5 days in Crete Itinerary

5 days in Crete Itinerary

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5 days in Crete Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
1
Chania Town
— 2 nights
2
Elounda
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Hersonissos
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
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.
On the 17th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Manousakis Winery. On your second day here, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sea views from Chania Venetian Lighthouse, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Chania Town online trip maker .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Chania Town is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. Traveling from Tel Aviv in April, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Chania Town. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Elounda.

Things to do in Chania Town

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Manousakis Winery, Lake Kournas, Agia Marina Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Manousakis Winery ©
Manousakis Winery
Lake Kournas ©
Lake Kournas

1
night
Elounda

Elounda ©
Long a sleepy fishing settlement on Crete's northern coastline, Elounda today serves as a major travel destination, drawing vacationers with a blend of unspoiled natural scenery and luxury resorts.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see Flowers of Crete.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Elounda tour planning tool .

Drive from Chania Town to Elounda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. April in Elounda sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Elounda

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Flowers of Crete ©
Flowers of Crete

1
night
Hersonissos

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, look for gifts at Olivia Shop, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stalis Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hersonissos trip planner .

You can drive from Elounda to Hersonissos in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Elounda in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Hersonissos, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Stalis Beach, Olivia Shop
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Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum ©
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum

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