Traditional cooking class in the Cretan countryside
Enjoy a fun cooking class with the family in the beautiful countryside of Heraklion, and learn the secrets of the Cretan cuisine
Enjoy a fun cooking class with the family in the beautiful countryside of Heraklion, and learn the secrets of the Cretan cuisine
Planning a family vacation in Crete and looking for kid-friendly activities? Here's our top suggestions of things to do with kids in Crete.
Here's 3 of the best museums in Greece for families. Dive into the fascinating past of Ancient Greece with Kids Love Greece!
These are our top-rated island day trips from Athens. Visit Aegina, Hydra or even 3 islands in one day from Athens for a taste of island life!
The Saronic Islands of Greece
Located just off the Greek mainland, the Saronic islands are an often overlooked part of Greece. With people in a mad dash to rush out to the famous islands such as Santorini and Mykonos, the likes of Hydra and Aegina are often not even thought about.
This is a real shame,
Naxos is one of the most family-friendly islands in Greece. One way to get to know the island better is through our family tours of Naxos. Here’s a taste of some of the Naxos tours we offer.
The Greek island of Naxos
We are often asked which Greek island we recommend for families, and one of our favourites is Naxos. It offers the perfect combination of great beaches, culture and food that goes toward making a memorable family vacation in Greece.
Plan the perfect family Athens city trip by choosing from one of these incredible Percy Jackson inspired tours. The best way to experience Athens!
Percy Jackson Inspired Tours
Our Percy Jackson tours have proven to be very popular with families looking for a unique way to explore Greece with kids. Designed to combine tales from Greek Mythology and the Percy Jackson books with insightful guided tours of archaeological sites, these tours really bring ancient Greece to life!
When visiting the capitol, Athens,
If you’re planning a visit to Meteora with kids on your next Greek vacation, make sure to include these top things to do!
The UNESCO World Heritage complex of Meteora is one of the most unique places in Greece. Towering pinnacles and centuries old monasteries blend harmoniously together in a landscape that is both evocative and mesmerising. Here’s the top things to do in Meteora with kids.
Visit the Monasteries of Meteora
Top of most people’s list when it comes to visiting Meteora
Planning a family vacation in Crete, and looking for fun outdoor activities? Choose from cycling, kayaking, canyoning and hiking in Crete!
Positioned on the coast, Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece. Here's our top suggestions of things to do for families when there.
Some months are better than others when it comes to visiting Santorini. If you want to avoid the crowds, this guide to the best time to visit Santorini is essential reading!
Visit the quaint little town of Rethymnon in Crete, and be delighted by its beauty. Old town style, colourful alleyways, a Venetian port and traditional restaurants await!
The newly opened Grand Hyatt hotel in Athens offers 5 star luxury close to the historic center. Start your day with a quick swim in the rooftop pool, and then head out to see all the sights of Athens such as the Acropolis, Plaka and more!
Taking a rental car and exploring a part of Greece can be great fun during your family vacation. If you've never driven in Greece before here are some tips to help you prepare!
Discover another side to Greece when you visit the Pelion region. With a ski resort, great beaches, and traditional villages, it's the ideal destination for authentic cultural experiences in Greece.
Which of the Cyclades islands are best for a family vacation? Our suggestions include Naxos, Milos, Mykonos and Kea - all wonderful destinations!
Here's the top 5 islands for families you can easily reach from Athens. Enjoy gorgeous beaches and a laid back atmosphere as you soak up Greek island life!
Your family will fall so in love with Crete, they'll never want to go home! Here's just some of the things to see and do on this unique Greek island.
Looking for a Greek island that is low key, beautiful, and family friendly? Welcome to Milos!
These suggestions of what to do in Meteora with your family add another dimension to your Greek vacation. Visit centuries old monasteries, hike around a fantastic landscape, and see one of the most spectacular sunsets in Greece when you visit Meteora with kids!
The stunningly beautiful Greek island of Santorini is a must visit destination for families planning a once in a lifetime vacation in Greece, but when is the best time to visit? Here's all you need to know.
