Holidays in Riccione with children: what to do and what to see!

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Martí Micolau

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Holiday resort of the Romagna Riviera par excellence, Riccione it is not only synonymous with night entertainment. The wide range of discos and clubs, in fact, is flanked by a myriad of other possibilities, tailor-made for every type of tourist, especially for families even with very little children.
So here are some tips for one family vacationEtc.


  1. Is Riccione suitable for a family holiday?
  2. How to reach us
  3. Accomodation
  4. What to see in Riccione and on the Romagna Riviera
  5. What to do when it rains?
  6. User questions and comments

Is Riccione suitable for a family holiday?

Riccione is a town absolutely family-friendly, where you can abandon yourself to a sea with wide and equipped beaches, water games and mini clubs scattered throughout each establishment. From here then, you can reach all the amusement parks of the Romagna Riviera, first checking the calendar full of events for young and old.
In addition to this, however, you can also organize bike rides, immerse yourself in the healthy and tasty Romagna gastronomic tradition between one festival and another, go shopping in the streets of the center and discover treasures in the hinterland that will delight even the youngest tourists.

How to reach us

Riccione is easily accessible, both by public transport and by car.
You can decide to arrive by train or, if you opt for the plane, you will land in Rimini-Miramare or Bologna, where a comfortable and affordable shuttle service will take you directly to your destination.
Well served by motorways, the town is also efficiently connected to the other centers and tourist attractions of the Riviera by means of a bus and tram system. Therefore, although in the car you will feel more free to travel and organize, not having to submit to schedules of any kind, even if you do not drive and rely on the means you will be able to see everything you want in a reasonable time.


A large number of structures in Riccione have been designed to host families, who have always chosen this location where rest and fun are combined.
Many hoteliers, in fact, were the first in Italy to decide to prepare child-friendly solutions, with dedicated areas and numerous activities in which to indulge them while parents enjoy the relaxation they deserve. The family hotels are all on the beach and really offer you proposals for all budgets. Here are some examples:

  • Belair hotels
    A stone's throw from the sea, but also from Viale Dante and Viale Ceccarini, the Hotel Belair, starting from 48 euros per night in a double room, offers you 9 hours of entertainment, a baby menu that changes every day and a space for games and evening parties always open for children.
  • Hotel 2000
    The added value of the Hotel 2000, where you can stay for 58 euros a day, is the swimming pool designed exclusively for younger guests, who also have a play area just for them where they will be cheered by a young and active 365 days a year.
  • Great Britain hotels
    A child-friendly hotel since 1948, the Hotel Great Britain stands out for its large play area designed for children and a menu designed for them that includes a wide choice even for babies or guests with intolerances and celiac disease. For the tranquility of mum and dad, then, a babysitting service is available up to 7 hours for the little ones (0 to 3 years). All starting from 99 euros per night in a double room.

To book family-friendly solutions like these, we recommend that you take a look at the portal: here you will certainly find hotels and residences that can satisfy all your needs!

What to see in Riccione and on the Romagna Riviera

There are many activities that you can enjoy in Riccione with your children, and not only on the beach.
Staying in the town, you cannot miss visiting the Oltremare Park, with the shows of Ulysses and the dolphins of the Lagoon that will thrill you too.
Right next to Oltremare, then, is the famous Water Park Aquafan, where you can spend a whole day between attractions with a high adrenaline rate and other more relaxing ones.

Stretching up to Rimini, on the other hand, it will be impossible not to be captured by the colorful world of Fiabilandia, with the Fiabilandia Express, the Giostra dei Cavalli, the Valley of the Gnomes, the Borgo Magico, the Merlino Castle, the Bay of Peter Pan, the Gold Mine, the Off-piste, 4D cinema and many live shows.
Why not take advantage, then, of a beautiful sunny day to take a tour of the Peninsula at the park of theItaly In Miniature?

What to do when it rains?

Even the rare times that time is not on the side of tourists, Riccione presents various activities in which to entertain your children, first of all theAquarium of Cattolica. Located in an architectural structure reminiscent of a ship, it hosts numerous paths where you can observe sharks, penguins, piranha turtles, jellyfish and various other animals, for a total of 3500 specimens belonging to 400 different species!
If you don't want to move, just get to Play summer where, for free, your children will be guided in a series of playful-educational initiatives and, if you want to get involved, there will be room for you too.
Arriving in Viserba di Rimini or Savignano sul Mare, however, you can let the little ones unleash on the inflatables of Chibia eGiocaconred.
In Forlì you will also find Happyland, the indoor playground that boasts the title of the largest in Italy.
To remember are also the Rimini City Museum Library, Ethnographic Museum and that Archaeological of Sant'Arcangelo di Romagna ... in short, Riccione never fails to have fun, even if it rains!

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