Heraklion

  • Must-see: Koules Fortress in Heraklion
    The fortress of Koules, or “Rocca a Mare” as the Venetians called it, has been the tireless guard of the city of Heraklion since the 16th century. The fortress was recently restored and its gates opened to visitors, making it one of the most interesting must-see monuments of the city. Apart
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  • Meet the Minoans at the Minoan Theatre
    After visiting the Palace of Knossos and the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion you might wonder, how did Minoans really look like? And how would it be, if the bull leaping fresco would come to life, together with the three Minoan ladies in blue? Take a glimpse of Minoan life and culture at the Minoan
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  • 5 Attractions You Must Visit in Heraklion
    The capital of Crete, Heraklion (Iraklion) is in the center of everything Cretan, and the site of some of Greece and the world’s most stunning touristic attractions. A port and social hub since ancient times, today the city is home to more than 300,000 people. The fourth largest city in all of Greece,
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  • Best Places for Kids Around Heraklion
    When you stay at Fodele Beach & Water Park Holiday Resort you are close to the most exciting Cretan attractions for the little ones. Besides exciting attractions in Heraklion, like the Natural History Museum and the Historical Museum of Crete, you will find a lot outside of the capital of the island
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