Kids Friendly Activities in Rethymno

If you plan to visit Rethymno, kids and teenagers are welcomed and included. Walks in nature, educational routes and cultural adventures make Rethymno a friendly destination for children and teenagers!

Rethymno Kart Focused on creating a space for the whole family, the go-kart track coexists with the electric cars track, the cafeteria and the great natural and certified playground. You can choose between baby, mini, normal and double-seated go karts. It's fun, it's cool, and kids can start racing during their vacation in Crete, located in a short distance to a bus stop, in Adelianos Kampos, next to Platanias beach.

Visit the Venetian Fortezza Youngsters love Rethymno’s fortress, the Venetian stronghold with its turbulent history that is until this day the trademark of Rethymno, visible from every part of the town. Take the chance to make a walk with your kids in the medieval castle and enjoy the panoramic view of the Old and New Town from above and of the deep blue Cretan sea.

Discover the South Beaches The southern coast has plenty of beaches to choose; from sugar-fine sand to pebbles, and hidden coves to public stretches, this low-key region has great appeal to outdoor-loving youngsters. Daily boat trips from Plakias will bring you to incredible secluded beaches, where you can swim in the amazing crystalline waters of the Libyan Sea. Don’t miss to visit Preveli Palm Beach with the heart shaped rock.

Scuba Diving & Snorkeling Discover the underwater world of the majestic Crete with you kids, a safe and fun activity, when is done under constant supervision, especially from a professional guide. Diving centers like Kalypso Diving Center offer one-to- one personal instructor in a superior marine life spot, idea to get into this sporting and educational activity with your family during your summer holidays. The setting is also ideal for a well worth rest for all members of the family.

Ceramic Workshops In Margarites Village Pottery is one of the oldest arts developed in Crete, and the cultural village of Margarites, located at the foothills of Psiloritis, is considered as the most important and well-known pottery center of the island. Here, during the summer time, kids will have the possibility to participate in mini workshops for cultivating their imagination and creativity.

Barbarossa Pirate Ship Sailing From the old port of Rethymno you have the chance to conquer the coastal areas nearby, in a pirate ship cruise that lasts 3 hours. You can enjoy refreshments abroad and be able to jump off the boat into the clear blue waters of the Aegean Sea.

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