If you have already taken a look at the national holidays and public holidays of the new year you will find that 2021 is not one of the "lucky" years for long holidays. With 1-2 days leave, however, you are given the opportunity for short holidays in favorite destinations.
During Christmas and New Year, the islands of the Saronic Gulf wear their "Festives" to celebrate the birth of Christ and the coming of the new year. Like every place, Hydra, Poros and Aegina have old and new Christmas customs, which they revive every year.
A day trip with your children just outside Athens sounds like a great idea. Especially if they go to school or go through adolescence, the outing can be educational as well as entertaining. Find here some ideas for family excursions with older children full of action, training and adventure.