City Wonders, a tour operator that offers exclusive tours throughout Europe, offers kid-friendly destinations and activities when traveling abroad with your family. From the Warner Bros. Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter in London, to exploring the Roman Colosseum, here are 10 must-see experiences for children in Italy, France, London, Spain and more.
Built in 1843, Tivoli Gardens is located near City Hall. Tivoli is filled with fun activities to keep children entertained including gardens, lakes with pagodas, dragon boats, roller coasters and the Star Flyer, the world's tallest carousel. Take note: Ticket prices vary on the time of the year.
City Wonders' Versailles Tour for Families in Paris is designed for children ages 5-12. The tour explores the Hall of Mirrors, Grand Apartments and Garden of the Sun King, and Louis XIV and his descendants. The tour is currently on sale for $60.09 per child/ $64.38 per adult.
Soccer fans will want to take the two-hour tour of Bernabeu Stadium and gain a deeper look into the history of the Real Madrid. Fans will have the opportunity to see cups won by the team in the Trophy Room, walk around the stadium, and previously off limits to the public, fans will be able to see the dressing rooms. Tickets are $25.98 per person.
Harry Potter fans won't want to miss the experience of a lifetime at the City Wonders' Warner Bros. Studio Tour: The Marking of Harry Potter, where an expert tour guide takes guests behind-the-scenes of the popular film. Fans will view the original sets, props and costumes from all eight of the movies. Some other unique features include the Gryffindor common room, the original Hogwarts Express locomotive and Platform 9 3/4, Hagrid's Hut and more. Tickets are $36.13 per infant/ $148.25 per child/ $160.71 per adult.
Prague, Czech Republic
The Vtopna Railway Restaurant is a treat for the whole family where model trainsets bring beverages to every table. The trains pull into stations, pass through tunnels and over drawbridges, and the scenery includes ponds and rock formations.
The Viktualienmarkt outdoor farmers market has 140 local food, delicacy and craft booths for the whole family to enjoy. The maypole and the fountains surrounding the area let children experience more German culture.
Explore the wonders of space at the Swiss Museum of Transport, where children can get an up close view of spaceships and participate in hands-on activities. The museum also features a space travel simulator for those looking for an adventure. Tickets are $30.39.
The Museum of Childhood allows children and adults to reminisce on the excitement of growing up and being a kid. Families can learn the history of childhood, play games and look at classic toys. Admission is free.
The City Wonders' Roman Colosseum for Kids offers a fun children's interactive tour specifically designed for families. Activities the whole family can look forward to are role-playing, visuals and challenges specially created to involve family members of all ages. Tickets are $42.92 per child/ $48.29 per adult.
This four-hour tour of La Sagrada Familia and Park Guell is the perfect way for the whole family to learn about the rich history and culture of Barcelona. The tour includes traveling by taxi to Park Guell and exploring the architecture and playful structures of the city. Tickets are $474.63 for 1-2 people/ $582.50 for 2-3 people.