7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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7 days in Greece Itinerary

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

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

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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. Expect colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in June: highs in Athens hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 21:
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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 22nd (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Heraklion trip builder .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in June, you will find days in Heraklion are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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

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