Europe’s Best Cities for Discovering with the Family

Europe should be first place that comes to mind when planning a family vacation. The world’s most well-known fairytales were born there. Its great cities are history come to life. And let’s not forget the savory and sweet treats found in cafes, pastry shops, and markets around the continent. Memories are made in Europe, making it the perfect destination for travelers of all ages. Start a new family vacation tradition, and take the kids to a few of our favorite European cities for an adventure they’ll never forget.

 

London

 

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What better place to take the family than the land of Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter, and real princes and princesses? And let’s be honest, William and Harry truly are charming, and Cinderella ain’t got nothing on Kate. Marvel at palaces and the Crown Jewels. Reveal the magical world of J.K. Rowling on a filming location tour.

 

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Take a spin on the London Eye, one of the world’s largest Ferris wheels. With an entertaining albeit dark past, the Tower of London is a favorite for kids with its interactive exhibits. And the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace definitely can’t be missed.

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Copenhagen

 

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Move over Disney, this city is staking its claim as the Happiest Place on Earth – and it makes a strong case. Maybe it’s the way it awakens the inner child in everyone with the world’s second oldest amusement park, Tivoli Gardens, right in the city’s center.

 

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Perhaps it’s the way it celebrates youth with family sections on its buses, parks that encourage playtime, and an entire Children’s Museum. It could be Denmark’s exciting Viking past or the city’s brightly colored streets. Whatever it is, Copenhagen’s citizens absolutely love living here, and travelers are itching to capture its blissful charms for themselves.

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Rome

 

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The Eternal City has always been a fan favorite, especially with families. Time travel to Ancient Rome at the Colosseum and Roman Forum, where you’ll learn all about the Gladiators, and kids’ imaginations will run wild with epic battles, sword fights, and champions.

 

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Make a wish at the stunning Trevi Fountain, and let the little ones exhaust their energy by climbing the Spanish Steps or running around Piazza Navona. Plus, there’s no such thing as a picky eater in Rome when there’s endless eateries with pasta, pizza, and gelato to enjoy.

 

When it’s time to start planning your family’s next great vacation, move these cities to the top of your list. Europe offers endless choices for fun, memorable getaways, and your travel agent will help you pick the perfect spot for your next adventure. Give them a call today to plan your family’s next favorite vacation.

 

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