13 days in Greece Itinerary

13 days in Greece Itinerary

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13 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Shuttle:  19​h 15​min
1
Chania Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Matala
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hersonissos
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Oia
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Fira
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur


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2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stroll through Agii Apostoli Beach and then kick back and relax at Falassarna Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, then don't miss a visit to Chania Venetian Lighthouse, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chania Town online holiday planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Chania Town is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Chania Town is minus 6 hours. In April, Chania Town is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Matala.

Things to do in Chania Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Falassarna Beach, Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, St. Nicholas Church
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Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Agii Apostoli Beach ©
Agii Apostoli Beach
St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church

1
night
Matala

Matala ©
A low-key tourist resort known for its ancient cliffside caves, Matala boasts a rich history that spans over 2,000 years.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Palace of Faistos, then kick back and relax at Matala beach, and then stroll through Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos).

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You can drive from Chania Town to Matala in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. April in Matala sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Matala

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Faistos
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Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos) ©
Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos)
Matala beach ©
Matala beach
Palace of Faistos ©
Palace of Faistos

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Stalis Beach, then see the interesting displays at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, and then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Fortress Spinalonga, explore the activities along Lake Voulismeni, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, and finally take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hersonissos route planner .

Traveling by car from Matala to Hersonissos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Matala in April since evenings lows in Hersonissos dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Heraklion, Lake Voulismeni, The Palace of Knossos, Stalis Beach, Fortress Spinalonga
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The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach
Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga

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nights
Oia

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Oia Treasures Art Gallery, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then step into the grandiose world of Byzantine Castle Ruins, and finally explore the galleries of Mnemossyne Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Epilekton, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Sigalas, then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, and finally explore the galleries of Oria Gallery.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Oia day trip planning app .

You can ride a ferry from Hersonissos to Oia in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Hersonissos in April since evenings lows in Oia dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Fira.

Things to do in Oia

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Byzantine Castle Ruins ©
Byzantine Castle Ruins

2
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 12th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, then trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, then explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, and finally stop by the White, Santorini. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Venetian Castle of Santorini, then enjoy the sea views from Akrotiri LightHouse, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira day trip planning website .

Fira is just a stone's throw from Oia. In April in Fira, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, Skaros Rock
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Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos

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nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou', then take a stroll through Plaka, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll around Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, and then appreciate the history behind Erechtheion.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Fira to Athens in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

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