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Castles & Kids: 120 educational activities and creative worshops for children, families, schools

05. Apr 2015
Castelli del Ducato di Parma e Piacenza - Castles of the Duchy

Art and kitchen creative workshops, thematic guided tours, educational offers, entertainment: over 120 educational activities available in the Castles of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza. Every castle offers to pupils of preschool, primary school and above - new interactive ways to experience the Castle as protagonists and discover history, habits, and traditions. It’s a way to know both ancient times and talk about contemporary ones.  You will do treasure huntings, court old plays, know legends and myths. You can experience the life of ancient knights and noble ladies. You will meet the characters of King Arthur’s legend, as well as Elisabetta Borbone’s and Maria Luigia of Austria’s. Don’t miss the Fairy-tale Park and Fantasy Days, the english guided tours and the naturalist tours in the woods. You can attend classes of archeology, fresco, contemporary art, mosaic, photography, comics, portrait, papier-mâché and low relief. You can play with riddles and ghosts, inside strongholds and fortresses, or discover flowers and fruits in their gardens, animals in the farms, symbols and heraldry aming emblems and grotesques.

Also available: outdoor pic-nics and medieval lunches, naturalist walks along the rivers closed to the castle, guided tours in the historical villages, city camps, educational activities also during the weekend for group or families, offers for summer grests, summer camps, Scout groups (offers to be agreed with the single castle).

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