This year’s the big thing for Italian and European theme park fans is the long awaited grand opening of Cinecittà World in May. But all other Italian theme park are ready to open with new rides and themed areas. Etnaland will reopen April 18 for an exciting season with 9 new attractions (the park has now 34 attractions overall including the world class roller-coaster The Storm). Also on April 18 reopens Movieland that we visited last year with a new show called The Ilusionionist. From April 1st reopen Gardaland (see photo) with a new children’s area called Prezzemolo Land and free wi-fi. Also a new children’s area will open at Mirabilandia in Ravenna from April 5. Finally, Rainbow Magicland will reopen on April 16 and is on our list to be visited in our April 24 to 29 field trip.