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Heraklion's History, Coastline and Beyond
Heraklion, Crete’s fascinating capital, is home to ancient palaces, beautiful architecture and inescapable Greek charm. Delve further beyond the city’s streets to discover miles of popular coastlines and unique, rugged bays on your beach holiday to remember.
- Style: City Break
- Duration: 8 days/7 nights
- Starts in: Crete
Guide Price £960
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Discover Heraklion’s impressive old Venetian harbour
- Relax to the sound of the waves on rugged bays or sandy shores
- Explore the ancient Palace of Knossos and learn of past legends
With beautiful resorts located outside the city, enjoy your perfect mix of downtime and exploring on your week away. Boasting hotels with top-class facilities, how to spend your time is entirely up to you. Why not enjoy alfresco breakfasts, relaxation by the pool and revitalising spa treatments to truly kick back in style.
For those wishing to explore, Heraklion city centre is just a short drive away and offers a beautiful, old Venetian harbour and an array of local bars ideal for admiring the sunset after an exciting day. Not far away you’ll find the Palace of Knossos, renowned as one of Crete’s must see historical attractions. Over 20,000m2, the Palace of Knossos’ complex is the largest of all Minoan palatial structures. Explore this intriguing site to discover the remains of colourful murals, imposing red columns and the glorious throne room. Make sure you remember your camera to capture this spectacular setting.
If you’d prefer to spend more time on the beach, Heraklion is fringed with beautiful beaches. From popular spots with lively bars to relaxed shacks and quiet coves, there is something to suit every taste on this fantastic trip to Crete!
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Private return transfers between Heraklion airport and Abaton Island Resort & Spa
- 7 nights 4 accommodation
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