When you travel with children in a town like Athens, you want them to learn things about history but in an imaginative and fun way that they will remember forever. Discover Greek Culture gives you the chance to explore Athens with your children and create memories for all the family with its amazing tours.
The following cultural tours are family friendly, simply choose which one suits you best.
Athens experiences for Young Explorers
The Young Explorers is a range of 3 family-friendly cultural tours specially designed to be entertaining and engaging for young kids but also interesting and attractive for parents.
Designed for children from 6 years old, with fun activities and appealing themes, these tours will take you and your family to major archeological sites like the Acropolis or the Ancient Agora.
You can live a day in the life of a young Athenian in ancient times and discover children’s games and toys from that era while wandering in the Ancient Agora, or discover the myths and wonders of Ancient Athens with a walk through history at the Acropolis and the Parthenon, listening to stories about the gods and the mythological heroes.
The Young Explorers tours are the best tours in Athens if you wish to combine cultural tourism and a fun day out for the whole family!
If your children are more interested in modern history, Discover Greek Culture can offer you an incredible bespoke experience at the Museum of the City of Athens. The “Dine Like Athenian Aristocracy” tour offers the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a private tour and a themed dining experience on a table set with antique tableware where children can dress up in period costumes child-sized reproductions of clothes that once belonged to the Greek royal family!
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Arty Athens with adolescents
If you have older children reluctant to see the wonders of the archeological past of Athens, they may be more interested in the contemporary face of the city. The “Modern Muses” tour gives you the opportunity to discover the capital’s art and style by visiting some art galleries in the trendiest districts and meet local artists in their workshops or in happening creative spaces.
A different way of exploring the vivid actual city of Athens – even the most bored teenager will be thrilled by this experience!
A day outside the city family experience
If you prefer to leave the city of Athens and explore the surrounding nature of the Attica peninsula, it’s possible within a day.
This amazing tour “From Athens to the Aegean Sea” will take you to the Cape Sounio temple facing the Aegean Sea where you will even have the time to take a swim. You will also visit the Vravrona Wetland, a beautiful Natura 2000 protected natural area. There, you and your children will be able to discover the wealth and diversity of Greek nature by observing a number of rare and endangered species of birds and fish in their living environment.
Ancient temples, sea, nature and animals, all in a day full of discoveries and delights for all the family!
Discover Greek Culture’s tours are the best way of discovering the city of Athens with children of all ages.
From the specially designed kid-friendly tours to sightseeing classics like the popular Classical Athens Classically Greek and An Afternoon in Athens and exclusive and fully customizable tailor-made tours, options abound to get out and about and discover the secrets of the Greek capital.
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From a French mother and a Greek father, Katia Papaspiliopoulos, has been working and living in both countries. She studied Philosophy and Culture Management in Paris and soon started creating educational programs for children, schools and adults in various cultural institutions. She’s currently living and working in Athens and has two daughters.