The Best Island Day Trips From Athens
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, as the Saronic islands have their own unique charm. If you’re planning a trip to Greece, and would like to experience what they offer for yourself, these are our choices for the best island day trips from Athens.
Family Day Trip to Aegina Island from Athens
This family day trip from Athens to the Greek island of Aegina is all about discovering island life, tasting authentic food, and enjoying the beautiful coastline.
A dedicated and fun tour guide will show you the best of the island of Aegina. Along the way, you’ll listen to stories of pirates, tales from Greek Mythology, and learn how to dance like a Greek. You’ll also visit the Temple of Aegina – One of three temples near Athens said to make up a Sacred Triangle!
To find out more click here: Family Day Trip to Aegina Island from Athens
A Family Day Trip to Hydra from Athens
The traffic free island of Hydra can be just the thing you are looking for if you want to escape the heat and noise of Athens! During this day trip from Athens, you’ll have time to explore the interesting harbour, discover the history of the island, and perhaps even take a ride on a donkey!
Hydra makes a lovely family trip from Athens, especially because of the traffic free nature of the island. In addition, there are plenty of local delicacies to be enjoyed, and the novelty of taking a water-taxi around the island! Our tour guide will be with you every step of the way, making sure you get to see the Hydra from a unique angle.
To find out more click here: A Family Day Trip to Hydra from Athens
3 Islands Day Cruise from Athens
Whilst the 3 island cruise of the Saronic islands gives you less time on each island, the bonus is you get to see 3 islands!
This family day trip from Athens takes you to the Greek islands of Aegina, Moni, and Agistri. Each one of these has something unique to offer, whether it is the port a perfect swimming beach on Moni, or the seafood tavernas of Agistri.
Our friendly guide will explain the history of each island, as well as give you an insight into contemporary Greek life. This is an interesting trip to make, that we especially recommend if the rest of your Greek vacation will be spent in mainland Greece.
To find out more click here: 3 Islands Day Cruise from Athens
For more information about booking a family trip to Greece, contact the Kids Love Greece team today!
Best season to visit
Get inspired by our top ideas for vacation in Greece. Discover our blog full of ideas, insights about Greek destinations, reviews for kid friendly activities, hotels, beaches, museums and so much more!