Heraklion Airport Shuttle Service & Taxis
Crete, also known as the "island of gods" the birthplace of Zeus, is one of the most popular summer destinations on the Mediterranean.
Heraklion is the 4th largest city in Greece and Crete's capital city, once ruled by numerous nations including; The Minoans, the Romans and even the Venetians. In fact it was the latter that made the main city of Heraklion into a port in the 16th century called "Roca al Mare".
Heraklion airport is one of the busiest in Crete, welcoming 15% of arrivals not just to Crete but all of Greece. Being an incredibly busy airport, booking a Heraklion airport transfer before arrival is strongly recommended, not only will you avoid the hustle and bustle of airport queues, you'll be able to travel straight to your hotel to relax after your long journey.
Heraklion has many beautiful sights, fascinating cultural landmarks and delicious eateries.
City Hall - Dating from the Venetian era, the Loggia is considered to be one of the most elegant architectural monuments of the Venetian period, a representative example of the Palladian style.
The Morosini Lion fountain - Found in Eleftheriou Venizelou Square, the fountain named after Francesco Morosini, depicts four lions supporting the main basin.
Koules Fortress - Found on the western pier of Heraklion harbour, Koules fortress, In the first years of Venetian rule it served to protect the harbour and city which was of great strategic importance in the region.
The Minoan palace Knossos - Settled as early as the Neolithic period, Knossos is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete.
Cathedral Agios Minas - Built in the mid 19th century, Agios Minos is one of the largest cathedrals in Greece with a capacity of around 8,000 people.
Unfortunately, there are no beaches located in Heraklion itself due to the passenger and cargo port. However, there are beaches just a taxi ride away on both the east and west sides of the city. With so many sights to see and activities to experience, why not let one of our professional and knowledgeable drivers show you all that the city of Heraklion has to offer with a Heraklion airport taxi.