Rest of Heraklion, Heraklion

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Boutari Winery

In Skalani area on Fantaxometocho Estate, just 8 km from the centre of Heraklion and 4 km from the archaeological site of Knossos, there is the private...

Rest of Heraklion

Scalani Hills Boutari Winery & Residences

Within an 8 km distance from the city of Heraklion and 4 km from the archaeological site of Knossos, in Scalani, there is Scalani Hills Boutari Winery &...

Wine Tasting Tour of Boutari Winery

Boutari Winery, one of the most modern wineries in Crete, invites you to take part in its tours and get to know the world and the secrets of wine along with...

Ligaria

Ligaria

Ligaria, a quite popular beach in the area -at least among locals-, with crystal clear waters and coarse sand, is located about 20km northwest of the...

Agiofaraggo

Agiofarago

Agiofarago is one of the most beautiful beaches in the southern part of the prefecture, located at the exit of the gorge sharing the same name, and it is...

Tris Ekklisies

Mavri Paralia

Mavri Paralia beach is accessible only by sea, more specifically from the Treis Ekklisies village, and it is located in the south part of the prefecture. It...

Lentas

Lentas

On the south side of the prefecture, 72km (1,5 hr. drive) from the centre of Heraklion city, Lentas is a settlement by the sea that is ideal for quiet and...

Faistos

Faistos

In the Mesaras valley, in the south-central part of the Heraklion prefecture, about 60km from the city centre, you will come across Faistos archaeological site.

Myrtia

Kazantzakis Museum

In the main square of Myrtia village, 15km south of Heraklion city, Kazantzakis Museum opened in 1983, and it is dedicated to the great Cretan author,...

Matala

Matala

Matala is one of the most popular destinations, not just in Heraklion, but on the whole island. It is located in the south part of the municipality, about...

Trypiti

Trypiti

Trypiti is a pebbled beach with crystal clear waters, located in the south part of the prefecture, close to Lentas coast, 65km from Heraklion city centre.

Agiofaraggo

Agiofaraggo

73km from the centre of Heraklion, south of the Monastery of Odigitria in the south part of the prefecture, Agiofaraggo is one of the most easily accessible...

Amnisos

AKS Minoa Palace

4* AKS Minoa Palace is an ideal choice for unforgettable holidays with your family or friends. It is located at Amnissos beach, in the north coast of Crete,...

Agios Nikitas

Agios Nikitas

65km southeast of Heraklion city, you will come across secluded Agios Nikitas beach, in the south part of the prefecture, an ideal choice for all those...

Messara

Monastery of Panagia Kaliviani

About 60km from the centre of Heraklion city, the Monastery of Panagia Kaliviani is located in the south part of the prefecture, near the Moires and Kalivia...

Gortyna

Gortyn

45km south of Heraklion city, at the Mesaras valley, you will come across Gortyn, one of the biggest archaeological sites in Greece, where the first...

Agios Mironas

Vergis Epavlis

Vergis Epavlis is a 5* model hospitality unit ideal for romantic holidays in lushly green surroundings. It is located on a mountain side near Agios Myronas...

Tsoutsouros

Tsoutsouras

Tsoutsouras beach, also known as Tsoutsouros, is located in the southeastern part of the prefecture, 54km (1hr 10 mins drive) from the centre of Heraklion city.

Ammoudara

Akti Corali Hotel

3* Akti Corali Hotel featuring a renovated interior and exterior, is a value for money option at the famous Ammoudara beach, just 3km from the centre of...

Karteros

Karteros

8km east of Heraklion city, Karteros beach is an ideal choice for a refreshing break during the day. At this sandy beach you will find many facilities such...

Skalani

Elia & Dyosmos

A bit out of Heraklion city, at Skalani, Elia kai Dyosmos taverna is a great representative of Cretan cuisine. The tasty combinations are enhanced by Cretan...

Kalamaki

Kalamaki

Kalamaki beach is located in the southwest part of the prefecture, about 70km from the centre of Heraklion, and it is part of the 2,5km coast at Mesaras bay.

Pierra Creta Ski Mountaineering Race (March)

Pierra Creta is the first ski mountaineering race in the Cretan mountains. It will take place on 16th March in Psiloritis, at Lakkos Mygerou in Livadia, and...

Gournes

Cretaquarium

A unique experience is waiting for you in one of the largest aquariums not only in Greece but also in Europe. Cretaquarium- seaworld, part of the Hellenic...

Fodele

Fodele

27km northeast of the centre of Heraklion, Fodele beach is 3km from the settlement sharing the same name, where it is believed that the famous painter...

Ammoudara

Ammoudara

Ammoudara, one of the longest beaches in the prefecture, stretching for 6km, is located 1km from Heraklion city centre. As the name indicates (ammos meaning...

Kaloi Limenes

Kaloi Limenes

Kaloi Limenes is small village with a beautiful beach in the southern part of Heraklion, 75 km from the capital of the prefecture and 22km from the...