The best weekend family getaways

Summer is the time of travel. The holidays allow the whole family to know these Destinations that during the year they were not able to visit. However, many are the parents who continue to work during the summer period and to whom it is impossible for them to participate in these activities with their children.

But you do not have to think about the travels summers as in large transfers to very distant locations. The weekend, or the days in which the parents rest, can take advantage to know places near or to which it is possible to arrive in brief trips. These are some suggestions to say goodbye to the four walls of always and take advantage of the holidays as everyone deserves.

Weekend getaways


The capital of Spain offers endless activities. Museums, musicals, plays, parks with a great offer, renowned restaurants for the most gastronomic families. Its easy connection via airplane or train makes it easier for this option to become the definitive one.


Like Madrid, Barcelona is one of the most important cities in Spain and has a wide range of leisure activities. From impressive monuments such as the Sagrada Familia to pleasant walks such as Las Ramblas. A weekend of fun is guaranteed and there are even moments for the bath thanks to the presence of coast in this destination.


In the south of Spain, you expect a city with many things to do. From a pleasant walk through the Palmeral de las Sorpresas to a day at the beach with a typical summer gastronomic offer. It also has good connections by train and plane. The Picasso Museum awaits everyone to make known the work of one of the best artists in history.


If Malaga waits to the south, Bilbao does it to the north. A city with an offer that ranges from the well-known Guggenheim museum, through a pinchos route through the old town to the estuary of its estuary where you will find a suspension bridge with a great history.


A perfect destination for those who, instead of the beach, prefer to enjoy a cultural vacation. The gardens of Calixto and Melibea, the Casa de las Conchas, the Plaza Mayor, a cathedral with a curious history behind its architecture. Who will be the first to find the frog in the face of the university?


Thanks to the train connections, Zaragoza is an excellent option to visit on weekends. A transfer in which the visit to the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar or the Cathedral of the Savior. In its streets you will also find more modern looking buildings such as the Torre del Agua.

Damián Montero

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