5 days in Greece Itinerary

5 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece trip maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

5 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Kuwait City

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To find out how to plan a trip to Athens, use our trip itinerary maker.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Athens is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Athens is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kuwait City in August, you will find days in Athens are colder (39°C), and nights are a bit cooler (29°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
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.
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete and then meet the residents at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Heraklion travel planning app .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Heraklion are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

Similar Plans

8 days in Greece SEE PLAN August, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Greece BY A USER FROM ROMANIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Greece BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Greece BY A USER FROM CANADA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Greece BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Greece BY A USER FROM LEBANON August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans