11 days in Chania Town & Agios Nikolaos Itinerary

11 days in Chania Town & Agios Nikolaos Itinerary

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1
Chania Town
— 7 nights
2
Agios Nikolaos
— 3 nights

7
nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cretan Mountain Jeep Safari. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Agii Apostoli Beach and Frangokastello Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Kastro Gramvoussas and Souda Bay War Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chania Town: Sfentoni Cave (in Zoniana), The Church of Agia Aikaterini (in Anopolis) and Agia Pelagia Beach (in Agia Pelagia). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Iguana Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), learn about all things military at War Shelter of Platanias, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ammoudaki Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chania Town online trip itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Chania International Airport, Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport and Santorini Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Agios Nikolaos.

Things to do in Chania Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Plakias, Manousakis Winery, The Church of Agia Aikaterini, Four Martyrs Church, Sfentoni Cave
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Frangokastello Beach ©
Frangokastello Beach
Agii Apostoli Beach ©
Agii Apostoli Beach
Souda Bay War Cemetery ©
Souda Bay War Cemetery

3
nights
Agios Nikolaos

A tour of Agios Nikolaos leads visitors through charming neighborhoods with white washed houses, squares with taverns, steep pedestrian streets, and sea as a backdrop, ideal for exploration on foot.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Panagias Keras Church, steep yourself in history at Lato, pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Georgios Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Monastery of Kremasta, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Virgin Mary. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Platanus Tree, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kera Kardiotissa Monastery, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and finally kick back and relax at Analipsi Beach.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Agios Nikolaos tour app.

Traveling by car from Chania Town to Agios Nikolaos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Agios Nikolaos

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Platanus Tree, Agios Georgios Monastery, Horseback Riding Tours, Analipsi Beach, Kera Kardiotissa Monastery
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
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Horseback Riding Tours
Agios Georgios Monastery ©
Agios Georgios Monastery
Panagias Keras Church ©
Panagias Keras Church