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

Kladissos beach Crete attracts travelers with its first-class beach resorts. The choice of entertainment for children here is also wonderful. In the city of Rethymno, there is a beautiful outdoor entertainment center -Rethymno Kart. This is not just a carting center, but a real amusement park with playgrounds for children of various ages, karting tracks and a picturesque park area with palm trees. There is also a beautiful cafe where you can perfectly relax with the whole family.
On the southwest coast of the island you can find the most beautiful and popular beach, Elafonisi. It is covered with sand of unusual pink color, due to which water has saturated blue shade. … Open
A pleasant surprise awaits fans of water sports. In addition to the beautiful beaches in Crete, there are also excellent water parks. One of the best is considered to be Star Beach. It is located in Hersonissos and is ideal for families with children. The water park is located on the coast. For young children, it has a special shallow pool with fountains. For older children and adults, there are suitable slides and attractions. Another attractive feature of the water park is the equipped recreation areas with sun beds and comfortable furniture.
Nearby is the amusement park Labyrinth Theme Park, where you can also have fun with the whole family. One of the main attractions of the park is the “Labyrinth of the Minotaur”, which not everyone can get through at the first attempt. Also in the park, there is a karting center, playgrounds with slides and swings, as well as a convenient picnic area with benches and tables. Suitable entertainment is available for children of all ages. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Crete has long attracted travelers from all over the world, and therefore the choice of accommodation places is very rich there. Tourists can find more than 2,000 hotels for every taste. … Open
In Anopolis, there is a large water park “Water City”. On its territory, there are more than 30 water attractions, among which there are special slides for young children. The water park is very originally decorated. Its entrance is decorated with traditional Greek columns and sculptures in antique style. The park itself is buried in an abundance of greenery. Several cafes and restaurants work on its territory.
Spinalonga - Venetian fortress Guests of Crete can successfully combine water entertainment with exciting excursions. With children, it is worth looking into the aquarium Aquaworld, which is located in Hersonissos. In this aquarium, you can, not only admire the rare representatives of the underwater world, but also see rare reptiles. On the territory of the museum, there is an attention-grabbing terrarium, some of whose inhabitants, visitors are allowed to carry in their hands.
The largest aquarium on the island is the Cretaquarium. Besides miniature colorful fish, you can see huge sharks, octopuses, rays and other exotic inhabitants of the sea depths here. They are very remarkable to watch. This aquarium presents a large collection of sea turtles. Next to the large aquariums are equipped comfortable recreation areas where you can sit and watch the fish.
The north entrance at the ruins of the Minoan Knossos Palace The most appealing museums for children in Crete are to be found in Heraklion. Here is the popular Natural History Museum of Crete. The exposition of this natural science museum is entirely devoted to amazing representatives of flora and fauna. In spacious halls, you can see the skeletons of prehistoric animals, remarkable archeological artifacts, as well as stuffed animals. The museum is largely child-oriented. It has a special game zone imitating the archaeological area. Here, children will be able to learn about how fascinating the work of archaeologists is, and to extract valuable artifacts with their own hands. Guests of Crete can successfully combine all these fascinating entertainment with recreation on the charming beaches.
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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Crete
♥   Amusement park 'Water Park Limnoupolis' , 89.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Crete
♥   Water park 'Watercity' Crete, 32.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Acqua Plus Water Park' Crete, 42.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Crete and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Cretaquarium' , 36.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Aquaworld Aquarium' , 44.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Interesting places to visit with children around Crete

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Crete - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Crete, 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. Crete for families with children.
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