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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.
Heraklion has a Mediterranean cliamte with mild wet winters and hot dry summers. In summer, daily highs are mostly around the 30 °C to 35 °C mark with warm nights of around 20 °C. Winters are mostly around 15 °C during the day though sometimes hit well over 20 °C as well. Nights are above zero and rain is common during the months of December to February.
Heraklion International Airport (HER) has many flights. Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways mainly serve the British market, while Hamburg International Airlines, TuiFly, Air Berlin and Condor serve the German market. Easyjet has flights to/from Berlin, London and Manchester. Eurocypria has many flights as well including to Polish cities like Poznan, Krakow and Warsaw.
Other destinations include Helsinki, Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Tel Aviv, Malta, Paris, Prague, Brussels, Tallinn, Geneva, Amsterdam, Belgrade, Budapest, Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Yekaterinenburg and many Greek Islands and of course Athens and Thessaloniki.
Anek Lines has daily services from Piraeus to Heraklion v.v.
|Athinaikon Hotel - Crete||89, Ethnikis Antistassis Str., Heraklio Town, Cret||Hotel||-|
|Kamari Hotel||Kokkini Hani, Heraklion, Crete||Hotel||-|
|Korifi Suites & Apts||Traditional Piskopiano village||Hotel||84|
|Prince of Lillies||Heraklion Crete||Hotel||85|
|Sun Hotel||Andrea Papandreou 123 Amoudara||Hotel||80|
|Castro Hotel||A.Papandreou str.301 Gazi Ammoudara Heraklion Crete||Hotel||82|
|Melpo Hotel||152 Eleftherios Venizelos Hersonissos||Hotel||-|
|ATRION HOTEL||Chronaki Street 9||Hotel||-|
|CASTELLO HOTEL||62 Martyron Avenue 1||Hotel||-|
|Lato Boutique Hotel||Epimenidou street 15||Hotel||-|
|Park Hotel||19 Evrou Street||Hotel||74|
|Spiros Soula Apts||Lygaria, Heracklion, Creta||HOTEL||87|
|Manos Studios Hotel||Nimfon 14, Amoudara||HOTEL||87|
|Hotel Roxani-Heraklion||A.Papandreou, str. 267, Gazi Amoudara, Heraklion A.Papandreou||HOTEL||-|
|Pasiphae Hotel||Naxou Str. 1 Poros||HOTEL||80|
|Creta Beach Hotel & Bungalows||74, Andrea Papandreou str., Ammoudara, Gazi Heraklion, Crete – Greece||HOTEL||-|
|Hotel Georgia||10 Vagias Street||Hotel||-|
|Bella Vista||Ano Hersonisos||APARTMENT||-|
|Mirabello Hotel||20 Theotokopoulou Str||Hotel||-|
|Matala Bay Hotel||Matala, Heraklion, Crete||HOTEL||-|
|Aquarius Apartments - Crete||El. Venizelou, Agia Pelagia, Heraklion||HOTEL||-|
|Hariklia Rooms||Zaros, Heraklion, Crete||APARTMENT||-|
|Gouves Mare - Heraklion||Gouves Pediados||HOTEL||-|
|Prince of Lillies - Heraklion||Karteros||HOTEL||-|
|Creta Sun||Agia Pelagia 71500 Agia Varvara 70003||APARTMENT||-|
|Michel Apartments||Parou 2||APARTMENT||-|
See also International Telephone Calls
Hellenic Post is the Greek postal service. On their website you find more information about options to send letters, postcards and parcels and there is a search function regarding post offices and post boxes. It also has information on services like paying bills, transferring money, financial products etc. Greek post codes are five digits long and are usually written as follows; 123 45.
The first three digits are used to identify the city, municipality or prefecture, for example the digits between 100 and 180 relate to the city of Athens. The last two digits identify a street or part of a street. Most post offices are open Monday to Friday from 07:30-14:00, although the largers ones usually have longer opening hours.
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