14-Day Family Trip to Athens, Delphi, Mykonos & Crete
Define family quality time on a 14-day family trip to Athens, Mykonos, and Crete that includes a day-trip to Delphi. Along with your designated, family-friendly, expert guides, set on adventures that will sweep you and your little ones off of your feet.
From the urban setting of Athens to the mystical ambiance of Delphi, the Cycladic excellence of Mykonos, and the historical richness of Crete, you visit places and engage in experiences you haven’t dreamt of. Marvel at the most impressive archaeological sites, walk around the highlights of each region, and taste the richness of Greek cuisine as your kids have the time of their lives!
Athens & Delphi
Welcome to the historic Greek capital city! As soon as you land at Athens International airport, your private driver will welcome you and transport you to your accommodation to check-in and freshen up before seizing the rest of your day. Your first evening in Greece will include a welcome dinner full of authentic Greek flavors in a picturesque setting that will introduce you to the striking beauty of Athens, before heading back to your hotel for some much-needed rest.
Day 2 of your trip will commence with a 7-hour adventure on a ‘Best of Athens Tour with Transportation’. Visit the sacred Acropolis Hill and the modern Acropolis Museum, where your guide will captivate your kids through interactive activities and fascinating storytelling, before hopping on your private vehicle to be driven around Athens’ main attractions. Alternatively, you can opt for our family mythology tour of the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum, where you will discover in-depth the fascinating tales that surround the most significant monument in Greece.
On day 3, it’s time to experience an afternoon excursion to Sounio and the Temple of Poseidon. Drive along the stunning Athenian Riviera and enjoy a 1-hour stop for swimming -your kids are going to love- or a visit to the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center, depending on the weather. On this tour, you’ll have the opportunity to marvel at the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon and catch the most romantic sunset in Athens, before heading back to your accommodation.
On the 4th day, you will further explore the ancient Greek civilization on a full day-trip to Delphi, the mystical region that used to be described as the ‘navel of the earth’ and the spiritual center of ancient Greece. Set on a guided tour across the impressive monuments that captivate the visitors, and see up-close the remains of the oracle of Apollo, the home of legendary Pythia.
It’s time to visit the ‘queen of the Cyclades’, also known as ‘the island of the winds’. Let your driver take you to Athens’International Airport to catch the flight to Mykonos! Once you reach your destination, you’ll have the rest of the day free to spend with your family and enjoy in whichever way you prefer.
The 6th day of your trip id the perfect time to thoroughly explore the magical island of Mykonos on our small-group family Highlights of Mykonos Tour that will show you around the best of what the island has to offer in just a few hours with the help of local experts. Visit the picturesque region of Little Venice and take photos in front of the emblematic windmills. Visit some of the island’s most interesting museums and treat yourselves with a traditional lunch at a seaside fish tavern. You can even choose one of Mykonos' stunning beaches for a refreshing dive!
The 7th day of your trip will be free at your disposal to spend with your family, There is a world of activities you can engage in, however, we suggest you join a Mykonos traditional cooking class that will introduce you to the riches of Mykonian and Greek cuisine and keep your little ones entertained with its hands-on approach At the end of the cooking class you’ll even indulge in a full-on Greek feast made from your own hands!
On day 8, luxuriate in our Mykonos full day sailing experience which includes a Delos guided tour. Sail across the breathtaking coastline of Mykonos, dive in the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean Sea, and the secluded cove of Rhenia, and explore the archeological site of Delos with the helo of an archeologist guide. To top it all of, you’ll savor a light lunch full of Greek flavors along with house wine and soft drinks!
The next day, it is time to say goodbye to the cosmopolitan island and hello to Crete! Let your driver take you to the Mykonos’airport and catch your flight to Heraklion, where you will spend the remainder of your day with your family at your leisure. Optionally, you can join our Heraklion for Foodies private culinary tour, to get to know the famous Cretan cuisine, visit its best eateries and taste its most delicious products. Don’t be afraid; even the pickiest of eaters cannot deny the scrumptious Cretan flavors.
Watch the rich heritage of the island unfold before your eyes on the 10th day of your trip with a family-friendly Knossos and Archaeological Museum tour. Along with your expert guide, unveil the secrets of one of the most important archaeological sites of Greece and watch your kids get educated on the vast history of the region in a fun and original ways.
