5 Best Family Getaways in Europe

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Looking for ideas for a family holiday getaway in Europe? Discover the cities to savor history, tradition, culture and dream landscapes.

For these holidays, how about family escapades in Europe? Get to know the 7 most charming cities, the iconic places to visit, the must-see museums and the most appealing gardens. Purify your taste buds, relax and learn how you can have fun without paying too much.

The good gastronomy, the beautiful landscapes, and opportunities to appreciate the true dolce fare will not be lacking. Get ready for a memorable trip with lots of kids and great offers and lots of stories to tell.

Let yourself be enchanted by the architectural heritage, the white sand beaches, and warm water, by the traditional markets where you can taste the typical dishes of each country. Do not miss the milestones in the history of a Europe that has already been the scene of wars, the charm of a stroll along the Seine and the medieval squares or taste a glass of port wine and enjoy the end of the day on a terrace in the riverside areas. Come on, get to know Europe.

FAMILY GETAWAYS IN EUROPE: COMPULSORY EXPERIENCES

Discover or rediscover the old continent with activities for all tastes, where history, natural landscapes, and the best gastronomy await you.

MADRID, SPAIN

Activated during the day and sleeping at night, in the city of Madrid past and present, tradition and modernity coexist in harmony. The offer is diverse and you can explore the city by bike as it is very easy to rent one of the sights. This will be perhaps the most gastronomic of family getaways in Europe – the San Miguel market is the ideal place to taste the typical Spanish dishes.

MONUMENTS, MUSEUMS, AND PLACES OF INTEREST

  • The Prado Museum
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
  • Queen Sofia Museum
  • GARDENS AND OUTDOOR SPACES
  • Retiro Park
  • Warner Park Madrid
  • Capricho’s Park
  • Temple of Debod

PARIS, FRANCE

Paris is a city that is savored with refinement. The city of lights, romance and where art and culture are everywhere, whether in museums or historical monuments, has much to offer, see and discover. Be sure to take a boat trip on the Seine at the end of the day – the ultimate romantic getaway for your family getaways in Europe.

MONUMENTS, MUSEUMS, AND PLACES OF INTEREST

  • Musée d’Orsay
  • Louvre Museum
  • Notre Dame cathedral
  • GARDENS AND OUTDOOR SPACES
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Tertre Square (Artists’ Square)
  • Pont des Arts (Bridge of the Padlocks)

Get inspired by our suggestions, forget the worries, relax with family and enjoy the best the world has to offer.

RIGA, LATVIA

It is the capital and largest city of Latvia. Its historic center, known as OldTown, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, its streets are filled with coffee shops and restaurants and churches. The timeless charm of Riga makes the city a perfect choice for your family getaways in Europe. Be sure to sample the national drink: Riga Black Balsam, a blend of herbs and vodka. What you need to know in the city of Riga:

MONUMENTS, MUSEUMS, AND PLACES OF INTEREST

  • Museum of the Occupation of Latvia
  • War Museum
  • National Museum of Art
  • GARDENS AND OUTDOOR SPACES
  • Riga Zoo
  • Vermans Park
  • Pilsetaskanals
  • Central Market of Riga

ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS

It is the second largest city in the Netherlands, urban and cosmopolitan, is known as the mecca of modern architecture. Getting to know Rotterdam by bicycle is a way to immediately tune in to the spirit of the city in search of the small and surprising details of the buildings.

We were undecided between sampling the best apple pie in the world on Meente Street or a trip to the market (Marthal) for another culinary experience from Holland and the World – do both! What you can not miss in the city of Rotterdam:

MONUMENTS, MUSEUMS, AND PLACES OF INTEREST

  • Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum
  • Kunsthal Museum
  • Maritime Museum of Rotterdam
  • GARDENS AND OUTDOOR SPACES
  • Rotterdam zoo
  • Het Park
  • Arboretum Trompenburg

GDANSK, POLAND

It is one of the most beautiful cities in Poland and was once one of the most important port cities in Europe, having been reconstructed after the second world war based on archival images. The architecture of the old town is very peculiar because it mixes several styles from the baroque to the gothic and the Renaissance. Be sure to take a pirate boat ride with animation on board – the kids will love it!

MONUMENTS, MUSEUMS, AND PLACES OF INTEREST

  • Hewelianum Center
  • National Maritime Museum
  • Ambar Museum
  • GARDENS AND OUTDOOR SPACES
  • OliwaPark
  • Oliwa Zoo
  • JelitkowoBeach
    Loopy’sWorld