Bringing Kids to Europe for the First Time

Hope all is well! Introducing children to Europe’s iconic sites ought to be spectacular but long lines, large (and often adult tall) crowds can turn a “that’s cool” moment to “I am so bored” faster than losing a round of Candy Crush. That’s why City Wonders, a European day tour operator that offers exclusive tours throughout Italy, France and the UK, is meeting the demands of families traveling with children by crafting new entertaining experiences that are curated especially for them. These new tours, created by a childhood education specialist, take families to top historic sites while skipping the longs lines and adding in a more interactive approach that keeps kids interested such as visual aids, props, entertaining games, prizes and re-enactments that get whole family involved. All the tours are in a relaxed environment of 25 people or less, all of whom will be families with kids of similar ages.

Take family travel to the next level with these child-friendly explorations of some of the world's greatest cities:
·         Roman Colosseum for Kids
Families will experience the Colosseum and Roman forum from a child's perspective in this specially-designed fun and interactive family tour. This tour was designed with 7–12 year-olds in mind, but is designed to engage the whole family, for a truly fun experience that is sure to be the highlight of the vacation. The expert guide makes it fun with role-playing, visuals, and challenges that everyone involved. From $42.92 per child/ $48.29 per adult.

There’s no experience quite like visiting Paris with your children and this 2-hour tour designed specifically for travelers with young children includes fun interactive visual aids to keep kids entertained. The expert guide will bring the masterpieces to life with amusing commentary and anecdotes created for kids. Plus, if a family still has interest, the ticket allows them to continue to explore the rest of the immeasurable museum on their own. Tickets from $75.11 per child/ $80.48 per adult.

Make a hit with your kids on this carefully crafted tour designed to unveil the magic of Versailles for the whole family. Specially designed to keep children aged 5-12 eager to explore, families will see the Hall of Mirrors, Grand Apartments and Gardens of the famed Sun King, Louis XIV, and his descendants, all with skip the line access and private transportation from Paris. This tour is on sale now from $60.09 per child/ $64.38 per adult.

Families can enjoy a unique tour where an expert guide will reveal secrets and take guests through a behind-the-scenes journeys of the original sets, props and costumes from all eight of the films. Guests can take a look inside the Gryffindor common room, walk along the famous cobbled street of Diagon Alley, visit the original Hogwarts Express locomotive and Platform 9 ¾, where they can pose with a luggage trolley as it disappears through the platform wall, Hagrid’s Hut and much more. Tickets from $36.13 per infant/ $148.25 per child/ $160.71 per adult.

Parents and children alike will delight in this unique experience of Britain's capital, with a cruise on the River Thames, views of its most famous bridges, and an early entry tour of the Tower of London, not to mention specially designed activities for kids. This tour is now on sale at $59.80 per child/ $64.78 per adult.

About City Wonders
Created for travel enthusiasts with inquisitive minds, City Wonders is a global tour operator specializing in exclusive and expert tours throughout France, Italy and the UK.  Its intimate tours and day trips invite travelers to go beyond sightseeing, bringing the wonders of each destination to life through behind-the-scene experiences. Founded by an entrepreneurial and charismatic Italian-born tour guide, City Wonders’ mission is to offer unprecedented access and unexpected insight into the most frequented cities, museums, monuments and landmarks around the world.  For more information, visit