Europe is an excellent place for family holidays. This continent has a lot to offer when it comes to sightseeing, learning history and cultures, and just to have an adventure. Listed below are five family holiday locations in Europe and the fun family activities you can enjoy there.
Athens, Greece, is ideal for fun and educational tours, and guides are available for hire. They can entertain the kids with fascinating information as you visit historical buildings, monuments, and open spaces.
Some of the famous old buildings are the Panathenaic Stadium in Pangrati, the site of the first-ever modern Olympic Games, and the Temple of Olympian Zeus. For more spacious locations that hold interesting Geek-god stories, visit the Philopappos Hill, home of the Philapappos Monument, and the National Garden of Athens.
Aside from historical sites, visit and relax in the islands closest to Athens. One of them is Aegina Island, home of the lovely Marathonas beach, Souvala beach, and Agia Marina beach, which has sunbeds lying around and watersports centres.
Visit Dubrovnik to see the Games of Thrones scenes locations. Book the Ultimate Game of Thrones Kayak Tour. You’ll visit Pile Bay, where scenes of the Red Keep were shot and the Lokrum Island, which is the site of the Qarth scenes. You can step out and walk through these locations to take awesome photo ops.
The city is also the location of beautiful and historic Dubrovnik villas. Villa Minosa is very close to the beach and is bursting with character. Aside from complete house amenities and free Wi-Fi, they also offer access to barbecue areas to get out and enjoy the Croatian surroundings. Villa Estella and Villa Maestral are also excellent choices.
Champagne is a region located in Northeastern France, and yes, this is where Champagne sparkling white wines are made. In addition to vast vineyards, Champagne is also famous for campsites. The French summers are ideal for camping and obviously during the school holidays, if you’re looking for a cheaper option visiting there in February half term is one of the best value for money options in Europe.
There is the En Champagne campsite located in Haute-Marne in the countryside. It sits in the heart of the national forest and a majestic lake. It has water play and wellness centres ideal for families.
Some of the activities both kids and adults can enjoy here are paragliding, fishing, hiking, and biking along cycle paths. Other great campsites are La Noue Des Rois in Aube, and La Liez, also situated in Haute-Marne.
Alcudia, Majorca, Spain offers trips and cruises for dolphin-watching. We have the Alcudia Sea Explorer, which limits people onboard for a more enjoyable, uncrowded experience. The tour will take you to see cliffs, caves, coastlines, and the natural habitat of dolphins. Another is the No Frills Excursions, which sets out on time for you to see dolphins and the sunrise.
You should also experience a fun Majorca family holiday at least once in your life by visiting the island’s beaches, resorts, and parks. If your family are beach lovers, visit Palma Nova and enjoy the best beach there, called Playa Carregador. If you’re fond of resorts and villas, visit Santa Posa and stay in Globales Santa Posa Park. They have amazing accommodations, pools, watersports, restaurants, golf courses, shops, and more.
When you go to Scotland for a holiday, make sure to visit the Scottish Highlands. The seclusion in this rural will be refreshing for the family. Complete the experience by staying in a cottage by the Lochs. One great choice is the Weir Cottage located in Ness Castle Estate, and it sits by the famous Loch Ness. The area is ideal for nature and sports lovers.
Also, don’t miss the chance to go hiking and ascend Ben Nevis. The peak is 4,413 feet above sea level. When you climb, start early, follow the tourist route path, wear the right shoes and clothing, bring food and plenty of fluids, and be mindful of the weather condition. The kids will love the experience.