Traveling with children is a wonderful way to broaden the horizons of the small, interested in the world toddlers, a great idea for a family time, but also a great challenge for parents who have to cope with the inconvenience of traveling with demanding children. If you dream about a lovely time with your family, explore the seven best toddler-friendly cities in Europe, which will combine extraordinary adventure and will be perfect places for a memorable vacation.
Copenhagen – fairy tale cobbled streets and gingerbread houses
Amazing castles, exceptionally inspiring scenery, unique architecture, and culture make both children and adults will find something for themselves. This incredibly beautiful Danish city besides the two oldest amusement parks in the world also boasts with an amazing aquarium where you can meet more than 20,000 water animals. Numerous museums, parks, zoo and science houses allow children to explore, enjoy and experience extraordinary adventures.
Hans Christian Anderson by himself said that the city is fabulous because of its charming cobbled streets and gingerbread houses, makes it like a fairy tale. This is a place that is exceptionally friendly to smaller and bigger visitors, which is why it should be considered as a holiday flight destination for families with young children.
Budapest – sweet pastries in cinnamon sugar
Both summer and winter in Budapest, make this city at any time of the year will delight young visitors. The picnic in Városliget Park, the zoo where the elephant lives under the golden dome, the extraordinary expeditions to the Royal Castle and Fisherman Bastion or the magic of the historic town of Szentendre near Budapest make the holiday here unique.
Little travelers will also enjoy a fabulous Danube cruise or a fantastic view from the Ferris wheel that arrived in Budapest from England. Visiting Budapest all toddlers will feel perfect, and delicious pastries yeast deep fried and sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon (and not only) become their favorite delicacy.
Salzburg – the city that is entwined with music and chocolate
Salzburg, just as Budapest is the perfect destination for the flight with kids no matter what time of the year. The full music of Mozart and not only the city makes the children with a passion for beautiful sounds will certainly be satisfied here. The birthplace of the composer, the cathedral where are often held numerous concerts, and other attractions will not let you get bored.
Together with the children, you can go to the gardens of Mirabell Palace, where you can walk or run around Festung Hohensalzburg, one of the largest medieval castles in Europe. The museum of toys will also be the perfect fit for rainy days. Treats on street eateries will please the whole family, so you do not need to look for kid-friendly restaurants. If you have more time, you can choose a day trip to the picturesque and oldest Austrian village – Hallstatt.
Amsterdam – relaxing atmosphere and the best pancakes
Amsterdam’s laid-back atmosphere makes everyone including children, will be delighted. It is a city just perfect for a family vacation, as it offers excellent cuisine full of fries and pancakes, and to plenty of attractions. Walking around the city, riding on bicycles or get on madness in the water park Vondelpark, will make your stay.
Being in Amsterdam with your children you can go to the fabulous NEMO Science Museum where small scientists can take part in fantastic experiments. The older children will appreciate the Ant Frank Museum or the Van Gogh Museum – but remember to book tickets earlier.
Naxos – the best lemonade and sun guaranteed
If you think about the warm climate and heavenly beaches, Naxos is the perfect place for a family holiday flight. Beautiful and very family-friendly town on the island enchants with its lovely beaches, friendly locals, historic ruins and numerous attractions. The charming Saint George Beach is perfect for kids because the water at the shore is relatively shallow and the nearby bars offer delicious Greek delicacies.
On a family trip, it is perfectly rent a car and sightseeing the island or take a ferry trip to one of the neighboring islands of Paros, Mykonos, and Santorini. Walking on the beach of Naxos, the perfect way to cool down is to grab a delicious Greek sangria – homemade lemonade that will please the little ones – but also the parents.
Florence – fabulous atmosphere and excellent Italian tiramisu
Florence may not be associated with an ideal place for children, but as it turns out, it can be astonishing. A beautiful city full of historic buildings, fine art, history and excellent food falls appeal to the youngest, who loves painting and drawing. Climbing to the cathedral and bell tower, visit the Piazzale Michelangelo on the phenomenal sunset or trips to museums (e.g., Stibbert Museum) can make an amazing time for every young explorer.
Numerous art workshops, the opportunity to watch excellent drawings, frescoes and the chance to take part in cooking pasta, tasty tiramisu, gelato or pizza will develop the hidden skills of the toddler. After having entertained the artists and cooks, in the afternoon kids will have a great time walking in the Boboli Gardens.
Zagreb – a magical city and burek with apples
For lovers of Croatia, the perfect place for a getaway with children will be Zagreb, which impresses with parks, fountains, town square, many pedestrian streets and cozy cafes. Arriving here with the kids you should visit Lotrščak Tower, as it is easy to climb and boasts with a beautiful view.
A fantastic place that is not far from Zagreb is Plitvice Lakes National Park – one of the most beautiful sites in the world, which no doubt will delight your children. 16 interconnected lakes, cascading waterfalls, wooden walkways and steep stairs for climbing enthusiasts create a unique place. A beautiful shade of turquoise green water and stunning scenery make children and parents feel like in a fairy tale. Boat trips and delicious dishes and desserts like burek cake with juicy apples delight.tags: children, europe, toddler, travel