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The 5 Best European Cities for a Family Holiday

Are you planning to spend a perfect family holiday with your children? Then you can find many great destinations where to spend a lovely time in Europe.

That is why we put together a ranking of the top 5 most family-friendly cities in Europe, where you can find the perfect destination for a family holiday and where you can be sure that no one will be bored. If you want to find more ideal cities for family travel, you can try our search tool, which will rate and order cities according to the criteria you picked. If you want your destination to be, for example, also highly romantic, you can add this to the chosen criteria, and the results will be romantic cities which are also family friendly, etc.

1. Billund

Billund is something like heaven for children. The town is the home of Lego, and here you’ll find Legoland, Lalandia amusement park, Lego factory tour and the Waterpark resort. But it is not only these main attractions that your kids will love. There is an agricultural museum where you can see how farmers worked back in the 18th and 19th centuries, beautiful nature surrounding Billund, versatile bike routes and other outdoor activities which make every visit to Billund enjoyable experience and not only for children.

2. London

Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, all these attractions inherently come with London. But it’s not just history buffs who will enjoy London. The city offers some of the best shopping streets, theatres, casinos and parks. Be prepared for the perfect vacation.

3. Amsterdam

Amsterdam is sometimes referred to as the Venice of the north, but it has much more to offer than just beautiful canals. The city has some of the best art museums and galleries in Europe and is known for its shopping possibilities, the many attractions for kids, romantic spots and, of course, great beer. We also must mention the national flower, the tulip, which are all over the place.

4. Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi is the Official Hometown of Santa Claus, with breathtakingly beautiful nature. You can visit Santa Claus village where he has his office, Arktikum, Ranua Wildlife Park, take husky tours, go for reindeer sleigh rides, have a sauna experience or just go hiking. The possibilities are countless. Not only your kids will inevitably fall in love with the city! Rovaniemi is also one of the best places to watch the magical Northern Lights since it is situated about only 6 kilometres (4 miles) south of the Arctic Circle.

5. Munich

The Bavarian city, the home of the world's largest beer festival – Oktoberfest, is worth visiting and not just for great beer. Munich offers also a great location for exploring Bavaria, countless festivals, traditional German cuisine and much more.