Children and Families

Milano Marittima is the preferred choice for a type of tourism that is young and fond of fun. Yet, this location also has a quieter side, with many services and places suitable for children.

Thus, there is a Milano Marittima for families with children, perfect for spending time together on vacation.

Keep reading if you want to know why to choose Milano Marittima for your family vacation.

"Bandiera Verde" Beaches

The beaches of Cervia, Milano Marittima, Pinarella, and Tagliata have been awarded the Green Flag in recent years up to 2023.

This recognition is intended for child-friendly beaches that have safety features and services for well-being and fun.

Indeed, Mima beach has golden and soft sand, space between umbrellas for playing, shallow water that slopes gently with sandy bottoms, a lifeguard service always active during the summer season, daily cleaning, and still many services such as bathrooms, nurseries, play areas, sports fields, libraries, workshops, entertainment, and babysitting.

The rich offer is completed by family-friendly facilities like bars, restaurants, and ice cream shops where you can have a snack all together!

Beaches for families

Like all the beaches of the Romagna Riviera, here too, the bathing establishments are equipped for the relaxation and fun of everyone: between Cervia and Milano Marittima there are 200, there is only the embarrassment of choice. Here are the beaches of Milano Marittima.

Often, moreover, the family hotels in Milano Marittima offer packages with included beach a short distance away so as not to have any worries other than enjoying the vacation! Here you can find the children stay free offers.

Here are our recommendations, but all the establishments are valid and united by services for families: 
  • Holiday Village 305/bis – 306
    A comfortable facility with animation for children that organizes Mini clubs, Tournaments, and Baby Dance.
    The large pool includes a shallow area safe for the little ones.
    Via XI/ XII Traversa – Tel. 0544 991330 – 0544 993118

  • Rosen Beach
    A welcoming beach for families. Upon arrival, a lost-proof bracelet is offered to the little ones. There are playgrounds, sports areas, ping pong, and foosball.
    X Traversa-Arenile demaniale 302 bis
    48015 Milano Marittima (RA)

  • Oscar Beach 298
    This beach offers animation for children older than 2 years, but also services for babies such as changing spaces and a well-equipped play area. Special menu for children, bibs, and high chairs are already at the establishment.
    Via VIII Traversa – Arenile demaniale 298
    Tel. 0544 992598

Free Beach

For those who love the context of free beaches, less equipped but very charming for contact with nature, can reach the Bassona at Lido di Classe.

Fun for children in Milano Marittima

To keep moving and have fun with children, there's nothing better than spending a day in an adventure park like Cerviavventura or in the famous Mirabilandia park that, besides the adrenaline rides, also has a very fun water park: Mirabeach. For those who want to stay in the downtown area, you can spend a few fun hours at the Minigolf, one of the first parks for children, built back in 1965.

Central Mini golf

Mini golf course in the center of Milano Marittima, near the sea. With original fantasy-themed holes
Viale Matteotti, 58 – Tel. 0544 994295
Open from March to October from 9:00 in the morning to 2:00 at night.


Cervia Avventura is an adventure park with suspended paths between trees and harnesses inside the Natural Park of Cervia. Open from March to October. The paths have different levels of difficulty based on age.
Tel. 0544 995671

Butterfly House & Co.

A 500 sqm greenhouse is the habitat of colorful butterflies, Insects, invertebrates with a large botanical garden around where you can walk in peace.Via Jelenia Gora, 6/D – Tel. 0544 995671

See more about Butterfly House in Milano Marittima.


It is the most famous amusement park on the Romagna Riviera for all ages and tastes: from classic roller coasters, to Katun, to games for smaller children, emotions for the whole family are guaranteed. A rich schedule of live shows and the presence of restaurants and shops make it a place to spend the entire day.

Mirabilandia also has a water park MiraBeach with slides, pools, and attractions ranging from the calmest to the most breathtaking!

See more about Mirabilandia.

Excursions with children

Visit to the Cervia Salt Pan

Visiting the Salt Pans is an interesting and educational experience: the Cervia Salt Pan Visitor Center organizes various paths on foot, by bike or by boat, and educational activities. The most evocative excursion is the one by electric boat through the canals to discover the wonderful pink flamingos.

Open all year round, in the morning and at sunset. For information on excursions, contact the Cervia Salt Pan Visitor Center:

See more about how to visit Salina di Cervia.

Natural Park of Cervia

The natural park and the pine forest of Cervia deserve a visit because it preserves the plant and animal species of the territory. Here you can find a picnic area, a refreshment point bar, and a domestic animal area The Old Farmhouse. Children can learn up close about the farm animals and those introduced into the park over the years.

See more information about Cervia Natural Park.


A new park, for all ages and for many activities such as biking, running, walking, sensory game gym, and contact with nature.

The park is inspired by the Manifesto of Natural Rights of Girls and Boys by the pedagogist Gianfranco Zavalloni and embraces the principles of the UN convention on the rights of the child and adolescence and Cervia-City friend of children.

It is located on Viale Italia, in the pine forest between Pinarella and Tagliata di Cervia.

Sports for children

Canoe and Kayak Club
In this sports club, you can learn to canoe and kayak followed by instructors, or simply rent the equipment and organize excursions in the Saline area or at the mouth of the Bevano canal, very suggestive, especially in the evening.

Sailing Courses
The Nautical Club Amici della Vela organizes sailing courses for children from 7 to 13 years old from June to September. Courses for those aged 14 and over are held on weekends, also with individual lessons.

Adriatic Golf Club has programs suitable for young people up to 18 years old.
The Cervia – Milano Marittima Tennis Club organizes tennis courses and lessons for children from 4 years old.

See more on the page about Sports in Milano Marittima.

Events for children

Kite Festival

A spectacular tide of kites arrives on the beach of Cervia every spring and leaves everyone looking up, admiring the colors of the kites in the blue sky.
Everyone can participate with their own kite.
The festival takes place between April and May in Pinarella di Cervia, since 1981.