Child-friendly Reggio Emilia

Activities and advices to discover Reggio Emilia and its province with your child.

It often happens to visit a city without knowing what to do with your baby. On this page you will find many links and useful information to spend a fantastic stay in our province. Remember to take a look at the page Plan your visit, where you will find all the useful information, opening hours, the list of hotels and transports and last but not least, our calendar with guided tours.

Here is a series of activities, divided by sector, that you can do in Reggio Emilia and its province:

1. Parks and spare time

In reggio emilia:
- Cycle-pedestrian walk near the town centre: Crostolo Park
- Mauriziano Park and Asineria Aria Aperta
Marmirolo WWF Oasis

in the province: 
- Adventure Parks: Matildic ParkEcoparco Pineta di Vezzano and Cerwood Park in Cervarezza. 
- Pietra di Bismantova, The Tuscan-Emilian Apennines National Park, Cerreto Laghi Ski Resort and Febbio chair lift (check the opening times). For more information please contact IAT Appennino Reggiano
- Motor ship to discover the Po river



2. Food Activities

- Visit a dairy
- Open Farms / Holiday Farms
- Events and festivals








3. Cultural and recreational activities

- Visit the Civic Museum of Reggio Emilia (which hosts the collection of the scientist Lazzaro Spallanzani) and take a look at the other Museums of the Province.
- Sundays at Loris Malaguzzi International Centre / How to visit
- workshops, and events at the Civic Museum
- Readings and events at Antonio Panizzi Municipal Library
- Children's Review program: I Teatri Foundation
- Events in Reggio Emilia and its province / for Kids

Puppets Museum by Otello Sarzi (temporarily closed for premises renewal)
- Matilda's Castles. In Montecchio Emilia Castle are usually organized workshops and fun activities for children (events are periodically published on the Castle Facebook page). 
- Coriandoline - The friendly houses for boys and girls in Correggio


4. Services

- You can breastfeed and change your baby at the following pharmacies in the town centre: Farmacia Centrale, Farmacia Gabella, Farmacia Porta Castello, Farmacia del Parco.

Some interesting articles:
- Reggio Emilia Kids: What to do 
- Bimbi e viaggi
- Mi prendo e mi porto via

kids-friendly RESTAURANTS:
- Reggio Emilia Kids: restaurants for children