family in Acropolis,  Athens, Greece


This is the perfect travel itinerary for families in Greece. A private program foul of history and archeology, Mediterranean gastronomy, and leisure time.
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Hello! I am Elen, and I am a big fan of Greece. I am drawn to its amazing history, stunning views, and the kindness of its people. Over the past ten years, Greece had become more than just a place I visit; it was like a second home to me. I kept coming back because I was captivated by its beauty and inspired by its charm.
I am thrilled to tell you that I have finally made my dream come true by making Greece my permanent home. Here, surrounded by history, olive groves and crystal-clear seas, I have found my calling, turning my love for Greece into a job I adore.



Arrival in Athens Airport, private transfer from Athens Airport to Hotel
Upon arrival, your driver will be awaiting for you at the airport with a sign with your name on it. You will be transferred to your hotel.

Enjoy Athens at leisure
Athens’ heyday was around 400 years BC, that’s when most of the classical monuments were built. During the Byzantine and Turkish eras, the city decayed into just an insignificant little village, only to become the capital of newly-liberated Greece in 1833. Ahead of the 2004 Olympics, almost the entire infrastructure was transformed: the Metro, trams, new ring roads and viaducts have eased the pressure of the heavy traffic.

Athens is still a rather messy and chaotic place—it wouldn’t be Athens otherwise—and despite all the improvements, still retains a great deal of its oriental charm. The whole coastal stretch from Piraeus to the old Hellenikon airport has been improved with new plantings, viaducts, and paths for walking. The Plaka district is becoming more and more popular and it is on the way to catching up with Psyrri, Gazi, and Rouf as regards restaurants.

Discover the beauties of the Anafiotika district, at the feet of the Acropolis, and visit the ancient village still housed amid the city. In Exarchia, there is still a somewhat in-your-face anarchic atmosphere around the Technical University. Meanwhile, Kolonaki is becoming more and more chic.

Acropolis & Flavors of Athens Tours for Families

Morning – Acropolis & Flavors Combo Tour
A perfect tour to get a true feel of Athens! Ascend to the top of the sacred rock of the Acropolis to be confronted by one of the world’s most important structures in history, the Parthenon.

Once there you will enjoy a guided tour which will reveal the magnitude and the rich heritage of Athens and the cultural achievements of the Greek civilization of the Golden Age.

After visiting Acropolis, get ready for a 3-hour food tour that will truly make you feel like an Athenian! Sense the intriguing Greek cuisine and local food culture through an experiential food tour in the heart of the bustling capital of Greece. Wander through authentic corners of the city and visit several dedicated artisans that have perfected their recipes over the decades, specialized food stores sourcing the best products from all over Greece as well as the vibrant central food market.

Afternoon – Time at leisure in Old Town Plaka
You will enjoy a leisurely walk through the old quarter of the city to marvel Plaka neighborhood with its picturesque cobbled streets and quaint restored buildings and distinct and atmospheric architecture.

Along the way you will walk by the Roman Agora, the Tower of the winds, Hadrian’s Library, Lycicrates Monument, Fetihye Mosque, beautiful neoclassical buildings, and many more Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman traces of the old city.

Mycenae Guided Tour & Pottery workshop

Mycenae Guided Tour:
You will depart in the morning to reach Mycenae. There, you will enjoy a guided tour of the site and museum, and get to admire the monumental remains that beautifully blend with the surrounding landscape. Your guide will offer interesting information about the history of one of the most important civilizations and insights into the way of life of the Myceneans at the location where everything took place.

Pottery workshop:
After your guided tour you will stop and participate in a fun pottery workshop. Inspired by the Mycenean artifacts, you will be introduced to the ancient art of pottery, in order to create your very own, unique Mycenean artifact to take back.

Ancient Olympia Guided Tour

Ancient Olympia Guided Tour
Today you will head to explore the site of one of the most celebrated sanctuaries of ancient Greece. With your guide, you will walk through and learn everything about the impressive ruins and you will marvel at the numerous attractions of the site such as the massive temple of Zeus, the Museum, and the ancient stadium where athletes used to train and run 3000 years ago.

