Holiday Type: All Inclusive Holidays in Heraklion
- Flight time: Approx 3 – 4 hours from UK
- Time difference: 2 hours ahead of UK
- Language: Greek
- Currency: Euro
All inclusive Heraklion holidays make a beautiful place to stay if you fancy sightseeing around the capital of Crete. Grab one of the ferry’s that depart from Heraklion harbour to many nearby destinations. Our cheap all inclusive holidays in Heraklion may be in a busy city but you will still have time to explore its astonishing past that has seen the Byzantine Empire, Romans, Turks and Venetians all before the present day invasion of the tourists. Pay a visit to famous Minoan Palace at Knossos is nearby or how about going to one of the most important museums anywhere, the local archaeology museum.
Holidays in Heraklion are cultured and appealing with countless tourists spending a portion of their Heraklion holidays ambling throughout the resort viewing the many fine Venetian buildings, fountains, plazas and cathedrals. The harbour with its bastion and Venetian walls are on the much-loved holiday walks trek. There is a wonderful open-air market teeming with locally manufactured stuff; or head to the hub of city life, the main plaza Elefteriou Venizelou. With pleasant positions for watching the world go by from the café verandas. Seek out the bars and tavernas found in the narrow pedestrian streets around the plaza, and if shopping is what you seek you can enjoy some of the greatest shopping in Crete. Holidays in Heraklion benefit from energetic nightlife, with a little touch for each person including during the summer season traditional occasions and concerts. Heraklion has an unrivalled variety of restaurants but for even more choice you could hit the close at hand, Malia and Hersonissos which are Crete’s famous partying resorts.
Going all inclusive Heraklion makes a wonderful resort to stay for visiting a diverse collection of other beach resorts in this region of Crete. A few ideas would be to tackle Amoudara, with a superb three miles of long sandy beach which is fashionable with swimmers; head for Kokini Hani to a lovely if somewhat modest but welcoming resort with fairly empty beaches, reserved entertainment makes it family friendly, Gouves a reasonably big coastal resort that has outstanding beaches, or Fodele; an attractive hillside resort with first-class landscapes set in a flourishing leafy dale packed with orange orchards. Excellent transport options when on all inclusive holidays in Heraklion mean the there are numerous other resorts and villages that can be easily reached when in Heraklion on holidays.
Map of Heraklion