Cheap holidays to Heraklion
The charming and bustling city of Heraklion is a popular holiday destination among families, couples and friends that seeking a sunny and hospitable place with picturesque locations. Heraklion Airport is about 10 km away.
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There are numerous stunning beaches around Heraklion to enjoy during your sun holidays there. Amoudara beach, Amnissos beach, Stalida beach and Gouves beach are only few of them. The beaches are sandy with clear warm waters and have parasols and sun loungers available for hire. During your cheap holidays to Heraklion you can enjoy the day sunbathing and swimming or taking part in various water sports that are on offer on the beaches.
Things to do
Every step you take in Heraklion will impress you and turn it to a holiday you won’t forget. Apart from the brilliant beaches, Heraklion, which has rich cultural heritage, offers to its travellers plenty historical monuments and places of interest to explore on their holidays there. The impressive ancient Minoan Palace of Knossos, the ancient Palace of Phaestos, the famous Caves of Matala, the Medieval Castles and the old Byzantine monasteries are attractions that worth visiting during your amazing Heraklion holidays. Take a stroll around the beautiful city, do some shopping at its various shops or visit the picturesque Venetian Fortress to admire breath-taking sea views. Also there are interesting museums like the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion and lovely architectural buildings to explore as well. Day trips to nearby holiday resorts and traditional villages or to the breath taking Samaria Gorge would also a great idea to see as many as possible!
Heraklion hosts a good selection of taverns and restaurants to enjoy. The Cretan cuisine is delicious; sample local dishes such as ‘dakos’’, ‘’cochlious’’ and ‘’gamopilafo’’ along with local meats, local cheeses, fresh caught fish and seafood and enjoy a glass of ‘’raki’’ the traditional spirit of the island. Restaurants serve a wide range of cuisines including Cretan, Mediterranean, European as well as International cuisine to occupy everyone’s tastes.
Additionally, Heraklion city boasts thrilling nightlife scene to enjoy during your summer holidays there. There are numerous nightclubs, bars, cocktail bars and pubs that stay open late, where you can dance the nights away!
Heraklion city is extremely beautiful, perfect for holidays full of luxury and exploration.