Stalis

Stalis

Stalis is 30 kilometres east of Heraklion, 3 kilometres after Hersonissos and 3 kilometres before Malia. The intensive tourist development of the area has resulted in the three towns (Hersonissos, …

rethymnon

Rethymnon

Rethymno is located in west Crete, 80 km from Heraklion Airport, between the prefectures of Chania and Heraklion. It is full of magnificent beaches, interesting archaeological sites, Byzantine churches, lovely …

Sitia

Sitia or Siteia is a small but charming market town in Lassithiis located in east Crete, 131 km from Heraklion Airport , Prefecture, laid out in a horseshoe shape on …

Sissi

Sissi

The picturesque Sissi by-the-sea, 45 kilometers east of Heraklion in eastern Crete, is a pleasant surprise, well hidden at the end of a narrow, winding road after turning off from …

ieraperta

Ierapetra

Ierapetra is in southeast Crete, 98 km from Heraklion Airport, in an extremely strategic position controlling the south coast of Crete and the Libyan Sea. Favoured both by position and …

Chania Venetian Port

Chania

Chania lies on the north coast of west Crete 140 km from Heraklion Airport, and is the capital of Chania Prefecture. Chania Prefecture covers the westernmost end of Crete and …

Heraklion Tour - Knossos Palace

The Palace of Knossos

The Palace of Knossos is sited 5 km south-east of the city of Iraklion. There is evidence that this location was inhabited during the neolithic times (6000 B.C.) . On …

Heraklion Lions Fountain

Heraklion city

Heraklion, also called Iraklion is located roughly in the centre of the north coast, 5 km from Heraklion Airport. Heraklion Airport is also known as “Nikos Kazantzakis” International Airport, in …

Heraklion Archaeological Museum

Heraklion Archaeological Museum

The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is one of the largest and most important museums in Greece, and among the most important museums in Europe. It houses representative artefacts from all the …

Mochos village

Mochos village

Mochos is a village in the Municipality of Hersonissos, located at an altitude of 400 m on the western edge of fertile but arid plain, full of olive groves and …