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In Greece with children: top experiences

Athens ● Corfu ● Crete ● Cyclades ● Patra ● Xanthi ● 25 September 2017
 

Travelling with children is a great experience for the whole family, and especially in Greece, your vacations will be unforgettable. Greek people are very hospitable and love kids, while many places in Greece offer you amazing possibilities to spend a super day with your children and see in their eyes the joy and the enthusiasm.

Museums for children in Athens

Athens, with its rich history and culture, is an ideal place to introduce your children in the ancient civilisation. Kids find boring to read things from the books, but they can find it very interesting to wander around the archaeological cites and see temples, statues and monuments in their original version and not as a picture in a book. Furthermore, in Athens, there are interactive museums where your kids can play and learn things at the same time. The Museum of Greek Children's Art cultivates the love of art and creativity with various workshops, while the Hellenic Children's Museum in Plaka encourages the imagination of children in painting, sculpture and other activities. The Foundation of the Hellenic World is a private museum, which uses the technology to create an interactive environment and promote the Greek culture and civilisation. This museum is an ideal opportunity for your children to get familiar with the Greek history in a funny and entertaining way. 

Cretaquarium in Crete

If your kid is an animal lover, the Cretaquarium in Crete is a perfect spot for you and your children. It is located 15 km east of Heraklion, and it is home to 2000 sea animals and 200 different Mediterranean species that impress all the visitors and especially the kids.



Carnival in Patras and Xanthi

Many places in Greece have their own ways to celebrate the Carnival. In Xanthi Thrace, on the last Sunday of the Carnival, before Clean Monday, the locals gather to watch the burning of an effigy, and it is believed that thus, they banish the evil spirits, while in Patras, there is a huge colourful parade of local people with their costumes. These events will enthuse your children and encourage them to celebrate in this beautiful feast.

Aqualand in Corfu

Aqualand (Corfu) is considered to be the most amazing water park in Europe and the third largest in the world. Here, you will find many waterslides, sun beds, umbrellas, swimming pools, restaurants, cafes and mini markets to spend an unforgettable day! While your children play in this amazing scenery in Corfu, you can relax by the pool and drink your coffee knowing that your kids have a great time.



Water sports in Cyclades

The islands of Cyclades are characterised by the strong wind. Many family-friendly beaches in Naxos, Paros and Mykonos have water-sports amenities that take advantage of the strong wind and organise water-games, kite and wind-surf competitions as well as other sports that are perfect for the full of energy children.

Amusement park in Athens

Allou Fun Park is a huge amusement park in Athens, which is considered one of the biggest parks of this kind in Europe. With numerous park games and rides, unlimited fun for you and your children is guaranteed in this special world of adventure and adrenaline.


Where to Stay

Hotel in Athens, Greece Carolina Hotel
8.8 10
Carolina Hotel
55, Kolokotroni str., 10560 Athens, Greece

Hotel Carolina is strategically located in the center of Athens, just 500 m from the lively Monastiraki Square and 200 m from Ermou shopping street. The main square of Athens, Syntagma, is a 10-minute walk away. Plaka, the historic part of Athens, is a 15-minute walk away. Athens International Airport is at 43 km.

Studio & Appartment in Skopelos, Greece Smile Stella Studios
Smile Stella Studios
Skopelos Town, 37003 Skopelos, Greece

Smile Stella Studios are located just 10 minutes walk from the main port in Skopelos town. The nearest beach in Skopelos town is 750 m away. The distance from the island's second main port, Glossa, is 23 km.

Hotel in Argos, Greece Mycenae
Mycenae
10, Agiou Petrou Square, 21200 Argos, Greece

Enjoying the central location on the main square of Argos, Hotel Mycenae is located a 15-minute walk from KTEL bus station. The scenic town of Nafplio with Bourtzi Castle is at 11 km and the famous archaeological site of Mycenae is at a distance of 14 km. The popular summer resort Tolo is 22 km away, while famous Epidaurus Ancient Theatre is 40 km away. The nearest airport is Kalamata International Airport at a distance of 130 km.


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