Crete is full of Fun Activities for Family Holidays
Crete is admired for its safety, hospitality, and copious culture. Crete is the largest island, with mouth-watering foods any picky eater will love, scenic landscapes, and refreshing, clear waters that will bring peace to your soul.
There is an endless amount of exploration on this island, so keep reading to see what your family can add to their holiday itinerary!
Families with older children will be impressed by the myriad of marine activities available on Crete! For underwater fans, scuba diving classes offered usually on the north region island. Some of the popular places for scuba divers are the “Nikolos” Reef in Lasithi, the Bay of Afrata in Chania, Hersonissos Cape in Heraklion, and Panormos Village in Rethymnon.
Near the south coast of the island, your family can partake in sea kayaking that will allow you all to see some of the most unique places Crete has to offer including Paleochora, Sougia, Agia Roumeli, Loutro, Vai, and Spinalonga Island. Make sure to also make time to discover the Venetian Port in the Old Town of Chania on the western region of the island. The beautiful harbor is famous for its lighthouse and relaxing opportunities to spend quality bonding time with your family.
Your family can explore some of the cultural heritage of the Bronze Age on the island at the archaeological sites of Knossos. The ancient Minoan Palace in Knossos is near Heraklion and is hands down the most significant primordial finding on Crete. Knossos is linked to prodigious legends of the ominous Minotaur and the tale of Daedalus and Icarus.
No matter the age of the kids, you can have a whole day’s worth of adventure just exploring and taking in the natural beauty found on the island! Everyone can grab some bikes and ride along the picturesque mountain roads through charming villages taking in the grandeur of Crete!
Go and check out the exotic reptiles and local marine life at Aqua World, the first aquarium built on the island. Most of the animals on display were wounded or rescued, then given a warm home at the aquarium. The largest, most contemporary aquarium in Europe is the Cretaquarium with wonderful activities to educate children and adults alike about marine research in the Mediterranean. This is the perfect activity to capture some cute photos of the kids taking delight in some hands-on interactive learning.
Get your prehistoric family fix with the Dinosauria Park, where you will go on a one of a kind adventure you guys will never forget! Your mind will be blown by the enormous display of model dinosaurs that move and make noise, so be on the lookout! Your children will literally have the time of their lives with the interactive educational games and exhibitions that teach them more about dinosaurs.
In addition to endless attractions, there are also some of the most pristine beaches and scenic landscapes in the world on Crete! The entire family will be so entranced by the abundance of magic and friendliness on this island, they will not want to leave your Holiday home on Crete!
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