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Customized Athens Mythology Tour for Families

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Do your kids love Greek mythology and would like to visit those places that play an important role in the stories of Greek gods and heroes? By weaving in stories from Greek mythology and monuments around Athens, we’ve created unique Private Athens Mythology for Families Tours.

For families who are looking for flexibility during their vacation and want to create their own customized experience, our Design-Your-Own flexible Mythology Tour options are ideal. They can be combined.

Create your own itinerary and discover Greece through mythology by combining these tour options in a way that works best for your family. Visit the Acropolis, the Athens Historical Center (or even Delphi, and other places outside Athens), and follow the Greek gods on your quest to discover the best of the Ancient world at your own pace!


  • Private guided tours to the archaeological sites (Acropolis, The Acropolis Museum, Cape Sounion/Temple of Poseidon, Delphi, Ancient Corinth, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nafplion, Ancient Olympia etc)
  • An English speaking licensed tour family-friendly guide
  • All transfers
  • A flexible mythology itinerary is a great way for your family to experience Greece at your own pace. Kids who know more about mythology have an extra dimension added to their Greek vacation, and adults appreciate the engaging way our guides present the various archaeological sites and activities.
  • We have hand-picked family-friendly guides trained in Greek mythology. But even if you are not very familiar with all the Greek gods, our tours are great for families who are looking for a private, authentic, and meaningful experience to explore Greece.
  • We can fully customize your private trip and adjust it to the ages of your kids. Sometimes the fixed tour dates just won’t fit into a busy schedule the way you’d like. With a private tour schedule, you can schedule your vacation for when it works best for you.

Private Mythology Tour Options

  • Mythology at the Acropolis, the Acropolis Museum and the Ancient Agora
  • Olympic Games Workout
  • Mythology Food Tour for families
  • What's in a pot? Ancient Athens Myths, Games and Pottery Tour
  • Hunt for Heroes: A walking tour
  • Family Postcards from the Athens Riviera: photography workshop
  • Outdoor Escape Game Adventure: Solve the Anafiotika riddle
  • Mythology Day Trips to Delphi and the Peloponnese

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. During our two-hour private Acropolis Mythology Tour, you will learn more about the myths related to the monuments here and the Olympians Gods. Did you know that the Parthenon was dedicated to goddess Athena? Listening to the story of Athena is the ideal way for you and your kids to understand more about ancient Greek society and what made Athens one of the greatest cities in the world.

All archaeological findings of the Acropolis are exhibited in the beautifully designed Acropolis Museum, one of the most important museums in the world. Our two-hour private Acropolis Museum Mythology Tour takes you around this treasure box of Ancient Greece and brings the mythological stories of Greek gods and heroes to life. You can also admire the pediment of the Parthenon in the museum. Our mythology experienced guide will tell you the story of what it represents and will bring the historical battles between gods and humans to life.

The Ancient Agora of Athens will enchant every mythology fan. The private Kids Love Greece two-hour Ancient Agora Mythology Tour is an ideal way for kids to have fun during their vacation in Athens while learning more about mythology. A licensed guide and trained educator, will lead the way, bringing Gods and ancient Athens to life. There will be games about Greek mythology and you will visit the Temple of Hephaestus, where you will pretend you are an architect exploring ancient temples. There will also be a stop at the Monument of the Eponymous Heroes where you will learn everything about the daily life of Athenians.

The Mythology Tours to the Acropolis, Acropolis Museum and the Ancient Agora each last 2 hours and can be booked separately or you can combine them creating a 4 or 6-hour program.

The Olympic Games Workout is a family sports activity at Zappeion and the so-called Kalimarmaro stadium. It is a great way to learn more about mythology and the Olympian Gods. Don’t miss this opportunity to take part in your very own family Olympics in the first Olympic Stadium in Athens!

During this tour, 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. You will learn more about Greek heroes and have the chance to learn the techniques involved in correctly holding and throwing the discus and javelin. You can also try the high jump as well the shot put. Which one of your family will be able to throw the furthest?

Embark on a mythological journey into Greek gastronomy with the whole family and taste eternal Greek delicacies, discover their origins and listen to great stories of antiquity during our Mythology Food Tour. With as many as 15 different foods to taste, there is no need for breakfast and there will be no room for lunch!

