Heraklion Travel Guide

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Heraklion Info

Heraklion is the capital city of the Greek island, Crete. It’s an Archaeological Museum with its churches, legendary palaces, walls and fortresses. Heraklion is a gateway for holidaymakers to other resorts like Hersonissos, Chania, Almirida, Nikolaos, Agios Elounda, Malia, Kalives and Rethymnon. There is lots to do such as see Koules the castle in the harbour of Heraklion or why not horseback ride the sandy beach of Karteros.

Hotels in Heraklion

Amazones Village Suite Amazones Village Suite

Situated on the hillside in the traditional village of Piskopiano, just 1.5 kilometers from the live...

Nymphes Nymphes

Location. The Nymphes Luxury Apartments are located in Agia Pelagia on the island of Crete, Greece. ...

Aquila Atlantis Hotel Aquila Atlantis Hotel

in the air conditioned lobby, and Internet access is d in Heraklion on the island of Crete, Greece, ...

Moevenpick Resort & Thalasso Moevenpick Resort & Thalasso

Location. Movenpick Resort and Thalasso is located in Heraklion, Crete, five kilometres from the cit...

Heraklion Fast Facts

Country: Greece
Population: 62000
Time Difference: GMT + 2
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Language Spoken: Greek
Flight Time from UK: 3 hours
Electricity: 220V AC 50Hz
Plug Type: 2 pin round
Mobile Phone Network: GSM 900/1800
Dialling Country Code: +30
Main Airport: Heraklion-Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport (HER)

Weather for Heraklion

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Airlines Flying to Heraklion

Its useful to know which cities the airlines fly to. The following airline fly to Heraklion.

BA(Operated by GB Airways), Olympic Airways ,