The traveling soul must be instilled from childhood. Therefore, take the wheel of your vehicle and get going with your children towards new adventures this summer. Let's see some of the destinations throughout the Iberian Peninsula to travel with children during the next few months.
If you have a motorhome, caravan, camper or minivan, surely throughout the year you usually make family getaways to closer destinations. However, school holidays (and your own) during the summer period allow longer journeys. Dare to visit new destinations that will delight young and old.
The truth is traveling with children is a very enriching experience. Not only for them because they have the opportunity to discover the world around them from an early age, it will also be beneficial for you because you will strengthen your ties while forging precious memories. For this reason, we propose five destinations with which you will surely have fun and your children will discover the nature, history or culture of the place.
Cabárceno, an experience with animals from all over the world
The Cabárceno Nature Park It is a claim to travel with children to Cantabria. We already recommend it among Spanish destinations to visit in autumn and it is also very suitable for summer. It is an old mining operation that has been naturalized to house more than 120 species from all continents, which coexist in large spaces.
Also, if you go with Áreas Autocaravanas you will have a privileged role. The Spaces for motorhomes at Posada el Solar They are only 20 kms. of Cabárceno and right there you can get tickets with discounts for the park.
Snow White's castle? No, the Alcazar of Segovia
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is one of the great classics of animated film. If your sons and daughters have enjoyed this movie, sure they will hallucinate as they go to Segovia and find the Alcázar. The reason is that this fortification inspired Disney for the drawings of the snow white castle. We invite you to find the scene in the movie and compare, because there are many similarities when looking at the characteristic pointed towers. In the same way, the views of the valleys of the Eresma and Clamores will surely impress you.
Of course, the tour of Segovia should be completed after visiting the Roman aqueduct and the old town. It will be a trip back in time! You can get to this Castilian city with your vehicle from Parking lot in Ávila, or the Camper Area Sierra Madrid.
Travel with children to the purest nature in the north of Extremadura
The Monfrague National Park, in the province of Cáceres, is a perfect destination for those seeking direct contact with nature. There are multiple trails where you will find viewpoints from which to observe all kinds of birds, such as eagles or eagle owls. In addition, the visitor center has an educational space for the little ones, with videos, models and activities to learn more about the flora and fauna of the park.
Near Monfragüe you have the We already told you that the Extremadura region has several of the best bathing areas in Spain. In this second case, we go from the province of Badajoz to that of Cáceres, already bordering Portugal and Castilla y León. And, in a special way, we changed the term “beach” to “swimming pool”. Throughout the Sierra de Gata a considerable number of, which can be accessed from the Vía de la Plata.
Boat trip and dolphin watching in Algarve
We are going to the south of Portugal to recommend a classic for traveling with children in summer: the Algarve. Enter the waters of the Atlantic with a pleasant boat ride through the Portuguese caves and cliffs. Likewise, and taking advantage of the large amount of dolphins in the area, you can sign up for an excursion for its sighting. Surely you will see a few swimming and jumping near you.
Your motorhome, caravan, camper or minivan will be very well received at Mikki’s Place to Stay, a place where art and nature merge. Your sons and daughters will really enjoy the creative workshops and the Exotic Universe Algarve, full of plants, animals and sculptures.
Travel with children to Valencia to discover the City of Arts and Sciences
To visit the capital of Turia with children, an obligatory stop is the City of Arts and Sciences and its Oceanographic. Apart from having the longest underwater tunnel in all of Europe, it faithfully represents all kinds of marine ecosystems with a good part of its fauna.
You can travel with children to Valencia from the Pinedo Motorhome Association or the Pinedo II Motorhome Association, just 5 km. of the City of Arts and Sciences. By the way, you can visit the Albufera Natural Park and its beaches, especially Saler.