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Europe with a Baby or Toddler

Traveling to Europe with a baby or toddler? You’ll find many amazing destinations and tons of travel tips here for travel to Europe with toddlers and babies!

General Europe Travel

Europe with a Baby or Toddler

Since our first trip to Europe with a baby, we have traveled around the world with our kids, but we keep coming back to Europe with our kids. Why? Because Europe is not only a world-class travel destination jam-packed with history and culture, but it is also easy, fun and rewarding to bring small kids there.

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European Cruise with a Baby

Cruising with a baby seemed like the perfect choice for visiting multiple countries, mainly due to the convenience of unpacking just once. We chose the 11 night Eastern Mediterranean Cruise with Celebrity Cruises, embarking and disembarking in Rome, Italy.

Austria

Hikes near Innsbruck Austria (with a baby)

Innsbruck, Austria with a Baby

Where better to stay than Innsbruck – the capital of the Alps. Always surrounded by mountains, we had dozens of shops and restaurants right at our doorstep in the historic old town while being only a short cable car ride away from taking long hikes with breathtaking views. It was ideal for new parents traveling with a baby for the first time.

Denmark

Copenhagen with a baby

Copenhagen with a Baby or Toddler

Equal parts kid-friendly and culturally rich, visiting Copenhagen with a baby or toddler is your sure bet for a truly exceptional family trip.

France

walking along la Seine in Paris with a Toddler in a carrier

Paris with a Baby or Toddler

Paris may not be the first place people think of when planning a trip with their baby, but trust us when we say that Paris with a baby is wonderful. Here’s everything you should know about visiting Paris with toddlers or babies.

A Paris airport taxi is one of the best ways to get from ORY or CDG to city centre

Paris: Airport to Hotel

Now that you’ve decided to visit Paris, it’s time to figure out the best way to get from the Paris airport to the city centre. In this post, we review the 5 best methods of transportation from the Charles de Gaulle Airport to the city as well as your Orly airport transfer options.

Baby Friendly Hotels in Paris

Now that you’ve decided to visit the City of Lights with your baby, we’ll help you find a baby-friendly Paris hotel in the best areas to stay.

Paris Cafe with a baby or toddler

Family Friendly Paris Cafes

At these top family-friendly cafés in Paris, you’ll be able to relax, enjoy, take time and let your kids move and play! 

Disneyland Paris - baby in stroller

Disneyland Paris with Baby

Get 10 tips for visiting Disneyland Paris with a baby – all from a mom who’s done it with a 4 month old and again with a 10 month old!

Germany

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Bavaria Germany with Toddlers

Read more on how this family loved Bavaria, Germany so much they decided to return the following summer traveling with a toddler and preschooler.

Greece

Greece with a baby

Greece with a Baby

A two week itinerary for Greece including island hopping (starting in Santorini before heading to Naxos and Mykonos), Athens and north to Delphi and Meteora.

Ireland

Ireland with toddler or baby - Abandoned Castle Ruins

Ireland with a Baby or Toddler

We visited Ireland with our 11 month old son and our friends. This was our first international trip with a baby, and I’m here to tell you that traveling around Ireland with a baby is very easy!

Italy

We used baby carriers at the Rome Forum and Colosseum. Strollers are allowed, but would be difficult with the crowds

Rome with a Baby or Toddler

Rome is one of those amazing cities where even walking the streets is an experience. There are so many things to do in Rome with a baby or toddler, you probably won’t see it all in one visit. Here is everything you need to know about traveling to Rome with a toddler or baby.

enjoy the views from this centrally located baby friendly Rome hotel

Baby Friendly Hotels in Rome

It can be stressful planning a trip to Rome with a baby, so we’re here to help make your trip planning as easy as possible. Here is our list of the best baby-friendly hotels in Rome.

The Leonardo Express Rome Airport train is one of our top 5 Rome Airport Transportation Options

Transportation in Rome from Airport to Hotel

Now that you’ve decided to visit Rome, it’s time to figure out the best way to get from the Rome airport to the city centre. In this post, we review the 5 best methods of transportation from the Rome Airport to the city.

Using backpack carrier for toddlers in Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre with a Baby or Toddler

Who would visit Cinque Terre with a baby or energetic toddler? Lots of people do, and you should too! Cinque Terre is incredibly family friendly. It’s true what they say, the Italians really do love babies and children.

kid-friendly boat ride in the Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast with Toddler

Follow along as one family travels to Naples, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast with a toddler.

A romantic ride along the canals may be a challenge when visiting Venice with baby, but don't worry there are other amazing things to do with a baby in Venice

Venice with Baby or Toddler

If you are traveling to Venice with a baby or toddler, a romantic gondola ride might just need to wait for a subsequent visit, but you can still make your family trip to Venice incredibly memorable. 

woman holding baby in Puglia Italy

Puglia with a Baby

Follow along as one family travels to Puglia with a baby. Includes tips on what to bring and where to stay in Puglia PLUS a 5 day itinerary!

Portugal

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Lisbon with Toddlers

Visiting Lisbon, Portugal was truly was one of the best holidays with toddlers: beautiful parks and playgrounds, sunny beaches, trams and ferries to ride, amazing food, and interesting streets and alleys to explore. Lisbon is truly one of the best places to visit in Europe with toddlers.

Spain

A Family vacation to Barcelona with baby

Barcelona with a Baby or Toddler

Visiting Barcelona with a baby was our very first family trip with kids. Not only was it our first time traveling with a baby, it was our first international flight with an infant. There are so many “firsts” associated with our trip to Barcelona with a baby, that it was the inspiration for this entire website!

A lineup of Barcelona taxis in front of the Barcelona Aerobus - two popular ways to get from the Barcelona airport to your hotel

Transportation in Barcelona Airport to Hotel

The Barcelona El Prat Airport (the BCN Airport) is only 15 km from Plaça de Catalunya, a transportation hub in the Barcelona city centre. In this post, we review the 6 best methods of transportation from the Barcelona Airport to the city.

Duquesa Suites is a baby-friendly Barcelona hotel near the Old Port

Baby Friendly Barcelona Hotels

Now that you’ve decided to visit Barcelona with a baby, we’ll help you find one of the best Barcelona hotels for families with a baby in one of the best neighborhoods.

image of seville spain

Seville with a Baby

Seville has lots of things to do with kids, great food, is easy to navigate, but isn’t too busy as it’s not a capital city. Seville is a very baby-friendly destination. Learn how one family enjoyed Seville with a baby.

image of Madrid Spain

Madrid with a Toddler

Madrid is a wonderful city to visit. There are so many things to do in Madrid with toddlers that you will probably have to come back a second time.

The Netherlands

kid-friendly places to stay in Amsterdam with a toddler or baby

Amsterdam with a Baby or Toddler

Although many people think of it as the Sin City of Europe, Amsterdam is actually a great family-friendly destination that attracts many parents with babies and toddlers. The capital of the Netherlands offers numerous baby-friendly activities both indoors and outdoors. From pancake restaurants to museums packed with interactive displays and parks with playgrounds, there is to plenty to look forward to when visiting Amsterdam with a baby or toddler.

United Kingdom

View from London Eye with a Baby

London with a Baby or Toddler

London is consistently named one of the top tourist destinations in the world. New parents don’t need to miss out on all the fun, you will love visiting London with a baby or toddler! There are plenty of things to do in London with toddlers and babies and it is so easy to get from place-to-place.