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Family trip to Athens with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Athens, Greece Travellers, who plan to visit Athens with kids, can be sure they will find great places and entertainment perfect for a family vacation. Both children and adults will enjoy a visit to the Museum of Dolls and the Haridimos Shadow Puppet Museum. The Museum of Dolls exhibits a rare collection of more than 900 beautiful hand-made dolls. The Haridimos Museum has a theatre, where visitors can see interesting performances. The opening of the theatre took place in the city in 1925.
Temple of Hephaestus, Zappeion, Church of the Holy Apostles, Choragic Monument of Lysicrates, Panathenaic Stadium, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Athens … Open
Travellers, who like nature and crave for some rest in a secluded place, should include a visit to the Attica Zoological Park into their vacation program. The zoo was opened approximately 10 years ago. Distinguished by its big size, the zoo has become home for animals and birds from all over the world. The collection of the zoo is considered one of the biggest in the world, so it is always worth spending somewhat more time in this wonderful place in order to observe animals in spacious open cages. Tired visitors can always relax in one of numerous rest zones.
The Athens Planetarium is an internationally famous landmark, a visit to which will be enjoyed not only by adults, but also by children. The diameter of the planetarium’s central cupola estimates 25 metres. The modern building has state-of-art equipment that allows visitors observe stunning views of the stellar map, distant stars and planets. Copyright
Athens is the biggest city of Greece and it is also one of the biggest cities of Europe. The population of Athens is over 3 million people, which is almost 40% of the total population of the … Open
There are some unusual objects in Athens that are also open to visitors. Archelon, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, is one of them. This turtle rescue centre is a combination of a classic zoo and an ecology centre aimed to protect the marine animals. Professionals of the centre take care of the turtles, and everyone is welcome to help them. Children will be thrilled with an opportunity to touch the turtles, feed or even heal them.
Athens, Greece Beach rest is a traditionally popular activity of all vacationers in Athens. Flisovos Marina is one of the best destinations for families who want to enjoy swimming and sunbathing. One of the most popular amusement parks in the city is also located there. The park has special rides for kids of different ages, and a team of professional animators organize various entertaining events and make sure all attractions are safe for children. In summer, a free bike rental is organized on the coast, so vacationers can make a ride and explore the area.
In addition to large number of Greek cuisine restaurants, Athens is truly rich in dining facilities featuring original gastronomy, as well as luxury restaurants and cafes. Cheese, light red … Open
As it can be guessed from its name, Summer Cinema is an open air cinema theatre that works during summer months. It is located on the roof of Village Theatre. Summer Cinema screens movies of different genre, including movies for children. Kids will also like a special play zone that is located near the cinema. There are not that many parks in Athens, but travellers still can find some charming places for rest in the open air. The National Park is considered the most famous park in Athens. The large park includes a zoo, several artificial ponds with ducks, special play grounds for children and an interesting library. During the height of the season various performances and entertaining events frequently take place in the park.
Athens mix If amusement parks are in the list of your preferences, don’t forget to visit Allou Fun Park. This is the largest amusement park in the city, so visitors will find numerous rollercoasters, rides, a ferris wheel, cozy cafes and many other interesting places perfect for a family vacation. The majority of rides will fit teenagers, while younger kids are welcome in an adjusting park zone.
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♥   Amusement park 'Allou Fun Park' , 5.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Ta Aidonakia Luna Park' , 8.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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♥   Zoo 'Zoological Park of St Paul' Thessaloniki, 15.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Athens - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Athens, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Athens for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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