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Get inspired for a family holiday to Greece

Long sunny days, dining al fresco with the family and island hopping to enjoy beauitful sandy beaches by bright blue seas. Greece is a great destination for families, whatever age your children are! With anicent history, watersports, exciting activities and stunning beaches, what else could you need from a family holiday? Read on to disocver our favourite spots and get inspired for your family adventure to Greece!

Our top things to do on a family holiday to Greece

Learn about ancient history

Greece is bursting with ancient history and a visit to Athens isn’t complete without a trip to the Acropolis. Soak in the open air museum and imagine what life was like for the ancient Greeks. Beyond Athens, there are traces of the rich history dotted throughout the mainland and islands, delve in and uncover it for yourself during a holiday to Greece with us.

Village in Crete

Lace up your hiking boots

The island of Crete offers some excellent hiking trails, and the rugged cliffs of the Imbros Gorge is a particuarly great spot for a bit of hiking. We’ll include a picnic and map so you can explore the 5 mile stretch through the canyon at your own pace. With the White Mountains, green vegetation and steep cliffs you can be sure of some great photo opportunities along the way and the terrain is suitable for little feet.


We can’t talk about Greece and not mention the beaches. With over 200 islands, the beaches of the Greek islands are famous the world over.

From rugged coves to white sands stretching for miles, you are never that far from a picturesque spot – perfect for sandcastles and watersports! We include plenty of beach time in your itinerary so you can enjoy island life to the max.

Best time to visit Greece

As you will want to spend the majority of your time outdoors in Greece, we recommend visiting between April and October when the temperatures are pleasant and there is hardly any rain.

Greece is a top Summer holiday destination for families so knowing the best spots is essential, our travel specialists can help you plan the perfect getaway for the school holidays.