Delphi Guided Tour – Olive Oil Tasting

Delphi Guided Tour
Exit the hustle and bustle of the city center towards the tranquil Greek countryside. On your way to Delphi’s famous site, exiting the highway, you will cross the plateau of Thebes, the birthplace of the mythological Pan-Hellenic hero Hercules.

Once believed to be the Centre of the world and the site at which Apollo spoke through his oracle, Delphi is one of Greece’s most important archaeological sites. Enjoy a 2-hour tour of storytelling with your private guide, who will explain everything about the oracle’s functions and the role it held during ancient times while browsing the extensive site and admiring, among others the Temple of Apollo, The Athenians treasure, and the ancient theatre.

Delphi was a sanctuary sacred to the god Apollo, and his Temple located midway up on the southern slopes of Mt. Parnassus will be one of your main stops. Located directly below the Temple of Apollo, the Athenians Treasure is also an essential landmark. Constructed by the Athenians, the treasure was built to house the city’s dedications and votive offerings to the sanctuary of Apollo.

A visit to Delphi would not be complete without a stop at the site’s Museum. Located next to the Delphi site, the Museum houses extensive artifacts excavated at the Delphi sanctuary and is considered one of Greece’s top museums. The collections are arranged chronologically in 14 rooms on 2 levels. The highlights of the exhibits include the famous life-sized bronze statue of the Charioteer of Delphi, the 2-meter tall Sphinx of Naxos which once stood atop a 10-meter column next to the Temple of Apollo, temple and treasury pediments and friezes and statues. The exhibits cover over 1000 years from the Mycenaean era to the Greco-Roman period.

Delphi – Olive Oil Tasting
Your next stop will be at an olive oil producer. Under the breathtaking views of the Delphic scenery and the Itea Olive grove, the largest continuous olive grove of Greece, you will have a tasting of the local “Amfissa” olives variety as well as the high-quality olive oil produced in the area. This family-run business produces olive oil for many generations by cultivating their centuries-old olive trees with traditional methods.

With passion as a weapon and hard work that this family you will be visiting inherited from their parents and starting by the olive groves of the ancestors, This local family aims to highlight the quality of the oil of their region and make it known among connoisseurs and lovers of the olive oil around the world.

Afternoon – Enjoy Arachova at leisure
Arachova is a mountainous village nestling picturesquely at the foot of Mt. Parnassós in Viotia, Southern Greece. Discover the traditional character of the village by taking leisurely walks through its narrow cobblestone streets. Enjoy soft and fruity drinks in cafés, or traditional kafeneia (coffee shops).

Aráhova offers a memorable gourmet experience; taste local specialties: kontosoúvli (big hunks of pork skewered and put on a rotisserie with onions, tomatoes, peppers and seasoned with salt and pepper, garlic and oregano), kokorétsi (the intestines of the lamb stuffed with offal), sarmádes (stuffed grape leaves), traditional pies, handmade trahanás (pasta soup, can be sweet or sour), and hilopites (egg noodles made in linguine-sized strips, cut into small pieces).

Chania Crete
Free time at leisure in Chania Old Town

Free time at leisure in Chania Old Town
Your driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the authentic old town where you will spend some leisure time on your own!

Walkthrough the stone paths and the narrow streets of the Old Town and discover the hidden spots of the Venetian Harbor. You will enjoy a leisure stroll in the puzzled alleys where the Venetians, the Ottomans, and the old Cretans used to live and occupied.

Enjoy this incredible flower-decorated neighborhood, meet the locals and of course, eat like locals! The unique Cretan Gastronomy is something you would not wanna miss!

Chania Crete
Roupakias Nature Walk & Villages Visit

Roupakias Nature Walk & Villages Visit
Follow your guide on a nature walk through the old stone paths of Roupakias connecting three villages of Apokoronas, the villages of Souri, Xirosterni, and Kefalas. You will walk through oak and cypress forests, old cisterns with stone troughs. A unique landscape made available for all nature lovers to discover!

