Kids in Greece offer you high quality nanny services in Athens. Please see bellow some useful information about Athens and kids’ activities in the Greek capital.
Kids activities in Athens
What are the best places to see and things to do with your children
We love the Attica Zoological Park, we walk through the interactive monkey jungle, monkeys get close to you here! www.atticapark.com
The National History Museum www.gnhm.gr
Have a picnic at the open National Gardens of Athens, (www.athensinfoguide.com/wtsgarden.htm). They are a haven in the middle of the capital. They feature duck ponds, resident cats, a botanical museum and playgrounds for kids to run around.
Swim and play. The coastline’s beaches and parks are very kid friendly, especially Vouliagmeni Beach and Flisvos Park, which have a playground.
A visit at the Children’s Museum (www.childrensartmuseum.gr). Housed in an historic mansion, the Hellenic Children’s Museum has two floors of space that encourages kids to learn through creative play.
Amuse them at the park. Allou Fun Park (www.allou.gr) has kid-favourites like a Ferris wheel — a ride on it will give you panoramic views of the city — and water rides. Also for indoor play (www.athensholidaypark.gr) at the Athens Holiday Park.
Walk up the steps that lead to the top of the Acropolis. This is a true masterpiece of architecture and ancient history. Enjoy the views of the city and take the obligatory pictures before heading to Acropolis Museum, which is also on Dionysiou Areopagitou. http://www.theacropolismuseum.gr/en
A MUST visit to the Nationa Archaeological Museum in Athens www.namuseum.gr/wellcome-en.html
Visit Thissio district and Monastiraki . This part of town is named after a sunken monastery that sits in the middle of its square. Take a peek at the souvenirs for sale in the flea market, and then stop to admire sights like the Ancient Agora and the Tower of the Winds.
Take a walk into Plaka, where you can explore old churches and several small museums about Greek culture.
Shop at high-end district of Kolonaki and take the funicular up Mount Lycabettus. At the top, indulge in fine Greek cuisine served at Orizontes Restaurant. There, you can enjoy beautiful views of the city Acropolis.
Apart from art and crafts, play-dough, picnics, dens, treasure hunt, water play, making sandcastles , listening to Greek music and learning a few new words, songs and dance, here are some more specific activities we suggest for children who visit Greece and the Greek islands, with a Kids In Greece Nanny.
Athens. The city with the most glorious history in the world, a city worshipped by gods and people, a magical city. The enchanting capital of Greece has always been a birthplace for civilization. It is the city where democracy was born and most of the wise men of ancient times.
Who hasn’t heard of the Acropolis of Athens? Acropolis is nominated to be one of the 7 wonders of modern world. In fact the trademark of Athens is one of the favorites. The Holy Rock of Acropolis dates back to the 5th BC, the famous Golden Age of Periklis.
Athens is situated in the prefecture of Attica and extends to the peninsula that reaches up to Central Greece. It is surrounded by mountains Ymmytos, Pendeli and Parnitha, northwards and eastwards, and the Saronic gulf southwards and westwards. The sun is shining over Athens all year round. The climate is one of the best in Europe, with mild winters and very hot summers, ideal for tourism.
Athens is a city of different aspects. A walk around the famous historic triangle (Plaka, Thission, Psyri) the old neighborhoods, reveal the coexistence of different eras.
The heart of Athens beats in Syntagma Square. Where Parliament and most of the Ministries are. Monastiraki, Kolonaki and Lycabettus Hill attract thousands of visitors all year round. A few kilometers from the historic center in Faliro, Glyfada, Voula and Vouliagmeni, you can enjoy the sea breeze. Or you can head up north and enjoy the fresh air at the more classy neighborhoods of Marousi, Melissia, Vrilissia and of course Kifisia.
Athens and Attica in general have the most important archaeological monuments (Acropolis, Odeion of Herodes Atticus, Olymbion, Roman Market, Panathinaiko Stadium or Kallimarmaro, The Temple of Poseidon in Sounio, etc).
The capital is famous, more than any other European capital, for its nightlife. Athens by night totally changes. The options for entertainment satisfy all tastes. The famous “bouzoukia” are the leaders in the Athenian entertainment. While the numerous theaters all around Athens offer a different type of entertainment.