A Feast of Fables: Fun for Kids in Athens

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A Feast of Fables: Fun for Kids in Athens

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Take this unique adventure in the world of Aesop's fables at the National Garden, one of the best thing to do with kids in Athens! Explore the world of the ancient story teller among trees and animals, his favourite actors. Discover the wisdom of Aesop's fables through this family game set on a trail all around this central Athens' park. 

Visiting Places: National Garden of Athens.
Duration: 2.5 hours

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Customer Reviews

Great time!!!
We booked The Feast of Fables experience with our 2 children ( 9+6 ) and enjoyed it very much!!! The Athens National Garden is cool and calm, while the interactive game (based on Aesop's fables) played with the kids was fun, funny and kept them engaged. The team had great energy, spoke very good English, was energetic and kind. We recommend it and hope the team creates more story boards in different sites of National importance to keep us connected to our past while having fun in the present!!! - Dimitra T., Greece

Activity Description

Join this unique Athens treasure hunt with your family in this top Athens location, where the treasure (prize) is your picnic. At the end of each game you can win a piece of your own feast and enjoy it in the park. Each game is inspired by one of the narrated fables, allowing the children to discover and apply the wisdom of each tale. Or not – sometimes it’s pure fun and laughter for the whole family!

What is a fable? One of the oldest forms of storytelling: a short tale designed to teach a general truth. Aesop was a pioneer Ancient Greek storyteller. His stories feature heroes and villains: wise tortoises and conniving foxes, cocky hares and foolish crickets; each one of them revealing a distinct aspect of our human nature. This unique treasure hunt is inspired by Aesop, this unique creator from Ancient Greece who allowed us to reflect ourselves through his tales, no matter our age.

Where? Right next to the House of Parliament on Syntagma square lies one of Athens' secret gems: the National Garden. A hidden oasis of flowers, trees and plants, dotted with ancient ruins and ducks. A visit to this local attraction is an ideal setting for young couples but also one of the best things to do with kids in Athens. The park also offers a playground, a children's library and even a small zoo!

Who? Professional actors with experience in child education and entertainment will accompany your family on a trail through the National Garden, transforming into the heroes of Aesop's fables and bringing the ancient tales to life. A fantastic introduction to Ancient Greece for kids, your guide will narrate to you many popular and some lesser known fables, guiding you on this game-filled quest which is one of the best things to do with kids in Athens!

Special Features

  • Professional actors with experience in child education and entertainment
  • Instructive trail filled with games, riddles and hidden treasures, where you can meet the Hare, the Lying Shepherd and other beings of the story teller's imagination.
  • Picnic on a beautiful location at the end of the trail.

Activity Snapshot

Dates | Start Time : Fri-Sat-Sun, All Year | 9:30am and 12:30 pm. 

Duration: 2.5 hours.

Spoken Language: English, Greek.

Meeting Point: At the entrance of the National Garden of Athens on Amalias Avenue. 

Group Size: Shared groups of min. 4 - max. 10 children.

Pace: Easy.

Included: Game, professional facilitators, picnic at the end of the trail with juices and snacks.

Excluded: Transfers, gratuities (optional), any other food and drink not mentioned as included. 

Note: We recommend for all participants to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. In case of any specific dietary requirements, please contact us ahead of time. A first aid kit is within reach at all times, and a member of our team is certified in first aid by the Red Cross.

Young Travellers: Suitable for children 5-12 years old under parent supervision. €15 per accompanying adult. 

Vendor: Truevoyagers

Cancellation Policy

Full refund is provided in case you cancel at least 24 hours before the realization of the tour.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation to be received as soon as possible (within 24 hours from booking)  
  • You can present either a print out or an electronic booking confirmation for this activity
  • Complete information on Vendor, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be sent with your Booking Confirmation. The TravelPorter hand-picks the most remarkable, experienced and reliable vetted professionals for a pleasant experience from booking to completion. 

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