158. Heraklion, Crete Greece
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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 is located on the Greek isle of Crete.
How To Get Here
By Cruise Ship
Heraklion has a cruise ship port and accepts quite a few difference cruise. I arrived by Celeystal Cruise.
It’s Greece and the islands are also accessible by massive ferries.
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).
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.
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.
==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
==>> Here are some tours from Viator.
Currency: Euro (EUR)
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