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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Fantasia Bahia Principe

Tenerife
Spot-on for families, this all-inclusive in southern Tenerife has its own castle, childcare from three years to teens and theatre.

Vestri Pétursey

Iceland
A simple cabin at the foot of the mountains in southern Iceland, comes complete with essentials for a self-catering holiday in a spectacular location.

Brimnes Bungalows

Iceland
Family-friendly wooden cabins sleeping up to 7 people on the edge of a lake in northern Iceland, each with hot tub and the most amazing lake views.

Villa Da Vinci

Tuscany
A spectacular holiday villa sleeping 13 in the Tuscan countryside, ineasy reach of Itailan cities. With heated outdoor pool, beautiful grounds and stunning views.

Bella Mare Hotel

Corfu
A small family-friendly hotel on Corfu's north-east coast with childcare for babies to teens, a watersports centre and rooms with a handy kitchenette and balcony.

Neilson Mar Menor Beachclub

Murcia
Active but stylish beachside holiday complex where water sports and land sports are high on the agenda, plus complimentary childcare from 4 months.

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Pierre & Vacances Holiday Village Cap Esterel

St Raphael
Perfect for babies through to teens with facilities, childcare and services, this self-catering holiday park on the south coast of France is ideal for a summer family holiday.

Ikos Andalusia

Andalucia
Stylish and luxurious all-inclusive 5-star Andalucian hotel with private beach, childcare from 4-months to teens and top-class service and facilities throughout.

La Ravoire Campsite

Haute Savoie
A quiet holiday park in the French Alps surrounded by lakes and mountains, with pools on-site and a watersports centre nearby.

Neilson Hotel Del Clos

Andorra
Half-board hotel in Andorra with childcare from 4-months, indoor and outdoor play areas, sports therapy service and free coaching on the slopes for adults.

Ushuaia Mountain Hotel

Andorra
Modern hotel, traditionally-styled, located on the slopes of Andorra with amazing views, cosy lounge and access for guests to a nearby spa with kids' pool.

Ikos Aria

Kos
Luxury all-inclusive family resort on Kos with exclusive accommodation that boasts a private pool and beach, childcare from 4-months and football academy.

Adrian Hoteles Roca Nivaria GH

Tenerife
All-inclusive or half-board, luxury beachfront hotel with free childcare from 4-months-12 years, bike hire service and top class spa in south-west Tenerife.

Neilson Hotel Aalborg

Les Deux Alpes
Mountain views from your bedroom, jam-packed kids club itinerary, ski school drop-off and pick-up for the little ones and sledges for all to use, in Les Deux Alpes.

Alpen Village Hotel

Italy
One of the quieter Italian ski resorts, this 3-star hotel welcomes families with a kids club, pool, cosy lounge and hearty Italian food to see you through time on the slopes.

Hotel Cristallo

Austria
4-star hotel with large family rooms, childcare for 3-12 year olds, indoor and outdoor pool, and full board dining service in a ski-in ski out location in Austria.

Club Med Magna Marbella

Marbella
Four-star all-inclusive resort in Marbella with waterpark, zen zones and activities suitable for all members of the family.

Globales Playa Estepona

Andalucia
All-inclusive value hotel option for families on the Andalucian coast with kids club, large family rooms and a beachside restaurant.

Farm Holiday Wachter

Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis
A small collection of traditionally-styled modern apartments sleeping up to 6 people within a farmhouse in the north Tirol region of Fiss.

Aparthotel Refugio Laudegg

Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis
A small collection of wood-cladded stylish rooms and suites in the Ladis ski region with the most amazing mountain views plus handy facilities for children.