History and culture, nightlife and entertainment combine perfectly with beautiful beaches at the captivating town of Hersonissos. On the north coast of the island of Crete, this lively and vivid town is nestled between the mountains and the azure blue sea. It is considered to be one of the most popular holiday destinations in the island, with countless cafes, bars and restaurants creating a unique cosmopolitan mosaic. Sitting in a prime location, the town has been inhabited since the Minoan era and was a place of exchange, gatherings and trade. From the ancient Hersonissos ruins within its historic centre to the Basilica of Kastri that lies by the port, past and present seem to coexist in harmony captivating the visitors. Surrounded by water and marked by history, Hersonissos is a destination to discover. It is enchanting to get lost among its alleyways and surrender to rich history, vibrant nightlife and sea views that will take your breath away. We promise your trip to Hersonissos will be nothing short of unforgettable.
- 23km from the city of Heraklion
- 20km from the N.Kazantzakis Airport
- 22km from the port of Heraklion.
- Nikos Kazantzakis
A destination rich in history and culture, exquisite cuisine and beauty for you to unveil, Crete is an extraordinary island, a land filled with secrets to uncover and views that will leave you breathless. Here, you will get wonderfully lost between the pristine coastline and rolling hills, the sleepy villages and bustling cities, while the heartfelt welcome by the locals will remain etched in your memory. Full of old traditions and culture deeply rooted in the people, the music and the food, visiting Crete feels almost like travelling back in time. Discover a timeless place of beautiful contrasts that will seduce you with its heritage, nature and its people's innate sense of hospitality.