Join this family walking tour and explore the historical center of Athens in only 4 hours. Your local expert will lead you through magnificent gardens, will walk you through some of the city's most historic neighborhoods and help you discover various hidden spots and cultural treasures. Your Athens Family Exploration starts at the "Athenian Trilogy" (the National Library, the University of Athens and the Academy), also known as the “temples of knowledge”. Through a wonderful walk, you end up in front of the building of the Greek Parliament, where you will learn the history behind the monument of the Unknown Soldier. You and your little ones will admire the fun process of changing of the guards, the so called Evzones. This is a unique spectacle! Now it’s time to explore the magnificent National Gardens, where the first Kings of Athens used to take their walks. Despite being located downtown, the Gardens provide you a shelter from the city roar, so get ready for an unforgettable walk in nature! Following a beautiful route, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the sun and the lush vegetation, to admire sea turtles, parrots, geese and many more animals and listen to the most beautiful stories about the Greek capital. Your kids will LOVE it! After the Gardens exploration, you'll arrive at the Panathenaic Stadium, where the 1st Modern Olympic Games took place. You will admire the imposing monument and learn about a famous Greek runner who triumphed in the first Marathon!
The Family Exploration of Athens ends in Plaka Area, "the neighborhood of Gods". Your kids will listen to amazing stories from Greek mythology and and your local guide will help you discover many hidden spots and reveal the area’s historical secrets.