Heraklion Prefecture, Crete, Greece

Heraklion is one of the largest and most developed tourist cities on the Island of Crete. The sights and historical monuments in the city are many.

Knossos, Historical and Archaeological Museum, the Koule, Venetian walls of Heraklion and the Minoan city of Phaistos, are some of the places you must visit.

The county has beaches to suit every type of visitor. Major beaches like the famous Matala, Agia Pelagia and the beach of Malia, less or no organized as Keratokambos beach, the beach of Vathi, and Agios Nikitas.

Besides the countless attractions and pristine beaches of the prefecture, it worth’s a visit to the beautiful villages of the county. It’s sure that there, you will be excited by both the way of life and the unique beauty of natural landscapes! It is certain that wherever you go in Heraclion,  you will travel through time!

Cities in the Heraklion Prefecture:

  • Heraklion
  • Agia Pelagia
  • Amoudara
  • Analipsi
  • Anisaras
  • Gouves
  • Gournes
  • Kalamaki
  • Kokkini Chani
  • Malia
  • Matala
  • Stalida
  • Chersonisos
  • Koutouloufari
  • Limenas Chersonisou
  • Piskopiano