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
— 3 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Kuwait City

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Mount Lycabettus. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art, take a stroll through Plaka, and explore the ancient world of Erechtheion.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Athens road trip planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Athens is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuwait City to Athens, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kuwait City in August, plan for much colder days in Athens, with highs around 39°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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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), delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre and then meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

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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 ride a ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Heraklion, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre
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The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

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