Mother’s Day is coming (for most of the world) and it’s the perfect day to present your mom a weekend getaway just for the two of you!
Maybe May is still not the best time to travel due to the pandemic but we’ll give you options that can work all year so ditch the flowers and get your mom the biggest present – your time and company (and some nice activities in a different country!)
Below you’ll find 8 activities for different types of moms to make the best Mother-Daughter Weekend Getaways in Europe.
Mother-Daughter Weekend Getaways:
For the adventurous mom
–> Zermatt, Switzerland
For the adventurous mom, Zermatt is one of the best places to go because you’ll have a ton of activities all year round – hike the 5 Lakes Trail for amazing views; go paragliding; try the most exciting ski runs…
Tons of possibilities and you’ll sure have a good time here.
Stay here – Alpen Resort Hotel:
- Avg 220€/night (Booking.com price)
- Close to the ski lifts
- Has an outdoor tennis court
- Breakfast Included
–> Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
One of the most beautiful parks in Europe, ready for a mother-daughter exploration weekend!
Get ready for a weekend full of activities: kayaking, rafting, cycling or hiking the park… It will be exhausting but oh so worth it!
Stay here – 16 Lakes Hotel:
- Avg 99€/night (Booking.com price)
- 7km from the park
- Has an outdoor pool
- Breakfast from 8€/night per person
For a relaxing weekend
–> Crete, Greece
It’s a greek island, that’s probably all I need to say and you know it will be an amazing place to spend a weekend.
The plan is get on a nice hotel, with a nice spa and enjoy the beach, the weather, the food… It will be easy to relax!
Stay here – Cretan Malia Park:
- Avg 118€/night (Booking.com price)
- Relaxing treatments at Cute Spa
- Meditation sessions
- Yoga and Pilates classes
- Breakfast included
–> Tyrol, Austria
If beach is not your thing I advice you to try the peace of the Alps.
Just you, the mountains, fresh air, and of course, an amazing spa!
Stay here – Krumers Alpin:
- Avg 189€/night (Booking.com price)
- Massage and beauty treatments
- Large sauna area with a Finnish sauna and an Alpine herb steam room
- Afternoon snack with coffee and cakes
- Breakfast included
For a foodie getaway
–> Puglia, Italy
This guide is just European but even if it was worldwide, we just can’t talk about a foodie getaway and not include Italy!
Puglia was the destination of choice because of the amazing seafood and hotels where you can have cooking lessons with your mom.
Stay here – Masseria Montenapoleone:
–> Leiria District, Portugal
Let’s face it, when we are talking about food South Europeans do it better! From North to South, it’s not possible to eat bad in Portugal!
Leiria has a beautiful beach coast full of great seafood and is very close to Lisbon.
Stay here – Cooking and Nature – Emotional Hotel:
For a shopping spree
–> London, UK
Want to go on shopping spree with your mom? What’s best than Europe’s busiest shopping street with over a mile and a half of stores?
Oxford Street has over 300 shops! If you can dream it you’re probably going to find it here.
Stay here – Radisson Blu Edwardian Berkshire Hotel:
–> Paris, France
Probably when you think high fashion you think of Paris. That’s why Champs Elysées had to make this list!
Think Dior, Prada, Versace… I mean even if it’s just to try on, it will be a well spent afternoon!
Stay here – PLEY Hotel:
Here they are, the Mother-Daughter Weekend Getaways for different type of moms! Hope this article helps you and if you need any assistance in designing your trip I can help you with that! Just click here.
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