What to do in Cattolica with your children: ideas for a magical winter holiday

Are you planning a winter weekend and looking for ideas on what to do on the Romagna Riviera with your children? Cattolica, the Queen of the Adriatic, has turned into the Ice Queen! Here winter and Christmas festivities are an irresistible mix of emotions for all ages.

If you want to spend few days in Romagna, you can’t miss Cattolica with its decorated streets and the roar of the waves of the wintere sea.
If you are planning a day or a weekend with your children, read on to discover the best things to do in winter in Cattolica and its surroundings.

What to do in Cattolica with children in winter.
The Ice Queen’s Christmas.
Let’s start right away with best activities to experience during this period in Romagna: the magical atmosphere of the Ice Queen! The magic of Christmas in Cattolica arrives on 25th November and continues until 7th January: the town is a fairy-tale scenario of lights, illuminated trees and Christmas stalls. The Ice Queen’s Runway in
Piazza I Maggio, the concerts, the travelling shows, the “luverie” and the igloo will create unforgettable memories for you and your family. Click here to read the full programme.

A day at the Cattolica Aquarium in winter Make your holiday even more special with a visit to the Cattolica Aquarium, the largest one on the Adriatic Coast. Uunderwater cribs and a magical set designed for
the occasion. Your children will be able to welcome the new baby penguin and discover the colourful pathways with thousands of animals: an enthralling experience for young and old in a unique setting!

Excursions in the hinterland of Romagna.

Are you children little explorer with such curiosity? Cattolica is the perfect starting point for many excursions in the hinterland of Rimini. Here you will find itineraries for bike tours or trekking, villages in celebration, parks full of animals to meet and castles. Just a few kilometres from the town you will find the magical Gradara Castle, the mysterious Montebello Castle with the legend of Azzurrina, the majestic San Leo Fortress, and the suggestive Onferno Caves, recently recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Where to stay: Family Hotels in Cattolica.

Cattolica is a child-friendly destination , in this pearl of the Romagna Riviera there is a wide choice of family hotels with services for children, such as play areas and dedicated menus. Plan your holiday and give your children unforgettable memories in one of the gems of the Romagna Riviera. Click here to choose the Family Hotel in
Cattolica that best suits your needs.