Visit Heraklion in Crete
Heraklion is located on the eastern site of Crete between Rethymno and Lassithi. It is one of the most popular regions of the island and one of the busiest city centers of Crete. With its wonderful medieval city center, its beaches, and luxury Hotels, Heraklion attracts waves of visitors every year. Heraklion also lies near two of the most important monuments in Crete, Knossos and Phaistos Palace. Both are Minoan sites with Knossos being the largest of the Minoan palatial structures.
ifly’s Travel Tip:
Heraklion has its own international Airport. The flight time with the helicopter from Athens is between 80 to 90 minutes. Another convenient travel option to consider is one of our private planes with a flight time just between 40 to 50 minutes.