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Best destinations for family holidays in 2019

Top travel places around the world where your children will have a blast

Travelling with children? Tranquility isn't something you can expect, that's for sure. But maybe we have found the perfect destinations where your children will actually enjoy and have fun. 

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Family holidays in Cagliari – Sardinia 

If your idea of the perfect summer holidays consists of charming bays, alluring beaches, and romantic sunset moments - Sardinia is the place to be! Cagliari will surely bedazzle you and your children with its snow-white beaches and turquoise waters. Cagliari besides being the Capital of Sardinia and a perfect destination for beach lovers is also an infusion of ancient history and a truly charismatic city.
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If you’ve had enough of beach hopping there is plenty to do in Cagliari instead. One option is hiking  - and it’s an excellent choice.1023 meters above sea level there is Monte dei Sette Fratelli - the highest peak in the mountain region of the Sarrabus. Dive into Sardinian cuisine. It comes as no surprise the food here is delicious. Some of the best restaurants you can find right in the city center. If you consider yourself as the best chef in the world, you have to check out their local market for their fresh local products. Hire a car and drive to Pula Market - one of the most atmospheric markets you can find. And last but not least, discover the old city of Cagliari! Cathedrals, medieval towers, and piazzas are a must!

When to go:

We recommend you visit this wonderful island between April and September. 

Where to stay and how to get around:

Check out Airbnb website where you'll find lots of Cosy & Cute Apartments. We suggest you hire a car in Cagliari to explore the island.

 

Family holidays in Faro – Portugal

Since you have become a full-time mom or dad, you know one thing, holidays aren’t what they used to be. You have forgotten how to peacefully lay back, relax, unwind, read a book or even take a swim. Nowadays it is all about your baby, toddler or even worse – a teen! Going to the beach is a process. Packing diapers, toys, all sorts of games to keep your young ones occupied, making sure you have tons of sunscreen, water, snacks, you name it. But the most important of it all is finding the best beach. But Faro doesn't disappoint. Numerous beaches here are made for families. Albufeira can be the perfect family beach. There is a cafe on the beach; you can rent umbrellas and chairs, it has public toilets and last but not least – there are tons of shells for your toddler to scoop up.  But it's not just beach-time here. Portugal offers all sorts of activities for families; Algarve region is especially suitable for families with small children. If you are staying in Faro for a longer period and your kids have had enough of beach exploring, maybe it is time you take them to an amusement park. One of our favorites is Zoomarine - Water theme park with dolphin shows, the Rainforest, and waterslides. For the adrenaline rush, the Aquashow Park and XFlow Surf Spot Portugal are a must. After a long and hard day, you can take your family to dinner in one of our top five family-friendly restaurants in Faro.

Faro

When to go:

Faro is a year-round destination, so, any time is perfect for Faro. 

Where to stay and how to get around:

Check out Airbnb website where you'll find lots of family-friendly apartments. We suggest you hire a car in Faro to explore the region.  

 

Family holidays in Malaga - Spain

Planning to take your family to Malaga this summer? You're in for a pleasant surprise, since the capital of Costa del Sol is one of the best destinations for families with small children. Malaga is a compelling city, overflowing with youthful intensity. There’s no way you and your little ones won’t fall in love with it. Malaga offers all sorts of activities for families. It is an incredibly play-full city with numerous playgrounds and parks for your little ones.  And we suggest you join them. 

Malaga

When to go:

If your child is still in preschool, we recommend you visit Malaga in May or September – the weather is great, plus there are no crowds. 

Accommodation and car hire in Malaga:

We checked some family-friendly hotels&apartments in Malaga and decided 4 Balconies To Picasso Museum is our favorite. Loved by families - it has a 5-star rating from families. House rules do not allow pets, smoking or parties. For more info&photos, click here >>

 

Family holidays in Heraklion – Crete

Crete is for kids. No, really most of the beaches look like the mother nature has designed them for our little ones. Besides beaches, Crete offers numerous activities for your little ones. 

Dinosauria ParkWhat kid doesn't love dinosaurs? Crete has an amazing Dinosauria Park with a huge selection of this prehistoric animals. Your child will be able to experience face to face encounter with Triceratops and T-Rex. When you sense your child is getting bored at the beach, take him to Aqua Park. Aqua Plus Waterpark is situated 30 km from Heraklion and there's another one in Limnoupolis near Chania city. 

Car hire in Heraklion

When to go

The best time to visit Crete is from May to September. If your child is stil in preschool, we recommend you visit Crete in May or September – the weather is great, plus there are no crowds. 

Accommodation and car hire in Crete:

Best way to explore this alluring island is by car. Hire a car at the airport, and you'll have the whole island of Crete in your pocket. For accommodation, we recommend staying in one of many charming apartments or villas. 

 

Family holidays in Hamburg – Germany

The perfect getaway with children is Hamburg. Why? Because the city is equipped to handle the children of all sizes.:) Miniatur Wunderland is the first place you need to visit when travelling with your little ones. And there's also The Planten und Blumen Park with a wonderful botanical garden where your child can take a pony ride.

Car hire in Hamburg

If you're planning your getaway in March or July you mustn't miss the Hamburg DOM – it's the biggest public festival in Germany. At the Hamburg DOM, you can have a thrilling experience of taking rollercoaster rides, having a scary adventure at the ghost house, or other themed houses for a good laugh. 

car hire HamburgWhen to go:

The best time to visit Hamburg is in Spring or Winter. For Christmas holidays Hamburg could work like a charm. 

Accommodation:

In the green city of future is best to look for the apartment or hotel somewhere in the city centre. Hamburg is enormous and when travelling with children is best to hire a car

 

Family holidays in Tenerife

This little volcanic paradise will amaze your little ones. Besides alluring beaches, Tenerife offers lots of entertainment for your young ones.

Car hire Tenerife

Loro Parque in Puerto de la Cruz, Siam Park in Adeje, and Children's Museum ARTlandia are right here and they will keep your young minds occupied. Your child will be probably groaning if you take him trekking, that's why we suggest you take him to the Teide National Park. The cable car will take you to the summit of Mountain Teide from where you'll be able to enjoy great views from above. 

Car hire Tenerife

When to visit Tenerife:

It's always the best time to visit Tenerife. But since you have to adjust to school holidays June is probably the month you'll pack your bags for Tenerife. 

How to get around and where to stay:

Check out airbnb.com for some really cool apartments. For two adults and three children, you can find lovely accommodation for only 70 EUR per night. The best way to discover Tenerife is to hire a car at the Tenerife Airport – this way you'll be able to discover all the bedazzling beaches of the island. 


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