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Anissaras Hersonissos

Hersonissos is located in the northeastern side of Heraklion Regional Unit, and at a distance of 23km from Heraklion Airport.

It is well known as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece, offering a wide variety of attractions and activities, for every visitor to enjoy. Sandy beaches, Cultural Events, Historical and Religious Monuments, Shopping, Nightlife, Waterparks, Gastronomy, Sports, are only some of the choices.

Anissaras is located 3km from the Hersonissos Town Centre. An area of unique natural beauty, where every visitor can enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating vacation.

How To Arrive

  • 3km

    From Hersonissos City Center

  • 23km

    From Nikos Kazantzakis Heraklion Airport

  • 26km

    From Heraklion Port

  • 27km

    From Heraklion City Center

  • Knossos

    The centre of Minoan civilisation and capital of Minoan Crete lays 5km south of Heraklion. Knossos flourished for approximately two thousand years. As a major centre of trade and the economy, Knossos maintained ties with the majority of cities in the Eastern Mediterranean. Wealth accumulation and the advancement of an urban lifestyle were the hallmarks of this zenith, which began circa 2000 BC and was typified by magnificent monumental buildings and a complex social structure.

    (Source: https://www.heraklion.gr/en/ourplace/knossos/knossos.html)

  • CRETAquarium

    The creation of a large and modern sea Aquarium in Crete was a challenge as well as a vision not only for the local research society but Cretan society as a whole. CretΑquarium is an expert in presenting species and ecosystems of the Mediterranean, a sea of unique biodiversity that gave birth to ancient civilizations and welcomes millions of visitors every year from all over the world. Offering 60 tanks of different sizes, containing a total amount of 1,700,000 litres of sea water, it is home to 2000 sea animals, 200 different species found in the Mediterranean basin, and together with the appropriate scenery, it successfully represents the Cretan and Mediterranean sea beds.

    (Source: https://www.cretaquarium.gr/en/identity/history)

  • The Crete Golf Club


    Welcome to the first 18-hole Golf Course of international standards in the island of Crete!


    Get carried away between golf drills, have a light meal in our spacious bar or buy some golf accessories to excel in your practice tomorrow.

    (Source: http://www.cretegolfclub.com/)