25 days in Heraklion Itinerary

25 days in Heraklion Itinerary

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Heraklion — 24 nights

Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Heraklion: Palace of Faistos (in Sivas), Matala (Matala Beach, Agio Farago (Gorge of Saints), &more) and Agia Marina Donkey Rescue Sanctuary (in Mires). Dedicate the 24th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Ecologiko Parko Giouchta. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at CRETAquarium, relax and rejuvenate at Aegeo Spas, and admire the local landmark of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain).

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion holiday maker.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiports are Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, Chania International Airport and Santorini Airport. In August, daytime highs in Heraklion are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C.
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