Fantastic city breaks in Europe
These captivating European cities with their own unique, individual characters will impress your family
Posted: 15 August 2011
What’s the vibe? A busy and buzzing metropolis full of sights and sounds.
Mini city slickers will love Seeking out wonders in the city’s museums, such as the giant dinosaur bones in the Natural History Museum and the shrivelled mummies at the British Museum. Then, there are all the glorious Royal Parks just waiting to be frolicked in – Kensington Gardens with its fabulous Peter Pan-inspired playground is sure to please. Off the beaten track, there’s plenty of gems to be discovered, such as the Polka Theatre in Wimbledon or the Discover story centre in Stratford.
Travel in style Hop aboard a red double decker bus, duck inside a black cab or have fun exploring a web of rainbow-coloured Tube lines.
Where to stay The luxurious Athenæum in Mayfair has special family rooms and suites and a children’s concierge who can organise grand days out and furnish your child with books and DVDs. From £660 per night for a family of four. Visit www.athenaeumhotel.com
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