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Getting kids excited about history can be a challenge, but this private tour is tailor-made for families with children of any age. Avoid the long queues with skip-the-line entrance to the Catacombs of Paris, explore the fascinating underground tunnels and tombs, and enjoy an entertaining and educational commentary from your guide.
Due to large crowds and numerous historical attractions, visiting a city like Rome isn't always easy for kids. This tour, which is designed specifically for young explorers, ensures that kids stay interested and engaged during a tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Plus skip-the-line admission tickets mean that you'll save hours of waiting in line.
Step into a wonderland of wizardry on this Harry Potter walking tour. Trek through muggle-run London to visit beloved literary and cinematic landmarks such as Diagon Alley, the Leaky Cauldron, and Platform 9¾. Along the way, enjoy Harry Potter trivia, and visit famous locations that inspired J.K. Rowling's epic book series. This is a magical tour for Harry Potter fans of all ages and a great activity for family vacations in London.
Experience the world of wizardry on a tour of London's Harry Potter filming locations. Cruise through the city by coach to visit cinematic landmarks such as Number 12, Grimmauld Place, Diagon Alley and Platform 9¾. Along the way, enjoy insider stories about the making of the Harry Potter films and visit famous locations that inspired the epic series.
Experience Rome after dark with a family-friendly 2.5-hour tour. Follow your kid-loving guide to sites such as the Marcus Aurelius Column, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, and the Trevi Fountain. Kids can complete fun activities such as photo contests, quizzes, and treasure hunts. Drinks, pizza, and gelato included.
The Sacre Coeur Basilica is one of Paris’ most magnificent churches and the grand centerpiece of the Montmartre district. This private walking tour is tailor-made for families with kids and is designed to keep the whole family entertained with a fun and fast-paced itinerary. Visit the one-time haunts of artists like Picasso, Van Gogh, and Renoir; spot filming locations from the movie ‘Amelie’, see the ‘I Love You’ wall, and peek inside the Sacre Coeur.
This full-day tour is designed especially for families with children, so climb aboard a fully-equipped minibus for a full day of exploration. First, visit Pompeii on a carefully-devised route that hits the highlights including the theatre, thermal baths and gladiators’ barracks. Enjoy some free time in town for lunch at a kid-friendly restaurant. Then it’s on to the Amalfi Coast and the scenic village of Positano. After a day of education, games, and adventures, return to Rome with your tired but happy family.
Follow in the footsteps of Harry Potter and other characters from the Harry Potter movies on this private London cab tour! Settle into a private black taxi with your own Harry Potter-expert driver as your guide, and visit a host of locations used in different Harry Potter films, including Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix. See Diagon Alley, the Knight Bus bridge, Platform 9¾, and many other spellbinding sites as your driver recounts fascinating Potter trivia. Each taxi seats up to five passengers for the same fixed price.
Introduce your young travelers to the tales of classic Greek mythology with a private, interactive challenge in the center of Athens. From Mount Olympus to the feats of Hercules, kids learn the myths of creation, nature, and history as told by the ancient Greeks. An activity booklet, games, and fun quizzes given by a specially trained children’s guide keep little explorers engaged while learning about the gods and goddesses that populate these enduring legends.
Get the kids into cooking in a fun way with this small-group 2-hour pizza-making class for the family in Rome. Learn the secrets of making an authentic Italian pizza from a real pizza chef. Get hands-on experience along every step of the process, from preparing the dough to putting it in a real stone oven, with this workshop designed for kids and adults. Eat your delicious creation at the end of class.
Got kids and need a change of pace from cathedrals and museums? Book this admission ticket to the Paris Aquarium located in the Trocadero Gardens. One of the largest aquariums in Europe, the Paris Aquarium boasts more than 10,000 fish and invertebrates from all over the world, including sharks. With films, exhibitions, workshops, and a touch pool for children, the aquarium offers something for everyone in the family.
Show the kids a different side of Florence on a evening walking tour designed just for families. An energetic guide keeps kids engaged with games, photo contests, and multimedia activities tailored to different ages. Young and old alike will learn Renaissance history while visiting illuminated sights like the Duomo and Palazzo Pitti. No need to worry about dinner plans, as the tour include stops for some of the best pizza and gelato in Florence.
