Activities for families in the Empolese Valdelsa and Montalbano area

Discover the Empolese Valdelsa and Moltalbano area while having fun and participate to activities and experiences suitable both for young and adults. Here family activities are regularly organized such as tours of museums, workshops and nature trails.

Find here the activities for families to do in “Toscana nel cuore”.


Having fun learning about history and curiosities is the aim of the workshops for families organised by the Museo Leonardiano in Vinci. During the autumn-winter period, every second and fourth SUNDAY of the month, families can get to know Leonardo through games, workshops and animated visits. In addition, the Museo Leonardiano organizes special guided tours to Leonardo’s museum and home. During this period, it is possible to participate to Sunday online, the web version of Domenica Leonardiana with workshops for children. For info and registration.

At the Museum of Ceramics in Montelupo Fiorentino, every first Sunday of the month, activities are especially dedicated to families. Games, special workshops to learn how to work ceramics, readings and much more.


A guide for families describes the villages of the Empolese Valdelsa region: a series of free information sheets created by MUDEV for children. For each of the 11 municipalities belonging to “Toscana nel cuore” there is a guide designed for children. Stories, explanations but also quizzes and games to learn while having fun.

Download the guides (Italian language)

Certaldo GuideVinci GuideCerreto Guidi GuideMontespertoli GuideMontelupo Fiorentino GuideCapraia e Limite GuideGambassi Terme GuideMontaione GuideEmpoli Guide – Fucecchio GuideCastelfiorentino Guide


Walking surrounded by nature even for kids could be exciting; they will discover and respect nature around them. In the Empolese Valdelsa and Montalbano region there are trails suitable both for adults and children.

In “Toscana nel cuore” many are the trails visitors can choose to discover nature and art with your family: from the easy paths of Montalbano to the woods of the Upper Carfalo Valley, up to the most difficult stages of the Via Francigena

Discover the itineraies of the Empolese Valdelsa and Montalbano region.


In the Empolese Valdelsa and Montalbano region it is possible to be surrounded by nature simply staying in a park or in a play area, spending pleasant days stretching your legs with a simple walk.

From the Municipal Park of Gambassi Terme, to the Park of Serravalle and Empoli, equipped with benches and picnic tables, to the Corsini Park of Fucecchio, with its medieval tower.

Discover the open-air areas of the Empolese Valdelsa and Montalbano region


A dip in a pool is always a good idea: in summer to cool off from the heat or in winter for sport activities.

The pools of the Empolese Valdelsa and Montalbano region are equipped to welcome families to have fun and relax in safety. In summer, accommodation facilities are equipped with catering services, as well as beach loungers and umbrellas. In winter the indoor swimming pools organizes sport activities.