Heraklion Crete: A journey to adventure!

Plunge into a sea of historical artifacts and events dating from the Neolithic period, assess the wide range of historical and cultural attributes that have affected one of the richest in interest cities of Greece, Heraklion, Crete.

From a historical approach, Heraklion is flooded with points of interest, from the majestic Palace of Knossos, dating back to 1900 B.C., to Venetian monuments, built while the city was under Venetian rule, when it was given as a gift to Bonifacio of Monferat who then traded it for substantial preferential benefits to the Venetians. Crete had been independent from the rest of Greece due to several battles and revolts, following which Crete was finally unified with the rest of Greece in 1913. Heraklion is a city to guarantee that even the most indifferent of visitors will stay amazed.

Furthermore, Crete has some of the most beautiful and well known beaches in Greece and although some might besome way from Heraklion it’s worth every drop of your sweat to explore each and every one of them! From the tourist attracting Matala, with its turquoise waters, golden sand and rocky formations, to the mind-soothing Komos, where due to its secluded location is perfect for those looking for a more silent getaway, there is something to suit everyone. You can also try Karteros-coast, an organized beach with beach bars and deck chairs spreading throughout the big in length beach, only 7km from the city of Heraklion. Cafes and taverns are widely available in the surrounding area. These and many more are waiting for you to discover them. The possibilities are endless.

So what are you waiting for? Experience uniqueness like you’ve never done before, visit Crete!

Accommodation prices in Heraclion start from €231 for a short break and from €462 for a six night stay in a double room on bed and breakfast basis. Other options are also available. 

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