Hersonissos, with its intense nightlife is the ultimate summer destination!
At 23 kms. from Heraklion with a touristic development, Hersonissos creates a special character that makes it a must-see summer destination.
With beautiful beaches, intense nightlife but also attractions such as the Minoan Palace in Malia, it is one of the best choices on the island.
Enjoy the cuisine in Hersonissos
Luxurious restaurants, traditional taverns and picturesque cafes, all surrender to the delicious magic of Cretan cuisine that manages to turn into Cornucopia any simple product. Try Cretan Dakos (barley rusks soaked in tomato and feta oil), Rye bread, Hare, pies of various kinds (meat pie, cheese pie, yogurt pie, leek pie, fennel pie), fresh fish in various recipes, Snails fried on olive oil and wine, grilled goat, Kalitsounia (pies stuffed with cream cheese and mint) and of course the famous wedding pilaf (boiled rice with various meats), which used to be offered only at the wedding dinner, but now adorns the menu of most restaurants on the island.
Best time to visit Hersonissos
Hersonissos is an ideal destination for all seasons. Thanks to its temperate climate and sunshine attracts visitors all year round.
How to use transportation in Hersonissos
Airport/port transfer options
From Heraklion International Airport and then by Bus or Taxi
We recommend a Car or Motorbike Rental which will give you the freedom to move around.
Taxis are available 24 hours