Koufonisi, an island that any teen will love! Erasmia Vassileiou, a middle schooler who lives in Vienna, lists her top 5 things to do in Koufonisi with your family. Start packing!!!
If you are visiting Athens during a National Holiday, you might find some of the archaeological spaces closed for the day. Don't worry though - Here's a look at some great alternative things to do in Athens with your family.
We are often asked about the live music and other events which take place in the archaeological sites around Athens in the summer. Known as the Athens and Epidaurus festival, here's our guide for what's on in 2018.
The Grande Bretagne Hotel is one of the most luxurious hotels in Europe. Centrally located on Syntagma Square, its unparalleled location, facilities, and impeccable service make it the number one choice for families seeking luxury accommodation in Athens. With panoramic city views, pools, a rooftop restaurant, and numerous other facilities, your stay at the Grande Bretagne Hotel will be both relaxing and memorable.
Opened in 2016, the new Electra Metropolis Hotel welcomes families who want all the services and facilities of 5 star accommodation during their stay in the city.
Whether you are spending your entire vacation in Mykonos, or are combining it with time in Athens and Santorini, the Mykonos Blu Grecotel Exclusive Resort is an excellent choice for family accommodation.
Overlooking the island of Delos, the Mykonos Grand Hotel and Resort - Luxury 5 Star Hotel is one of the best places on the island to enjoy the sunset.
Live the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Mykonos with your kids. Even if it comes with a high price tag.
The Agradi Family Residence in Myconos Island is a huge luxury family villa accommodating up to 14 people. It is situated on the quiet side of popular Mykonos island. With close access to sandy beaches, and 15 minutes away from Mykonos town, this is an ideal choice of accommodation the large family seeking quality vacation rental in Mykonos.
A luxury family villa located in a secluded spot on Mykonos island. Within walking distance from the beach and 5 minutes away from the nearest village this is the perfect choice of accommodation for a family vacation in Mykonos.
High up in the mountains with excellent views over Mirambello, this luxurious villa will make you feel on top of the world.
This beautiful villa in the village of Piskopiano is the perfect Cretan family holiday for those that want to get away from it all. Modern luxury meets Greek tradition in this spacious and welcoming holiday home.
Located in the beautiful Almyrida village, this child-friendly villa is spacious, modern and has everything that you need for a perfect family vacation.
Escape the crowds, unfold the secrets of the Greek cuisine, learn about the history of Greek food and taste the best of what Athens has to offer! After all, what better way to explore Athens with your family than to eat your way through it?
Let our specialised guide reveal to you the secret of the Caryatids' thick plait during this family friendly guided tour to the renowned Acropolis Museum.
Get ready for a family day trip to Vergina and get a view of the treasures of Macedonian civilization and the royal afterlife!
Walk through the past at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki!
Γλυκίσματα και μεταμφιέσεις έχουν την τιμητική τους σήμερα!
An earthly paradise, a refuge for animals and birds, which hides plenty of mythology.
it’s no wonder that The Westin Resort Costa Navarino was voted the “Best Family Destination” in the Mediterranean amongst Europe’s Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
Read here about the Culinary Event which will be held at the Benaki Museum from the 22nd – 24th May 2015
… ή όπως είναι γνωστό σε όλους μας…το Φαράγγι της Σαμαριάς!
What to do in Nafplio with your children
Dinner next to the fireplace! Enjoy the local delicacies, the traditional wine, and the warm, welcoming atmosphere of this lovely taverna.
The Folklore Museum of Chania, also known as ‘the Cretan House’, is a wonderful depiction of the past.
Greek traditions for Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Epithany in Greece
Meet the place where Aristotle loved walking around as he lectured, surrounded by his students.
Top museums and archaeological sites to visit with your kids in Greece
Visiting archaeological sites and museums with the family in Greece can be exciting ... but also stressful and tiring for families. Here are some tips when visiting Greek ancient sites and museums.
