After the tour at the Palace of Knossos of the Minoan civilization, the Archaeological Museum and the exquisite architectural sites of the Venetian era of the city, you should relax by the crystal clear waters of the Heraklion seas.
Check out the 5 best beaches we propose below, located at the northern and southern side of the prefecture and plan your unforgettable visit!
Agia Pelagia Beach
Protected by the northern winds and just 20 kilometers west of the city of Heraklion is Agia Pelagia beach, a famous tourist attraction with a sandy beach and family-friendly waters. It is fully organised with sunbeds, umbrellas and snack bars.
Keeping west, just 5 kilometers from Heraklion, you will find Ammoudara beach, a fully organised, sandy beach, with lots of water activities and clear waters. It is also family friendly and offers lots of food and drink options with Cretan delicacies.