The holiday at the North Sea is very popular with many families! With the children enjoying a lot of time in the fresh air, building sand castles, walking barefoot through the mudflats, fishing…the list of great holiday experiences for children and parents on the North Sea is endless. Every family will find the right accommodation here: From a baby hotel with child care and an all-round carefree programme, to a child-friendly holiday apartment close to the beach and a farm holiday, everything is possible on the North Sea! So that you and your children are well prepared for your holiday on the North Sea, we have prepared everything for you from the journey to the North Sea coast and the North Sea islands to the best accommodation for families, excursion destinations and tips for all weather conditions on the North Sea – have fun planning your holiday!
Family holidays: Travelling with the children to the North Sea
The North Sea coast is the perfect holiday destination for parents with babies, toddlers and children. The places along the coast can be easily reached by car and a holiday on the North or East Frisian Islands begins with an exciting ferry trip or, if you are going to Sylt, with the car train! This is a special experience for children and makes them forget even longer car journeys. With a bit of luck, you might even see seals and seals on your journey – so always look out for them on the ferry! Small tip for boat trips with children: In case of an emergency, always have tablets for travel sickness with you – if the weather is not so good, it can be quite swings and even the most experienced pirates and sailors will be bad. From where you can reach the North and East Frisian islands with your children by ferry and whether there is the possibility to take the car with you to the islands, we have summarized here for you: By ferry to the North Sea Islands
Vacation at the North Sea with children: Popular destinations for families
With the North Sea Islands we already have some of the most popular holiday regions on the North Sea called but also the coast many great places for families to offer, which can be easily reached directly by car or partly by train. The East Frisian islands Borkum, Juist, Noderney, Baltrum, Langeoog, Spiekeroog and Wangerooge are located in the North Sea directly off the coast of the popular holiday region Wangerland in Lower Saxony – so if you are travelling with your children from the south, the East Frisian North Sea islands and the Wangerland between Wilhelmshaven, Jever and Neuharlingersiel are reached faster than for example the North Frisian islands Helgoland, Amrum, Föhr and Sylt or the coast around St. Peter-Ording in Schleswig Holstein. A holiday on the North Sea with children is recommended along the entire North Sea coast and all North Sea islands – it all depends on how you and your family would like to spend your holiday together: On the islands you are in the middle of nature and enjoy healthy sea air, beach and sea water all day long – this is perfect for babies and toddlers who prefer to dig and splash all day long. And the parents can relax wonderfully in the beach chair. The coastal towns, on the other hand, offer a larger entertainment programme for older children and the whole family with a seal station, shipping museum, zoo and much more. So if you want to combine relaxation on the beach with excursions and attractions for children, you and your family are in good hands on the coast. A day trip to a nearby island is also possible at any time.
Baby hotel or holiday apartment: The best accommodation on the North Sea
If you have chosen a North Sea island or holiday region on the North Sea coast, of course the search for the perfect accommodation for your family holiday begins! For a holiday on the North Sea with children and baby, there is a large selection of child-friendly holiday apartments and holiday homes where you can feel right at home or you can book a family room in a child-friendly hotel or holiday park – where childcare, restaurants and leisure activities provide great comfort on your holiday. The best family-friendly holiday apartments, holiday homes, baby hotels and holiday parks for a North Sea holiday with children can be found here: Holiday flats at the North Sea
Holiday on the farm at the North Sea
A special highlight for the holiday at the North Sea with children is the holiday flat on a farm! Experience everyday life on the farm, feed the animals, drive a tractor, ride a pony and much more will make your family holiday a special experience! Most farms on the North Sea have several holiday flats, so that other families often also spend their holidays there and playfellows are provided for – so even on a cosy afternoon on the farm there is definitely no boredom with the children and the parents can enjoy a relaxed afternoon. For small and also for larger children there is a quantity to discover in the vacation on the farm a quantity and always something to do – simply the apartment door open and already can be raved and played after heart desire. The most beautiful farms on the North Sea and on the North and East Frisian islands for the perfect farm holiday with the whole family can be found here: Farms by the North Sea
The best excursion destinations and attractions for children at the North Sea
Besides great days at the North Sea beach, you can experience many exciting things with your children at the North Sea coast and on the islands. How about a visit to the zoo or a seal station? Even on rainy days many destinations and attractions for the whole family attract: wave pool, aquarium, ship museum and Co. will surely prepare you and your children with special leisure offers for families great fun and provide for a varied holiday. Here you can find out where you can do something and where you can experience it: Experience and discover the North Sea
Holidays at the North Sea with children at any time of year
A holiday with children at the North Sea is worth it at any time of the year! Spending days on the beach and swimming in the sea in warm weather is of course wonderful in summer, but you can also spend a relaxing time on the sea with your whole family in spring, autumn and winter. Especially the healthy sea air helps during the cold season and has a positive effect on the respiratory tract. Even if the North Sea is only warm enough for swimming in summer, you can also do great things with your family at the North Sea for the rest of the year. Equipped with rubber boots and mud trousers, you can collect great shells in any weather, run through the mudflats, jump into the greatest puddles or fly kites on the dyke in the North Sea wind – and then warm up with hot chocolate and East Frisian tea in a cosy café.
I wish you and your family a lot of fun with your holiday planning and of course a great holiday! If you want to discover the best playgrounds in the resort, child-friendly cafes and much more before your holiday, you can search directly on BabyPlaces. The free BabyPlaces app even lets you save your favourite places in a list – so you’ll have everything you need right at your fingertips when you’re on holiday
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