We recently posted the following question on our Facebook page: 'At which beach, ideal for families, can you discover the footprints of turtles?'. We were pleasantly surprised by the wealth of responses! Here is a sample of what we received
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Traditional restaurant with delicious local dishes using local ingredients.
For the last twenty years Taverna Dionisos has been synonymous with excellent Greek cuisine.
Visit the Taverna Psaras (Fisherman's Taverna) for delicious homemade dishes, just above the river Karpenisioti.
Travel back in time to the magical era of King Minos, Princess Ariadne and the Minotaur at the Palace of Knossos. The most important attraction of Crete!
The Acropolis Museum is one of the most important museums in Europe and a must-visit when in Athens with family. Its world-famous collection shows the masterpieces and life of ancient Athens.
The Planetarium is the ideal place for kids who want to gain more understanding of complex concepts in a fun and effective way.
The impressive Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounio is one of the most important monuments of the Attica peninsula. Visit the site just before sunset and experience the natural beauty and energy around. It is no coincidence that this place was used to pay tribute to one of the ancient gods of Olympus.
The Acropolis is one of the most famous monuments in the world and a national symbol of Greece. A visit to the Acropolis is a must for any visitor to Athens and an unforgettable experience for kids!
Simple but modern hotel in the historic heart of Athens. Its central location makes it an ideal choice for families.
Tersanas is a well hidden beach in a small gulf surrounded by an abundance of vegetation. Fine white sand, crystal clear waters and a beautiful natural landscape are the key elements of its beauty.
In the south part of Heraklion, at the exit of an imposing gorge, you will find the small coastal village of Tsoutsouras. Swim in its "medicinal" waters and listen to the stories of the locals about the legends of the area.
If you love traditional flavours, Tzitzikas & Mermigkas taverna, with its grocery store atmosphere, has recently opened at Kifisia and is an absolute must.
The large comfortable seating area, the children's menu and drawing games are definitely the reasons why TGI Friday's is so popular with families, and why weekends are drawing in more and more TGI regulars …
Do you suddenly feel your stomach rumbling? Are you in the old town of Rethymno? If you feel like having a snack, Tyraki is undoubtedly your best bet!
The Y Hotel is a metropolitan style boutique hotel with 40 rooms. The hotel's motto is "The Y Hotel is You" depicting its key objective: satisfy the guests and make them feel at home.
Make your own soap during this hands-on family activity in Crete! Visit a rural Cretan village, learn about traditional soap making, and then make your own in a fun and engaging soap making workshop.
Don’t miss this opportunity to take part in your very own family Olympics in an Olympic Stadium in Athens! During this morning activity, you will learn how ancient and modern Olympians trained, take part in a fun gym session, and finish with a family race at the magnificent Panathenaic Stadium.
Don't miss the chance to take your family visit to the Acropolis to a completely different level. Open a virtual window to history with this amazing Acropolis' 3D app for families!
The ultimate touring gadget for families visiting Crete! Open a virtual window to the Minoan civilization and spend an unforgettable time with your family at the glorious Palace of Knossos!
Discover the fascinating myths and mysteries of the Palace of Knossos through a magical theatrical play for families.
Hire a tour guide and explore together Thessaloniki in the most kid-friendly way. Soon you will realize that in Thessaloniki the coast is never too far away.
Let’s discover Knife Street and see thousands of crafted knives for sale!
Roka Carpets - a shrine to the art of traditional Cretan weaving in today’s modern world.
A Taste of Ancient and Modern Athens for Kids. Τake your camera, say ‘cheeeese’ and let our partners do the rest.
Let’s face it, no one can visit Athens and not go to the Acropolis and the brand new Acropolis Museum!
We know that kids are not usually fans of museums. However we promise you that this tour to the Acropolis Museum will please the whole family and enhance your knowledge of the Acropolis.
Welcome to the birthplace of democracy and the epitome of civilization, or should we say of tragedy and comedy, or maybe the place where Athina and Poseidon fought over its name. There are so many myths to unfold – just be patient as all will be revealed on the Acropolis Tour for families!
Take a hike through Europe’s longest, deepest and arguably most dramatic gorge!