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Kids and Families in Athens

Discover the best Athens has to offer for kids and families.

Kids and Families in Athens

THEATRE AND MUSEUMS

Young People’s stage – National Theatre of Greece
Internationally acclaimed Greek label specialising in luxury resort wear. The flagship store beautifully showcases their Hellenic aesthetic. A must see for any fashionista!
Agiou Konstantinou 22-24, 10437, Athens
+30 210 331 2995

English Theatre Club
Interactive theatre through audience participation.
It’s one of the few places that regularly perform in English.
62 Dinokratous Street, Kolonaki, 11521
+30 21 0363 1217

The Little Puppet Theatre
Athens has a great tradition of puppet shows and shadow play,
very talented puppeteers make this a memorable experience for children.
Achilleos 90, Paleo Faliro 175 63
+30 21 032 275 07 – 69 377 14733

Aeropolio Theatre for Children
Performances inspired by Greek mythology, history and literature. Interactive, fun and educational.
Kefallinias 17, Athina 113 61
+30 210 865 6004

Opera for the Children at Megaron
As it says on the tin!  Opera for children.
The Athens concert hall.
Vas. Sofias & Kokkali Sts.
+30 210 728 2333

The Benaki Toy Museum
A fairytale building filled with toys, books and an array of memorabilia.  Based on Maria Argyriadi’s collection – considered to be one of the top 10 in Europe, it’s a wonderful few hours spent stepping into childhood days of times gone by.
The Athens concert hall.
14 Poseidonos & Tritonos, Palaio Faliro
+30 212 687 5280

THEME PARKS

Playmobile Funpark
A must visit for any little Playmobile fans. 1000 square metres that includes a cafe, TV room and shop filled with more Playmobil!
9 Matsa St, Kato Kifissia
+30 210 800 0018

Adventure Park
Set in 50 acres of forest and well laid out.  There are Tarzan swings, metres and metres of zip slides, bungee ropes, trampolines and much more. Plenty of picnic tables too so be sure to order your hamper from us!
National Road Athens-Lamia, Malakasa Attica
+30 22 9509 8335

HIKING, WALKING & PICNIC TIME!

Let our kitchen prepare a picnic for you to take…

Kaisariani Forest & Monastery
One of the best forest walking trails in Athens.
It’s around a 20 minute bus ride from the centre but once there you feel hours away from the mayhem of the city. Panoramic views, monasteries and plenty of hiking paths make this a terrific family day out.
+30 210 723 6619

Marathonas “magic lake”
The lake and dam of Marathon was built in the 1930’s to supply Athens with decent drinking water. Today it attracts many visitors due to its stunning natural beauty. Definitely worth a visit.

Trekking Hellas, Athens
Plenty of outdoor adventure and activities such as, sailing, kayaking, rafting and more!
10 Rethymnou St, Athens
+30 210 3310 323

ANIMAL PARKS

Attiki Zoological Parko
Set in almost 50 acres, Spata zoo is a full day out.  Lots of animals, space, and educational sessions make this zoo an enjoyable experience. Be sure to feed to the Giraffes and watch the Dolphin show.
+30 210 663 4724

Turtle Rescue Center
A hospital and rehab facility for injured turtles.
It’s run by volunteers and entrance fee is a donation. Very educational and the dedicated volunteers all speak English and will gladly show you around and talk about the work they do there.
3rd Marina, Glyfada
+30 210 898 2600

National Gardens, Athens
Located in the centre, National gardens is a 38 acre public park, and an oasis in the city. Open from sunrise to sunset, there is a small zoo, a large duck pond, play park and plenty of nature watching.
+30 210 721 5019

BEACH FUN

Yabanaki
There are plenty of beaches for kids in Athens, but Yabanaki is the most fun! Very family centric with plenty of facilities, it is also a great place for older kids. Featuring bouncy castles, banana rides, water ski, playground and more, plus bars and cafes, it’s a day out for the whole family.
Vari 166 72
+30 210 4511 888

EXTRA MENTIONS

Yoleni’s Flagship Store
A great destination for families, not only for the food and shopping experience, but for the staffed play area where kids from ages of 3-9 can play leaving the adults to enjoy a delicious lunch. They even give you a pager in case you are needed.
9 Solonos, Kolonaki
+30 212 222 3622

The Acropolis Treasure Hunt
Fun, Interactive and educational. A magical experience for all the family!

Athens Happy Train
An amazing site seeing tour that follows a wonderful route throughout the historic centre of Athens
Syngrou 25, Athens 11743, Greece
+30 210 9211 444

Little Kook
A must visit with kids. Step into a fairy world and order some amazing desserts! Magical, whimsical and so over the top, their decor is fantastic with changing themes. It’s a feast for little eyes, and big ones!
Karaiskaki 17, Athina 105 54, Greece
+30 210 321 4144