9 days in Crete Itinerary

9 days in Crete Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26 h
1
Chania Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Sivas
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Hersonissos
— 3 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Sydney

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Greek National Football Museum and Archaeological Museum of Chania. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera and Souda Bay War Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chania Town: St. Nicholas Church (in Georgioupolis) and Ancient Olive Tree (in Vouves). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete, learn about winemaking at Manousakis Winery, and make a trip to War Shelter of Platanias.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Chania Town holiday builder website.

Sydney, Australia to Chania Town is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 14°C in Chania Town. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sivas.

Things to do in Chania Town

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Souda, Platanias, St. Nicholas Church, Manousakis Winery, German War Cemetery
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Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Souda Bay War Cemetery ©
Souda Bay War Cemetery
Manousakis Winery ©
Manousakis Winery

1
night
Sivas

Sivas ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): look for gifts at Botano Cretan Mountain Herbs, explore the ancient world of Palace of Faistos, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Komos Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Sivas vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Chania Town to Sivas takes 2.5 hours. April in Sivas sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Sivas

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Botano Cretan Mountain Herbs, Komos Beach
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Palace of Faistos ©
Palace of Faistos
Komos Beach ©
Komos Beach
Botano Cretan Mountain Herbs ©
Botano Cretan Mountain Herbs

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.
You'll explore and learn at The Natural History Museum of Crete and Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of St. Minas and Church of Saint Titus. Go for a jaunt from Hersonissos to Heraklion to see Douloufakis Winery about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Luxurious Furs, go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor, examine the collection at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Stalis Beach.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hersonissos trip maker tool.

You can drive from Sivas to Hersonissos in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sivas in April, Hersonissos is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Heraklion, Stalis Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete
Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach

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