Heraklion City Centre

The largest city on the island of Crete, Greece,  Heraklion Town is a modern urban area that hides a wealth of historical treasures. Alongside swanky boutiques, restaurants and bars you will find beautiful mansions and Byzantine churches; this city has so much more to offer than first impressions might suggest.

If you are after a bit of retail therapy then the city centre can deliver, from small independent shops where you can bag a bargain to world famous designer brands, Heraklion Town has it all. After wandering the city streets head to the waterfront where you will find a huge range of great restaurants and bars overlooking the glittering sea.

To discover more about the rich history of the region there are several great museums to visit, including the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Historical Museum of Crete and the Natural History Museum. And not to be missed is the nearby Palace of Knossos, a hugely significant Minoan building, hordes of tourists travel to Crete every year just to visit this site. To make your visit even more rewarding make sure to join one of the guided tours to learn all about the fascinating history of the palace.

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