158. Heraklion, Crete Greece

June 7, 2017.kerwin.8 Likes.0 Comments

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Why

Heraklion is one of the places in Greece that you just say wow when you see the Palace of Knossos. Just one of the reasons to head there.

Heraklion, Crete Greece - Palace of Knossos

Heraklion, Crete Greece – Palace of Knossos

Where

Heraklion is located on the Greek isle of Crete.

How To Get Here

By Train

No.

By Cruise Ship

Heraklion has a cruise ship port and accepts quite a few difference cruise. I arrived by Celeystal Cruise.

Heraklion, Crete Greece - Palace of Knossos - Louis Olympia in port

Heraklion, Crete Greece – Palace of Knossos – Louis Olympia in port

By Ferry

It’s Greece and the islands are also accessible by massive ferries.

By Plane

The closest major airport to Heraklion, Greece is Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” (HER).

The following airlines serve the island:

Austrian Airlines (OS), Aeroflot (SU), Alitalia (AZ), Astra Airlines (A2), Aegean Airlines (A3), British Airways (BA), brussels airlines (SN) , Condor (DE), ELLINAIR S.A. (EL), EasyJet Airlines (U2), Eidelweiss Air (WK), Eurowings (EW), Germanwings (4U), Germania (ST), Harmony Airways (HQ), Helvetic Airways (2L), Iberia Airlines (IB), Jetairfly (TB), Jet2.com (LS), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Links Air (W2), Luxair (LG), Mistral Air (M4), Monarch Airlines (ZB), Meridiana Airlines (IG), NIKI (HG), Norwegian Air Shuttle (D8), Neos Air (NO), Olympic Airlines (OA), Smart Wings (QS), Swiss Airlines (LX), Sun Express Germany (XG), Sky Express (GQ), TUI fly (X3), Transavia France (TO), Transavia (HV), Ural Airlines (U6), UTair (UT), Vueling (VY), Volotea (V7) and Wind Rose Aviation (7W) and Wizz Air (W6).




By Bus

No

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive as the ferries do take cars. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Where To Stay

Lots of hotels on the island.


==>>
You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

 

Where To Eat

Lots of great places to eat on the island and you may eat at the Palace as well.

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

 

What To Do

Check out the Palace of Knossos, its pretty amazing.

Heraklion, Crete Greece - Palace of Knossos

Heraklion, Crete Greece – Palace of Knossos

Heraklion, Crete Greece - Palace of Knossos

Heraklion, Crete Greece – Palace of Knossos

Heraklion, Crete Greece - Palace of Knossos

Heraklion, Crete Greece – Palace of Knossos

Heraklion, Crete Greece - Palace of Knossos

Heraklion, Crete Greece – Palace of Knossos

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here are some tours from Viator.

Additional Information

Language: Greek

Currency: Euro (EUR)

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