Quick Answer: What should I pack for a week in Crete?

How much should I pack for 7 days?

Packing List for a Seven-Day Trip in One Carry-On Bag

  • 5 shirts.
  • 3 shorts or skirts.
  • 2 dressy options (mix and match with accessories and outerwear)
  • 1 outerwear — sweater or jacket.
  • 1 pair sneakers.
  • 1 pair dressy shoes.
  • 1 pair flip-flops.
  • 1 hat.

How do I plan a week in Crete?

How to Spend One Week in Crete, Greece

  1. Day 1 – Heraklion & Knossos.
  2. Day 2 – Matala Beach.
  3. Day 3 – Seitan Limania & Chania.
  4. Day 4 – Samaria Gorge. About the guided tour. About the hike.
  5. Day 5 – Elafonissi Beach.
  6. Day 6 – Lake Kournas & Argyroupoli. Argyroupoli​ Lake Kournas.
  7. Day 7 – Preveli Beach & Rethimno.

What should I pack for a week in Greece?

Greece packing list

  • 7 x underwear.
  • 5-7 x socks – you’ll probably spend most of your time in sandals, but there are lots of great places you might want running shoes for.
  • 2 x loose, lightweight trousers – one full length and one cropped pair would be ideal!
  • 2 x shorts.
  • 1 x skirt or dress.
  • 2 x long, loose shirts.

How do I not look like a tourist in Greece?

Visiting Athens for the first time? These 12 helpful Athens travel tips will help you NOT look like a tourist

  1. Don’t visit in August. …
  2. Do drink coffee several times a day. …
  3. Don’t wear the “ancient Greece” themed clothes sold in souvenir shops. …
  4. Don’t talk about how you visited “the Greek islands” …
  5. Do wear black – all year.
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Do you need cash in Greece?

Cash is no longer king in Greece (even more so after COVID-19,) and almost all establishments accept credit/debit cards. … All major cards are accepted widely in Greece at key tourist hubs.

Which is better Chania or Heraklion?

Chania is famous around Crete and Greece for its incredible architecture. Though Heraklion has several impressive buildings, it pales in comparison to Chania. On the other hand, Heraklion is more authentic, for lack of a better word. Both have a lively local population, but Chania is more touristy.

What is there to do in Crete for 7 days?

The Ultimate Crete Itinerary: How to Spend 7 Days in Crete

  • Beautiful boat tour to Balos Lagoon.
  • Full day Samaria Gorge Trek from Chania.
  • Day trip to Elafonisi Beach from Chania.
  • Full day trip to Santorini from Heraklion.
  • Knossos Palace Skip-the-line with a guided walking tour.