Things to do in La Coruna with kids.
Is la Coruna worth visiting? If you are looking for the ideal destination to spend a good time with your family and to enjoy a family vacation in spain, A Coruña without any doubt will be your best choice. See here our list of 5 Things to do in La Coruna with kids:
- Visit the Aquarium Finisterrae
- Discover the ancient Roman lighthouse, Tower of Hercules
- Enjoy your day in a planetarium: House of Science
- Watch a live football match from the Real Club Deportivo de La Coruña in Riazor
- Visit the National Museum of Science and Technology
You may wonder why, this vibrant coastal city located in Galicia, Spain and capital of the province offers a great extension of leisure activities due to the diversity of landscapes, natural sights and popular attractions that it has, such as food tours, scientific museums, walking tours, numerous excursions, the famous Tower of Hercules or the beaches, among other attractions and its old town that you will love and enjoy as a family.
Here we suggest the 5 best things to do in La Coruna Galicia, Spain.
What are you waiting for? Discover the magic behind this amazing place!
1. Visit the Aquarium Finisterrae
The Aquarium Finisterrae located in coruna spain, known as Casa de Los Peces, is a public science center dedicated to environmental education and science. Explore and connect with the aquatic life learning about different species such as bull sharks, octopuses… In this Aquarium you can even see how they feed seals! All this is possible if you visit this amazing aquarium, it will be the best option to have fun and learn about the marine world. A unique place to discover the most beautiful secrets of the deep sea!
2. Discover the ancient Roman lighthouse, Tower of Hercules
Called in Spanish " Torre de Hercules". This monument was declared a World Heritage Site in 2009 and is considered one of the most important symbols, not only of the city of A Coruña, but also of Galicia. If you are wondering, what is the oldest lighthouse in the world? Tower of Hercules is one of the oldest it is 2000 years old and it is also the oldest Roman lighthouse in the world and the only one currently in use. From the top of the tower-lighthouse after having climbed its 234 steps of this historic monument you will enjoy one of the best views of the entire Atlantic Ocean and the city. If you are looking for another place to get stunning views of A Coruña you can go to Mount San Pedro "Monte San Pedro" as it is a great place to go with the kids as well. Near the Tower of Hercules there is also a sculpture park, an open-air museum with works set from mythological stories and the Celtic king Breogán. This place is an ideal environment to go for a walk and learn about its interesting history.
3. Enjoy your day in a planetarium: House of Science
Explore the universe and travel through time in a magical way with a visit to A Coruña planetarium. This establishment is divided into three floors of exhibitions that have a wide variety of recreational, educational and interactive games. You will even get a chance to see chicks hatching out of their shells. A fascinating place where you can unwind and relax, besides, it will be an amazing experience for the kids.
4. Watch a live football match from the Real Club Deportivo de La Coruña in Riazor
Don’t miss it out! You will have the chance to watch a live 2nd division Spanish league football match where you can cheer on the local team, Real Club Deportivo La Coruna Squad, with all the fans that encourage their team until the last minute with powerful and loud chants in the Riazor Coruna stadium, which has a capacity of 32660 spectators. RC Deportivo has achieved six official titles throughout its history: A Championship league, two Copas del Rey and three Spanish Super Cups, this makes it a team that fights until the end with courage and worthy to admire.
5. Visit the National Museum of Science and Technology
This museum is situated in a building called “The Glass Prism”. It is a huge glass cube where you can admire the exhibition of large pieces such as the first particle accelerator installed in Spain or the old lantern that illuminated the famous Tower of Hercules, you can even find a leg of a giraffe, several animal skeletons and a skeleton of a bat. In addition to all this, children will be surprised throughout the visit, it will be guided by two robots called Pepexan and Marilu that will give them information about everything they find in this spectacular museum.
We hope to have awakened your interest to go for a family trip to spain, visiting this place and learn about this province with your family, admiring the culture and enjoying these activities in this remarkable city. This is how A Coruña catches and captivates its tourists, making them fall in the temptation of visiting this unique beauty again. If you are looking for other destinations or different tour themes, EATour Specialist has a wide offer of tours online you can choose from! And if you want a tailor-made holiday contact our travel specialist.