This eight day, seven night package lets you and your family discover the jewels of Athens and Corfu. Do as much or as little as you want, but this family vacation package gives you the freedom on a hire car as well as some arranged tours to get the most out of your time away with your family.
Day 1 (ATHENS ARRIVAL TRANSFER)
Arriving in Athens, our driver will meet you at the airport and you will be transferred in air conditioned comfort to the hotel of your choice. You have the rest of the day to do as you please. This is a great change for you to explore the Plaka area at the base of the Acropolis. Filled with shops and restaurants, this is a great way for you and the family to get a feel for this wonderful ancient city.
Cape Sounion, the Temple of Poseidon Athens city tour
Day 2 (ATHENS & CAPE SOUNION TOUR)
On this day there are two tours for you and the family to take. In the morning you will be collected from your hotel for your tour of Athens and the Acropolis. This is an early start, but well worth the waking to see the best of Athens. The tour includes the stadium where the first Modern Olympics were help, the Temple of Zeus, Syntagma Square (where the children can imitate the guards who line the perimeter and finally to the Acropolis. Everybody will enjoy looking over this most famous and ancient site including a visit to the Museum after. You will be returned to your hotel for a break and to find some lunch. Later in the afternoon you will be collected from your hotel for your Cape Sounion tour. Located just south of Athens, Cape Sounion has some of the most spectacular sunsets in the country overlooked by the atmospheric Temple of Poseidon. You will returned to your hotel early in the evening after which you can find dinner in a local, family friendly tavern or in any one of Athen's International restaurants.
Day 3 (FLIGHT TO CORFU)
After breakfast you will check out of your hotel and our driver will take you to the airport to connect with the flight to Corfu (Kerkyra). On arrival in Corfu, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel of your choosing. Corfu has hotels for every budget and location, so there are plenty to choose from, whether you and your family are looking for a beach break or a resort holiday, let us know your requirements and we will help you find the perfect location. The rest of the day is free for you to do as you please. You could find the local beach and swim the day away or relax by the hotel pool. There is always the option to go into the town and wander the charming port.
Day 4 (CORFU & CAR HIRE)
After breakfast, our representative will deliver your rental care at your hotel in the morning. Please let us know if you require child or booster seats if you have a young family. This is where the adventure begins for you. You can explore the island at your own pace and will. You are free to go as near or far as you desire. Corfu has many great beaches along its coast. This green and rocky island has many treasures for you and your family to discover.
Day 5 (CORFU)
This holiday is about freedom, and the hire car gives you the chance to drive along the Corfu countryside passing en route the characteristic olive groves, vineyards and fields cloaked with wild flowers and shrubs. Marvel at Paleokastritsa Bay, one of the most breathtaking spots on the island. Taking the car up the hill to the Monastery of the Virgin, founded in 1226, you will find a small museum and a large monastery inhabited by a community of monks. This museum displays a collection of Byzantine icons and other religious relics. From the monastery's gardens delight in a splendid panorama of the bay below, set amidst the crystal waters and the rocky headland. Continue on to Corfu town for a pleasant walking tour of the stunning Old Quarter of Corfu. The historic town centre was constructed by the Venetians over 400 years ago. Walk along the old cricket grounds at the Esplanade square, the biggest in Europe. You shall view the old church of Saint Spyridon, the patron saint of the island, which contains a priceless collection of icons. You have the chance to saunter through the flea market and to pass by the old Town Hall heading towards the shopping district. You will also find secluded beaches while driving along the coastal road where you can relax and have a swim and enjoy a great meal at a typical Greek Tavern.
Day 6 (PAXI & ANTIPAXI CRUISE)
Another great family activity is to take a boat ride to the nearby islands of Paxi and Antipaxi. As no Greek holiday is complete without a sea cruise, you can enjoy your time on the water. The tour to Paxos and Antipaxos include an outward bound crossing will take you inside the mysterious sea caves. The aqua blue waters and soaring height of the caves is an enchanting experience for all. The second stop of the day is in Antipaxos for 1 hour. Here you have the choice of swimming in the crystal clear waters or just sitting back and enjoying the beautiful scenery. Few places today are blessed with the tranquillity of this untouched island. The last stop of the day is in Gaios the capital town of Paxos. Gaios is a bustling little town with many shops, bars, and quayside tavernas an excellent place to sample traditional Greek food or shop for some unusual souvenir's made on the island.
Day 7 (AQUALAND)
We on your final day in Corfu we suggest that you take your family to Aqualand, one of the best water parks in Europe. There is something for everyone here, a place for adults or kids alike can have fun. Situated in the center of the island, Corfu's water park offers a fun filled day for everyone. Dare the black hole, shoot down the kamikazes, and have fun on the crazy river!! Race down the multi slides, bubble through the hydro-tube, and slip down the giant slides - there is plenty of fun to be had here. Children are are well provided for with plenty of child size slides, slippery octopus, screaming frog, shower mushroom, bouncy castle & adventure playground. For the more sedate, relax in the jacuzzi or float aimlessly around the lazy river. Our representative will pick up the car from your hotel later in the evening.
Day 8 (FLIGHT BACK HOME)
After breakfast you will check out of your hotel and our driver will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the airport to take the flight back to Athens in order to connect with your flight back home. Please contact us if you require an extra night in Athens.
From 1st April - 15th October
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Athens and Corfu