The Best Family Tours of Greece

The sun, the sand, the islands, the history... what's not to like about Greece? And hey, it's also cheaper than most of the other European destinations, too. Greece is the perfect place to take your whole family, including your kids. There aren't many other places where you explore ancient towns while talking about mythology and then take a plunge into the crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea, after all. The following tours will show you and your family a great overview of Greece.

by Intrepid
8 days

Overview: Intrepid offers an eight day tour of Greece for your entire family. You and your kids will experience this beautiful country's striking landscapes, rich history, and fascinating culture. The trip begins in Athens where you'll meet your guide and enjoy a walking tour of the city. You'll visit the famous Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Acropolis Museum, and more. There are also a handful of optional activities that you can choose from for an additional fee.

From Athens you'll head to Delphi passing by Mt Parnassos en-route. You'll visit Delphi's Ancient City and the the many monuments, temples, and the Athenian Treasure.

Then prepare yourself for a long travel day, as you head to the island of Lefkada (connected by a causeway). The drive will be broken up with a stop for lunch and a swim. On the island you'll enjoy a cooking class and have free time to relax and explore.

From there, take a bus and ferry to Corfu. You'll stay in the village of Perama, take a tour, visit a Donkey Rescue Center, and visit Kassiopi village before your tour concludes.

Who it's for: Families looking for an adventurous and historical trip, full of both outdoor and indoor activities.

Where it goes: Athens, Delphi, Lefkadas, Corfu

Highlights: Guided tour of the Acropolis, guided tour of Delphi Archaeological Site, and walking tour of Galaxidi.

Kids will like: A Greek cooking class, visiting the old fortifications around Corfu, visiting a Donkey Rescue Center, and hanging out on beautiful beaches.

Transportation: Minivan, Ferry

by Adventures by Disney
10 days

Overview: This captivating tour takes you through some of Western civilizations most historic sites. You'll visit ancient fortresses and quaint villages, all while soaking up the beauty and culture unique to Greece.

You'll start your tour in ancient Athens, where you'll tour the Acropolis, Panathenaic Stadium (with a mini-marathon for the kids), and have free time to explore the city. Then head to Delphi where you can visit the Archaeological Museum. Then fly to the beautiful island of Santorini, where you'll enjoy wine tasting, a visit to the town of Fira, a volcano hike, boat trip, and swim in the ocean. Take a ferry to Crete and visit Spinalonga Fortress, Palace of Knossos, cheese-making and some time at the beach.

Who it's for: This trip is recommended for families with kids at least 6 years old. It's best for families that enjoy the ocean, history, culture, and adventure.

Where it goes: Athens, Delphi, Santorini, Crete

Highlights: Acropolis tour, Santorini boat excursion, wine tasting at a family owned winery, visiting Panathenaic Stadium, exploring Oia, touring the Palace of Knossos, and village walking in Crete.

Kids will like: Volcano hike on Santorini, swimming in the Aegean sea, exploring the archeological site of Akrotiri, kayaking, visiting a medieval ghost town, and learning to make cheese pie, tsaziki, and komboloi.

Transportation: Motor coach, high speed ferry, and plane

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