An opportunity for you and your family to spend quality time together and make cherished memories to last a lifetime, holidays are an integral part of the year for most families. Inevitably, there are places which lend themselves to families more than other locations. We’ve put together a list of our top 5 family friendly destinations across Europe to give you a little holiday inspiration. Find out what these are below!
The Greek islands have it all – excellent weather, delicious food and beautiful beaches. What makes the Greek islands so good is their variety with plenty of superb destinations for family holiday. With a selection of superb and affordable all-inclusive resorts dotted around the island as well as beautiful beaches and nearby islands to explore, there is plenty to keep the kids occupied on this beautiful Greek island.
If beach holidays aren’t your thing then head to the mountains. Nestled high up in the French Alps, the resort of Tignes is a great destination for a family holiday. During the winter the resort is one of the top ski resorts in Europe while in the summer the town becomes a mecca for adrenaline junkies and hikers. For a truly magical experience with the family visit the town at Christmas time where horse drawn carriages and winter markets leave you feeling like you have walked through the wardrobe and ended up in Narnia.
Located on the Amalfi Coast, Sorrento is a beautiful town with plenty of things to do and places to see surrounding it. Just across the bay from Sorrento sits the volcano of Vesuvius. A cool excursion for the family, daily tours take curious tourists up the active volcano. After your hike head down to the ancient city of Pompeii and discover the ruins of this lost city – an educational and fun experience for all. For another fun family day trip, the island of Capri is a short ferry ride from Sorrento.
Don’t rule out the U.K when looking for a destination for your next family holiday. Throughout the summer the beaches of Cornwall are the go to destination for many families from all over the U.K and further afield. With no need for airport transfers or passport renewals, Cornwall is a great destination for a last-minute holiday. Although you are not guaranteed sun, the weather in Cornwall is significantly better than the majority of the UK with average summer temperatures in the twenties (Celsius).
The lesser known destination on the list, if you are looking for an action-packed holiday with your family then this is the place to go. Mark Warner have an excellent family-friendly hotel here with all you need for a magical holiday on the shores of the Aegean Sea. Take advantage of the amazing selection of activities they have available such as diving and windsurfing or relax while the kids enjoy the pool. Find out more about this resort and all it has to offer here – https://www.markwarner.co.uk/sun-holidays/turkey/phokaia.
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