7 Perfect Places for a Family Holiday in Greece

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Greece is a wonderful family holiday destination with plenty of exciting things to do for kids and adults alike. If you already have visited Greece with your family, then you are aware of how much you and your family can enjoy spending time in Greece. But if this is your first time in Greece with your family, consider the following 7 perfect places in Greece to have some unforgettable experiences:

Corfu

Corfu is a perfect family holiday destination full of colorful anemones, bushes, cypresses, olive groves, and a great number of endemic flowers. The long sandy beaches of this stunning island in the Ionian Sea provide a great example of marine flora. When on holiday to Corfu, some of the must visit places include the Old Corfu town, a UNESCO world heritage site, French and British monuments, and some remarkable architectural works.

Athens

You can’t exclude Athens from any list of places in Greece as it is home to some of the most remarkable landmarks in Greece. So, you should spend at least a couple of days in Athens to give your children some idea of the great history of Greece.

Santorini

Santorini is arguably the most beautiful of all the Greek islands and it is perfect for all types of travelers. This beautiful island is known for its wonderful sunsets, 360 degree views, colorful villages, magnificent beaches and delectable food and wine. With so many family friendly and luxury hotels and resorts in this island, you can expect to enjoy your every moment in Santorini with your family.

Crete

Located in the southern part of Aegean Sea, Crete is home to the earliest civilization in Europe. This wonderful island is known for its stunning beaches, hospitable people and remote hinterlands. There are a great number of family friendly resorts and hotels all around the island, such as the Domes of Elounda. You should join a good number of traditional festivals and visit the water park in Chania and Cretaquarium in Heraklion to enable your children to enjoy some exciting giant waterslides and Disneyland games.

Rhodes

Rhodes is one of the most visited islands in Greece for its wonderful sandy beaches and remarkable history. The excellent quality of water in Rhodes beaches earned a good number of Blue Flag awards. Some of the must visit places in Rhodes include Prassoníssi for windsurfing, Dorian city states of Ialyssos and Kameiros, and the ancient Lindos town. You can find some wonderful dance and art festivals in Rhodes. Your kids should love exploring Butterfly Valley and the Aquarium in Rhodes.

Zante

Zante is the southernmost island of the six main lonian islands. The island is known for several family tavérnas with panoramic views over the sea, some inspiring Venetian works of architecture surrounded by fruit and olive groves, white-pebble Blue Flag winning beaches with azure waters, and lush vegetation. There are plenty of well-organized, family friendly luxury resorts, and seafront hotels in Zante.

Halkidiki 

Halkidiki is a stunning peninsula in northern Greece with some superb beaches and wonderful resorts. Most of the beaches in Halkidiki are blue flag winners. The peninsula also boasts of lush green forest and a rich cultural and gastronomic heritage. The cave of Petrálona, Stágeira, and Mount Athos are some of the must visit places around here.

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