Heraklion is the capital of Crete and also one of the most beautiful cities in the island.
Even though Heraklion Town is bustling, its history is still reflected on the townscapes! Strolling around the picturesque town of Heraklion Crete, you’ll see a beautiful Venetian harbor, a fortress, several fountains, a busy shopping center, and many squares. You’ll also find many Heraklion hotels, restaurants, bars and taverns- basically whatever you need to be entertained during your holidays in Heraklion.
What’s more, Heraklion Crete is the perfect base for exploration, as it is close to two of the most important monuments in Crete: Knossos palace and Phaistos palace!