Welcome to Heraklion


Located between Rethymno and Lasithi, on the eastern side of Crete, Heraklion is the most popular region in Crete and also one of the most beautiful ones. What’s more, Heraklion region is where the capital of Crete, Heraklion Town, is located.


Even though Heraklion Town is bustling, its history is still reflected on the townscapes! Strolling around the picturesque town of Heraklion Crete, you’ll see a beautiful Venetian harbor, a fortress, several fountains, a busy shopping center, and many squares. You’ll also find many Heraklion hotels, restaurants, bars and taverns- basically whatever you need to be entertained during your holidays in Heraklion.


What’s more, Heraklion Crete is the perfect base for exploration, as it is close to two of the most important monuments in Crete: Knossos palace and Phaistos palace!


Let’s explore Heraklion Crete!