Grown up family

Travelling as a grown up family

Travelling with your family doesn't have to end when you're 'grown-up'. The benefits? Going away as a grown up family or with teenagers offers a great opportunity to keep the family close whilst making new memories. Plus grown up kids should be able to pay for at least some of their share - making it a much more affordable way to travel.

Here at Families Worldwide, we love the idea of travelling together as a family - we often tailor trips for multi-generational and grown up families. Most of the trips below are run through our sister company, Walks Worldwide.

Trekking in the Atlas Mountains

Our Marketing Coordinator, Sophie is 25 and has just been on an incredible week-long walking adventure in Morocco with her parents. She shares her thoughts...

"We travelled with Walks Worldwide on the Marrakech & Atlas Short Break - we went Private Guided and tailored the trip slightly to add a couple of extra days in Marrakech onto the end. The trekking was challenging but 'doable' and we felt a great sense of accomplishment at the end of the day. Read my full blog about my trip on the Walks Worldwide blog here."

See below for details on our Teen Bike and Hike adventure and some of our favourite Walks Worldwide trips in Morocco that are suitable for grown-up families.

  • Teen Hike & Bike Morocco

  • Morocco, Raiders of the lost Kasbah
  • Suitable for families with over 11s


    This trip is excellent for active teenage families wanting to explore the Atlas Mountains on foot and by bike. The itinerary also offers camel riding and time to explore the impressive Ait Ben Haddou.


    Click here to find out more.

  • Marrakech & Atlas Break

  • Lunch at 2900m on route to Tacchedirt
  • Suitable for families with over 16s


    A 5-day trip with two full days trekking in the Atlas Mountains and plenty of time to explore the delights of Marrakech. The remote mountains are a great contrast to the bustling Djemma El Fna.


    Click here to find out more.

  • Toubkal Ascent

  • Toubkal Ascent, Morocco, Africa
  • Suitable for families with over 16s


    This is a demanding, yet very rewarding walking holiday through delightful Berber villages, green meadows in the backdrop of stunning mountains. The highlight is summiting Jebel Toubkal.


    Click here to find out more.

Walking in Andalucia

Matthew Bennett, a trekking expert for Walks Worldwide, also travelled as a grown up family...

"At the age of 27, and with my parents now retired to the West Country, it is sometimes hard to spend time with my family for more than a fleeting visit. Having flown the nest and embarked on worldwide travels of my own, my family are still the first people I turn to and I hold fond memories of the holidays we have shared over the years. As I was missing these, an early summer (outside of the school holidays!), trip to Andalucia was the perfect antidote!

We enjoyed walking together, a cafe culture and wonderful meals in a part of the world where the weather is fabulous and the pace of life much slower. It was about both the journey and the destination, with pleasant surprises aplenty, such as the unbeatable panoramic views from La Alquerie Morayma near Cadiar, a stunning estate which produces its own wine. Finishing in Granada and visiting the iconic Alhambra (remember to book in advance!), was another treasure which made this trip truly unforgettable!"

  • Andalucia - Along the GR7

  • Spain-along the GR7 in Andalucia
  • Suitable for families with over 16s


    The foothills of the Sierra Nevada afford delightful walking opportunities through open countryside, colourful fruit orchards and distinctive mountain villages with their white-washed stone houses.


    Click here to find out more.

  • Camino de Santiago

  • Camino Via de la Plata
  • Suitable for families with over 16s


    The French Way is by far the most widely trodden of all the Caminos. Begin in Sarria and walk the final 100 kms to qualify for the official pilgrim's certificate on arrival at the cathedral in Santiago.


    Click here to find out more.

  • Best of the Lycian Way

  • Lycian Way 2011
  • Suitable for families with over 16s


    Enjoy exploring the best parts of the Lycian Way at your own pace from a selection of carefully planned walks of this beautiful region. There is also the option to summit Mount Olympos (2,365m).


    Click here to find out more.


Or why not try...

  • Weavers' Trail in Peru

  • Peru Weavers' Trail
  • Suitable for families with over 16s


    A gentler option to Machu Picchu than the classic Inca Trail. The Weavers? Trail offers the chance to experience Peruvian life including the fascinating weaving villages.


    Click here to find out more.

Inspired? Let us take you there...

See the Walks Worldwide website for more or take a look at Adventure Worldwide. We can tailor all of our trips to suit your family.

Please phone us on 01962 737 560 for more information.