Family Travel With Kensington Tours

/Family Travel With Kensington Tours
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Project Description

Traveling with young children on a private guided tour can be fun, interesting, and yes, even restful!  Tailor-made tours start with thoughtfully selected hotels in ideal locations. Stay longer in a central spot, unpack just once. And relax. We know how important it is to have a shallow wading pool or waterpark nearby. As for touring, our private vehicles and local guides let you get out and see the sights you want to see, at your pace. Plus, both parents can tend to the children and enjoy the ride. Stop at enchanting restaurants where owners will readily welcome your little ones. And in the evening, take advantage of hotel babysitting for some grown-up enjoyment. Rest with ease knowing that our local offices and expert staff can enhance any travel experience for families with young children. Contact our team to create your tailor-made trip of a lifetime, your way, your pace, your kids. Here are some hand-picked private tour ideas, for an exciting European Spring Break!

Spain 

This family-focused tour delivers the best of Barcelona, Seville, Granada, Madrid, and the seaside Costa del Sol. Enjoy cycling, sailing, a cooking class, beach time and more.

Set out with your family to discover the vibrant cities, magnificent natural wonders, shimmering beaches and delectable cuisine of Spain. The Spanish live life to its fullest, and on this vacation you will too. Learn to make tasty tapas, take in a soul-stirring flamenco show, bike amid fascinating monuments, and sail and swim in the azure waters of the Mediterranean. Stay at carefully selected premium hotels and apartments that are ideal for children and families. With the perfect combination of private guided city tours, cultural experiences, and beach time, this Spanish holiday is perfect for all ages.

England

With London as your home base, there’s never a dull moment for the family as you experience the sights and sounds of England’s finest.

A blend of group and private tours bring you and your loved ones into the heart of England, with a full itinerary crafted to delight travelers of all ages. Explore London with a unique and engaging hi-tech scavenger hunt activity for the family, and take a ride in the massive London Eye, giving you a true 360-degree view of the city. Set out to see the city’s signature sights with a private guide, and enjoy a theatrical performance of Matilda. Visit the Warner Brothers studios for Harry Potter, and get an insightful behind-the-scenes perspective on this thrilling series. Devote a full day to exploring the grounds of Warwick Castle and the charming Cotswolds on a privately guided tour, and take a private day trip to the renowned seaside resort Brighton. With family-friendly accommodations, and daily fun, you’re bound to have a family adventure full of lasting memories.

Iceland

With its fascinating landscapes and unique wildlife, Iceland is a natural draw for parents and kids seeking otherworldly experiences right here on Planet Earth. Where else can you live like a Viking one morning, walk under a waterfall and past burbling geysers another, spot puffins and whales in the wild, and stand inside a glacier? A picturesque walk-in classroom rich with hands-on experiences, Iceland educates while it delights, enlightening kids and adults alike on the power and possibility of nature in a way that never feels like a lecture. Our adventure includes all that and more, including private tours and transfers, unstructured time to explore on your own, knowledgeable guides, and hotels that know what matters most to families.

We start in Reykjavík, the world’s northernmost capital, with a welcome breakfast of hearty fare at the Viking World museum, home to a faithful recreation of a 9th-century Viking ship. Later, get an up-close glimpse of the friendly monsters of the deep on a whale-watching tour in the North Atlantic. Next, venture out into the southern lowlands near Selfoss for a guided tour of the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall, the famed Geysir, and lunch at a tomato farm. In the Westman Islands, you’ll have the chance to see the world’s largest puffin colonies, the windiest spot in Europe, and even drive through the Herjólfsdalur volcano. Up next: the breathtaking beauty of the UNESCO-protected Þingvellir National Park and a visit with the famous “Rock Troll” near Fossatún before a delicious farm-to-table lunch. We’ve saved one of the coolest experiences for last: an amazing look inside Langjökull, one of Iceland’s largest glaciers, with the help of specially modified glacier vehicles.

France

It’s hard to think about France, still the world’s all-time favorite travel destination, without first thinking about in grown-up terms: chic cafes, idyllic vineyards, moonlit strolls down the Champs-Élysées. But France is made for families, too. The sights and sounds of Paris are all the more vibrant when experienced for the first time at a young age (and more fun when re-experienced at an older one with kids or grandkids). Outside the city, history comes alive amid the rolling hills and fairytale castles of the majestic Loire Valley, a place where the Middle Ages never truly ended. France is a delight at any age. Take the kids with you and discover it all over again for the very first time.

Start in Paris with a private tour of the city, including its famous monuments and public squares, with the help of a quintessentially Parisian ride: a vintage Citroën 2CV (deux chevaux). Wander the Louvre with a private guide, then explore the cobblestone streets of Montmartre, former home of artists like Monet, Picasso, and Dalí and try your hand at French pastry at a private chef-led cooking class. Next, head back in time in the Loire Valley, where things haven’t changed all that much in almost 600 years. Here, the kids can learn the art of the duel during a fencing class and explore the grounds of an actual castle dressed in medieval finery and armor before boarding a traditional wooden sailboat for a half-day cruise on the Loire River. (The adults can indulge in a glass or two of the region’s delectable wines, too).

Italy

If you’ve ever wanted to show your family the wonders of the world, Italy is the perfect place to start. Take your kids to gladiator school in Rome, learn to make pizza in Florence and cruise Venice on a private gondola ride.

Create the memories of a lifetime with your nearest and dearest on this classic tour to Rome, Tuscany and Venice. Tour world-famous museums, visit extraordinary archaeological sites and explore the picturesque countryside. In the evenings you’ll rest in blissful accommodations that offer the comforts of home.

Walk through thousands of years of history on a private tour of Rome, and then master the basics of hand-to-hand combat at a real gladiator school. Play like Spartacus for a day as you dress in a traditional gladiator costume and use authentic Roman weapons. Take a private tour of the Vatican where you can show your children world-renowned works of art, including the ceiling of the Sistine chapel painted by Michelangelo. In Florence, tour the city by bicycle, then enjoy a market visit and cooking class where you’ll make your own authentic Italian cuisine. Discover the shimmering canals and colorful streets of Venice and relax on a private gondola cruise through the Venetian lagoon, and taste your way through the city on a coffee, cake & ice cream tour.

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