4 days in Greece Itinerary

4 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 2 nights
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): examine the collection at Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, thensteep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, and finally stop by Plaka. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, thentake an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and finally make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Athens is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Warsaw to Athens. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Warsaw in July; daily highs in Athens reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can 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

1
night
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 17th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion travel planner.

Fly from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in July, you will find days in Heraklion are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos
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The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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