When it comes to Greece, anyone should know that a land of such a big and great history holds treasures and surprises of thousands of years of age, inviting you to get acquainted with the ancient civilization that once gave birth to democracy, while at the same time sink blissfully and alternately into deep relaxation and adventure!
Whether you would love to share with your family an educational experience that will forever enrich your mindset, or stimulate your senses hovered in breathtaking natural beauties, Greece is undoubtedly the ideal place to have your next family vacation, satisfying your minor as well as your major cravings.
Greece is considered a safe destination in terms of hygiene and criminality, it offers relatively low prices compared to other European countries, and most importantly it guarantees you will spend your days under a clear blue sky that’s beset with the bright Mediterranean sun!
Now, family trips are always a puzzle when the moment comes to search the what and the where, as one needs to be sure of every little detail before hopping into a plane with two or three little devils thirsty to live the myth, so we are here to speak the language of experienced locals, making sure you and your children breathe in and out our Greek excellencies, as any family aiming to a quality holiday should.
Where to go
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Almost every airport in the world easily connects to Athens International Airport. The Eleftherios Venizelos Airport offers numerous options; from fashion/electronics/gift shops, newsstand spot and telecommunication offers, a pharmacy and a beauty salon, currency exchange services and car rental companies, to restaurants, coffee, and pastry shops, landing here will also make sure that you have easy access to Athens city center, whether you prefer private or public transportation.
The list of places to visit in Greece is endless, so keep in mind that choosing which ones will eventually end up in your itinerary is the most important aspect of your perception of a fulfilling vacation, even though we know just a few can resist a second trip to this truly magnificent country one can never get enough of.
Having Athens as your base for this at least seven-day Greek experience will firstly allow you to explore Greece’s captivating capital with its marvelous archaeological, culinary and cultural offerings. Secondly, this way you can have thrilling day trips to tremendous sites around Athens and the Peloponnese - until finally expanding your special touring to one or two greek islands taking a fast ferry from Piraeus Port or catching a plane to the blue paradise waiting for you within just a few traveling hours!