11 days in Athens & Crete Itinerary

11 days in Athens & Crete Itinerary

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11 days in Athens & Crete Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Drive:  13 h 15 min
1
Athens
— 1 night
Ferry:  13 h 45 min
2
Falassarna
— 7 nights
Ferry:  13 h 45 min
3
Athens
— 1 night
Drive:  13 h 15 min
End: Bucharest

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, then delve into the distant past at Erechtheion, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Athens online holiday planner .

Bucharest, Romania to Athens is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bucharest in July, Athens is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Falassarna.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Erechtheion ©
Erechtheion

7
nights
Falassarna

Falassarna
The ancient harbor town of Falassarna, once an independent city-state, today represents one of Crete's quieter resorts, drawing mostly day-trippers from the nearby town of Chania.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Falassarna Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Falassarna trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Athens to Falassarna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in August, Falassarna is little chillier at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Falassarna

Outdoors Tours Beaches

1
night
Athens

Athens
To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Athens sightseeing tool .

Getting from Falassarna to Athens by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Athens

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

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