14 days in Kos Town, Fira & Heraklion Itinerary

14 days in Kos Town, Fira & Heraklion Itinerary

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Kos Town
— 3 nights
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Fira
— 5 nights
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Heraklion
— 5 nights
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Kos Town — 3 nights

Situated on a tiny island big on history and culture, Kos Town sits in an area dotted with well-preserved ancient ruins.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Paleo Pili and Mosque Lotzias. Visit Casa Romana Kos and The Basilica of Agios Stefanos for their historical value. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Roman Odeon of Kos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agnus Dei Catholic Church, don't miss a visit to Antimachia Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jewish Synagogue.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kos Town trip website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Kos Town is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Kos Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect Kos Town to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Fira.
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Fira — 5 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Santorini Photo Day Tours as well as Blue Domes Tours & Travel. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Akrotiri and Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Ekklisia Panagia Platsani. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Castle of St Nicholas, view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Vlychada Beach, and learn about winemaking at Artemis Karamolegos Winery.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fira trip itinerary website.

Getting from Kos Town to Fira by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Heraklion.
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Heraklion — 5 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tour Experts Private Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kera Kardiotissa Monastery and Lyrarakis Winery. The Palace of Knossos and Vrondisi Monastery will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Snail Farm and Fun in Tylissos (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, learn about winemaking at Douloufakis Winery, and admire the masterpieces at Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion day trip planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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