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Heraklion - Crete Greece

Heraklion is the capital city of Crete, and is located in the central north region of the island. This is where a large majority of travellers to Crete will arrive, and from here carry on to their final destinations. Heraklion as a county is a place of immense natural charm and beauty, and a perfect destination for your holidays and vacations.

Heraklion has a rich and interesting history that stretches back thousands of years. Visitors to Crete flock to the site of Knossos - the archaeological site which is home to Minoan palace of Knossos. The entire region is one of history and myth, and is a fascinating insight into the ancient years on Crete.

The island has some fantastic beaches that are ideal for the hot summer months. There are also several museums and places of interest that are well worth visiting if you have the chance.

There are many beautiful sights to see and places of interest. From the old town and harbour to the many musuems and archaeological sites that are located here - you will never be short of something to do. There are also some exceptional beaches where you can enjoy swimming and relaxation during the summer months.

In our Heraklion Crete travel guide, you will find a wide selection of useful information for your holidays and vacations to the island including information on the towns and villages, hotels and accommodation, entertainment, nightlife, sites and museums, beaches, churches and much more for your holidays and vacations in Heraklion Crete.

 Our complete travel guide to Heraklion can be found at www.aroundheraklion.com and is full of useful information for this perfect part of Crete island.

 Our Greek language travel guide to Heraklion can be found at www.ηράκλειο.com and is a great resource for Greek speakers for this lovely destination in Crete.

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