7 days in Crete Itinerary

7 days in Crete Itinerary

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7 days in Crete Itinerary

Start: Hamilton, Bermuda
Fly + Shuttle:  14​h
1
Hersonissos
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Chania Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Hamilton, Bermuda

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hersonissos: Lake Voulismeni (in Agios Nikolaos), Heraklion (Lampogialo - Rage Room, Church of Saint Titus, & more) and Fortress Spinalonga (in Elounda). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, see the interesting displays at Maritime Collection of Hersonissos, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, and meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hersonissos online tour itinerary planner .

Hamilton, Bermuda to Hersonissos is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 6 hours. In March, Hersonissos is a bit cooler than Hamilton - with highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Chania Town.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Heraklion, Rethymnon, The Palace of Knossos, Lake Voulismeni, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

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.
On the 11th (Wed), contemplate the long history of The Venetian Fortezza, then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, then examine the collection at Greek National Football Museum, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chania Town trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Hersonissos to Chania Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March in Chania Town, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chania Town

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Souda, The Venetian Fortezza
Highlights from your plan
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor
Maritime Museum of Crete ©
Maritime Museum of Crete
Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum

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