Sunny weather, delicious cuisine and amazing views are sometimes not enough. When choosing a holiday destination, parents look for attractions and amenities families with children. Here are advantages of countries like Albania, Croatia, Italy and Spain. Go to one of them and enjoy fine family holidays.
Where to spend family holidays?
Albania for children
Do you want to show your children the variety of the world? If yes, it is time to fly to Tirana! The capital of Albania will surely amaze your kids with its originality. The Mayor of Tirana Erion Veliaja has changed the city into more children-friendly place. With more and more playgrounds and walking paths being built, children can feel safe. One of the top tourist attractions is the Skanderbeg Square, a grand site of the city, is also the largest promenade in the Balkans. Have a walk and enjoy the beauty of the city. You should also visit the Grand Park in Tirana. Situated on the shore of a picturesque lake, it shows the beauty of the Albanian capital. Your children will love the large playground, and you will have a rest while enjoying nature and peace.
The archaeological site in Butrint in the southern part of Albania is an excellent place to give your kids a history lesson. Visit the ruins of an ancient city, and see the remains of its defensive walls, baptistery and an ancient amphitheater. Show your children that history lessons may be fun.
In Albania, there are many resorts. Let us introduce ones that are suitable for families with children. Wide and sandy, the beach in Sille offers a gentle approach to the sea, which is good for playing in the water. Among amenities for kids, there is a forest near the beach which offers some rest in the shade on hot days. The Pulebardha beach is held by tourists in the highest esteem thanks to its crystal-clear water. It is an ideal place for some beach fun with your family.
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Croatia for family holidays
Croatia is a popular destination among families with children. Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar - we recommend these beautiful Croatian cities this summer. Let's read about top attractions in Croatia!
Žnjan, Split's city beach, is a paradise for children. Specially prepared attractions, such as a bouncy castle, boats, slides and trampolines will not allow you kids to get bored. It is an interesting day trip idea to visit the Blue Cave on the island of Biševo in an archipelago in Central Dalmatia. Between 11:00 and 12:00, the sunshine reflects from the water surface giving the appearance of a blue glow, while objects in the water seem silver. That magical place will certainly nake a lasting impression on your children.
Dubrovnik offers many attractions for kids. You children will enjoy a ride in a cableway to the top of the Srd Hill, from which you can see the Old Town and many Croatian islands. Go for a walking trip on one of the numerous scenic routes. Climbing down the hill to the Old Town will take you around an hour. From Dubrovnik, you will take a ferry to the island of Lokrum, where you can visit second one of the top attraction for children. A natural reserve and a botanical garden, and children will meet wild peacocks and rabbits. As the location of the original Iron Throne, Lokrum is also popular among fans of the Game of Thrones series.
If you have a look at Zadar's Old Town from above, you can get a feeling that it is situated on an island. Indeed, it is surrounded by sea water from three sides, and separated from the land by a moat. The city has one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the entire Dalmatia, complete with a bell tower, a Romanesque church with a Baroque altar, a Roman forum which looks best at night, and the Sea Organ, which are played by… sea waves.
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The special character of Italy starts with the country's cuisine. Kids just love pizza, spaghetti and ice cream. Attractions of Italy that appeal to families with children include also a great number of amusement parks with numerous roller coasters, merry-go-rounds and special performances designed for the young and old alike. The most popular amusement parks include Gardaland, with the Legoland water park zone opened in 2020, and Movieland, which will particularly amuse fans of Zorro, Tomb Raider and Terminator.
The vicinity of the Lake Garda are particularly good for family holidays with children. Knwown for family-friendly camping sites, the attract a lot of Italy fans every year. Long cycling trips along the shore of the lake and perfect conditions for swimming invite visitors to spend active holidays.
Don't forget to visit Venice - show your kids St. Mark's Square and get lost together in the city's narrow alleys. Your children are going to love the colourful Venetian masks, which you can find in abundance in the San Polo district. You must take a ride by a water tram. Long walks may make the kids tired, while the cruise will give them a lot of fun and you will be able to see Venice in just one day cruising Canal Grande.
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Amusement parks for children in Palma de Mallorca
Quite popular among families with children, Playa de Palma Beach is safe for children thanks to its very gentle approach to the sea. We recommend Port de Pollensa because of its beautiful views on the mountains and ideal conditions for children - soft sand, a playground and no crowds.
You must visit Palma de Mallorca's numerous amusement parks designed specially for children. The Forestal Park is a wooded park that will meet your kids' dreams about climbing trees. They will also enjoy climbing walls and Tarzan swings. The Katmandu Park offers a fabulous aquaparki, a 4D cinema and a minigolf course. But that is not all - there is also an extraordinary water part in the wild west theme called Western Water Park. The brave will slide down the Cola del Diablo or The Beast – the most vertical slide in the park. Wondering which park to visit? Ideally, all of them.
Majorca is a perfect island for family holidays. Your children will have an opportunity to try different water sports, from windsurfing, diving, board paddling, to kayaking, to fun on banana boats. Instil the love of water in your kids!