Considering a short family cycling holiday with a difference? We explored the Ruhrgebiet – an enormous industrial region in the north-west of Germany. Duisburg, Gelsenkirchen, Essen, Dortmund – they are flat, cheap… and utterly unique. What more would you want?
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Hidden gems of Nuremberg
Nuremberg (Nürnberg) is famous for its gingerbread, bratwurst and hilltop castle. But delve deeper to discover fascinating hidden gems which bring the history of this Bavarian city closer. OK, ok… and there’s Playmobil Fun Park too…
Evora – highlights for families
Take some mystical standing stones. Add in a blue church, a quirky museum and several thousand human bones. Stir well. Simmer gently on the roof of a medieval cathedral and season generously with ancient monuments.
The result? A first-class family day trip to Evora, Portugal.
Concertgebouw – Culture for families in Bruges
Bruges is renowned for being a romantic getaway, not a family-friendly destination. But venture off the well-beaten tourist trails, and you’ll discover a hidden gem for the whole family.
London – Smart choices with kids
Visiting London with the whole family can be an unforgettable experience. But you’re going to need to make some smart choices to get the most out of your trip.
Non-touristy Lisbon with kids
Avoid the crowds in Portugal’s vibrant capital and check out these five alternative things to do in Lisbon with kids.
Lohr am Main – The Snow White town
Did you know that Snow White actually existed? We ventured deep into the heart of Germany to explore the real-life town which inspired the fairest fairy tale of them all.
Floating Art in Vejle
In a quiet corner of Denmark, there is an annual art exhibition… with a big difference.
Health and safety at Lincoln Cathedral
Ever had a family travel experience scuppered by health and safety regulations and an absurd insurance policy? We have.