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Spain and the Costa Brava: Family-Friendly Beaches, Bikes and Medieval Villages

Within an one-hour drive of historic Girona lie pretty Mediterranean villages offering quiet sandy coves, family activities, excellent seafood, and a wealth of seafaring history. I was surprised by unspoilt nature of the coastline and how well the medieval villages had been restored. I had imagined coastal Spain to be full of overbuilt beaches and tacky towns but this trip was a revelation. Here’s a taste of what Costa Brava offers.

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Finding Hidden Gems For Kids In Basel, Switzerland

Basel, Switzerland is centrally located in the heart of Europe, with both Germany and France within walking distance or a short tram ride away. If you are thinking about traveling to Basel, do what the travel guides suggest. However, some of the best things for kids are hidden within the local landscape of Basel.

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How To Spend A Day In Girona, Spain – Kids are Welcome.

As a small city with approx 100,000 inhabitants, Girona is an ideal size for a family visit. Pedestrian-friendly, liberally scattered with tiny playgrounds and quiet squares; it’s clean, charming and sedate. I would recommend two full days here to enjoy its sights at a leisurely pace before heading to the coast for beaches, biking and exploring.

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