Family vacations can be one of the best ways to make memories, but traveling with kids can sometimes be tricky. Thankfully, Spain is the perfect destination for families with young children. This country is very fun-loving and family-oriented with something for visitors of every age to do. There are plenty of awesome attractions and the colorful, interesting history is something that even young visitors to the country can enjoy. Here’s our pick of some of the best Spanish destinations to visit with kids.
If you’re planning a trip to Spain with your family, it’s definitely worth putting Tarragona’s PortAventura on your itinerary. This huge amusement park is a massive hit with the whole family and is home to the highest rollercoaster in Europe. You’ll find a water park filled with exciting rides and a huge variety of entertainment and shows on offer with something for everybody to enjoy. You can purchase a variety of different ticket types and even stay in accommodation located in the park for one of the most exciting vacations ever.
While it’s often a great choice of destination for adult groups and couples looking for a city break, Madrid can be one of the best cities to visit with kids, thanks to a huge range of fantastic, family-friendly attractions. If your family loves football, be sure to check out the famous Santiago de Bernabeu stadium in the capital; the home of Real Madrid. You can visit the stadium and take a tour. Another great option for kids in Madrid is the Zoo Aquarium de Madrid, the best zoo in Spain that’s located within a huge green city park. It is home to wildlife from every continent.
Home of the City of Arts and Sciences, a complex of futuristic buildings, Valencia is another great Spanish destination to visit with the kids, especially if you want your trip to be both fun and educational for them. Kids love the interactive exhibits available to explore at the science museum and will be in awe exploring the underwater world at the Oceanografic. Along in Valencia, you will find Gulliver Park, with a large playground featuring a huge model of sleeping Gulliver with several slides, ramps, and hidden passageways for kids and adults of all ages to explore.
A Madrid to Barcelona train is a comfortable, affordable transport option for families looking to explore Spain and visit Barcelona along the way. Famous as an artistic city that is close to the beach, Barcelona is another ideal destination to visit together as a family. Kids will love the Barcelona Chocolate Museum, where you can check out the stunning chocolate sculptures and enjoy workshops where you can learn how to become a chocolatier for the day. Kids will also love the iconic Magic Fountains show in Barcelona; there is an evening fountain show every day located at Placa d’Espanya.
As a country that loves families and having fun, there are so many options to choose from when it comes to planning a fun family trip in Spain. Where will you go?∂