The 10 Best European Destinations to Spend a Holiday In with Kids

Feb 17, 2014 by     No Comments    Posted under: Blog


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Europe 1999 from Greg_e

When you want to be sure that you are giving your family the best vacation possible, you should look into taking them to one of the 10 best European destinations to spend a holiday in with kids. These are places that are excellent in terms of things to do, sites to see, great food and something that kids would enjoy, as well as adults. When you are looking for a great place to stay on your next vacation, these are spots that you will want to add to your list when mulling it over and planning out your vacation budget.

Rome

Rome from Sean MacEntee

1) Rome

When it comes to history, scenery and culture, it doesn’t get much better than Rome. You will be able to see the Colosseum, the Vatican and so many other great landmarks. This is an excellent vacation also if your family is Catholic, because there is plenty of Catholic influence and history throughout the area that will make you appreciate your faith even more. You’ll be able to hop aboard a flight and enjoy everything that comes with the territory when you choose to take your family to Rome, and it will be a trip that you all will remember.

Paris

Paris from Moyan_Brenn

2) Paris

Paris is known as the city of love and the city of lights. There is plenty of great music, exquisite culture and find food to take in, making it something that will be enjoyable for the entire family. Regardless of the age of your kids, they will enjoy the scenery and wide open land that Paris, France provides. Additionally, you and your family will be able to take in sites, such as the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre. You’ll have the chance to brush up on your French and will be able to engage with the natives.

London

London Bridge (Tower Bridge) : Reflectio from Anirudh Koul

3) London

England is a beautiful country that has had heavy influenced on the United States, so when you take your family to a vacation in London, the kids will find something that they will enjoy and appreciate. In terms of sights, you and your children will love taking in downtown London and its scenery, Big Ben and other such fixtures. Your children will enjoy they vacation sense there is not as much of a language barrier, since English is the national language. You and your family will be able to take advantage of many of the activities found in London.

Madrid

Madrid from Moyan_Brenn

4) Madrid

If you and your children are soccer fans, or love the beach, Madrid is the place to be. Here, you will be able to enjoy all of the culture that this beautiful country has to offer, in addition to the family friendly culture that is found throughout Spain. Spaniards are generous and hospitable to children, and you will go home with plenty of treats and souvenirs that your children will enjoy.

Barcelona

Barcelona from Moyan_Brenn

5) Barcelona

In terms of a Spanish vacation, Barcelona is also an excellent destination for people that want to go to Europe with their families. While it is known for its night clubs and party life, there is plenty of family friendly activity to be found, and you will be able to catch a street performance or festival with your children, while also taking in some of the most delicious food that you can enjoy. The beaches are lush and expansive, giving you and your family everything that you need when you want to enjoy yourself throughout the day. The weather is notably beautiful and will allow you to take in the sunshine and have a great time, regardless of what type of holiday you’re taking.

Brussels

Brussels from williamsdb

6) Brussels

Kids hate brussels sprouts, but they will enjoy the city itself. Not only is there plenty of food and chocolate, the city is home to the world famous comic strip museum, giving your kids the chance to learn all about their favorite characters and stories. This way, when they go back home, they will be able to point out different facts they learned on vacation.

Berlin

Berlin Dome from valePerzolla

7) Berlin

This is an excellent place for kids to enjoy themselves, both in terms of learning about history and to find run around and play. Berlin is home to plenty of parks, zoos and wide open fields, giving you and your children the chance to burn off some energy and enjoy yourselves. You’ll also be able to take in plenty of shows, visit museums and of course, visit the site where the Berlin Wall once stood, and can learn all about it.

Florence

Florence from ChrisYunker

8) Florence

If you have kids that love art and music, this is the place to go. You will be able to take them in to enjoy many of the different world famous pieces, while also enjoying the landscape and natural fixtures found throughout the entire country.

Copenhagen

Copenhagen from Pug Girl

9) Copenhagen

In this city, not only will kids get a chance to play in the many gardens, they will get to meet the little Mermaid and learn all about all sorts of legends that are central to this area.

Lisbon

Lisbon from aromano

10) Lisbon

This is a fantasy lover’s dream, as Lisbon is home to plenty of castles, old fashioned mansions, cathedrals and sights that will take you back in time.

Regardless of what you and your family are looking for out of your European vacation, you will have plenty of options in front of you. These 10 hot spots are a great place to start.



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