Top 10 Places To Go With Children:
Family travel is very important. Taking excursions with our children gives us the opportunity to be part of their first experiences and see how they unfold in new environments. These memories will remain in his memory and make his childhood a beautiful stage. In addition, taking a road trip with the family is a great idea that will allow us to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy our free time together. But what are the best places to go with children? Where are we going? Will there be activities for them? Will they be suitable for their age? Will they have fun? We propose 10 Places To Go With Children before10th birthday.
1. Gulliver and Bioparc Park (Valencia
Without a doubt this park is ideal. The figure of the giant Gulliver, lying on the ground and immobilized with ropes, becomes fun slides and ramps where to spend a great day. Admission is free, but don’t forget to check the schedules before you go.
Bio park is a very large outdoor space where hundreds of animal species coexist in a state of semi-freedom. There are a multitude of activities designed for children. Giving good morning to lemurs or giraffes, watching elephants eat or going to the educational exhibition of birds and mammals “The Cycle of Life”, are just some of the things you can do.
Tickets are free for children under 4 years old. From now until 12, it will cost 18 euros while for adults it will be 23.80 euros.
2. Dinópolis (Teruel)
The best places to go with children are those that combine fun, learning and adventure. This dinosaur theme park will not leave anyone indifferent. Located in Aragon, gather entertainment and science through a 4.5 billion-year journey where you’ll discover what life and extinction of these exciting living things was like.
Dinópolis has several exhibitions distributed among seven locations of the province, being the central park in Teruel. The entrance fee for children under 3 years old is free, the child is charged 22 euros up to 12 years old, while the adult rate is 28 euros.
3. Oasys Theme Park (Almeria)
Also known as “Mini Hollywood”, it is located in the tabernas desert (Almería). It is based on the sets of the old American Western cinema that was recorded in the 60s and 70s.
It’s a perfect activity if you don’t know what to do with children. There are daily cowboy shows and cantonese dances. In addition, it has a zoological reserve with felines, birds and some exotic species, as well as two swimming pools. The cost of standard admission for adults from 12 euros is 22.50 euros, while the cost of the children from the age of 3 is 12.50 euros.
4. Alcazar de Segovia
Another of our proposals for places to go with children is the Alcazar de Segovia. The image of this unique palace, located between the valleys of Eresma and Clamores, seems to keep the city. Some say that in its silhouette was inspired the castle of Snow White.
The fortress is a very important part of this Castilian city, chosen as the place of residence by many of the monarchs belonging to the Transtamara dynasty. It is a symbol of the art and history of Spain.
You can purchase your tickets right there, for a cost of 8 and 3.50 euros for adults and children up to the age of 16, respectively. The pass allows you to visit the palace halls, get to know the Artillery Museum and enjoy the majestic views of the city from the Tower of John II. Access to this tower is made through the 152-step climb on the spiral staircase. It is a narrow staircase and difficult to access, so children must always be accompanied.
5. The Enchanted City (Cuenca)
Located in the heart of the mountains of Cuenca and surrounded by pine forests, the Enchanted City is one of the most daing places in this town, declared in 2009 as a Natural Site of National Interest.
Its origin dates back 90 million years, when this area was part of the bottom of the Thetis Sea. At the end of the Cretaceous, the ocean retreated and the seabed surfaced. The action of water, wind and ice have made us enjoy this wonderful geological phenomenon today.
The visit consists of a road of approximately three kilometers, very well signposted. We remind you of the importance of following the signs and not getting out of the right path. Children under 7 years old enter free, from that age the cost is 4 euros until 12, hereinafter it has a price of 5 euros.
6. Micrópolix (Madrid)
It is a city designed for children, located in a roofed enclosure of 12,000 square meters in San Sebastián de los Reyes.
In this activity, you will learn to value and know the work enjoying in the more than 30 spaces themed for this purpose. Your only citizens will be your children, who will make sure everything works properly. In order to enjoy leisure, they must earn Eurix, the official currency of the place.
In Micrópolix they will be firefighters, journalists, musicians, architects or doctors among many others and will even be able to take off their driver’s license. They will become adults for a day and experiment with the different activities made and designed for them. The price of the ticket varies depending on the day of the visit. It ranges from 13 to 20 euros, depending also on age.
7. The Arriero Claudio in Segovia
Trips with children can be a lot of fun and one indispensable is to Segovia. Next to the corner Claudio, you will know this town like never before.
This fun character will guide you through the corners of the city counting legends, anecdotes and popular games. The visit begins in the Aqueduct of Segovia, but you will know more places such as St. Martin’s Square and, next to the Plaza Mayor, you will witness the coronation of Isabella the Catholic.
This pleasant and dynamic guide costs 12.50 euros for adults and 9.20 euros for your children from 6 to 12. This ticket includes access to the Royal Mint.
8. The National Archaeological Museum (Madrid)
A visit to the Archaeological Museum (MAN), can be an experience for children. In addition to a tour from Prehistory to Ancient Greece, you can do family activities such as open workshops, always accompanied by a monitor. You also have autonomous visits and storytellers.
The museum also has a specific play area space. In it you can have fun with “Play history”, “Trivial in the Museum” or “Gamejam online”, where you will create a video game in just one weekend.
General admission costs as little as 3 euros and, if you go on weekends, it is free on Saturdays from 14:00h and on Sunday mornings.
Located in Miramón (San Sebastian), in a privileged natural environment, Eureka! is an interactive museum where you learn through experiments and object manipulation. It is a scientific outreach center adapted for all ages. It has a permanent exposure and a Planetarium 3D, which helps in a very playful way to the understanding of astronomy, although it is not recommended for children under 3 years.
This museum is not a museum to use, as it has a section called Animalia, where children will learn the importance of caring for and preserving natural spaces. On guided tours, a specialized monitor will be responsible for showing you the four ecosystems. You will evenbe able to touch the most harmless animals. The general entry costs 10 euros.
10. Park Aran in Val d’Arán (Lleida)
Meeting places to go with children in the middle of nature is always a successfully assured option. Leaving the big city and breathing fresh air is a luxury we must affor more often.
The Aran Valley, located in the heart of the Pyrenees, is covered with wild pine and fir forests. An ideal area to walk and get to know this wonderful natural environment. It has a very varied fauna that includes everything from bears to lynxes, otters, wolves or large deer.
The tour lasts approximately 2 hours and the paved floor allows families to enter with baby carts. Halfway there is a picnic area, where you can eat and enjoy as a family at the mini-pet farm. The entrance fee is 14 euros for adults and 10 for minors.