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Plan Your Trip to Heraklion: Best of Heraklion Tourism

About Heraklion
A boisterous port city on the surface, this urban capital of Crete hides millennia of history beneath its modern trappings. In Heraklion, scooters zip past Minoan and medieval relics such as the seaside Koules Fortress, while Turkish fountains bubble up in the shadow of apartment blocks.

Essential Heraklion

Heraklion Is Great For

Archaeology Tours


Wine Tastings

Local eats

Cultural Tours

Frequently Asked Questions about Heraklion

We recommend staying at one of the most popular hotels in Heraklion, which include:

Some of the most popular restaurants in Heraklion include:

If you're a more budget-conscious traveler, then you may want to consider traveling to Heraklion between December and February, when hotel prices are generally the lowest. Peak hotel prices generally start between June and August.