1 week for Families
If you’re planning the ultimate family holiday in Europe, you’ll be spoilt for choice with a Eurail Pass. All cities in Europe have activities suited to families, and traveling between them by train will add an extra element of excitement to the journey. If you’re considering 1 week in Europe for the family, here’s an itinerary worth considering.
Days 1 - 2: London, England
Visit Hamleys, a world famous multi-level toy store that will delight the younger members of the family as much as the older ones.
Explore the artworks at the National Gallery, and time your visit to coincide with storytelling for the kids on the “magic carpet”.
Witness the spectacle of the changing of the guards outside Buckingham Palace.
Days 3 - 4: Paris, France
Dedicate a day to the rides and attractions at Disneyland Paris.
Take a sightseeing cruise on the Seine to see some of the city’s most iconic attractions.
Climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower for panoramic views of Paris.
Days 5 - 6: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Learn about Dutch maritime history at the National Maritime Museum - the installations are interesting for young and old.
Nice weather? Pack a picnic and head for one of the many parks.
Expand your family’s tastebuds at Foodhallen - a large indoor food market with the very best of culinary Amsterdam.
Day 7: Bruges, Belgium
If time allows it, stop in Bruges on your way back to London!
Explore the medieval old town and canals on foot, and have a taste of the local beer Brugse Zot.
Climb the Belfry of Bruges for the best views of the town.
Is this itinerary for me?
This 1 week for families itinerary has a tight schedule, but it allows you to see a lot Europe in only 7 days. And if you travel with a Eurail Pass you have the freedom to either skip cities or add more to your itinerary. Whatever way you do it, you're in for a family holiday you'll never forget!