Top 11 Adventure Destinations for Families In 2023

Are you looking for a destination abroad where you can go on vacation with family or take an exciting trip that is not the usual London, Paris, or Valencia but is a destination outside the usual routes?

We propose the Top 11 Adventure destinations for Families that the experts of the Lonely Planet guides have ranked up. To get rid of thinking about accommodation problems you should go for an online hotel booking option, so visit to book a hotel in advance.

From here you can take an idea for a trip that will make you discover new places in the world but which will also be interesting for little travelers.

1. Discovering Bled


Bled and Bohinj, Slovenia, the tranquility of the lake in the mountains combined with a range of services such as water parks and activities for adults and children that allow you to spend active or relaxing holidays according to your needs. Mini rafting on rivers suitable for the whole family, bike rides and nature walks.

Our trip to Bled in this post. In Bled there is a family hotel to which we are fond, we have stayed a couple of times with the children and objectively we have always had a good time, especially for the nearby water park included in the price.

This is the Hotel Savica and this is the page on If you want a top experience in Bled there is also the Garden Village with tree houses!

2. Discovering Bavaria


Bavaria, welcome to the land of children, where everyone has at least three, between lakes and mountains, meadows full of cows and small characteristic villages where you can taste the delicious slices of cake or beer, but only for mum and dad.
You will rediscover the sense of family and being together, of simple and genuine things.

Don’t forget Legoland, Freizeitpark, Ravensburger Park and Playmobil FunPark in Nuremberg. One week recommended. In Bavaria, the Jugendherberge family hostel network is an accommodation with the highest level of service and hospitality.
The Nuremberg hostel, for example, is located in the castle area and is well-kept, we slept in the tower on the eleventh floor!

3. Magical Valencia


Valencia, a city full of family attractions. The Bioparc, the Oceanografic, the Science Museum, the beach and the Albufera Park, the Turia Gardens. Impossible to get bored in Valencia, at least three days to fully enjoy the city.
To sleep in the center, the Hotel Ad Hoc Carmen was recommended to us by the local tourism organization.

4. Ibiza for families


Ibiza, the island that you have always imagined as a unique nightclub is also a top destination for families, family-friendly hotels, sandy beaches and hidden coves, a fortress worthy of big cities, rent a car to get to know the island, recommended at least a week.

Stay in Santa Eularia at Casa Luis and read about our holiday experience on the island.

5. In the magical world of the Black Forest


Baden Wuerttemberg and the Black Forest, where three nations meet, France, Germany, and Switzerland, from Freiburg, the city of streams to Lake Constance, the tourist facilities are populated everywhere by children.

The Black Forest is something lush and spectacular, let yourself be involved in the thousand activities that interest the whole family, and don’t forget to visit Europa Park. Minimum one week.

In these parts we stayed at Camping Kirchzarten, it also has very nice mobile homes and a large heated swimming pool. Alternatively, in the town in Freiburg, there is the Jugendherberge family hostel.

6. Magic lives here: Disneyland Paris


Disneyland Paris, more than an amusement park is just the world of fairy tales made a reality, here, if you are not already a child, the park is huge and the whole resort is something special, fun is a must and the smile will soon appear on the lips of even the most serious, one day is not enough and watches your budget!

To save some money you can sleep outside the park as we did, we had a good time in this hotel and we didn’t spend a fortune: Campanile Bussy Saint Georges.

7. The Vatican


Famous for its interesting museums and stunning cathedral, the Vatican has so much to offer! Among the main attractions, there are the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, while from Ottaviano – San Pietro – Vatican Museums and Cipro metro station you can reach other places of interest in the city.

The journey will begin in the legendary Vatican Museums, treasures of unrivaled beauty in the world. From Raphael to Caravaggio, from Botticelli to Leonardo, all the major artists of the Renaissance and beyond are hosted in the place that has most marked the history of art from the 16th century to today.

The second stage of the journey will take you to the most precious treasure chest of the Museums: the Sistine Chapel. Here you will discover all the magic of Michelangelo. From the harmony of Genesis to the devastating sacredness of the Last Judgment.

The final stop will be in the heart of the Vatican: Peter’s Basilica. The foundation of Christianity. You will contemplate the precious lines of its architecture, the monumentality of Bernini’s Baldacchino, and the dramatic beauty of Michelangelo’s Pietà. Finally, you will be enveloped by the magnificent embrace of the Colonnade of St. Peter’s Square.

8. Unmissable London


London, unexpected as a destination for families, has turned out to be something spectacular even for a family trip. From the simple ride on the double-decker to the numerous interactive and free museums such as the British Museum or Natural History, it is a great capital that knows how to be appreciated even by young visitors.

In London, we slept in different places every time but we had a great time at the Premier Inn Tower Bridge!

9. The mountain for families


Andalo, Trentino, Italy. A true paradise for the family, a place surrounded by greenery and nature, the real mountain with the alpine pastures and the paths downstream suitable also for strollers.

Virtually every hotel provides family services, an excellent starting point for exploring the surroundings, to see the bears, wolves, or castles of Trentino. A week is a right time. Come with us to Andalo in June and July for the green week!

10. Scotland forever


Scotland can be a truly fascinating journey even with children in tow. The convenience of the tour by car allows you to combine the exciting visits to the castles with the sleepovers of the children in the transfer journeys.

There is never a lack of space for play, a fascinating bagpipe playing, a fun place like Loch Ness, complete with a museum on the monster, a pub where you can eat delicious potato wedges. Recommended from 7 to 10 days.

11. Malta, the island of the knights


We finish our list with Malta. Island and therefore sea, and what a sea, a very long season with very little rain, beaches for children or rocky coast for the more adventurous, lots of flights, all year round, events and activities for the whole family, playgrounds everywhere, hotels with swimming pools and all-inclusive service. Recommended for 5 to 7 days.

These are our best destinations, but we are always on the move and the list can change, also thanks to your contribution! We look forward to your advice.

Some destinations can be reached quite easily by car, for others the plane is definitely the best choice, in case you can rent a car at your destination.

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