11 days in Crete Itinerary

11 days in Crete Itinerary

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11 days in Crete Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h
1
Hersonissos
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Chania Town
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  18​h
End: Singapore

4
nights
Hersonissos

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hersonissos: Lake Voulismeni (in Agios Nikolaos), Fortress Spinalonga (in Elounda) and Heraklion (Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Church of Saint Titus, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, kick back and relax at Matala beach, meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hersonissos journey planning tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Hersonissos is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in November; daily highs in Hersonissos reach 21°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chania Town.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Heraklion, Fortress Spinalonga, Lake Voulismeni, Reptisland, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

5
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Chania Town: Elafonissi Beach (in Elafonissi), Balos Lagoon (in Kissamos) and Kastro Gramvoussas (in Gramvousa). And it doesn't end there: go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, explore the different monuments and memorials at German War Cemetery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kournas.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chania Town online holiday planner .

Getting from Hersonissos to Chania Town by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rethymnon, Souda, Elafonissi Beach, Balos Lagoon, Kastro Gramvoussas
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Elafonissi  Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Balos Lagoon ©
Balos Lagoon
Samaria Gorge National Park ©
Samaria Gorge National Park

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