Articles by region: Heraklion & North Crete

On this page you will find all the articles relevant to The Her­ak­lion pre­fec­ture pri­mar­i­ly on the north coast of Crete

0Driving and vehicle rental in Crete

To see much of Crete you are like­ly to need a car or oth­er vehi­cle to get around. There are bus­es and taxis on Crete but a pri­vate vehi­cle will be faster, more com­fort­able, and more cost effec­tive than taxis. It is also pos­si­ble to take your own car, or to hire oth­er vehi­cles.
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0Modern new airport for Crete

Crete has a num­ber of air­ports, but the major­i­ty of trav­ellers will arrive at either Cha­nia or (more like­ly) Her­ak­lion. Her­ak­lion Air­port is a mixed civil­ian mil­i­tary facil­i­ty that is trapped between the sea, the moun­tains, and the city, leav­ing it lit­tle room to expand. It has been clear for a long time that a new air­port was need­ed and plans have focused on a for­mer mil­i­tary base in the moun­tains near Kastel­li.
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