Chania Itinerary 2 Days

Things to See in Chania in 2 days

If you are looking for the best things to see in Chania in 2 days, these are the attractions you must include in your Chania itinerary for 2 days. Explore further to plan a perfect trip of 2 days in Chania.

This Plan is Good for You if You Are:

  • Visiting Chania for the first time and have 2 days in hand
  • Looking for places to visit in 2 days in Chania
  • Staying in Chania and wondering how to spend 2 days in Chania with family and kids
  • Backpacker planning to spend 48 hours in Chania
  • Want to create Chania itinerary on your own
  • Planning weekend vacation of 2 days in Chania

Recommended Itineraries for Spending 2 Days

Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Chania

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Chania. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Chania as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Chania.

2 Days in Chania - Perfect Weekend Guide

Flaunting wonderful landscapes with mountains on one side and the waters on the other, Chania is a quaint little town packed with the best flavors, and 2 days in Chania are perfect to explore it all, making it ideal for a weekend trip. Historical sites, museums, cafes, and the shoreline offer much to do and even more to explore. While the Old Town is perfect for a walking tour, while the entire city is brought out in a different light when you are on a bike!

Check out this Chania Itinerary- 2 days before you set out to plan your vacation.

How to spend 2 days in Chania?

Day 1 In Chania

Start your tour with a heavy breakfast at the Alcanea café. While it is actually an upscale boutique hotel, you can visit its cafe for a relaxing, waterfront meal. Spend the morning in the area exploring the different historical sites and museums. Some of the sites that you must visit are an Ottoman fountain, Cavalier Santa Katerina, San Salvador, and Talos Square Fountain. There are two museums in the vicinity of the cafe, namely, Byzantine Collection, and Nautical Museum of Crete. While the former is an art museum that houses an extensive collection of paintings, relics, mosaics and more, the latter is focused on the evolution of maritime in the country and world. It displays information and artifacts from the Bronze Age and also has a number of models of ships and boats.

After lunch, head to Schiavo for a spectacular elevated view of the Old Town. relax here for some time, before heading to the Archaeological Museum of Chania. Housed in the building that was formerly a Venetian Monastery, this museum is specific to the items found in this area by the Romans and the Minoans. This evening, head to Dalian Street for a glimpse of the nightlife. Locals head out to these areas to meet one another, and it is a great place to make some new friends! The street is also packed with some great restaurants and bars. Head to Kibar and The Well of the Turk for a good sip of a brew and a bite of the most delicious traditional food.

Day 2 In Chania

Set out on a biking tour across the city this morning. The cobblestone streets, the narrow winding lanes and the towering residential old buildings make for a perfect setting. Head to the Old Town and visit all the significant sites. Some of those are Museum of Typography, Byzantine Walls of Chania, and Mosque of the Janissaries. For lunch, head to Adespoto Music Taverna, a live music restaurant. Traditional food served with gracious smiles makes an experience here much more than just a lunch.

Set out on the bike again and pay a visit to the famous lighthouse. Built in the 16th century, it is located on the tip of the isle, making it the perfect place to spend an afternoon.

The city is known for its several open-air theatres, and a trip here would be incomplete without a show. Catch the evening show at any of the open-air theaters and have a romantic waterfront dinner.

Tours and Activities in Chania for 2 Days

Booking tours and tickets for popular attractions saves a lot of your time spent in a queue. Below are some of the tours and tickets recommended for 2 days in Chania

Best Hotels in Chania for 2 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Chania itinerary 2 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

With limited time in hand, explore our travel ideas for 1 day in Chania. During a short day trip you may visit the important attractions in Chania.

With More Days in Hand

With more than 2 days in hand, you can comfortably spend more time at famous attractions in Chania. Plan lunch or dinner at the best restaurants, enjoy night-outs, indulge in adventure activites. Explore 3 days and 4 days trip ideas for Chania.

What Next?

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