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Best Easter trips for kids – 5 tips on family-friendly destinations!
The Easter holidays are fast approaching and they are a great opportunity for the whole family to get together and have fun! So here are 5 great Easter trips tips for you and your family.
Packed Easter holidays in splendid Stockholm
Sweden’s capital has many sights worth seeing and hidden gems. By metro, bus or foot, you can easily move among the 14 islands of the city. Bring your family on vacation to Stockholm during the holidays and enjoy the city’s pulse and all the activities it has to offer. Come and say hello to the animals at Skansen, take a look at the royal family’s castle and have fun in family-friendly Stockholm. In cooperation with the anglers in Stockholm, Aquaria organises a fishing school during Easter, where you can try to fish as well as learn about sustainable fishing and fish conservation with your family and the very capable anglers. The fishing school is included in Aquaria’s regular entrance fee and is a fun activity for the whole family.
Clarion Collection Hotel Tapto is located on Östermalm and only a stone’s throw from Stockholm’s Stadium. With its quiet yet central location, it is a perfect family hotel, close to shopping, restaurants and attractions. During the Easter holidays the hotel also has special offers for families – here you can enjoy both Afternoon Sweets and Tonight’s Special with great food. In addition, there is a special surprise for all children at check-in.
Exciting adventure in fast-growing Oslo
With architecture, shopping, outdoor activities and restaurants, Oslo has grown to be a family-friendly and popular visitor destination. The compact city centre means that entertainment, culture or a really good hotel are never far away. At Comfort Hotel Xpress Youngstorget you will be in a modern and affordable hotel on Youngstorget. The hotel is perfect for those who want to explore and experience Oslo – it is close to the city centre, Aker Brygge and the central station.
Aker Brygge a sunny day.
The lobby at Comfort Hotel Xpress Youngstorget, located in the center of Oslo.
Oslo’s beautiful opera house, just a stone’s throw away from Oslo Central Station.
Just over 20 minutes north of Oslo is the Norwegian Museum of Science & Technology – a paradise for curious people of all ages. The museum has more than 80 interactive installations, exhibitions and an exciting activities programme for Easter. The perfect getaway for the whole family visiting Oslo during Easter.
For those of you with children who love animals, a visit to Oslo Reptilpark is recommended – just a 10-minute walk from Comfort Hotel Xpress Youngstorget. Here the family can see more than 100 animals, ranging from snakes, lizards and poisonous frogs to dwarf crocodiles, monkeys and fish. In addition, you can see the ”black widow” – the world’s most venomous spider. The Reptilpark is located on the ground floor and in the basement of St. Olavs plass 2, very central. You could therefore easily combine a visit there with a meal at any of the city’s nice restaurants.
Jolly good fun in old Gothenburg
Gothenburg is the fifth largest city in the Nordic region and has a lot to offer – whether you are in the city for just a quick stop or choose to stay for a few days. Universeum is an adventurous science centre located on Korsvägen in the southern part of central Gothenburg. The centre is an excellent Easter activity and is suitable for the whole family – both for curious children and interested parents. Universeum is divided into different exhibitions and teaches you and your family everything about space, the rainforest and the ice age.
At Universeum you will also find a spectacular aquarium.
Easter activities do not have to cost an arm and a leg. In the Haga area you will find some of Gothenburg’s most charming neighborhoods, and here you can have a cosy family picnic without needing to empty your wallet for it. Stroll around in one of Gothenburg’s oldest neighborhoods and enjoy good food, a lovely atmosphere and exciting shopping.
If you’re with your family the best option is to stay at Clarion Collection Hotel Odin – just a few minutes’ walk from Gothenburg Central Station, Drottningtorget and Avenyn. The hotel is perfect for families who want to prepare or cook their own meals – most of the hotel’s rooms have their own kitchen or kitchenette.
Lively and wet Easter holidays in Helsinki
Finland’s capital Helsinki is a popular and family-friendly destination with many good children’s activities. We recommend an Easter visit to the Flamingo Spa in Vantaa, around 30 minutes north of Helsinki. They offer a relaxing spa as well as a fast-paced water park. The water park includes the Nordic region’s longest water slide, sauna yoga and several pools with temperatures of at least 32 degrees. Aqua Park Flamingo has excitement and adventure for all fun-loving kids. There are slides and hot pools for water-loving people of all ages.
If you travel just 20 minutes west of Helsinki you will reach the indoor activity park SuperPark Esbo. The park offers experiences and activities for the whole family and allows you to get around all year regardless of the weather. Enjoy the adventure and games, put your abilities to the test and have fun with different sports activities – the park has something for everyone!
Do your kids like all the exciting animals living in our ocean? Then a visit to Sea Life is definitely recommended. Visiting Sea Life is a fun experience for both young and old. Come into the underwater world and get acquainted with sharks, clownfish, piranhas, sea horses and playful octopuses.
Hotel F6 is located in the heart of Helsinki, close to shopping, dining and culture. In addition, it is easy to take public transport from the hotel, making it easy for you and your family to explore the city!
Cosy Easter holidays in resplendant Copenhagen
During the Easter holidays, a short holiday is ideal. Copenhagen is a city with many faces and a lot to do. The city is perhaps most famous for Tivoli – the world’s second oldest amusement park. With more than 4 million visitors each year, Tivoli is the most popular tourist destination in Denmark and definitely worth a visit. The amusement park is located in the middle of the Danish capital and offers more than just carousels and attractions. With restaurants, concerts, performances and a cosy atmosphere, you and your family will be celebrating one of your best ever Easter holidays at Tivoli.
During the period March 24th – April 2nd, the theme park will celebrate Easter with beautiful daffodils, cute Easter bunnies, colourful Easter eggs and fun surprises. In addition, you have beautiful lighting, parades and much more.
At Comfort Hotel Vesterbro, you are extremely centrally located – just 500 meters from Copenhagen Central Station and 700 meters from Tivoli. There is plenty of family-friendly restaurants, shopping and entertainment just outside the doorstep. With free WiFi, fresh rooms and a modern atmosphere, this is always a popular hotel choice in the Danish capital. In addition, the hotel offers late check out on Sundays so you and your family can stay right up until 18:00.
Want to get some ideas on how to make it easier to travel with children? Check out our tips here.