The Christmas magic in the theme parks of the Riviera

Published on: 5 December 2022

Experience the magic of Christmas in Rimini by exploring the amusement parks of the Rimini Riviera
The Costa Edutainment parks of the Riviera - Italia in Miniatura, Oltremare and Cattolica Aquarium, await the public for these Christmas holidays.
Italia in Miniatura and Cattolica Aquarium, welcome the public every Sunday in December (4 and 18), from 8 to 11 December, and then every day from 26 December to 8 January 2023. After the November break, Oltremare Family Experience Park reopens on 8,9,10,11 December and then every day from Boxing Day to 8 January 2023.

ITALIA IN MINIATURA, the perfect reproduction of the Italian boot, from the Alps to Sardinia, to tour Italy in a single day, features monuments, churches, seas, lakes, volcanoes, small trains and inhabited squares, and thousands of miniature trees. For the Christmas period everything is festively decorated, and in the magical Piazza Italia the public is welcomed with the large Christmas tree, face painting, to transform the little guests into their favorite characters and hundreds of lights. The attractions Venice, Esperimenta and Pinocchio are also included in the ticket.
Opening 10:00am - 5:00pm, complete calendar and tickets available for purchase on   

The CATTOLICA AQUARIUM presents 4 paths with thousands of animals: in the Blue route, the Humboldt penguins, with the baby penguins Becchetto, Piumino and Pinguetta, lots of fish and the largest bull sharks in Italy; in the yellow one you can meet Asian otters, caimans and other freshwater species; in the Green one, pythons, boas, chameleons and in the Purple one, the exhibition on the creatures of the abyss. For the Christmas period, for children the opportunity to put on make-up and transform themselves into magical Christmas characters.
From 10:00am to 6:30pm, complete calendar and tickets available for purchase on the website:

OLTREMARE. At Oltremare Family Experience Park, you can meet Ulysses, Mia and the other dolphins in the great lagoon or become trainers and falconers for a day, by booking interactive programs. It is possible to discover the alligators and dinosaurs in the Darwin forest, scrutinize the Flight of Raptors with buzzards, vultures, griffons and owls with upturned noses, while the public meet the barn owls at the Crazy Farm Arena and the wallabies in the 'Australia Experience Zone. In the Port of Christmas, in the company of Ulysses the mascot, you can immerse yourself in an enchanted atmosphere among fir trees, themed sets, face painting, the great lighthouse and thousands of lights, for a grand finale of sweets and surprises.
From 10:00am to 5:30pm, complete calendar and tickets available