10 days in Athens, Fira & Chania Town Itinerary

10 days in Athens, Fira & Chania Town Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 3 nights
2
Fira
— 3 nights
3
Chania Town
— 3 nights

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Let the collections at Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Temple of Poseidon and Panathenaic Stadium. Step out of Athens with an excursion to Vouliagmeni Beach in Vouliagmeni--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Athens online travel planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Vouliagmeni Beach, Glyfada Beach, Temple of Poseidon
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Poseidon ©
Temple of Poseidon

3
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Visit Red Beach and Kamari Beach for some beach relaxation. Popular historic sites such as Akrotiri and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, get interesting insight from Alex Private Boat Rental, trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fira trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Fira takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. June in Fira sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Megalochori, Akrotiri, Kamari Beach, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

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Chania Town

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kastro Gramvoussas and Loutraki Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like German War Cemetery and Souda Bay War Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chania Town: Kalivaki Beach (in Georgioupolis), Winery Dourakis (in Alikampos) and Ancient Olive Tree (in Vouves). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Balos Lagoon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and stroll through Kalathas Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Chania Town trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Chania Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. June in Chania Town sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kalivaki Beach, Kastro Gramvoussas, Kalathas Beach, Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), Winery Dourakis
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:
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Kastro Gramvoussas ©
Kastro Gramvoussas
Balos Lagoon ©
Balos Lagoon
German War Cemetery ©
German War Cemetery

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