6 Best European Destinations for a Family Easter Escape

Easter is the ideal time of year to book a family vacation in Europe due to rising temperatures and the re-opening of famous holiday destinations. It is a fantastic time to fly out for a vacation filled with spring sunshine and European culture.

This Easter, instead of searching for eggs, search for a perfect family escape.


 1. Lake Garda

The average daily temperature in April at Lake Garda between 15-19 degrees making it a lovely but mild time of year, which is ideal for exploring the area on foot without getting too hot in the sun. It is one of the most extravagant travel destinations in all of Italy due to its amazing blue waters and attractive landscape. Lake Garda offers a variety of attractions to keep families entertained and active, including the biggest theme parks in Italy, impressive mediaeval castles, thrilling family-friendly museums, and central playgrounds.

2. Fuerteventura

One of the more well-known family friendly destinations with Golden beaches and outdoor entertainment is in Fuerteventura, it may get up to 23 degrees around Easter. It is the second-largest Canary Island, and it is a fantastic spot to visit due to its numerous beaches, wonderful weather throughout the year, and laid-back environment. There are countless family-friendly activities on Fuerteventura, camel rides around the volcanic national park and a day of splashing around in Acua Park.

3. Madrid 

Despite being the capital of Spain, Madrid is frequently underestimated as a destination for a family vacation. Madrid in April temperatures range between 18 and 20 degrees so you can enjoy this vibrant and opulent city, as it is a delight to explore, and thanks to magnificent parks, a metro system, and churros for starters, there is more than enough to keep kids entertained for a few days in Madrid.

4. Greece

One of the main reasons Greece is so well-liked by families is the variety of places to visit. From its captivating island harbours to immaculate beaches, you’ll find something that keeps the whole family happy, right down to the youngest member.  A Greek family vacation with your family members is an adventure they won’t soon forget. Greek gods, monsters, and hero mythology will captivate your kids. not to mention that Greece is a veritable paradise for any young history buffs out there, with its mediaeval forts and ancient ruins that they’ll love exploring.

5. Costa brava

The Costa Brava is one of Spain’s most appreciated holiday destinations due to the range of tourist attractions there. There are loads to visit in costa brava in the pleasant 20-degree weather, like seeing beautiful natural scenery, beaches and coves, breath-taking landscapes, lively festivals and traditions, historical landmarks and villages, old castles, and magnificent towns.

6. Paris 

The daytime temperature in late April in Paris might occasionally rise to 22 to 23 C. There are fewer tourists than in the summer and the weather is beautiful. With a tonne of free attractions for visitors of all ages as well as more expensive crowd-pleasers like Disneyland, Paris is a fantastic destination for family vacations and getaways. The French, more or less, invented many of the classic kid-pleasing foods including croissants, crêpes, omelettes, ice cream, and hot chocolate.



Plan your Easter Family Holiday the easy way

There are lots of options for our Easter break with the family, we know it can be tricky travelling with children so we have also created a guide on surviving travelling with kids.

Top Tips

Start your trip off the right way, make it as easy as possible by driving to the airport and parking the car to avoid the hassle of queuing and waiting for transport to and from the airport.

If you are travelling long distance, Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport have special offers for hotel and parking. If you sign up to Click on Clayton, you will receive €10 off each night that you book.




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