6 days in Crete Itinerary

6 days in Crete Itinerary

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Hersonissos
— 2 nights
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Elafonissi
— 1 night

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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.
On the 8th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Stalis Beach, examine the collection at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Aposelemis canyon. Keep things going the next day: stop by Olivia Shop, make a splash at Star Beach, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hersonissos route builder website.

Athens to Hersonissos is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Athens in April since evenings lows in Hersonissos dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Elafonissi.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Olivia Shop, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Stalis Beach
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Lychnostatis Open Air Museum ©
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach

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Elafonissi

Elafonissi ©
Located just off Crete's southwestern corner, Elafonissi offers an alternative vacation idea for those looking to avoid the larger, more crowded Greek islands.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get outside with Deliana Gorge, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Aspri Limni Beach, and then make a trip to Chryssoskalitissa Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Elafonisi Viewpoint and then kick back and relax at Elafonissi Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Elafonissi trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and taxi from Hersonissos to Elafonissi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Elafonissi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Elafonissi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Deliana Gorge, Chryssoskalitissa Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Aspri Limni Beach ©
Aspri Limni Beach
Chryssoskalitissa Monastery ©
Chryssoskalitissa Monastery

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