On day 11, you’ll be transferred from Heraklion to another one of Crete’s magnificent regions, Chania. You can either spend your first day in Chania free to do with it as you please or you can choose to join a ‘2-hour Stand-Up Paddleboard and Snorkelling Small Group Tour’ that will offer you a day of fun family adventures that your kids will treasure long after you’ve returned back home.
Day 12 is the time to embark on a ‘Full Day trip to Elafonisi’. You’ll be transported in luxury and comfort to swim at one of the best beaches in Greece, Elafonisi, and marvel at the picture-perfect landscape around you During your trip, you’ll also explore with your kids the cave of Agia Sofia and visit the traditional Cretan village of Elos; a family adventure you cannot miss! Alternatively, you can choose to indulge in a ‘Balos Lagoon and Gramvousa Island Cruise’, on which you’ll discover the beauty of the two aforementioned regions while tasting delicious Cretan dishes throughout the experience.
For your penultimate day on the island, enjoy a ‘Day Trip to 7 Traditional Cretan Villages with Lunch’ that will show you the authentic everyday life of the locals and take you around 7 picturesque villages that maintain an old-time charm you can’t help but fall in love with. The delicious local lunch is only the cherry on top of this amazing experience.
On day 14, it’s time for this lovely trip to come to an end. Catch your flight back to Athens and leave our country, having made the best family memories you could possibly ask for!
- Enjoying the valuable services of family-friendly expert guides
- Engaging in fun activities your kids are going to love, such as the 1-hour stop for swimming on your way to Sounio and the Temple of Poseidon
- Visiting the main attractions of Athens, Delphi, Mykonos & Crete
- Following a flexible itinerary that will cater to your needs
These are our top accommodation options for this trip. We only feature particular hand-picked hotels, which our team has carefully inspected. These hotels have received great feedback from our previous guests.
Amirandes Grecotel is a 5-star hotel in Crete that offers complete relaxation and a unique experience of luxury that will make you never want to leave.
Athens Was is a 5-star design hotel that promises a luxurious experience with state-of-the-art facilities and top-notch services.
COCO-Mat Athens BC is a 5-star hotel located in Athens where comfort meets luxury and idyllic views of the Acropolis.
Domes Miramare is a luxury, adults-only resort in Corfu that offers precious moments of opulence and relaxation, along with stunning views of the rural landscape.
Domes Zeen Chania is a 5-star hotel that offers its guests warm hospitality and a list of luxurious amenities that ensure an delightful stay on the island.
Electra Metropolis is a 5-star hotel that offers luxurious facilities and services along with a convenient central location that will give you an authentic Athens experience.
Elia Ermou is a 4-star hotel on the most commercial street of Athens that welcomes its guest with delightful services, first-class amenities and high-end facilities.
Elounda Gulf Villas is a luxury villas hotel located in Elounda that welcomes its guests in a world full of grandeur, comfort and sophistication.
Katikies Mykonos Elegant Luxury Hotel adds the elements of opulence and elegance to your stay on the island of Mykonos.
Enjoy the tranquility of the stunning nature of Mykonos in Mykonos Drops, a luxury accommodation that will make your stay on the island memorable!
Serenissima is a 5-star boutique hotel in Chania that promises to wrap its guests in comfort, style, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
- Boutique 4-5* accommodation
- All private tours as described at the itinerary
- All private transfers with luxury vehicles
- All domestic flights/ferries
- Skip the line entrance fees in all sites
- Welcome dinner in Athens
- Services of excellent licensed guides and professional drivers
- All taxes and VAT
- Meals unless mentioned in the itinerary
- International flights unless specified, personal travel insurance
We believe in a certain way of traveling. And this does not include big bus tour groups, nor large chain hotels or just crossing destinations off your list.
- immerse yourself in the culture and the landscape of your destination
- take a moment to appreciate your surroundings and not hop from one destination to another
- exploit your limited time with the help of a knowledgeable guide who will open your eyes about what you see and give you a real perspective of living in this country
- trust an experienced, local travel specialist with whom you will design a trip tailored to your needs, avoiding endless research and first-timer mistakes