9 days in Greece Itinerary

9 days in Greece Itinerary

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9 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  21​h
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
2
Athens
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Jakarta

2
nights
Heraklion, Crete

Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
When in Heraklion, make a side trip to see Reptisland in Melidoni, approximately 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Heraklion trip planner .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Heraklion is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Jakarta to Heraklion, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jakarta in April, expect Heraklion to be much colder, temps between 24°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Reptisland
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The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Corinth (Corinth Canal & Rema ton Mylwn). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, take a stroll through Plaka, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

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Getting from Heraklion to Athens by combination of flight and subway takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Corinth
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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