Family Trip to Athens, Crete and Rhodes
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Embark on a family trip across some of the most popular and beautiful regions of Greece for an experience of a lifetime you’ll have stories to tell about for years. From Athens to the islands of Crete and Rhodes, you’ll get to explore Greece through mythology, gastronomy, sailing, and walking tours that will ensure you make the most out of your stay in Greece while keeping your kids engaged and entertained.
🏁 Tour Itinerary: Family Trip to Athens, Crete and Rhodes
Day 1 – 3: Athens
Welcome to Greece! As soon as you step foot in Greece you’ll be greeted by your private driver who will take you to your accommodation for a quick fresh-up before your Greek adventures begin! For your first evening in the Greek capital, you’ll savor a traditional welcome Greek dinner that will introduce you to local cuisine through mouthwatering dishes made with fresh, local products.
The next morning, you’ll meet with your expert family-friendly guide for our amazing Mythology Tour of the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum. Let the guide engage with your kids with interactive games and fascinating story-telling and learn all about the sacred rock, its monuments, and its museum. In the evening, your driver will pick you up from your hotel to transport you through the magical Athens Riviera to Sounio for an Afternoon Excursion to Sounio & the Temple of Poseidon that includes a 1-hour stop for swimming or a visit to the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center Foundation depending on the season. Catch one of the best sunsets in Athens right by the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon before hopping on the vehicle that will take back home for a good night’s rest.
On the next day, you and your little ones will enjoy our popular Athens foodie tour or, alternatively, a private Athens Family Treasure Hunt that will lead you across all of the city in an effort to catch the clues that will lead you to the price; an amusing activity your kids are bound to adore!
(Meal: Welcome Dinner on 1st Day)
Day 4 – 7: Crete
On the 4th day of your trip, you’ll be taken to Athens International airport to catch your flight to Crete with plenty of time to spare. As soon as you touch ground in Heraklion, you’ll be welcomed by your driver who will take you to your hotel. You’ll have the rest of the day at your disposal to get acquainted with your surroundings and spend as you please.
On the next day, you’ll be picked up from your hotel in order to meet with your local, family-friendly guide & kick off your private Knossos Palace and Archaeological Museum Tour. This tour will allow you to explore the mystifying world of ancient Crete and learn about fun facts in regard to one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Stroll the historic ruins and marvel at the exhibits the excavations brought to light while hearing your guide narrate enthralling stories that will keep your kids asking for more. After the end of the tour, you’ll be dropped off at your hotel.
The next day, you’ll be free to check off your bucket list whatever you feel like. Of course, there are a number of activities you can engage in and our family-expert travel specialists are ready to suggest the ideal ones.
For example, you can visit the Palm Forest of Vai as well as Vai’s stunning sandy beach. Let your kids come close to nature and learn about the different plant species before heading to the beach for a refreshing swim. You can let your kids play at the shore while you relax on the sun lounge and let the bright Greek sun warm your salty skin.
On the 7th day of your trip, you can opt for a Traditional Cooking Class that will introduce you to the famous Cretan cuisine and will allow you to taste local delicacies made by your own hands. The hands-on approach to this tour is sure to appeal to your kids and keep them occupied throughout the cooking process.
Day 8 – 12: Rhodes
On day 8, you’ll be driven to the airport of Heraklion to catch a flight to the stunning island of Rhodes. After reaching it, you’ll meet with your driver who will take you to your accommodation, where you can unwind, and enjoy the rest of your free day.
The next day, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the rich heritage of the island on a small-group Half-Day Lindos Tour, the picturesque village found at the foot of an abrupt rock. Along with your friendly guide, climb all the way up to the Acropolis of Athena Lindia that dates back to around 300 BC, one of Rhodes’ main attractions. It will be both an educational and fun adventure that will please adults and kids alike!
The 10th day of your trip will be free, in order for you to visit all the places you’d like on the island that may not be included in the itinerary. Explore the island at your pace and according to your preferences and enjoy precious moments of relaxation with your family.
On the penultimate day of your family trip, you’ll have the luxury of embarking on our Small-Group Catamaran Day Cruise. Spend 6 hours onboard enjoying the shimmering Aegean sea and savor delicious lunch made by the courteous staff. Alternatively, you can also choose to join a Rhodes Culture and Tradition Tour that will give you insight into the local culture and everyday life of the locals. On this tour, you will unveil local cultural treasures nestled in the historical village of Koskinou, you will visit a captivating Traditional House, and a pottery workshop that will excite your kids and help them express their creativity!
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Greeking.me allows for the eventuality that a Participant may need to change or cancel an agreed service. If Participants must cancel a reservation for a Trip, the following cancellation policy applies:
a. For 61 or more days prior to Trip start date, the Trip cancelation fee will be equal to the trip booking deposit (EUR 200).
b. For 60-31 days prior to Trip start date, the Trip cancelation fee will be 25% of Trip price and the trip booking deposit (EUR 200) is not refundable.
c. For 30-15 days prior to Trip start date, the Trip cancelation fee will be 50% of Trip price and the trip booking deposit (EUR 200) is not refundable.
d. For 14-1 days prior to Trip start date or No Show, the Trip cancelation fee will be 100% of Trip price and the trip booking deposit (EUR 200) is not refundable.
Exceptions to these policies cannot be made for any reason.
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