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The Greek island of Crete Heraklion (HER) is the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean and has been a popular destination for many years. The island is not only loved for its beaches, sports enthusiasts are also increasingly flocking to Crete Heraklion (HER). As on all the other Greek islands, the summer months are not excessively hot with temperatures of around 27 to 28 degrees from June to September. The climate is also quite mild in the winter, with averages of 15 degrees from December to March. The island could be especially interesting for music lovers – a unique music style has developed here over the years played on instruments such as lyra, bouzouki or laouto.
If lazing on a beach is not your thing, there are many beautiful sights to be seen on the island of Crete Heraklion (HER). Book your Crete Heraklion (HER) flights and go on a journey of discovery. Visit the Summer Palace of Phaistos, Aptera, the city-state of antiquity, a Minoan palace or Lasaia, a Roman settlement. Other key sights are the fortress of Rethymnon, the Samaria Gorge, the Monastery of Arkadi or the military cemetery at Maleme. A car is recommended for travelling to many of these sights. If you want to be a little more active, you can visit the island's highlights by bike.
Almost every Greek island offers visitors many beautiful beaches and some secluded coves. Book your Crete Heraklion (HER) flights and discover the island's beaches. The beach at Agia Galini is one of Crete Heraklion's (HER) quieter spots. Elafonisi Beach is also not overcrowded and boasts fine sand and very clean waters. Chania Beach is a little busier, offering a food stall and some tavernas a little further away. The Bay of Balos is a little less hectic, but is home to a bright white sandy beach and crystal clear seas.