Private Tour: Gods, Myths & Tales of Athens with your Family

Private & Custom Tours in Athens

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Uncover the myths & legends that shaped Athens’ history on a fascinating storytelling private tour for the whole family. Follow your local guide, stroll through the picturesque streets of the city and hear the tales of mythical gods that the kids will love. Tons of fun activities along the way!
Discover the history and the myths of Ancient Athens on a family friendly private tour with a local guide. Admire the best places related to Greek Gods and hear the tales behind them. Get intriguing & crazy facts about the places you’ll see and hear through entertaining stories the context in which these myths were created. Your first encounter with the gods is at the Trilogy of Athens, a complex of three elegant buildings representing the 12 Olympian Gods. Get an introduction to Ancient Greece and take a look at the jewels of Athenian neoclassical architecture. Marvel at the impressive elements and be amazed by the details. Through a series of fun questions, let's see if the kids remember the gods they'll discover! Follow your private guide and wander around the bustling street of Sofokleous. Let your local host tell you everything about Hermes, the God of commerce which is known as the protector of humans. Ask about the tricks he used to play on other gods and how he fooled Apollo. He was mischevious!  Make a stop at the Varvakios Market, a less known place, where locals love to go. Gaze at all the goodies on display and take in the delicious smells surrounding you. Listen to the legends of Artemis - the Goddess of hunting, Poseidon - the God of sea and Demeter, and the Goddess of Agriculture. Learn more about their lives and understand what really hides behind their stories with a fun activity!  At Aghia Eirini Square, you and your kids will enjoy a famous sweet treat, the popular loukoumades! A glazed donut that will satisfy every sweet tooth. Then, head to Monastiraki Square, a vibrant neighborhood in the old town of Athens. Admire ‘Tower of the winds’, a marble clocktower found in Roman Agora, an area that was known as the hub and focus of ancient Athenian life.  Stop at a local's favorite flea market, where I will tell you the interesting story of God Hephaestus. And for a spooky time, go to Ermou Street where you can find Kerameikos Cemetery, the most important cemetery of ancient Athens. Find out the hunted tales surrounding this place.  Throughout the whole experience, your local guide will keep your kid's energy up with fun games and a treasure hunt. And the place they will enjoy the most is the final stop of your private tour: Technopolis. This major cultural venue in Athens is amazing for both kids and adults, a big secure area with playgrounds, cafes, restaurants, art exhibitions, concerts, kids activities and much more! Let the kids explore while you receive final family approved recommendations from your local guide for the rest of your stay in Athens.

What’s included

  • Private guide
  • Local yummy tastings

What’s not included

  • Hotel pick-up / drop-off
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