The Vatican is a very popular tourist attraction and draws huge numbers of visitors daily. Avoid the crowds on this private guided tour that allows you access to the Vatican Museums before general opening hours. The tour is especially tailored toward younger visitors, to ensure they enjoy exploring the Egyptian Museum, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica.
Turn a visit to one of Florence’s most famous museums into a fun, kid-friendly adventure on this skip-the-line tour of the Accademia Gallery designed just for families. Avoid the boredom of waiting in line and head right inside with an entertaining guide who will show you Michelangelo’s iconic ‘David’ statue plus other artistic highlights. A variety of games, treasure hunts, and contests keep kids engaged so everyone can enjoy the art while learning about the Renaissance along the way.
Experience the fun of biking around Barcelona without the effort on this quick and fun e-scooter tour. Follow your guide to absolute Barcelona highlights such as Paseo de Colon and the Olympic Port, stopping to admire views along the way. This tour can even accommodate young children through a child seat.
Learn about ancient Rome in 3-D at Time Elevator Rome, a multisensory experience that combines video, moving platforms and surround sound. You’ll travel through time, from Romulus and Remus to Julius Caesar to the Renaissance. Then enter the modern age as you cover 20th-century events up to the present day. This is a quick, unique way to start your Rome trip by diving into its long, action-filled history.
NAUSICAA is one of the largest aquariums in Europe, and it's the perfect day activity for any weather condition. By booking a ticket in advance, you’ll avoid long visitor lines, so you get straight to the action. If you’re traveling with kids, it’s a great way to keep them entertained. Aquarium highlights include a submarine tunnel, hammerhead sharks, manta rays, clownfish, and sea lion training.
Glimpse into the underwater world of the Istanbul Aquarium on this 5-hour tour, plus check out one of the largest shopping complexes in the city. Visit the Aqua Florya and discover an aquatic paradise consisting of 16 marine environments, more than 1,500 species and interactive demonstrations at every turn. You will stroll inside shark-laden hideouts, stare at the undersides of stingrays and sea turtles and ogle exotic frogs and feisty piranhas. Then, at your leisure, enjoy all your senses at a 5D movie house (own expense). End your day indulging in some light shopping or lunch within the mall (own expense).
Delve into the brilliant mind of Leonardo da Vinci at this interactive exhibit. Leonardo3 - The World of Leonardo, located at Piazza della Scala, boasts a number of reproductions of Leonardo’s famous machines as well as manuscripts, digital restorations, and reconstructions. Enjoy a number of interactive experiences in a multitude of languages with audio guides.
Families with kids will enjoy setting sail aboard the Jolly Roger Pirate Ship for a swashbuckling adventure on this half-day cruise from Paphos. Sip a Long John Silver cocktail, enjoy on-board games and activities suitable for the whole family, dive in to swim in the Secret Cove (Riccos Bay), and feast on a buffet lunch.
Visit the Malta National Aquarium in Saint Paul's Bay for a family-friendly activity in Malta. View the fish and sharks from the walk-through tunnel in the main tank, and peruse the marine and land creatures found throughout the 41 displays in the aquarium.
Enjoy a star-studded meet and greet at Dublin’s National Wax Museum and come face-to-face with movie stars, politicians and pop icons. Marvel over the lifelike waxworks of Irish writers like James Joyce and Oscar Wilde; pose for photos with Irish icons like U2, Liam Neeson and Ronan Keating; brave a visit to Dracula’s Chamber of Horrors; or make your very own wax hand (extra cost). The fun interactive exhibitions are both educational and entertaining, with the chance to learn about Irish history, discover the human body and even have a go at being a record producer!
Secure your ticket in advance and explore the Whales of Iceland Exhibition at your own pace. Walk past 23 man-made, life-size models of the various whale species in Iceland, and use the interactive stations to watch videos and learn about the different species. This family-friendly experience is centrally located in Reykjavik.
Book your Rotterdam Zoo admission ticket online to skip the entrance queues and start exploring—a popular rainy day activity for local and visiting families. At 160 years old, the zoo is one of Europe’s most oldest and most popular. Highlights include the butterfly house, tropical rainforest room, and aquarium.