Acropolis Museum family friendly guide for kids all ages
Zappeion front Athens
Monastiraki antique shop
Souvenir shop Monastiraki Athens
Plaka cafe at a narrow street
Herodion Atticus odeon day
Plaka narrow street with plants

24 hours in Athens

Visit the Acropolis Museum

Admire the stunning findings from the slopes of the Acropolis hosted in the beautiful building of this museum. After that, you can enjoy a beverage at the veranda-café of the top floor, with an enjoyable view to the Parthenon.

For a private guided tour to the Acropolis Museum with your family click HERE:

Take a walk around Monastiraki and Plaka

In its colourful market you can find anything from souvenirs and antiques, to toys and jewellery. There are plenty of ice-cream shops around here, as well as some of the best places to get souvlaki.

Catch the Happy Train

This open-style train will take you around all the important sites in Plaka, Thiseio and Syntagma while you sit back relaxed in your seat. What a time-saver.

Walk around Zappeion

The National Garden, found next to the Parliament, is a gorgeous and cool place during hot summers. Take your kids there for a walk and feed the ducks in the pond.

To visit the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum with your family as part of a family guided tour click HERE:

Concert at the Theatre of the Herodion

Enjoy a starry summer night watching one of the numerous concerts, operas and plays staged at the open amphitheatre built in 161 AD by Herodes Atticus.


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Kids will love

  • The happy train
  • Feeding the ducks at the National Garden

Parents will love

The short distances between the numerous sites.


Best season to visit

  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter
  • spring
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