From basic campsites to luxury resorts, Europe is packed with fantastic family-friendly places to stay. And whatever your budget and your tastes, we've made it our mission to round up the cream of the offerings when it comes to European activity and adventure holidays, ski and winter sports holidays, all-inclusive resorts, holiday parks, farmstays, city breaks and much more besides. 

Scroll down for our handpicked recommendations for child-friendly places to stay in Europe in these categories and more, or if you're looking to book a luxury family resort or tailor-made holiday in Europe, contact our travel consultants on 020 3633 0653 or via our enquiry form. 

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P&O Cruises: Oceana

Europe, Caribbean
Explore the Med or the Caribbean on fly-cruise holidays aboard this family-friendly cruise liner.

Hotel Majestic Beach

Bulgaria
Large hotel on the beach in Bulgaria, with activities for all ages, plus kids pool and a spa when you want to relax.

Hotel Cumulus Koskikatu

Finland
Modern hotel in the heart of the city, offering a luxury buffet breakfast for all guests and arrange bike hire to explore the city.

Pierre & Vacances La Résidence du Lac

Dordogne
Apartments and houses on a lake shore in a leafy landscaped park, welcoming to kids and well-behaved pets.

Villa Ruscana

Corsica
A light-flooded villa on Corsica sleeping 8, with a gated swimming pool and even a private pool bar for long lazy nights outdoors.

Camping la Sirene, Argeles

Languedoc-Roussillon
The ideal site for a family holiday in the Languedoc region, with an outstanding pool complex with children's pool and play area.

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Suite Novotel Calais Coquelles Tunnel sous La Manche

Pas de Calais
In a very handy location and offering clean and comfortable rooms for short breaks and stopovers in Calais.

Camping L'Oceano D'Or, Jard-sur-Mer

Vendee
Just one mile from a beach in the Vendée region, with superb pool complex with children's pool and lively entertainment programme

Pierre & Vacances Costa Plana

Provence–Alpes–Côte d'Azur
Great value self-catering apartments with sea views on French Riviera.

Les Gets Activity Holidays

Haute Savoie
Choose fun activities to suit all the family on this active holiday in Les Gets, make use of the free childcare and free multi-activity pass.

Pierre & Vacances Premium Residence Les Alpages de Reberty

Les Menuires
Ski-in/ski-out chalets, close to family facilities in the Savoie area.

Pierre & Vacances Residence Les Balcons de Bellevarde

Val d'Isère
Self-catering apartments close to the slopes in a quiet part of Val D'Isère.

Nautica Bay Beach Club Porto Heli

Greece
A stunning bay location in Greece, with gentle waters for paddling and ideal conditions for sailing - perfect for relaxing and active family holidays.

Grecotel Amirandes

Crete
Luxury hotel in Crete, with cosy beach coves, a top spa and so much on offer for the children.

Grecotel Kos Imperial Thalasso

Kos
A 5-star hotel with wonderful views of the Aegean, plus a watersports centre and bike hire.

Levante Beach Resort

Rhodes
Flagship resort of Mark Warner, famous for its childcare and watersports.

Hotel Piz Galin

Italy
A small luxury hotel in northern Italy, ideal for summer fun and winter ski holidays, with excellent childcare and family-friendly facilities.

Borgo Egnazia

Puglia
A chic but child-friendly luxury hotel in southern Italy, with an excellent kids' club, cookery school and choice of top notch restaurants.

Giardino di Costanza Resort

Sicily
A luxury hotel set in acres of Mediterranean parkland in western Sicily, with superb childcare, a luxurious spa and private beach just for guests.

Hilton Malta

Malta
An award winning beachfront family hotel on Malta, with kids pools, a kids club, spa and some amazing restaurants.