Sea, Sun & Family Fun Shore Excursions in Greece

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With “The Travel Insiders”, MAMAKITA trusted partners and experts in shore excursions, Greece is the ideal family cruise destination!

Wondering whether the whole family will enjoy a cruise vacation to Greece? The answer is – absolutely! Surrounded by sea and counting thousands of islands, Greece offers you the opportunity to visit several different places over a short period of time with fun and enrichening shore excursions for your family to enjoy at each port of call. Sea, sun and family fun shore excursions make Greece the ideal family cruise destination!

Which are the Most Popular Family-Friendly Destinations for Cruisers in Greece?

Each and every cruise port brings new discoveries, things to learn, and places to enjoy together as a family. The Travel Insiders shore excursion experts in Greece offer hand-picked once-in-a-lifetime shore excursion adventures to fulfill your family’s every desire. From visiting some of the most historic sites in the world like the Acropolis in Athens and running track in the ancient stadium of Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympics, to relaxing on the sun-soaked beaches of the Greek Islands, such as Santorini or Kefalonia, or relishing the local culinary delights of the  Peloponnese, you need only pick the right tours for you.

How to Choose the Best Shore Excursion for Your Family

The secret to a wonderful day ashore is to experience each place through the eyes of the locals and become part of the story. So, don’t just visit each destination – live it like a true insider! Get to the heart of each destination with shore excursions led by local experts who know the most captivating spots, can introduce you to the most fascinating local customs and offer the most enticing family-friendly activities.

The Travel Insiders’ expert tourist guides will make Greek heroes and legends come alive, immerse you into the age-old culture and introduce you to the hospitality of the people that will make you forever fall in love with Greece.

When is the Best Time to Book a Private Shore Excursion?

“The early bird catches the worm.” Booking a private shore excursion well in advance is always wise as it saves you both time and money while offering you more options. Since you only have a few hours in port, beat the crowds and head straight for the fun instead of figuring out what to do when you get there. You can save money by planning ahead. Popular shore excursions tend to sell out quickly, so don’t miss a great offer by waiting until the last minute.

How Much Time Do I Need to Spend on a Shore Excursion?

Most shore excursions in Greece are designed to last either half a day (4 – 5 hours) or a full day (6 – 7 hours).  The choice is yours depending on your preference and the time the cruise ship is in port. Full-day excursions can give you and your family a more in-depth visit to a location and allow you to visit several attractions at a more relaxed pace. On the flip side, shorter tours cover all the locale highlights and are generally less expensive. The Travel Insiders’ shore excursions are carefully designed to follow the cruise ship schedule and guarantee a punctual return to the port, so “missing the boat” is never an issue.

Where Do I Meet My Local Agent?

As soon as you book a private shore excursion with The Travel Insiders, you are provided with a map along with times, dates and detailed instructions of your meeting point. You are also provided with an emergency number where you may contact a destination management representative 24/7.

Is it Safe to Book a Private Shore Excursion with a Local Agent?

The Travel Insiders is a local family owned travel agency licensed by the Greek Ministry of Culture & Tourism. All vehicles provided are fully insured and travelers’ insurance is covered during transfers. Included is The Travel Insiders’ cancellation and privacy policy with every booking. All tourist guides are also certified by Ministry of Culture & Tourism. The agency’s excellent ratings and Certificate of Excellence awarded by TripAdvisor and numerous Facebook reviews will assure the agency’s integrity and excellent performance and customer service. When traveling with The Travel Insiders, you are always in safe hands.

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