A true family vacation break is not about the number of days spent on the tour or the number of places visited – it is about the smiles, the playful pranks, the relaxing silences, and the comforting togetherness of your family. It is about experiencing the wonders of the world together as one. These five original and affordable family break destinations are perfect to bring you closer to your loved ones!

Eurail Tour
Get a Eurail Tour ticket and explore the enchanting cities of Europe. However, you might face a problem here – deciding where to go and which places to skip can cause a lot of headache! With a Eurail Global Pass, you can start your European journey with the romantic city of Paris, head to the cultural hotspot of Barcelona, get acquainted with the gondolas in Venice, soak in the scenery of Amsterdam, and relish the remains of the Roman Empire in Rome. Discover Western Europe, and scale up the Eiffel Tower in Paris, bask in the beauty of Geneva, learn a German word or two in Berlin and share your experiences with everyone back home! If Italy is all you have eyes for, then the Eurail Italian tour is where you have to be – from Venice’s Grand Canal to Naples exotic locales, from Milan’s stylish streets to the museums of Rome – this region is everything you could ask for.

PortAventura in Tarragona
Experience everything the enchanting Mediterranean has to offer with a stay at the PortAventura in Tarragona. While there is nothing more wonderful than staying in an authentic fishing village, it somehow seems more exciting to stay in PortAventura that has so meticulously recreated a fishing village! Narrow lanes, fishing boat docks, a beautiful lake, Plaza Major complete with facades, mind-blowing gardens manage to bring a far-off village closer to you. Being very close to Barcelona, this hotel has about 500 spacious rooms, snack bar, pools, gym, games area and many more such facilities. One thing that makes this hotel perfect for a family getaway is that it has easy access to the games park and the Costa Caribe Aquatic Park. Moreover, your kids can also stay at specially designed theme cabins as well.

Martinhal Resort in Algarve
For a fabulous view of the sea, cliff top location, great selection of restaurants and warm interiors, the Martinhal resort in the Algarve is one of the best family friendly hotels in Europe. As if the beach views were not enough, this cliff top hotel is engulfed by the green Costa Vicentina Nature Reserve making it a place that satisfies everybody needs. The windswept beach facing resort offers a number of aesthetically decorated rooms with private terraces to help you catch the wonders of the ocean breeze. There are a variety of other accommodations as well – villas and town houses. The major attraction of this resort is that it is the only resort in Algarve that is completely children oriented. From simple swimming to paddle boarding, from video games to pool games, this resort knows how to give your kids a gala time.

Grand Hotel Due Golfi in Sant’Agata sui Due Golfi
Located on the hills of Sorrento, the Grand Hotel Due Golfi is surrounded by abundance of natural beauty. There is perhaps no better place than the hotel to catch an amazing view of the entire stretch of coast and the mesmerizing hills of Sorrento. In fact, a little further ahead, Naples can easily be seen against Vesuvio. The Grand Hotel is the absolute favorite starting point for visitors on their way to discover many wow-worthy destinations – Capri, the ever-popular Pompei, and the enchanting coast of Amalfi. A visit to Pompei will certainly enlighten everyone in your family with its strong Christian culture and the remains of the Roman Empire. The Island of Capri offers you azure blue green sea – something you’ll not forget in a hurry. Words fail when it comes to describing Naples – the culture, colors, aromas and the scenery is beyond compare.

Centerhotel Plaza in Iceland When the Gods are putting up a colorful and mesmerizing show in the skies, is it not time to take your kids to watch it? Heading to Iceland for a family break is perfect as the phenomenal beauty of the Northern Lights does not happen everywhere on Earth. The Centerhotel Plaza in Reykjavik – capital of Iceland – is perhaps the best place to stay when in Iceland. Being one of the most sought after hotel destination by tourists, the Centerplaza offers some of the most luxurious and comfortable rooms, modern décor and refreshingly fresh and tasty cuisine. In addition to enjoying the once-in-a-lifetime Aurora show, you can also bask in the beauty of the Golden Circle while dipping in the warm waters of the Blue Lagoon.

While a vacation might evoke various emotions in people – from hours spent in planning to the days spent in packing – a true vacation is one that brings back happy memories that stay with you forever.