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List of the Best European Cities to Visit With Family and Amazing Things to Do When You Are There

Europe has always been a popular travel destination where you are traveling solo or as a group. It is one of the best places to travel for a family vacation as well. There are plenty of European cities that are rich in history, architecture, culture and outdoor activities that the entire family can enjoy. In this article, we will share some of the best European cities to visit on your next family vacation.

Prague

Prague was once considered a well-hidden gem, but now it is one of the best European cities to visit. It’s adorned with castles, scenic bridges, ancient churches and narrow streets and almost reminds one of stepping into a fairy tale. There is virtually no traffic and with cafes on every corner, it is definitely a family friendly destination.

Prague is an ideal budget travel destination. There are many things to see without spending much. For example, visit Prague Zoo. Prague Zoo is home to one of Europe’s finest zoos and there are plenty of other family activities such as The Museum of Miniatures, Petrin HIll and the National Technical Museum. You can stroll with Old Town Square to experience some of Prague’s finest architecture and take a cruise on the River Vltava.

Accommodations are affordable and there are plenty of family friendly cafes. The locals are extremely friendly and helpful so you will find that Prague is hands down one of the best European cities to visit as a family.

Rome

With its ancient history Rome is often described as the ultimate “school-history-project-trip.” Rome is known to be one of the most family friendly European Cities. One of the best things about Rome is you will be able to do most of your exploring and sightseeing on foot. Don’t miss the Pantheon, Time Elevator Rome, and the Coliseum. Make sure to take the kids to EXPLORA, the Maxxi Museum of Contemporary Art and of course you can’t forget the Vatican.

You will be able to find reasonable family accommodations and of course, one of the best things about Rome is the food. Your family will thank you for years as Rome is one of the best family travel destinations known to date.

London

Over 200 years ago, the famous English author Samuel Johnson once said “You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” This still rings true today. London is rich in history, culture and beauty.

Whether you are a die-hard Beatles fan, a fan of 80’s British artists such as David Bowie, Elvis Costello or The Psychedelic Furs or if you prefer contemporary British artists such as Adele or The Muse, you will definitely enjoy the British music scene. History buffs can explore the Museum of London, St Paul’s Cathedral, and Shakespeare’s Globe Theater. There are plenty of family activities as well such as the London Aquarium, The London Film Museum, and the Natural History Museum.

There are plenty of free things to do in London as well, and plenty of family friendly parks. London is still one of the best European cities to visit as a family vacation.


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