The region of Heraklion is the geographical and historical heart of Crete. A region with historical duration and archeological importance as few places in the world. Here is the heart of the Minoan civilization and the byzantine and venetian centre of the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean. And, still, here is the centre of modern Crete.
A destination unparalleled in rich sightseeings, amusements and leisure activities. The region addresses to any type of traveller, and captures the heart of every visitor. Fascinating natural beauties combined with great historical monuments and with tourist services and amenities of high quality, make Heraklion a first class destination. The cosmopolitan North pairs with the wild and exotic beauty of the South. Entertaining and romantic, Heraklion appeals visitor’s senses by its original qualities.
THE CITY OF HERAKLION
BEACHES OF HERAKLION