A holiday with the whole family can sometimes sound daunting. But being prepared is what will make the experience worthwhile. A well-planned Bucharest city tour can include lots of children-friendly activities that even the little ones can enjoy.
We recommend some of the best options to include in your plan. As locals, we know all the great places that might not seem obvious.
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Before anything else here are the top 6 children-friendly activities you should consider for your Bucharest city tour.
1. The Museum of Senses
An amazing place for kids of all ages, even for the kid in you. They offer the right props, great placed cameras and trained animators that can make your children friendly activities within the museum unforgettable.
It’s more than just an exhibition, it’s a journey in an interactive environment meant to heighten your senses. The optical illusion besides the fact that they offer hilarious memories, they are also an out of the box learning opportunity.
The best aspect is that you’ll get to keep lots of pictures to remind you of this unique experience over and over again.
Price: they have a family package (2 adults and 2 kids) of 94 RON (20 euro)
Schedule: Sunday – Thursday 10:00 – 22:00 Friday-Saturday: 10:00-23:00
Location: General Vasile Milea Boulevard 4, Bucharest
2. Edenland Park
If your family is up for an adventure while on your Bucharest City Tour then this is the best option for you. It is an opportunity to enjoy some fresh air and get involved in physical activities even on a city break.
Their adventure park outdoor activities are varied and include:
- Tree courses
- Children’s Playground
- Wall Climbing
- Horseback riding
- Eden Jump
- Bike rentals
- Painting workshops
- And the Minigolf land recently added.
It’s enough excitement to get the whole energy out of your kids while they are having the best of times.
Keep in mind that most of the children-friendly activities are not available in the cold season.
Price: Each activity has its own pricing. They vary from 20 – 100 lei (4 – 21 euros) per activity. You can check the prices on their site.
Schedule: Each activity has its own schedule you can check on the site. As a rule of thumb, many are not available on Mondays.
Location: Strada Cantonului 12, Balotești 077015
3. Children’s town – Kids town
Sometimes all you need in your family activities is to get into two different cable cars and bump into each other. Theme parks are great fun for children and the best one you can enjoy in your Bucharest city tour is Orășelul copiilor.
Found within an actual green park, your little ones will love the incredible statues of dragons and the rides they can take. They have a lot of the classical carousels, inflatable slides, and Ferris wheel. But they also have some new VR experiences included.
All in all, it’s a great option to stay in the city but also be outside while doing some fun activities. You can get a better idea from the video.
Price: Each ride has to be paid individually. Prices start at 5 lei (1 euro) per ride.
Site: Facebook page
Location: Youth park
4. Rowing in the Herăstrau park
Parks are always a great place to spend your time and explore when traveling. For the best children-friendly activities, you can plan to check out Herăstrău. It’s the largest park and it’s found on the northern side of the city.
One of the most popular activities which you should include in your Bucharest City Tour is exploring the large lake. You have a few options:
- Take a one-hour rowing boat ride,
- Ride on a small ship,
- Or pedal to get around with the help of a water bicycle.
There is also an adventure park here with tracks created for kids based on their age. Kids older than 4 years old can enjoy the activities. The children’s island is a playing ground with inflatable games, modular structures, and a pirates’ ship.
You can also find a lot of places to grab something good to eat with the whole family including Berăria H, Trattoria Il Calcio, Restaurant Diplomat.
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Price: Visiting the park is free. Prices for boats and water bicycles vary from 5 -15 LEI per hour (1-3 euros). And the ship is between 2-5 RON (50 Eurocents to 1 euro) per person.
Site: Adventure Park Herastrau
Location: Pavel D. Kiseleff Road 32, Bucharest
5. The National History Museum “Grigore Antipa”
If you want your family activities to be a learning opportunity as well, then visiting the museum will be amazing.
The year-long expo includes presenting the natural behavior scenes with the help of alive looking at stuffed animals and the skeletons of ancient animals. They are separated into sections based on the geographical area they can be found in. These include many areas that you won’t find in any other museum, like the birds from the Danube Delta.
Temporary exhibitions are presented ahead of time on their site and can be visited for months on end. These can include live animals like the snake exhibit or just historical presentation. For example the presentation of the most important Romanian scientists and their discoveries in the zoological field.
Besides the stunning animal exhibits, the museum also has educational programs. These include:
- Creative workshops
- Having fun with science
- Robot engineering projects.
The workshops usually take place on Weekends and have a specific fee that covers materials and training.
Price: The normal ticket for visiting the museum is between 5- 20 RON (1-4 euros). The other activities require additional payment.
Schedule: Tuesday – Friday from 10:00 – 18:00 Saturday – Sunday from 10:00 – 19:00. It is closed on Mondays.
Location: Pavel D. Kiseleff Road 1, Bucharest
A complete wellness center should be added to your Bucharest city tour. Just outside the city, the complex offers a large variety of relaxing options. If your children-friendly activities usually involve the water you’ll love this destination.
There are 3 main areas of the complex based on what experience you’d like to have:
- Galaxy area is best suited for families. It includes water slides, inside pools with artificial waves, and outdoor pools
- The Palm is more of a relaxing area with indoor and outdoor pools, jacuzzi, mineral baths, tropical plants and a restaurant with healthy options.
- Elysium includes themed saunas, interior panoramic pools, a complete restaurant, and exterior longing areas.
It’s a good destination to enjoy the hot water and let the stress get out of your body. Keep in mind that kids under 16 are allowed only in the Galaxy area.
Prices: They offer Smart Pass. For a family of four, a one day pass can vary between 228 to 248 Ron (48-52 euros)
Schedule: Monday through Thursday from 9:00 -22:00. Fridays from 9:00 to 23:00. Weekends from 8:00 to 22:00
Location: Calea Bucureşti 1K, 077015
Great Children-Friendly Activities For a Great Holiday
We all know that having activities for your kids while traveling it’s what makes the whole experience better. Traveling to Bucharest offers you a large variety of fun times you can enjoy with everyone in your family.
We can make sure you get to see even more of this incredible country by taking you on a private tour of other locations in Romania. Consider the beautiful Transylvanian cities of Brasov and Sibiu or even the Bran Castle.
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