Travelling with little ones? Then don’t forget the great destinations on your doorstep and take advantage of short flying times with a quick hop to Europe, renowned for its hospitality towards families. Choose from an assortment of resorts offering dedicated children’s facilities and every kind of sport and activity imaginable.
May to October is the best time to visit mainland Spain and the Balearic Islands. However, Tenerife and the other Canary Islands are year-round destinations, with temperatures fluctuating only by a few degrees throughout the year.
With an amazing 300 days of sunshine a year in the Algarve, this region of Portugal is also a great choice for a Europe family holiday any time of the year; however, from May to October is traditionally the peak period for the area.
The most southerly island the Mediterranean, Cyprus can get incredibly hot in the summer months, so the best time to go actually depends on what you are looking for. June to September is ‘peak season’, when the resorts increase the number of facilities they offer, especially for children of school age, and temperatures are highest. For a peaceful break coupled with the beauty of nature then visit during October to May.
Indeed, you’ll find increased hotel offerings for youngsters during the school holidays across Europe, but there are plenty places that provide outstanding children’s facilities all year-round - just ask your Destination Expert to recommend somewhere that’s right for you!