It won’t be cheap, but bringing your children across the Atlantic for a European vacation could very well be life-changing. From Rome’s Trevi Fountain to Brussels’ Comic Strip Museum, parents and children alike will be enchanted by Europe’s offerings. We’ve compiled our favorite European destinations for families, based on considerations regarding family-friendly, accessible and affordable attractions, hotels, and restaurants.
Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea; along with surrounding minor islands, it constitutes an autonomous region of Italy, the Sicilian Region.
Salzburgis the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg.
Rome is a city and special comune in Italy. Rome is the capital of Italy and also of Lazio . With 2.8 million residents in 1,285.3 km2, it is also the country’s largest and most populated comune and fourth-most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits.
Paris is the capital and largest city of France. It is situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Ile-de-France region. The city of Paris, within its administrative limits , has a population of about 2,230,000. Its metropolitan area is one of the largest population centres in Europe, with more than 12 million inhabitants.
Madrid is the capital and largest city of Spain. The population of the city is roughly 3.3 million and the entire population of the Madrid metropolitan area is calculated to be around 6.5 million. It is the third-largest city in the European Union, after London and Berlin, and its metropolitan area is the third-largest in the European Union after London and Paris. The city spans a total of 604.3 km2.
London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom, the largest city, urban zone and metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, and the European Union by most measures. Located on the River Thames, London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its founding by the Romans, who named it Londinium. London’s ancient core, the City of London, largely retains its square-mile mediaeval boundaries.
Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland, the seat of the Scottish parliament and government, the largest city by area and the second largest by population in the country. The City of Edinburgh Council governs one of Scotland’s 32 local government council areas.
Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and its most populous city, with an urban population of 1,213,822 and a metropolitan population of 1,947,944 . With the completion of the transnational Oresund Bridge in 2000, Copenhagen has become the centre of the increasingly integrated Oresund Region.
Brussels is the capital of Belgium and the de facto capital of the European Union. It is also the largest urban area in Belgium,comprising 19 municipalities, including the municipality of the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium, in addition to the seat of the French Community of Belgium and of the Flemish Community.
Berlin is the capital city of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany. With a population of 3.5 million people,Berlin is Germany’s largest city and is the second most populous city proper and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union. Located in northeastern Germany on the River Spree, it is the center of the Berlin-Brandenburg Metropolitan Region, which has about 4½ million residents from over 180 nations.