Amazines Free Article Archive - Saturday, May 25, 2019
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133295)
 Advice (160816)
 Affiliate Programs (34734)
 Art and Culture (73674)
 Automotive (145642)
 Blogs (75018)
 Boating (9841)
 Books (17130)
 Buddhism (4124)
 Business (1328290)
 Business News (426309)
 Business Opportunities (366257)
 Camping (10952)
 Career (72762)
 Christianity (15839)
 Collecting (11636)
 Communication (115054)
 Computers (241947)
 Construction (38992)
 Consumer (49679)
 Cooking (17061)
 Copywriting (6567)
 Crafts (18204)
 Cuisine (7538)
 Current Affairs (20380)
 Dating (45774)
 EBooks (19685)
 E-Commerce (48193)
 Education (185180)
 Electronics (83491)
 Email (6389)
 Entertainment (159819)
 Environment (28933)
 Ezine (3038)
 Ezine Publishing (5443)
 Ezine Sites (1553)
 Family & Parenting (110897)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196383)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11842)
 Feng Shui (130)
 Finance & Investment (310257)
 Fitness (105904)
 Food & Beverages (62849)
 Free Web Resources (7938)
 Gambling (30213)
 Gardening (25079)
 Government (10513)
 Health (629247)
 Hinduism (2206)
 Hobbies (44032)
 Home Business (91544)
 Home Improvement (251321)
 Home Repair (46116)
 Humor (4815)
 Import - Export (5449)
 Insurance (45118)
 Interior Design (29544)
 International Property (3485)
 Internet (190967)
 Internet Marketing (146303)
 Investment (22824)
 Islam (1168)
 Judaism (1357)
 Law (80457)
 Link Popularity (4592)
 Manufacturing (20838)
 Marketing (98757)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18211)
 Music (26998)
 New to the Internet (9476)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129608)
 Organizing (7802)
 Party Ideas (11856)
 Pets (38081)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12670)
 Public Speaking (5620)
 Publishing (7522)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126610)
 Recreation & Leisure (95247)
 Relationships (87449)
 Research (16157)
 Sales (80313)
 Science & Technology (110157)
 Search Engines (23445)
 Self Improvement (153090)
 Seniors (6229)
 Sexuality (35942)
 Small Business (49281)
 Software (82955)
 Spiritual (23461)
 Sports (116071)
 Tax (7658)
 Telecommuting (34064)
 Travel & Tourism (307161)
 UK Property Investment (3118)
 Video Games (13422)
 Web Traffic (11724)
 Website Design (56803)
 Website Promotion (36556)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35761)
Author Spotlight

I have been involved in nutrition and weight management for over 12 years and I like to share my kn...more

Former English Teacher; Musician (20+ years); Freelance Writer ...more

Amit Tiwari is a Digital marketing expert with over 4 years of experience and a wide variety of know...more

I am an essay writer with vast experience in data analysis, PowerPoint writing and research paper ed...more

Mobile Styles, the leading on-demand Beauty & Health app in the U.S. delivers talented professionals...more

Great Adventure Parks in Sicily for Young Families by Laura Jeeves

Great Adventure Parks in Sicily for Young Families by
Article Posted: 05/19/2016
Article Views: 104
Articles Written: 3716
Word Count: 830
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Great Adventure Parks in Sicily for Young Families

Travel & Tourism
The appeal of Sicily is hardly a well-kept secret. Aside from its astounding natural beauty, depth of history and unique blend of cultural influences, this Italian island's hospitality is second to none. As anyone who's experienced holidays to Sicily can attest, visitors are welcomed with open arms and the locals are only too happy to share what they've already known for centuries – this is one very special island in the sun.

If you're planning on going on holidays to Sicily with a young family, there's certainly no dearth of fun activities to keep even the littlest guests happy. Here are just a few I've discovered on my travels.

