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Inside Background
    Heraklion is relatively safe. Practice general traveling safety rules such...
Last edited: July 18, 2006
    There are many Neolithic settlements in the area of Heraklion, and the city...
Last edited: June 27, 2006
Climate     The city of Heraklion benefits from a temperate, marine climate...
Last edited: June 28, 2006
Inside Transportation
By Boat     Since Heraklion is a major port town, it makes sense that one of...
Last edited: October 30, 2011
    The Heraklion of interest to visitors is the area contained inside the city...
Last edited: July 01, 2006
Inside Things to Do
Knossos Ruins             When British Archaeologist Arthur Evans undertook a...
Last edited: July 01, 2006
Heraklion Summer Arts Festival     This annual event takes place from July...
Last edited: June 28, 2006
People visiting Heraklion for the first time will want to see what makes this...
Last edited: July 05, 2006
Heraklion Archaeological Museum     This is perhaps the most-visited museum on...
Last edited: June 28, 2006
Cafes     Heraklion has an active cafe, bar and club scene. Sitting outside in...
Last edited: September 11, 2011
Many guide-books are unkind to Iraklion (Heraklion) and suggest leaving the...
Last edited: November 10, 2013
As of May 6th 2014, the renovated Heraklion Archaeological Museum has become...
Last edited: May 10, 2014
The Palace of Knossos is the most important monument in Crete. The...
Last edited: March 06, 2010
Inside Dining Scene
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Inside Greece: For Foreign Visitors
Greece is another one of several European countries that uses the Euro as...
Last edited: January 29, 2013
General Emergency number in Greece is 112. This number can be called when faced...
Last edited: March 15, 2008
Good Morning- Kalimera (pron. cally-mare-ah) Good afternoon/evening - Kalispera...
Last edited: August 29, 2013
Phone cards can be purchased from small shops in every city, as well as street...
Last edited: January 06, 2010
Most of the Greek hotel stays include breakfast (BB) and fewer of them...
Last edited: August 11, 2010
There are several options for getting from the Athens airport to downtown but...
Last edited: October 29, 2014
Before actually posting on the forums there are a few things that really help...
Last edited: August 28, 2014
This “inside page” is not designed to be critical of Greece or the Greeks.  It...
Last edited: June 03, 2014
In most Greek hotels, you must insert your room key into a slot by the door to...
Last edited: December 16, 2007
No noticeable impact outside Athens from recent political events.  All flights...
Last edited: August 27, 2012
Many people do an island hopping during their trip in Greece. Ferry trip is a...
Last edited: September 17, 2014
Pharmacies in Greece have different opening hours to some other countries...
Last edited: March 20, 2009
Greece is a country with thousands of years of culture. Before you decide where...
Last edited: August 21, 2014
One of the commonest questions first-time visitors to Greece ask is “is it true...
Last edited: December 03, 2009