8 days in Crete Itinerary

8 days in Crete Itinerary

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Hersonissos
— 3 nights
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Chania Town
— 4 nights

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Hersonissos

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
Explore Hersonissos' surroundings by going to Heraklion (Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Church of Saint Titus, &more), Fortress Spinalonga (in Elounda) and Lake Voulismeni (in Agios Nikolaos). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, Head underground at Milatos Cave, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hersonissos trip builder site.

Puerto de la Cruz, Spain to Hersonissos is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto de la Cruz to Hersonissos is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chania Town.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

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4
nights
Chania Town

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Explore Chania Town's surroundings by going to Rethymnon (The Venetian Fortezza, Rethymnon Old Town, &more), Elafonissi Beach (in Elafonissi) and Kissamos (To Pantopolion & Balos Lagoon). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Crete, and step into the grandiose world of Kastro Gramvoussas.

To find out how to plan a trip to Chania Town, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Hersonissos to Chania Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Chania Town are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Must see
Elafonissi Beach
4.5
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Neighborhood
Rethymnon Old Town
4.7

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