Heraklion

Heraklion Old Venetian Harbour

The Old Harbour of Heraklion is situated north of the Heraklion city and an approximate 15 minute walk from the center. It is considered...

Koules Fortress (Castello del Molo)

Koules Fortress or Castello a Mare or Castello del Molo as it is also known is one of the most impressive landmarks of the...

Best Free Things to Do In Heraklion

Wander around the Heraklion Market The market of Heraklion is usually very popular with locals where they do their daily shopping such as fish, fresh...

Municipal Gallery of Heraklion and Basilica of St Mark

The Municipal Gallery of Heraklion is housed in the basilica of St Mark in the center of the city, opposite the well known landmark...

Starbeach

Starbeach is located in Hersonissos in the prefecture of Heraklion. It is considered one of the biggest party destinations in whole Europe with many...

Saint George Selinari Monastery

The monastery is located on the National Road between Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos. The tradition says travelers must stop at the monastery when passing...

Historical Museum of Crete

The Historical Museum of Crete is located in Heraklion and very close to the Natural History Museum. It is housed in a beautiful neoclassical building...

Stalida

Stalida or Stalis is a coastal village located in Malia, approximately 30 km from Heraklion. The village has been developed recently to a very popular...

Malia Archaeological Site

The town of Malia lies 34 km east of Heraklion and is one of the popular tourist attractions in Crete. The Minoan city of...

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Ammoudaki Beach

Ammoudaki beach is located on the south part of Rethymno very close to the area of Plakias. It is one of the four beaches...