6 days in Greece Itinerary

6 days in Greece Itinerary

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6 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
— 3 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glyfada Beach and Areopagus. Acropolis Museum and Plaka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, enjoy the sand and surf at Voula Beach, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Athens itinerary planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Athens is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Athens. Traveling from Kuwait City in June, expect nights in Athens to be little chillier, around 24°C, while days are cooler, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then admire the local landmark of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain), and finally contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stalis Beach and then contemplate the long history of Fortress Spinalonga.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Heraklion vacation builder tool .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a bus. While traveling from Athens, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Heraklion, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Stalis Beach, Fortress Spinalonga, The Palace of Knossos
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Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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