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UK & Europe: Family Vacations


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Of all the holidays you take, family vacations are the most likely to create memories that last a lifetime. Let us help you make this happen in Europe.

Below are sample ideas for you to consider. Like most Goway suggestions they are flexible and can be modified according to your interests, budget, and time available. Let us design a personalized itinerary that could become your most memorable family vacation.

Family Vacations

  • Sicilian Adventure Self-Drive: Palermo, Agrigento and Catania

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: On this program, you will discover the largest Mediterranean island, Sicily. Stay in first class accommodations and travel at your own pace with an 8-day car rental as you discover important sites like Valley of the Temples, Mount Etna and more, all while enjoying the unique and authentic culture of Sicily.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 1
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Italy See Trip Details
  • Italy for Families: Rome, Florence and Venice

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Enjoy an Italian vacation for the whole family. Explore Rome, Florence, and Venice at your own pace with private tours and learn to master Italian classics in intimate cooking classes. Top it all off with a gondola ride on the canals of Venice and a visit to see Michelangelo’s “David.” All the essentials for a family fun trip!
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 3,726
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Italy See Trip Details
  • Discover Belfast

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Spend 4 days in your comfortable moderate accommodation with great access to this fantastic city. Learn the history of this Belfast before heading out of town to learn about one of Ireland's most famous legends at the UNESCO World Heritage listed Giant's Causeway.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 571
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Northern Ireland See Trip Details
  • A World of Wizardry in London

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Hop across the pond and discover a magical world of wizardry on this customizable trip to London. Across 6 days, you’ll dive into the world of Harry Potter by touring the Warner Bros. Studio London, visiting Oxford and Cambridge, and exploring filming locations from the movies found around the English capital.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 2,750
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    England See Trip Details
  • London Discovery

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Discover London on a quick trip over the pond. Set out on a quintessential double-decker bus for sightseeing, cruise the River Thames, and then escape to the countryside to see Stonehenge, Bath, the Cotswolds, and eventually the Royals’ summer retreat, Windsor Castle.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 845
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    England See Trip Details
  • London for Families

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Designed to thrill guests of all ages, this London family vacation explores the sights, history and magic of the English capital. On this adventure you’ll set out on the Original London Sightseeing Tour, discover the terrifying history of Jack the Ripper, visit the world of Harry Potter and explore Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 1,991
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    England See Trip Details
  • Highlights of Interlaken

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: In the heart of the Swiss Alps lies beautiful Interlaken. Known for its outdoor beauty, explore this region at any time of the year. Jet boat or hike in summer or ski in the winter; there is something here for everyone.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 1,259
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Switzerland See Trip Details
  • A Magical Land of Legends: London, Devon & Cornwall

    MODERATE | SMALL GROUP: England is a country filled with folklore. Begin your exploration of England's incredible past and present with a brief stay in London before setting out to discover the beauty and wonders of historic Devon county and Cornwall on this small group adventure.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,031
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Small Group Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    England See Trip Details
  • Explore Ireland: Dublin, Killarney, Limerick & More

    MODERATE | ESCORTED COACH TOUR: Experience the charms and attractions of this friendly country taking in all the highlights including visits to both Dublin and Belfast. Marvel at the spectacular beauty of the West and North Atlantic coastal scenery plus have lake cruises, pony rides, walking tours and much more.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,078
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Family Vacations
    Ireland See Trip Details
  • Great Britain for Families: London, Windermere & Edinburgh

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Look no further for a holiday that’s perfect for the whole family! Begin in London, where you’ll explore the filming locations of the Harry Potter series before heading north to the region that inspired Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit stories. End your tour in Edinburgh, where you’ll discover the city’s haunted history and take a day trip to Loch Ness.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 3,335
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    England See Trip Details
  • London to Edinburgh: Small Group Adventure

    FIRST-CLASS | SMALL GROUP: Starting from London, enjoy historic sites, scenic landscapes, beautiful lakes and quaint towns on this journey which includes stops in Stratford, York and Keswick in the Lake District allowing you to become acquainted with some of England’s most spectacular countryside en route to Edinburgh.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 2,795
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Small Group Touring
    England See Trip Details
  • Complete Ireland Small Group Adventure: Dublin, Belfast, Galway & More

    FIRST-CLASS | SMALL GROUP: A complete tour of Ireland, this small group adventure takes you to the most famous sights and towns of the Emerald Isle, from the staggering Giant’s Causeway to the delicate crystal of Waterford.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 3,773
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Small Group Touring
    Ireland See Trip Details
  • Northern Ireland & the Atlantic Coast: Dublin, Donegal, Westport & More

