on one of the benches located in the area. We point out that you can not introduce balloons and we recommend reading the regulation at the entrance.
Address: via Domenico Cimarosa, 77-via Aniello Falcone, 171 - 80127 Naples
Secret Garden of Airola
Although not located in Naples, but in the province of Benevento, it is a place to mention because it is a real garden that today counts over 16000 plants of each species and more than 300 animals, including swans, pheasants, peacocks, llamas, ibis, fallow deer and many others. Furthermore, there are different types of gardens among which the Japanese one, the Chinese one, the tropical one, the Australian one that is the only one in Italy and that of cacti and succulent. The Garden of Airola is among the most beautiful parks in the country and the children can not help but be amazed at this wonder.
The largest water park in southern Italy, built on the ashes of the famous Magic World, offers dozens of activities and services to entertain families. There are 7 pools, 17 water attractions, green areas, baby parking. The little ones can have fun with the water games in the area dedicated to children with water slides, pipes and the multiplayer to compete with friends. There are also swimming pools and can face the adventure of the whole family Family Rafting on special maxigommoni. The Lazy River, on the other hand, is a river that runs through the perimeter of the park and can be crossed by rubber dinghies.
Address: Via Masseria Vecchia, 86, 80014 Masseria Vecchia (Naples) Official site
Lido Varca d'Oro
The Lido Varca d'Oro in Varcaturo, in addition to the possibility of going to the beach and to the sea, offers many other activities like the swimming pools and entertainment for children. Among the services you can enjoy are the Varca d'Oro Camp which allows children to combine vacation, adventure and exploration; an equipped playground; the Lagoon Pool with salt water and fun splashes of water. You can also organize birthday parties in the Pineta Park.
Address: Via Orsa Maggiore, 80014 Castel Volturno (Caserta) Official site
Mondragone Acquapark is also ideal for children who want to have fun with water games during the summer. Among the attractions it offers merry-go-rounds, trampolines, the Baby lagoon slide, the half-circle slide, the minivortice, the round pool and the bomber pool. There is also a miniclub area, a barbecue and the 2015 is present on the Dog Park where even dogs can play, take a bath in the pool, sunbathe and families can take advantage to bring their four-legged friend to the water park to make it play outdoors with the children.
Address: SS7qtr var, 18 - 81034 Pescopagano CE, 81034 Mondragone Official site
Lido Cala Felice
This lido of Arco Felice It is very popular with families both because they can spend days in the sea in peace and security and because there is a play area dedicated entirely to children. It's a small one playground on the beach which can be accessed free of charge after having paid entry to the beach and consists of a set of colored slides that end directly on the sand.
While parents take a bath or rest, the little ones can have fun with their little friends on these toys.
Address: Via Fiumitello II - 81030 Locality Mezzagni - Castel Volturno (Caserta) Official site
The Lido Cristallo is located at Varcaturo and it is another perfect area to go to the beach with the family, also because children can have fun and play. It has been one for many years reference point in the area and offers many services on the beach, such as solariums, bars, very comfortable loungers and straw umbrellas. There's a'children's area with swings, houses and slides and can be accessed by paying only 1 euro.
Address: Via Marina di Varcaturo, 22 - 81030 Giugliano in Campania NA) Official site
City of Science
City of Science in Bagnoli offers an extensive program of activities to bring children closer to science in a fun and at the same time educational way. Since March 2017 two new areas have been inaugurated, Corporea and the 3D Planetarium. Corporea is the first interactive museum in Europe dedicated to the human body with laboratories, sensorial experiences and multimedia paths. The 3D Planetarium is the largest in Italy with shows and projections to the discovery of the Universe. In the rest of the Science Center there are one interactive exhibition on the sea, the workshop of children, laboratories, classrooms, the house of insects and the Teatro Galilei.
Address: Via Coroglio, 57 and 104 - 80124 Naples Official site
Il Mother Museum, dedicated tocontemporary art, has an area dedicated to families with many activities for parents and children. Every last Sunday of the month they organize themselves free workshops and specific visits to discover the museum's collections and temporary exhibitions. In each appointment the activities vary and families will always be called to interpret their own cultural experience in a personal way, for example through drawings. Up to 2017 an exhibition will be underway on Wade Guyton.
Address: Via Luigi Settembrini, 79 - 80139 Naples Official site
Theater of the Little
Il Teatro dei Piccoli is located inside the Mostra d'Oltremare and it has been reopened by the 2013 becoming, after a series of restorations, a house for the theatrical performances, for music and art intended for children. The program of appointments covers almost the whole year and varies according to the season proposing dozens of titles and projects for families and even schools. There is also a snack and play space in the pine grove of the theater.
Address: Via Marco Polo, 200, 80125 Naples Official site
PAN - Palace of the Arts of Naples
From September 2017 will start activities for children at PAN with educational, recreational-creative, artistic, experiential workshops for children and preadolescents. In addition to the "Works of Art" rooms will be added the rooms of the "Art in Opera" dedicated to families with initiatives carried out by local associations that will be in continuous contact with schools, territorial education and social centers.
In this way culture and art will be even more without borders of any kind.
Address: Via dei Mille, 60 - 80121 Naples Official site