The capital of Crete and its administrative center. The biggest city in the island. Central Cretan airport is situated here. Heraklion is a really ancient settlement, its history will be interesting for everyone. The archeological museum, which contains most of the artefacts, found in Crete, will make your jorney not only pleasant but also very knowing. The old center of the city, which was built by venetians, ancient port, cozy traditional taverns and coffee shops – Heraklion is a very pleasant place to have a walk, especially in the evening, when day heat is off.