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Heraklion HotelsHeraklion (Iraklio) Prefecture, Crete (Kreta) Island, Greece

The prefecture of Heraklion (Iraklio) is located between the prefectures of Rethymnon and Lassithi.

The city of Heraklion is the main commercial port of the island. It is an area well known for its exquisite archaeological sites such as Knossos and Phaistos, its Venetian buildings and fortresses and its beautiful beaches. Rooms for rent, hotel apartments, villas, studios and hotels accommodation in Heraklion prefecture can be found practically everywhere, while the main concentration of clubs, bars and restaurants is in Heraklion Town and Hersonissos.

The homonymous capital is the largest town in Crete, the main port and the economical center of the island. Heraklion (Iraklio) is situated on the center of the north side of Crete it is connected by air and sea with the rest of Greece, with daily routes.
The town of Heraklion (Iraklio) is the main access to the ancient palace in Knossos, only 4 km from the town, and the archaeological site in Phaistos (Festos).

The town also offers many more historical images such as the famous preserved Venetian buildings, many churches and monasteries from the Byzantine years and of course the Archaeological Museum with findings from the Minoan period and the Historical Museum with exhibits from the Byzantine, Venetian and Turkish eras.

Other important towns and villages in the prefecture of Heraklion are Ano Arhanes (Archanes), Dafnes, Agia Varvara, Hersonissos, Malia, Stalida, Kastelli, Matala, Ag. Pelagia, Mires, Tilissos, the ancient town of Gortys, Timpaki and many more that present various sides of the prefecture, going from one period to the other while offering different surroundings to the visitor.

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Agia Pelagia - Heraklion hotels

3 star (***) apartments in Agia Pelagia, Heraklion, Crete, fully air-conditioned with a private bathroom, a TV, a sitting area, a phone, internet access, a kitchen with a fridge, and a veranda or a balcony with a sea or countryside view. Guests of the Perla Hotel Apartments in Agia Pelagia, Heraklion can enjoy the carefree atmosphere in the hotel an 80-sq.m swimming pool, bar, and café, or have fun at Agia Pelagia Beach, which is just 300 m from the apartments. A parking area is available to all guests. See more details of the Perla Heraklion Hotel Apartments at its website.

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Agia Pelagia - Heraklion hotels

3-key apartments in Agia Pelagia, Heraklion, Crete, fully air-conditioned with a private bathroom, a phone, a kitchen with a fridge, and internet access. Some also have a TV and a balcony with a sea or mountain view. While staying at the Ambelos Apartments in Agia Pelagia, Heraklion, which are just 300 meters from Mononaftis Beach, guests can spend leisure time at the tennis court, the swimming pool, the high-speed wi-fi internet access spot, the bars, and the café. View Ambelos Heraklion Apartments up close at its website.

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