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For families

Welcome to Prato, a welcoming and vital city that embraces families with its warmth. Located in the heart of Tuscany, Prato offers an ideal setting for families looking for adventure and fun. With its blend of history, culture and nature, Prato offers a perfect place to spend precious moments together.

If you love nature, the Prato area offers a vast selection of places ranging from the protected areas of Artimino and Pietramarina in the Montalbano area to the Apennine reserves, such as the Nature Reserve of Acquerino Cantagallo. You can also visit the Cascine di Tavola Park, a green oasis in the heart of the city of Prato, ideal for picnics, bike rides and outdoor games. Other spacious and well-kept parks such as that of Pace (formerly the Hippodrome) or that of Galceti offer opportunities to enjoy moments in the open air. In Galceti, families can also visit the center of natural sciences (now temporarily closed) and walk among wonderful animals, immersing themselves in the beauty of Monteferrato's nature.

For an entertaining and educational experience for children, you can enjoy those museums in the Prato area that offer stimulating educational workshops and the municipal libraries that organize animated readings throughout the year. You can visit the Palazzo Pretorio Museum, where the younger children can discover local history and culture through interactive games and engaging activities. If you want to learn about Prato's textile history, you can take part in guided tours of the Textile Museum, where children can learn through a wide range of specific educational offers.

For relaxing moments, the picturesque restaurants and cafés offer culinary delights for every palate, while the markets present a wide variety of fresh and wholesome products. You cannot leave Prato without tasting local specialties such as Prato mortadella, Prato-style celery and traditional desserts such as the famous Prato peaches and biscuits or Vernio Zuccherni.

Don't miss the large number of events that animate the squares of Prato throughout the year, with shows, concerts and traditional festivals that entertain adults and children. Discover Prato with your family: every season is perfect for creating unforgettable memories in this wonderful reality!

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