Top 10 Places for Family Holidays in Europe 2015

Top 10 Places for Family Holidays in Europe 2015

Want to go on a holiday with your kids in Europe? There are plenty of options. We have chosen these ten exciting locations, that will suit everyone – from parents and youngest children to picky teenagers.

10. Prater, Vienna, Austria

From many rides, the Praterturm must be the most exciting one – the 117 m flying swing is the tallest in the world! Open all year round, the amusement park in the historic city is entry free and only individual attractions are charged. Therefore, it is fun to explore.

Why to go there?

You must ride that Praterturm at least once in your lifetime!

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9. Lenvos Gites, Central Brittany, France

Located in the Blavet Valley, Lenvos provides numerous exciting activities in the outdoors. Surrounded with diverse nature, the resort accommodates guests in the cozy cottages. There are fishing lakes, rivers, meadows and woods, that can be explored, pools, climbing walls and camping sites.

Why to go there?

It’s like a vacation in the wild, but with a luxurious facilities! Kids can learn about nature and enjoy various activities, while a sandy beach is also near – only 45 minutes away.

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8. Bounce Below, Wales, UK

Located in the Llechwedd caverns, the facility provides probably the most exciting bounce experience ever! The three giant trampolines are found in a 176-year old disused mining cavern. The world’s first subterranean playground is lit by the colorful lights, making it even more compelling. The trampolines are hung at different levels and connected with walkways and 60 foot long slides, that alone are fun to use.

Why to go there?

The underground amusement park offers excitement, fun and a truly unique entertainment. The session lasts for one hour, but visitors can always repeat this surreal experience.

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7. Antalya, Turkey

One of the most popular summer holiday destinations in the region also welcomes families with kids. Hotels like Azur Hotel Cıralı feature pools and gardens, promising an entertaining time for the little ones. Meanwhile sandy pristine beaches are also within a hand’s reach.

Why to go there?

Antalya is made for a summer holiday, which begins in early spring and extends to September and even later, since weather is pleasant here. Various amusements will please even the most picky guests.

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6. Finca Sa Rota d’en Palerm, Mallorca, Spain

While the island attracts a lot of tourists who are ready to party hard, the resort is suitable for families as well. Parents can relax by the pool, while kids play around in the garden and make castles of sand on the beaches, that are within a hand’s reach. Also in the center one can find various entertainments for both – adults and kids.

Why to go there?

Mallorca is the holiday capital in Spain, so obviously anyone can find something, suitable for their unique taste.

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5. Tropical Islands Resort, Berlin, Germany

Known as the Aerium, a former Soviet airfield has recently been transformed to a much more entertaining mission. It sits in the Spreewald – a popular local recreation site, an unspoiled reserve, protected by UNESCO. The park is open 24 hours a day and provides white sandy beaches, palm groves, waterfalls and tropical rainforests, swirling waterslides, salsa lessons, acrobatic performances and even Shopping Boulevard – there is enough space for everything!

Why to go there?

Visitors can be accommodated in rooms, lodges or chose to stay in a tent inside. This is one of the most exciting holiday destinations in Berlin!

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4. Monte Sixeri Farm, Sardinia, Italy

The island is one of the most exciting places to go for a summer holiday. It boasts numerous pristine beaches – with sandy stretches, rocky shores and coastlines peppered with pebbles. Monte Sixeri Farm encompasses a large area, which is great for families with kids, who can play around, swim in the pools, while the beaches are only ten minutes away.

Why to go there?

The farm gives a feeling of living independently, while also provides great service.

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3. Port Aventura Mediterrània, Spain

Stretched along Costa Brava and Costa Dorada, the park offers some exciting amusements indeed. Surrounded with tranquil Mediterranean villages, Port Aventura offers vacationers to try its famous Furius Baco, which catapults people, who then reach the speed of 135 km/h!

Why to go there?

The park is surrounded with the resort towns, so it is comfortable to visit it during your summer holiday.

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2. Gardaland, Lake Garda, Italy

The biggest amusement park in Italy, Gardaland has various rides, roller coasters and water rides. Its parks have beautiful topiary sculptures and the visitors can stay at the castle-like hotel. The Sea Life Aquarium features marine life in the recreated natural habitats.

Why to go there?

A versatile park on the banks of beautiful Lake Garda, is the best in the country. Activities for children and their parents are numerous!

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1. Disneyland, Paris, France

Located only 32 km (20 mi) from Paris, the amusement park is the most popular in the whole Europe. All the favorite cartoon characters come to life here and it’s a place where dreams come true. Any age group will find suitable amusements, so parents can go there with small as well as teenage kids.

Why to go there?

The best park of the kind in the continent. Walt Disney was an innovator and had brilliant imagination, which entertains the world long after his death.

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