Private Family Friendly Day Trip to Mycenae

Day Trips & Excursions in Nafplio

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Explore the ancient site of Mycenae on a private full-day trip that is fun for the whole family. Learn about myths and history, enjoy a tour by a child-friendly licensed guide, be creative by participating in a pottery workshop, and visit the picturesque city of Nafplio. Group sizes can be up to 6 guests, and includes hotel pickup and drop-off in Athens city. Approximate tour time is 10 hours.
Start your journey early in the morning towards the Corinth Canal. After a short stop, head to the archaeological site of one of the greatest ancient civilizations in the world. Once at Mycenae, you will be totally blown away by the monumental ruins that beautifully blend with the surrounding landscape. Your guide will offer the whole family a captivating guided tour to the site, especially designed to keep the interest of the youngsters at all times. While there the family will also engage in fun activities specially catered for the children. Before setting off to the beautiful town of Nafplio, make a stop for a pottery workshop. Here, the children can use their imagination to travel back to the Mycenaean times and create artifacts inspired by their visit to Mycenae which they can also take home with them.Once you reach the picturesque town of Nafplio, savor a delicious lunch at a traditional Greek tavern. After, enjoy a traditional local sweet.Prior to your departure to Athens, the whole family will have the time to explore the city, which is considered to be one of the most romantic cities in Greece,  take in the beautiful architecture, get lost it its graphic alleys, play at its spacious squares and learn all about its illustrious past and myths that surround it.Approximate ending time is 6pm.

What’s included

  • 10-hour private excursion
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (vehicle)
  • Transport by private car or mini van
  • Refreshment & snacks basket in vehicle
  • 2-hour Mycenae child-friendly guided tour with a local state-licensed guide
  • 1-hour pottery workshop
  • Greek coffee or refreshment
  • A top-quality inspirational gift for the children
  • A child friendly ‘Insider’ driver who is an expert at keeping kids happy
  • All taxes
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees to the archaeological site (12 EUR per person)
  • Cost of lunch at Nafplio
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses


  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Ideal choice for families