Is Heraklion worth visiting?

Is Heraklion worth visiting?

Both Chania and Heraklion have gorgeous cathedrals, picturesque old towns, numerous restaurants, and lots of places to shop. They also have lots of people, traffic, construction, and other drawbacks that come with large cities. Each is worth at least a half-day visit, but we found the heart of Crete in the small towns.

Is Heraklion safe?

Heraklion is a relatively very safe city as most of Greece usually is.

Which side of Crete has the best beaches?


Is Crete windy?

Crete is windy all over, the meltemi, a persistant north wind. The south coast is the roughly the same as the north coast, though the proximity of mountains and valleys make for local variations. South coast wind depends on where you stay.

Which Greek Island has the best weather?


What is the best Greek island to live on?

The 5 Best Greek Islands

  1. Santorini. My favorite island in Greece is Santorini. ...
  2. Mykonos. The best nightlife and clubbing in Greece is found on Mykonos. ...
  3. Crete. The largest Greek island and rich with beaches, historical sights, hikes, and small cities. ...
  4. Naxos. The most family-friendly island in Greece is Naxos. ...
  5. Paros.

Which is the sunniest Greek island?


What is the most southerly Greek island?


Which Greek island has best beaches?

The Greek islands with the best beaches are Crete, Naxos, Paros, Ios, Milos, Mykonos, and Rhodes. But almost every island has at least a few great beaches. The best beach in Greece is Elafonissi Beach on Crete. The best beach for families is St.

Where is the clearest water in Greece?

Melissani Lake