As the world of wellness evolves — especially in Europe — it’s no longer uncommon to find spa destination resorts outfitted with children’s activities and farm-to-table dining. However, for Austria’s Green Spa Resort Stanglwirt, blending wellness with fun, farm-fresh food, sports instruction and lyrical alpine ambiance has been a family affair since its inception.
Madrid, with its old squares, broad boulevards, pristine palaces and magnificent monuments shows off dazzling architecture dating back to the shaded arcades of the 16th century, to shimmering white, early 20th-century buildings. The Spanish capital is family friendly, a city for strollers, with paths where children can run and enclosed playgrounds for toddlers.
The coastal city of Dubrovnik, in the south, is perhaps the most popular destination in Croatia for families. The red roof tops of the white buildings are a strong contrast to the jewel-toned Adriatic Sea surrounding the city, making it a picturesque stop for many cruise ships. The city is known for being affordable for families looking for a seaside vacation.
With technology advancing faster than ever, children globally are becoming attached to devices. Adults too. Our Netflix queue and ever-expanding inbox call our names even when we’re on vacation. We carry distractions with us everywhere, and it’s becoming increasingly difficult to truly connect with your loved ones.
Croatia is quickly gaining popularity as a destination of choice for family-friendly vacations. As tourists seek roads less traveled, this amazing country on the Adriatic coast is getting its chance to show the world its rugged beauty, beautiful coastline, impressive collection of islands, and picturesque cities and villages that rival even the most tried-and-true vacation destinations.