Children are just as eager travelers as we are. A trip with kids can seem daunting at first. There are so many factors to consider! At Bella Vita, we believe that with the right organization, your children can travel just about anywhere. That’s what we are here for – to make your family holiday as seamless and worry free as possible.
This month, we are sharing some of our favorite tours with children. Greece has so many amazing experiences for any type of traveler. These are some of our top choices and personal can’t miss moments in this beautiful country. Tours and excursions that we have done ourselves with our own children! Like all of our vacations, each of our tailor made proposals is designed exclusively for you. We can organizer your trip to your travel dreams and wishes. If any of these tours sound perfect for your family and your children, we can happily add them to a Greek holiday! Furthermore, our portfolio of experiences doesn’t end here. Greece truly has so much to see!
Acropolis tour for children
Our Acropolis Day is a can’t miss for a family in Athens.
Start the day with our Private Family Guided Acropolis Tour. With your active and energetic guide, your whole family will enter into the glory of one of the oldest civilizations. Take a step back in time while listening to all the stories and myths of the past. Furthermore, via an interactive tablet, your children will learn about the history of ancient Athens. They will be able to understand where they are and what was here in the past.
After, our museum Family Guided Tour is a great way to keep children and adults interested. While we understand not all kids go crazy for museums, our guide will tell stories to keep your kids attentive, filling in historical facts of the ruins to help inform you along the way. And since you will have seen the Acropolis that morning, you can retrace historical footsteps and lose yourself in the ancient Greek civilization. One of the highlights will be the amazingly detailed Lego Acropolis. Located in the kids’ area on the first floor of the museum contains more than 120,000 Lego bricks. We guarantee an excellent adventure for the entire family!
Family discovery of the districts of Athens
Discover Athens’ city center and feel its pulse from a local’s perspective on our Family Athens Walk. You will experience a unique combination of culture, history, city life, and Greek food tastes and aromas. Start in Syntagma Square and view the official changing of the guards in front of the Unknown Soldier’s Monument. Next, head to the Plaka, one of the most colorful neighborhoods. Next, head to Dionysiou Aeropagitou street, Athen’s “grand promenade” which is filled with fascinating stories from Greek mythology. Children love this stop. Then it’s on to the Roman Market, an archaeological site of great historic importance. From there, find yourselves at Monastiraki Square and its famous flea market. Last but not least, arrive in the Psiri neighborhood, one of Athen’s most happening and fun neighborhoods. Filled with street art, traditional bakeries, and local restaurants, this is your chance to mingle with the locals and for a moment become Greeks yourselves!
Santorini catamaran tour
There’s no better way to explore the crystal blue seas and islands around Santorini than a Semi-Private Catamaran Cruise. This is a day you and your children will never forget! In the warm sunshine, you will sail past some of the best-known Santorini landmarks and beaches. Experience the unique opportunity of sailing into the spectacular caldera. This luxury cruise includes an unforgettable barbeque paired with Santorini’s finest wine and beverages whilst relaxing onboard. You will start your sailing adventure at Ammoudi port, continue below the Caldera and make your first stop at the Hot Springs for swimming and an incredible mud bath. Your journey will continue past Aspronisi, the ancient lighthouse, Akrotiri and Indian Rock before making your second stop at the White Beach for some fun water activities, swimming, and snorkeling. While on anchor you will also indulge in a delicious barbeque paired with Santorini wines and refreshments. After your batteries are recharged, it is time for the third stop at the Red Beach for your final dip of the day before you return to shore.
Crete with children
A Private Tour of Knossos & Pottery Workshop is a hit with children. During your tour with a private family-friendly guide, you will discover that the Palace of Knossos was the center of a powerful civilization that dominated the Mediterranean 3500 years ago. You’ll also learn about the Greek myths connected with the site such as Theseus and the Minotaur. Afterward, you’ll participate in a private pottery workshop where the kids will love the hands-on experience. Under the guidance of a local craftsperson, you will find out about the process of creating pots and vases, as well as having the opportunity to make your own. This day is a great introduction to Crete!
Crete gastronomy for families
Enjoy a Day of Wine, Graojuice, and Cretan cuisine! Surrounded by the idyllic setting of green vineyards and the Cretan mountains, this family-friendly excursion offers you the opportunity to enjoy nature, discover local wines, experience a vineyard, and indulge in the local gastronomy. Your family will visit a family-owned that produces high-quality wines. Together with your kids, you will join a guided tour around the vineyards and the open-air vine museum where you will discover the secrets of the local grapes and learn more about the wine-making tradition. You will also get to visit the cellar where wine is aged in oak. Afterward, you will pick your picnic basket and choose a tranquil spot in the heart of the vineyard. Under the shadow of the olive trees, you and your children will enjoy a bit of nature, good wine (for the adults!) and local, traditional delicacies.
Greece for children and families
Greece is a destination that is a dream for children and adults alike. Please contact us to learn more and see some of the sample itineraries we can put together. A family vacation doesn’t have to be a stressful experience. With our expert help, your trip can be worry free and organized to the wishes and needs to a family with children of all ages.
We are happy and eager to help make your travel dreams come true!