The next stop is Vamos village! Located in Chania prefecture, Vamos is in West Crete on the foothills of ‘The White Mountains’. The architectural heritage is well-preserved and Vamos is one of the most attractive traditional destinations of the area: a preserved traditional stone road, the old neighborhood, well-painted Chapels of Virgin Mary (monument of 13th century), and Karidi Monastery 13th-19th, with the most spectacular scenery
of an old olive press with 12 arches.

Continue to Vryses, a lovely village with running springs and lush greenery that consists mostly of plane trees, the kind of trees that need a lot of water to grow up. Vryses is famous for its taverns-cafeterias next to the running water and the dairy products. It is close to many other villages and beautiful beaches.

Chania Crete
The Exotic Tour of Elafonissi Beach

The Exotic Tour of Elafonissi Beach
In the southwestern part of the island one of the most beautiful and famous beaches in Greece is to be found. Elafonisi is a small island so close to the beach that one can actually walk there from the beach… The crystal clear turquoise shallow waters in combination with the thin white and coral-red sand create a landscape of unparalleled beauty!

The route to Elafonisi won’t leave you disappointed. We pick you up with our bus and our escort from your hotel or a location in its vicinity. Driving through small traditional villages and crossing the Topolian gorge longwise we reach our first stop… the cave of Agia Sofia, a cave with stalactites, stalagmites and a small chapel at its entrance.

Our next destination is…. Elafonisi! After reaching Elafonisi you are free to relax on the beach and enjoy the lovely scenery surrounding you. We stay on the beach for three hours. On our way back we make a stop at the village Elos, where you get the chance to dine in the traditional tavern and try Cretan dishes (optional). Some time later we head back to your base… our trip has come to its end… we hope that you have enjoyed it!

Heraklion Crete
Minoan Palace of Knossos, and the New Archaeological Museum of Heraklion Guided Tour

Private Transfer from Chania to Heraklion
Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in Chania and transfer you to Heraklion. The drive is 2 hours.

Minoan Palace of Knossos, and the New Archaeological Museum of Heraklion Guided Tour
Your private luxury transfer will pick you up from your accommodation and transfer you to the most famous Minoan Palace of all times, Knossos. Your private licensed tour guide will accompany you and give you all sorts of historical and mythological information on this legendary structure that still stands after 6000 years! At this significant archaeological site, you will learn all about the mythical King Minos, the Labyrinth, Theseus, and the Minotaur. What is more, is that you will find yourselves gasping at the modern ideas that the Minoans had, back in the Bronze Age. Ideas and concepts that we still use today!

Head toward the capital of Crete, Heraklion City, and enjoy a pleasant walking tour with your guide to getting acquainted with this ancient city. Guarding the city’s Venetian port is the 16th-century Koules fortress and within the city, you will discover numerous important monuments and churches that all have a story to tell such as St. Titus Church, the Morosini Fountain, and the Venetian Loggia. However, perhaps one of the most important buildings in Heraklion is the Archaeological Museum.

One of the best museums in Greece and the world for Minoan art as it contains by far the most important and complete collection of artifacts of the Minoan civilization of Crete. It hosts masterpieces from many Minoan Palaces such as Knossos, Phaestos, Zakros, and Malia. Find items of everyday life, potter such as the ‘Kamares vessels’, jewelry such as the famous ‘Bee Pendant’, stone and marble statuettes such as the ‘Goddess of the Snakes’, Minoan frescoes such as the ‘The Bull Leaper’, however one of the most artifacts is the Phaistos Disc with hieroglyphics and ideograms inscribed on it.

Your 5-hour Knossos, Heraklion, and Archaeological Museum journey has reached an end and your luxury private transfer will drive you back to your accommodation but is now full of new knowledge and understanding of this sacred island.

Departure Day

Departure Day
Today, you will have to say goodbye to beautiful Greece. Your driver will pick you up and transfer you to Santorini Airport where you will take the domestic flight back to Athens. Once arriving at Athens Airport, check-in to your international flight and depart Greece.

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