- Active & Green
Summer at the park
Swimming pools, attractions, shows, adventure, sport: enjoy summer in Lombardy’s most beautiful amusement parks
Summer 2021 is all about having fun! Where? In Lombardy’s numerous amusement parks: water parks, adventure parks, theme parks, educational parks, and wildlife parks… for hours of outdoor fun, with family and friends and your own imagination.
Amusement parks in Lombardy: which to choose
First of all, check out the activities and attractions offered by Lombardy’s amusement parks: dips and somersaults in the water, leaps through time, sporting challenges, flights over the woods and trails to discover plants and animals. Not sure which to choose? Here are the 11 must-see amusement parks in Lombardy.
Lombardy’s most famous amusement park: Leolandia Minitalia
Lombardy’s most famous amusement park has to be Leolandia Minitalia in Capriate (Bergamo). It is also the most historic: since 1971, it has been home to Minitalia, where 160 of our national monuments are reproduced in reduced scale (from the Duomo (Cathedral) of Milan to the Reggia (Royal Palace) of Caserta. Today, Leolandia is a theme park for the whole family, with 40 attractions, rides, shows with pirates, cowboys and cartoon characters, an educational farm, an aquarium and a reptile house.
Three must-see water parks in Lombardy
Whether you want to chill in the open air, play sports or enjoy the attractions, Lombardy's water parks now offer much more than diving and swimming. At Parco La Quiete in Lonato del Garda (BS), in addition to the three pools of the Acquapark (including the 900 m2 Laguna pool with whirlpools and geysers), you will find water games and a children's play park, wellness areas, five-a-side football pitches, beach volleyball, mini-golf, basketball, table tennis, the Adventure Park with 5 tree trails, quad bike trails, e-bikes, and canoeing (map).
If all you fancy doing is splashing around in the water, try the Acquaworld in Concorezzo (Milan). The park is also indoors and open all year round and includes 12 pools and various areas, featuring a wave pool, waterfalls, whirlpools, geysers, slides, a children's Miniworld, a fantastic spa and the new addition for 2021: Swim VR, for swimming in the Indian Ocean using virtual reality.
With a surface area of 200 thousand m2 - 11 pools of crystalline water, 6 km of slides, whirlpools, 3 green beaches, and 6 Beach Volley pitches - the Le Vele water park in San Gervasio (Brescia) is the largest in Italy (click here to see the map). It’s a true sea of soft water and even has its own thermal baths.