Heraklion, Greece

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Heraklion is the biggest city of the island of Crete. It is also the administrative capital of the island. Heraklion is one of the largest cities of Greece. Heraklion is the middle of the island and it is located in the northern coast of the island. There are so many historical things and stories. And the famous writer Nikos Kazancakis was born here in 1883. The writer of the “Zorba the Greek.”

How much is average daily food costs?
The costs are changing between 2$ and 120$.

How much is average daily hotel costs?
The costs are changing between 30-35$ and 100$ per night.

Where can we eat?

Saradari: View of Mediterranean Sea. That’s what you are looking for breakfast.

Erganos: Good place to dinner. Say Erganos!

Central Park: Greek’s coffee and some tasty snacks.

Paralia Seaside Restaurant: Fresh fish with a fantastic view…

What about the transport?
From the airport to the city: You can use the public bus, the trip takes about 20 minutes and the price is so cheap.

What will we do?

Heraklion Archaeological Museum: It’s one of the most important museums in Europe, not only in Greece. It’s about 80 years old. There are so many things about the Minoans. The ticket price is about 6.6$. If you want to see the Palace of Knossos too, you can take a special ticket for both of two. The special ticket price is about 11$.

The Palace of Knossos: Knossos was the capital of the Minoan civilization. And the palace is one of the most important things in this area. You should see that!

Agios Titos Church: It was built originally about 1000 years ago. It was built by the Byzantine Emperor Nicephorus Phokas. You should see this old and fascinating church.

Lyrarakis Winery: You can learn about the culture of Minoans with this wine tour. It’s gonna be great experience.

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