During this 3-hour walking food tour, we will dive into the secrets of Greek foods that survived for more than 2 millennia. Your family will find out more about Greek mythology and Greek gastronomy. While walking, our local expert family guide will take you on a discovery tour through ancient streets, with the Olympian Gods at your side. The kids will have a leading role in this journey, through fun activities, quizzes, and storytelling

Through ancient Greek pottery, your family will learn about life in Ancient Greece, kids, games, Greek Gods and myths. During this interactive Mythology Potter Tour, you will find out that Ancient Greek children’s toys were made of ceramics and pottery was important for both household and decoration. Did you know that the Greeks believed that goddess Athena invented the potter’s the wheel?

Travel back in time and join our mythology expert guide in an adventurous walking tour through car-free streets of Athens searching for Greek gods. Learn more about the ancient pottery craft, play ancient games, enter mythological contests and create your own pottery. This tour introduces the magical world of the Greek Gods, Ancient Greece and the craft of pottery in a fun and creative way!

Do you want to meet the mythological and legendary figures of Athens? Join this exciting Hunt for Heroes Mythology Tour right in the very heart of the Greek capital. During this adventurous and fun private family walking tour into ancient Athens, you will get a unique look into the lives of those who left a mark in the city.

This tour takes your family on a journey where they enter a world of cultural and mythical characters who have made Athens what it is today! You will learn more about the heroes of ancient, Roman and modern Greece under the guidance of a state licenced family guide. This 2 1/2 hour private walking tour takes you along world-famous archaeological sites such as the Temple of Hephaestus, the Acropolis, the Ancient Agora, the Library of Hadrian and the magnificent green Pnyx as well as through the maze of picturesque Anafiotika.

Connect to the true essence of ancient Greece with your family in this private experiential photography tour. This activity has a duration of 5 hours – just enough to catch both the peaking and dwindling light of the day on the Athens Riviera. Included in the tour are the architectonically impressive Cultural Centre of Athens with its Olive Tree Park – the tree that Goddess Athena gave to the city – and the majestic Poseidon Temple in Sounio.

During the afternoon, you will be guided by a professional photographer who is also an expert in mythology and you will learn more about photography and improve your photography skills. With new techniques and lessons about Greek gods and heroes, you will capture Athens landmarks and create unique memories and ‘visual souvenirs’ with your camera!

Do you like solving riddles, escapes rooms and scavenger hunts? The Escape Room in the Streets of Athens is the perfect combination of all three and takes place at Anafiotika, a neighborhood with a Greek island vibe in the heart of Athens. Greek gods and mythology also play a big role in this exciting game in this historic parts of the Greek capital. The game includes multiple stops at Plaka, Anafiotika, the First University of Greece and Ancient Agora and lasts around 3 hours. It is an ideal tour for kids of ages 8+.

Our Mythology Tour to Delphi is a great way for families in Athens to visit Delphi. During this day trip from Athens you will visit this beautiful UNESCO World Heritage site in the company of our fun and engaging guide, who will use storytelling to help bring the past to life. Perfect for families who love Greek mythology.

If you cannot get enough of mythology, we also recommend our Mythology Tours to the Peloponnese. These day trips from Athens allow you to visit Mycenae, Nafplio, Epidaurus or the Corinth Canal in the Peloponnese region of Greece, all famous archaeological sites that play an important role in Greek mythology.

If you love Greek mythology and stories of Greek gods and heroes, contact us today and find out how you can create your own flexible Athens Mythology Tour for Families. The possibilities are endless and we will create together the most memorable customized Athens Mythology Tour for your kids!

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  • Hi – We’re a family of four – kids are 6 and 10 (strong interest in Greek Mythology here)
    We’re looking for a tour of the main Acropolis Sites and all the Greek Mythology that surrounds them.
    This would be for the morning of Tues 26th October.
    Can you please give us a quote?

    • Dear Oliver,
      Thank you for your interest in our “Customized Athens Mythology Tour for Families”. The specific tour is private so we can fully customize it to the interests of your 6 and 10 year old kids. Maria Giannouli will send you an email with all the details. Please check your junk folder as sometimes the emails end up there,
      Warm regards,
      The Kids Love Greece team

  • Hi! We are looking for a your June 17th Acropolis and Parthenon with Greek stories for 12 and 9 yo boys. 9 yo has taken strong interest in Greek Mythology.
    Also would like more information on Percy Jackson scavenger hunt. Both boys reading books and watching series.

    • Hello Melissa! Thank you for your interest in our Customized Mythology tours in Athens. Percy Jackson themed tours are also included in our list of tours. Since you are fans you will definitely enjoy the experiences. Maria has already sent you an email.


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