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Best Family Friendly Vacations - Europe

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1Paris, Ile-de-France, France
The City of Lights shines bright for kids of all ages. Living up to every pre-trip fantasy, Paris has a constellation of starring sights from the atmospheric Notre Dame to the elegant Eiffel Tower to thrilling Parc Asterix, DisneyLand Paris and the wonders of the Louvre. Prepare to be dazzled.
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      Paris
      History is as easy to come by in Paris as fresh croissants. Just strolling along the Seine is a walk through the ages. But don't miss Notre Dame Cathedral, the Sacre Coeur basilica, Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, the once-bohemian cafes of Montparnasse, the Louvre and Orsay museums and, of course, the Eiffel Tower.
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      Paris
      From its picturesque bridges to its outdoor cafes, no other city says romance like Paris. Stroll along the river Seine, picnic amid the flowers of the 61-acre Luxembourg Garden or toast the sunset from atop Montmartre as the City of Light sparkles below. Paris - c'est magnifique!
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      Paris
      The world capital of Haute Couture, Paris is a shopper's dream. Legendary addresses like Avenue Montaigne and Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore tempt the glitterati. Ancient flea markets perch at the city's hems, offering chaotic atmosphere and fascinating treasures, plus a peek into the real personality of Paris.
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2London, England, United Kingdom
Offering the irresistible combination of atmosphere, history and the thrills of a vast, fast-paced city, London makes a majestic destination. From the ghoulish Tower of London and the pomp of Buckingham Palace to the buzz of a big wheel, the London Eye, this is a city that will have you in a spin.
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      London
      One of the world's top shopping cities, there's really nothing that you can't buy in London. Big name stores line Oxford and Regent Streets. Luxury items abound in upmarket Knightsbridge. For a distinctive London spree, head north to Camden Market and wander among stands of clothing, crafts and bric-a-brac.
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      London
      Lovers of history will fall in love with London. Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Buckingham and Kensington Palaces and the Tower of London are must-sees, as are the Tate and National Galleries and British Museum. Military history devotees can spend hours at the Imperial War Museum and Cabinet War Rooms.
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3Rome, Lazio, Italy
With sights guaranteed to impress even the most jaded teen, the Italian capital makes for a captivating getaway. From the ghoulish bone-decorated Santa Maria della Concezione to the delicious slew of ice cream stops around the city, Rome is sure to have something unforgettable for everyone.
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      Rome
      Italian retail chains line charming medieval shopping streets in the vivacious capital. Family-run outfits still flourish and street market stands are laden with fresh fruit. Upscale fashion palaces are poised at the foot of the famed Spanish Steps, with looks fresh off the world's catwalks.
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      Rome
      Besides delicious food and delightful Italian culture, the best thing about Rome is its history. At its peak, Rome was the greatest, most powerful city and civilization in history. Today, sights such as the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and Spanish Steps remind us of what Rome once was.
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4Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
The winning combination of culture, coastline and a great climate make Barcelona a top choice for the whole family. Gaudi's astounding architectural creations amaze. Some appealing beaches provide daytime diversions. Sights such as the aquarium and Las Ramblas provide yet more entertainment
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      Barcelona
      You'll be spoiled for choice in bargain-crammed Barcelona, where designer names jostle for attention in the city's thrilling array of stores. If you're in the market for some picnic shopping, trot to La Boqueria - a rambunctious market - and stock up on almonds, cherries and other tasty delights.
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      Barcelona
      You will not find any shortage of history in Barcelona, a city that is more than 2,000 years old. A trip through Europe's best-preserved Gothic Quarter turns the clock back to ancient and medieval times, and visually stunning churches and outstanding art museums also make excellent sightseeing.
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5Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Friendly, frenetic Dublin is a perfect destination for the family. Ride the Viking Splash Tour, visit Dublin Zoo, feed ducks in Stephen's Green, picnic in Phoenix Park and visit the Ark, a children's cultural center in Temple Bar. After tiring the kids out, relax with a well-earned Guinness in the evening.
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      Dublin
      There are few better places to discover Ireland's rich history than Dublin. From Dublin Castle to St. Patrick's Cathedral to the James Joyce Cultural Centre to the Guinness Storehouse, the city has a range of historical attractions that date from medieval times to the modern day.
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6Athens, Attica, Greece
Athens makes for a marvelous family vacation. Everyone will go away with astounding sights and experiences emblazoned in their memories; buildings the kids have only seen in cartoon form, from the Parthenon to the Acropolis looming up high. Plus towering statues, idyllic islands and stunning antiquities.
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      Athens
      Paradise for the history lover, Athens is filled with precious ruins of ancient Greek civilization. The most famous sights are the Acropolis, the Parthenon, Agora, the Theater of Dionysos and the National Gardens, but to visit these attractions is merely to scratch the surface of what Athens has to offer.
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      Athens
      Known as a place to acquire antiques and leather goods, the Greek capital also has a famed flea market in Monastiraki. Chic neighborhood Kolonaki teems with cafes, stores and restaurants. Situated within this fashionable suburb, Tsakalof Street is among the world's most expensive shopping addresses.
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7Munich, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
After exploring the elaborate, fairytale palaces of Mad King Ludwig, the kids will enjoy a visit to the more practical Deutsches Museum, the world's largest technological museum, and its bevy of buttons, levers and pulleys. A visit to the Dachau concentration camp provides a somber lesson in Germany's not-too-distant past.
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      Munich
      Almost completely destroyed in two world wars, Munich managed to re-create much of its folkloric, Bavarian past. It's home to world-class museums and elaborate Rococo palaces, plus the Hofbrauhaus, the world's oldest functioning brewery. The nearby Dachau concentration camp is a monument to a part of history that can't be forgotten.
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8Copenhagen, Zealand, Denmark
Make sure to take the little ones to see the famed Little Mermaid statue. Explore fairytale castles, then up the pace on the thrilling rides at Tivoli Gardens. First opened in 1883, the amusement park is now a virtual symbol of Denmark. The capital's safe streets are also fun for a family bicycle trip.
9Salzburg, Austrian Alps, Austria
Top attractions in Mozart's hometown include its imposing fortress, Hohen Salzburg, a thrilling castle experience complete with cannons and dungeons. Follow in the footsteps of the Von Trapps on a many Sound of Music tour, visit the zoo or explore Mirabelle Gardens' labyrinth maze and dwarf gardens.
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      Salzburg
      Best known as Mozart's birthplace, Salzburg maintains its strong ties to the composer and classical music. The magnificent 11th-century Hohensalzburg (archbishop's compound) looms over the city, and the medieval Altstadt, or Old City, features grand 17th- and 18th-century baroque architecture as well as the Italian-style Salzburg Cathedral.
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10Canary Islands, Spain
With their sandy beaches and appealingly priced family resorts, the Canaries are an inviting option for families. Tenerife offers a slew of fun attractions: Visit Europe's largest Aqua Park, Siam Park; meet the continent's largest parrot collection at Loro Parque. Hop on glass-bottomed boats to admire the islands' marine life.