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City apartments

Our verdict:

From Paris to Prague, this stylish collection of family-friendly apartments makes a city break in Europe with the kids more fun, more flexible and more affordable. Not only have i-escape visited and reviewed each characterful property, but they’ve put together a great online search facility for planning a city break just how you like it.

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See the sitesStylish and spacious apartmentsAmsterdam's canalsSelf catering facilities

i-escape says

Taking a city break with the kids is surging in popularity, due partly to the growth in low-cost airline routes around Europe, and mostly because those who love travel still do so after the children arrive.

  • good value
  • great locations

You can visit cities all year round, mixing sightseeing and boat rides, shopping and playgrounds according to the weather and mood. With apartments, you get a lot more bang for your buck, plus you’ve the added flexibility of making your own meals.

For our pioneering Kids Collection, we’ve hand-picked our favourite self-catering options (in all sizes) for every budget in more than 15 European cities. We’ve visited each one and written an honest review with plenty of photos.

Check out these stylish apartments in Lisbon or how about an architect-designed pad in Barcelona or a Bohemian pied-a-terre in Prague. You can also search for places for a particular age group and by ‘must-haves’.

Need a baby cot, high chair or an extra bed? Games and toys, a DVD library? Want to be near good transport links to the airport? Hang out in a real neighbourhood with food shops so you can live like a local? Well, each review has a detailed ‘Kids’ page, which outlines all facilities provided and family friendly activities.

Book directly at guaranteed best rates, ask us for impartial advice, read our detailed city guides, or check the latest special offers available to i-escape guests.

Just find your flight and away you go!

And, don’t forget we have an extensive collection of child-friendly boutique hotels, villas and B&Bs worldwide.

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