If you have a day to spend in Heraklion, you should plan a visit to the main sites within the city, which is the shopping and business centre of Crete, and then a small cruise around the most relaxing spots in Heraklion, to enjoy good food and drinks. Heraklion is a bustling city featuring the […]
information for visitors in the city of Heraklion, spend a day in Heraklion and visit its museums and monuments
The Heraklion Historical Museum (or Historical Museum of Crete, as it is officially called) is a very well appointed and well curated Museum, located in the heart of the city of Heraklion. It is definitely worth a visit, due to its amazing collections. Combined with the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, the Historical Museum of Crete […]
The Heraklion Venetian Harbour as you will probably know it, is one of the most picturesque settings in the capital city of Crete, offering an ideal spot for those who wish to relax and unwind from the bustling rhythms of the city. It is located at the end of the 25th of August Street and […]
The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is one of the most important museums in Greece and the world featuring the most notable and largest collection of artifacts and findings of the notorious Minoan Civilization of Crete. Photo of Minoan clay figurines in the Heraklion museum by psmithson (more…)
Heraklion Airport is located just 3 miles or 5 km east of the city of Heraklion. It is one of the biggest airports in Greece, the third busiest after Athens and Thessaloniki. Heraklion airport photo by Julia Yakovleva (more…)
Airplane leaving Heraklion airport and flying above the port of Heraklion. The International airport of Heraklion is located at the east edge of the city.
The Lions Fountain, also known as Morosini Fountain in the heart of Heraklion, was built in 1628 by General Morosini, during the Venetian Rule in Crete. Francesco Morosini was the local Governor, who wanted to build a monument to commemorate the Venetian Success, driving water to the City Centre. Lions or Morosini fountain by felissy […]