Cities to Visit in Europe with Kids

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Cities to Visit in Europe with Kids

Europe with Kids – Where to Go? 

Planning a family trip can become stressful, but you’ll be glad to know that Europe is within your reach! Many cities in Europe will great you and your kids with open arms. Europe has a lot to offer every type of traveler and we promise it will be a vacation you will never forget. To save the hassle of doing extensive research on the best family destinations in Europe, we have done that all for you and picked the top 5 cities to visit with your kids.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

Europe with Kids - Amsterdam

There’s a lot more to Amsterdam than just the red light district, so don’t wipe it off your potential destination list just yet. Paddle boating on the canals and bike paths galore mean that you could and you should consider here for your next family trip to Europe. Amsterdam is a very walkable, bikeable, boat-able city with lots of photo opportunities and restaurants suitable for all taste buds. The NEMO Science Museum and Anne Frank Huis should be at the top of your attraction list!

Dublin, Ireland

brown and white concrete houses

Dublin is the perfect starting point for any family trip to Europe. This city has locals that will welcome you with open arms and with plenty to see and do, you’re guaranteed to have a packed out itinerary when you’re there. From City Sight-Seeing buses taking you all around the best spots of the city like Phoenix Park and Kilmainham Gaol which housed many Irish rebels to picnicking on St Stephen’s Green. Get ready to embrace the history of Dublin on this trip with your kids.

Paris, France

Louvre Museum, Paris

Paris isn’t just a city for lovers, it’s for everyone. This city is an open-air museum that your kids are sure to love on a Europe trip. Hit all the iconic sights such as the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, but don’t forget that Paris has many parks, perfect for picnics, playing or boat sailing. It’s not hard to find somewhere to eat in Paris, with crepes and pastries galore we are sure you’ll find something to suit everyone. If the budget allows, and you have some avid Disney fans in the family, take a day trip to Disneyland Paris!

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London, UK

Europe with family - London

How could you go wrong with the city that gave the world Harry Potter, Mary Poppins, Peter Pan, and Paddington Bear?! Pretend to drop your kids off at Platform 9 3/4 which can be found at Kings Cross Station or try to spot some royals near Buckingham Palace. Take a trip around the city on the iconic red, double-decker bus, visit the Harry Potter studios, walk around Hyde Park, or shop on Oxford Street, the activities are endless on a vacation in London.

Barcelona, Spain

Family trip to Europe - Barcelona

The works of Gaudi grace every corner of Barcelona, making it a colorful and architecturally interesting city to visit in Europe with the kids. Barcelona is a city that offers all you would want in a Europe trip but also has a beach, perfect for any summer vacation! Visit La Sagrada Familia, take a family hike to Park Güell, or walk along La Rambla, the main street of Barcelona has performers certain to entertain your little ones.


While there are only five on our list, there are many more cities in Europe perfect to visit with your kids. With Eurailing Packages, you could cross more than one city off your bucket list! Traveling Europe with kids has never been easier when traveling by rail. All our packages can accommodate families, check out our pre-designed packages or build a custom package unique to your family.