Heraklion is the capital of the Greek island of Crete. It is the largest city on the island and the 4th biggest in Greece with around 150,000 inhabitants in the city proper. The city is located in the central north of Crete.
From the Heraklion Travel Guide
The staff was very nice and helpful, and gave us advice even before asking for it. The price is very reasonable, we got a triple studio instead of the double we booked, so more space! Note we stayed during the very end of September, so it's medium/low season. We payed by card with no problem, which is not very common in Greece at the moment. ... more
Pretty good value and the breakfast was great (especially the greek yoghurt!). Room was cleaned daily and had a balcony wifi, and satellite TV, but air con/heating is an additional 4 euro per day which seemed a little steep - though we didn't really need it anyway so wasn't an issue. Location ok- around 20mins on the local bus into Heraklion. ... more
4 days in Crete
Hi guys! We are planning a short trip to Crete in the beginning of September. We will be based in Hersonissos. Can anyone recommend the best things to see in Heraklion and around? Also, I don't think we'll have a car, how does the transportation there works? Thanks in advance Polina ...
hi guys, i hope you could help me sort things. my aunt & i will travel heraklion for 3 days. from may 30-june 1. we have another flight to athens on june 02 and will stay there early morning of june 4..coz we got another flight to rome. everything is booked (flights and accomodation).btw, it ...
Time to move on and head back west to Heraklion. We had a quick walk into the town and found a barber for an overdue haircut for Red. Then did some shopping for provisions for the remainder of our ...
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