The Christmas decorations have all been put away and the house is finally back to normal. The time has arrived to begin planning your family holidays for 2016. Make an escape to Europe this year and try out these three incredible family holidays.
Italy is a lovely place to experience with your family. It is full of some of the world’s most beautiful art by artists like by Michelangelo, Donatello, and Leonardo da Vinci. It is also home to buildings built by some of the world’s most renowned architects. It offers some of the world’s best beaches and it is known worldwide for its fabulous food and wine. Experience Venice and take a gondola ride down one of its many famous canals. Stop in Rome and visit the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican City and then spend a day soaking up the sun on the beach. As a country, Italy is ideal for family holidays. Travel through the beautiful Tuscany Countryside and visit the olive gardens and sample the fine wines at the vineyards or stay on a farm and help harvest grapes or olives.
The Greek islands offer up some of the finest beaches in the world, unique heritage sites and ruins, and some of the finest food on the planet. Santorini, Mikonos, Rhodes, and Corfu Island are just a few of the places you can travel to on this 7500 km stretch of 6000 islands. Wake up each morning to the stunning coastline of the Aegean Sea, and spend your day enjoying water sports with your family like snorkeling, water skiing, and swimming. You can also just spend the day lying on one of the many sandy, pebble, or rock beaches in the sun or by the pool in one of the many beautiful villas. Spend a day or two chartering a boat and explore the coastline and some of its beautiful rock formations from the sea. Be sure to try out the unique foods that each area is known for and taste the freshly caught exquisitely prepared seafood.
Spain is a fantastic place to take your family to this year and there are so many things to do and see. You can relax to one of the many beach resorts, take a golf vacation, or play water sports. You can also visit one of the major cities and see the rich cultural heritage that Spain has to offer. Madrid is the capital city and it is a great place to start your journey through Spain. Make sure you walk around and check out some of the many outdoor sculptures and the beautiful parks. You can travel to Barcelona and visit the wonder architecture of Antoni Gaudi, or take in the paintings of Picasso at the Picasso Museum. Barcelona beach has been voted one of the top ten city beaches in the world and it is a great place to catch some rays and people watch. Make sure to try the world famous Paella (a rice and seafood dish) and sample some fine Spanish wine on your trip through this wonderful country.