Welcome to Heraklion, the largest city of Crete...

Welcome to Heraklion, the largest city in Crete


The biggest in population city of Crete is located in the center of the north side of the island. The big port, with frequent routes from Piraeus and the airport with also frequent flights, facilitate thousands of tourists who visit the region. It is near Knossos, the core of Minoan culture but equally near to other areas which give the chance to visitors to admire many sights. At north beaches, the visitors will see the biggest hotels which are built near to gold-sanded coasts, while on the Libyan sea’s side there are cosmopolitan in addition to the quiet beaches that await tourists to come. Beautiful sunny coasts await those who love the sea. Amnissos, Saint Pelagia, Kali Limenes, Malia, Chani Kokkini, Limenas Chersonisou, Matala and Ammudara are some of the wonderful sandy beaches with crystal water.


Welcome to Heraklion, the largest city of Crete.

After admiring the sights, you can walk around the market and find a place for grooming, enjoy your shopping, find a place to eat..

For a summer with style in white you can choose, the all white clothing store, Blanc du Nil at 80, 1866 street.

Men’s and children’s haircut, traditional facial shaving and beard trimming in Mr. barber & Shop at 27, Milatou street.

The art of jewellery for more than 50 years can be found in store Lavirinthos at 21, Dikeosinis Aveneu.

Men’s and women’s shoes can be found in store Tsakiris Mallas, at 30-32, Dedalou street.

Men’s and Women’s clothes and shoes can be found in, Timberland Store at 10, Zografou street.

For genuine leather shoes, Mortoglou at its 5 shopping points.

Greek Traditional Cuisine can be served in tavern - restaurant Ligo Krasi... Ligo Thalassa, Marineli & Mitsotaki street.

Energy jewellery & symbols for power, luck, riches, reputation & prosperity can be found at Rudraksha by Izy at 11B, Amalthias street.

For pure spices and refined aromas of herbs and superfoods, Bacharopoleio, at 141, Kalokerinou Avenue .

Jewelleries can be found in store Kanakis at 35, Dikeosinis Ave .

Cretan Traditional Cuisine can be served in tavern - restaurant Arismari & Varsamo, at 10, Lysimachou Kalokairinou .

Greek restaurant with Cretan cuisine based on traditional recipes, Xatiri, 9, Kagiampi street.

Specialty store for inchiku, jigging, slow - shore jigging, spinning, casting, heavy casting, LRF, trolling, Captain Hook at 17, Efessou street.

Jewelry can be found in store, Maria Psiharaki, at 34, 1821 street.

Jewelleries and watches can be found in store, Kosmima Papadakis at three shopping points, two at 23, & 29, Dikeosinis Av. and one at 31, Kondilaki street.

Travel guides, maps etc. you can be found in bookstore Roadside, 48, 25th of August street.

Salon de beaute, Beauty Philosophy by S, 34, Evans street.

Wall clocks, furniture, paintings & frames, wine racks & accessories, key boxes, metal decoratives, lanterns & candle holders for your home, Paspartou at 19, Michelidaki street .

Women’s Fashion can be found in House of Gerry Webe - Taifun Collection, 5, Kyrillou Loukareos street, near Kornarou Square .

Children’s clothes can be found at Lapin House, 31, 1821 street.

Women’s fashion can be found at Lussile Elena G, 72, 1821 street.

Variery of leather goods, bags, belts, wallet, travel accessories can be found at Halkiadaki Izabella, 47, 1866 street.

Famous Greek Clothing for men and women can be found in store MORITZ - EVA, 12-14, Dedalou street.

Women’s quality shoes and Greek handmade sandals Caryatid can be found in Gl Borgini store at 15-17, Kantanoleon street.

Women’s shoes & accessories in Malena store at 91, 1821 street.

Men’s and women’s lingerie and swimwear can be found in Danai store at 37, 1821 street.

AS Gallery - Agapi Smpokou hosts artwork and contemporary jewellery of Greek artists and designers at 9 Psaromiligon street.

Cretan Folk Art can be found at Eleni Kastrinoyoianni at 1, Eleftherias Sqr..

For mobile, tablet and laptop service visit, Venus Store at 34, Ariadne & Meramvelou corner .

For toys, batteries, chargers, traditional costumes, cameras, photos take a look at, Foto Ioakeimidis at 31, Dikeosinis street.

Salon De Beaute for you. Hairstyling, manicure, pedicure, onychoplastic & acrylic nails, in MM Coiffure Maria Mpakousi, 29, Therissou street.

Need a haircut, hairstyle etc. visit the hairdresser, Chic Shock at 23, Dimokratias Av..

Fashion jewellery, watches, ear and nose piercing can be found at Delight, 8, Perdikari street.

Art and jewellery can be also found at Skales, 5, Byzantiou & Dedalou street.

Cretan traditional products, herbs & spices collection can be found in store E. Kabrianis Family, 4, 1866 street and 10, 1866 street.

Opticals, sunglasses, eyeglasses and contact lenses can be found in store Sophia Stratigi - Pasali, 43, Kyrillou Loukareos street.

Find games and comics in store efantasy.gr, 13, Smirnis street.

You can buy quality toys in store Toyhouse, 40, 1821 street.

Car and bike rentals from SunRise, 46, 25th August street.

Dish Café Resto Bar, Agiou Titou sqr..

Enjoy delicious seafood, meat dishes & daily fresh fish with a great view of the fortress Koules at Sentouki restaurant, 11, Sofokli Venizelou Avenue.

Café Restaurant Enetiko, at 15, Eleftheriou Venizelou sqr., Lions sqr.

Just outside the city center, in the village of Rogdia, you can find the traditional tavern Meteoro.

Cretan traditional cuisine at Amalago, 9, Mpizaniou street is watting for you to taste its cuisine.

, at 15 Eleftheriou Venizelou Sqr., Lions Sqr.

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