Urban & Shopping
Heraklion, a real city
"A great city is that which has the greatest men and women". Walt Whitman
Heraklion is the capital city of Crete and one of Mediterranean's most fascinating and vibrant cities, full of different places to explore. Its wonderful mediaeval city centre, will speak to you of a past full of history and great events that reflect its location at the crossroads of three continents.
Heraklion city is also the commercial and technological centre of Crete. It has a strategic geopolitical position in the south-eastern Mediterranean Sea, connecting many different cultures.
It offers a wealth of museums, a summer-long arts festival, historical sightseeing, great shopping opportunities, amazing nightlife and events throughout the year.