Cities where you should move with your family

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Published 2020-01-29 09:00

Where should you move with your family for a better quality of life? Movinga website reveals the most family-friendly cities around the globe according to different factors like safety, family policies, and many other benefits. 

Helsinki – Finland

Finland's capital, Helsinki is one of the world's best cities for quality of life despite its cold climate. It is also famous for its magnificent landscapes where you can enjoy a range of outdoor activities, not to mention its cultural heritage and a very low crime rate. Helsinki stands out for its high-quality education with many local and international schools. What's more, education is free of charge. Even though the cost of living is high, expect attractive wages along with professional opportunities available in different fields.

Quebec – Canada

Quebec is not only a safe city but also a place where you will be able to indulge in a multicultural, healthy and inclusive environment. Moreover, family accommodation is affordable compared to other major cities in Canada. Regarding your children, they will benefit from excellence in education at all levels. Did you know that permanent residents are eligible for preferential rates at the university level? To meet the cost of living, you can also expect high wages.

Oslo – Norway

Oslo lays significant emphasis on families. Norway's capital is indeed famous for its family-friendly policies, including generous parental leaves and many other benefits. Basic education is free and of high quality at all levels. Even though the cost of living is high, you will earn enough to afford adequate accommodation for your family and to enjoy a variety of leisure activities for all tastes and ages.

Munich – Germany

Family is an important pillar in Munich as well. The city provides many family-related services, including family centres, mutual aid and family support networks, as well as a variety of childcare services adapted to your budget. A harmonious blend of cultures, with people from all around the world, Munich is a safe city. In your free time, you will be able to enjoy a lot of family-friendly activities like museums, parks, gardens, libraries, leisure centres, etc.

Copenhagen – Denmark

Copenhagen is one of the world's safest cities with neighbourhoods meeting everyone's expectations, in addition to being easily navigable. Despite its cold winters and the high cost of living, Denmark's capital provides a family-friendly setting with many indoor and outdoor activities. Also, it is quite easy to find affordable accommodation suiting your needs. Your children will benefit from a very high-level education system, as well as quality childcare thanks to the Welfare State. While public education is free, parents who choose to enrol their child in a private school pay only 15%, the rest being taken care of by the State.