    FIRST-CLASS | SMALL GROUP: From Dublin, combine the gentle beauty of the Antrim coast and glens with the wild and rugged west coast of Ireland. Add visits to Belfast, Londonderry and the Giant’s Causeway and you have a well rounded insight into some of Ireland’s most outstanding regions.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 1,675
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Small Group Touring
    Ireland See Trip Details
  • Christmas Markets in Three Countries: Basel, Freiburg & Colmar

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Celebrate the holidays with a trip to three iconic Christmas markets in three different countries of Western Europe. Heading to Basel, Freiburg, and Colmar, you’ll savour Christmas treats and explore medieval old towns as you get into the holiday spirit in Switzerland, Germany, and France.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,089
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Rail Travel Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Switzerland See Trip Details
  • Skiing in Switzerland

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Experience some of the best skiing and winter resorts the world has to offer on this ski trip in the Swiss Alps. Based in Brig, you’ll visit four different ski resorts, ski down world-class slopes, and explore a breathtaking winter landscape, including a resort in the shadow of the famous Matterhorn.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 2,469
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations
    Switzerland See Trip Details
  • The Christmas Markets of Berlin & Dresden

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Experience the magic of the winter season on this journey to Christmas Markets in Berlin and Dresden. As you explore the old city squares of these gorgeous German cities, you’ll snack on local treats, sip on spiced beverages and get into the spirit of the season in some of the world’s most famous Christmas markets.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 924
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Germany See Trip Details
  • Black Forest and Alsace Self-Drive: Baden-Baden, Freiburg, Strasbourg & More

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Buckle up and explore the famous Black Forest on this self-drive tour through Germany. Travelling through western Germany and the Alsace region of France, you’ll see the famous spas of Baden-Baden, the cathedral of Strasbourg, and the castle of Heidelberg while enjoying the region’s stunning natural landscape.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 1,378
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Germany See Trip Details
  • London: Royal Castles & Palaces

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: The ultimate palaces tour, this city break is all about exploring the best royal residences both in the city and beyond. Along the way, you'll visit Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, and Windsor Castle, while also taking the time to enjoy the charms of the Cotswolds.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 1,222
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    England See Trip Details
  • Magic Cities of Southern Germany by Train

    FIRST-CLASS | RAIL: Embark on an enchanting journey through the south of Germany, stopping in historical Nuremberg and vibrant Munich - which charms with its friendly citizens and gorgeous architecture. Later, discover wonders both old and new at Neuschwanstein Castle and in Stuttgart, and in between, take in the scenic countryside while relaxing on the train.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 2,614
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Private Experiences, Rail Travel Ideas
    Germany See Trip Details
  • Highlights of Norway: Oslo & Bergen

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Experience the dramatic and breathtaking scenery of the Norwegian fjords using the Hanseatic city of Bergen as a base. Here you will enjoy the fairy-tale like atmosphere of Norway’s wonderland, but only after a remarkable train journey from Oslo to Bergen through amazing countryside.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 3,298
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Norway See Trip Details
  • Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort Lapland

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Set out for a totally unique experience while staying in an incredible Arctic resort located in Finland, north of the Arctic Circle. Enjoy optional activities abound, and watch out for the illusive Northern Lights while warm and cozy in your fully-winterized log chalet.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 710
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Finland See Trip Details
  • Dublin: Viking Splash Tour

    Tour Dublin from the comfort of an amphibious vehicle, seeing the city’s highlights by land and sea. Visit the tourist sites, from Trinity College to St. Patrick’s Cathedral to the Dublin Docklands, and enjoy the expert and entertaining commentary of your Viking guides. Be sure to dress appropriately! You might get a wee bit wet.
    Duration:
    1.15 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips, Family Vacations
    Ireland See Trip Details
  • Elegant Ireland Self Drive: Dublin to Galway

    Explore the Emerald Isle in style and at your own pace. This self-drive Ireland tour takes you from Dublin to Waterford, Limerick, the Cliffs of Moher and many more picturesque parts of the country.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 1,947
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Ireland See Trip Details
  • Lapland Christmas: Saariselka to Rovaniemi

    FIRST-CLASS | ESCORTED COACH TOUR: Celebrate Christmas at the North Pole on this incredible holiday journey to Finnish Lapland. Staying in Saariselka and Rovaniemi, you’ll journey through snow-capped forests, meet local Sami people, and, best of all, visit the Santa Claus Village on Christmas Eve to meet Santa himself.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Family Vacations
    Finland See Trip Details
  • Snap Shot of Wales Small Group Tour: Cardiff to Snowdonia

    Embark on a small group tour through Wales to see some of the nation’s highlights. Start in Cardiff and head into the Welsh countryside to visit the home of Dylan Thomas, St Davids, the smallest city in Europe, and the Snowdonia mountain range. This snapshot of Wales will leave you wanting to return to the nation at your earliest opportunity.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 2,380
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Family Vacations, Small Group Touring
    Wales See Trip Details
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