Il Parco Avventura Madonie

The first (and arguably the best) adventure park on the island, Il Parco Avventura Madonie is a truly magical place for children – not to mention extremely pleasant for parents as well! Not too far from Palermo, this giant adventure playground is spread throughout the gorgeous wooded area known as Gorgonero, which is part of the protected Madonie National Park.

If your children are of the outdoor persuasion they'll be in heaven, with a host of activities to keep them engaged. As well as cable slides, rope ladders and tree climbing, the whole family can get involved in hiking, mountain biking and even horse riding.

This is definitely an all day excursion and, in fact, you can even stay the night in a tree tent – an experience I've often found turns out to be the highlight of family holidays to Sicily (according to the children at least!).

There's a small fee to enter the park but children under 12 get in for free. Activities attract a fee (varying costs).

Etna Land

Situated on the east coast of the island, Etna Land is billed as the biggest theme park in Southern Italy and it certainly gives you a lot of value, in terms of both cost and attractions. The Sicilians obviously never got the memo saying you can't please everyone, because they've created a theme park, water park and dinosaur park in one fantastic attraction – and it works!

As well as thrilling theme rides for the older children (Crocodile Rapids is a favourite), there are water slides (big and small), regular entertainment shows, laser shows, a stomach-churning suspended cableway, and the fantastic interactive augmented reality of the Prehistoric Park.

You'll need at least an entire day (and perhaps two) to take in everything at Etna Land. Tickets are available separately or as a package for both parks. A combined ticket starts at €32 for adults and €19.90 for kids.

Adventure Park Eco Campus Casaboli

Another park I've found to be extremely good for younger children is the Eco Campus Casaboli. Just north of Palermo (about a 15 minute drive), embedded in the woods of Casaboli, the park is criss-crossed by a network of easy walking and mountain biking trails and has plenty of places for a picnic lunch.

In terms of supervised activities there's plenty to choose from, with archery, cable slides, rope ladder walking and tree climbing. The great thing about this park is its attention to providing something for children of all ages and skill levels, which means not even the little ones will feel left out.

The park is open from 10am-5pm from Tuesday to Sunday in the high season and on weekends for the rest of the year.


While the activities available in Etnavventura are not unique, its location certainly is – and, really, that's what makes it one of my favourite picks. Situated on the southern edges of the foreboding, volcanic Mount Etna, a day here is an excellent way to see one of the most famous sites in the world up close and very personal. (The park is actually not far from the cable car, at Rifugio Sapienza.)

Aside from its awe-inspiring location, the adventure activities for children include tree climbing, rope ladders, cable slides and all the usual suspects mentioned above – and all are safe, fully supervised and suitable for children of all ages. You'll need to take your own picnic lunch, however, as there are no facilities.

Etnavventura is open from June through to September. Prices are based on ages and hours, starting at €5.

While, of course, spending time on the wonderful beaches will take up a lot of your time on family holidays to Sicily, these fantastic adventure parks offer a very different kind of entertainment for children.

John Dixon is an experienced world traveller and the Managing Director of Prestige Holidays. For over 30 years, he has been providing luxury holidays to Sicily, Bermuda, Croatia and many other destinations around the globe. John tries to visit each of the destinations regularly in order to ensure the quality of his properties, and stay up-to-date about the latest local news and events. He has a taste for the finer things in life and has an interest in arts, history and culture.

Related Articles - Holidays, to, Sicily,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.

 Author Login 
Register for Author Account


Advertiser Login


   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  


Great Paranormal Romance

World News


Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more

Paul Azorin Chief Technology Officer at BairesDev Pablo Azorín is the Founder and Chief Techno...more

James is a Research Enthusiast that focuses on the understanding of how things work and can be impro...more

Warm greetings to you!! Hello there, my name is Treena (Smiley) Murphy I am a part time blogge...more

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more

About Us Luminhome Lighting provide one-stop services in lighting design and manufacture of LED lum...more

Kiranpreet (Kiran) Kaur, D.D.S., who received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the prestigio...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2019, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from under the GNU FDL license