Cheap flights to Heraklion Greece

Mythical beauty in the Mediterranean
Flights to Heraklion from
  • 130 GBP per person
  • Flights from London starting at 500 GBP
  • Flights from Birmingham starting at 230 GBP
  • Flights from Manchester starting at 160 GBP

About Heraklion


With a roar, the Minotaur lunges, knocking one unfortunate soul off his feet and over the back of the great beast. The detailed frescoes of Crete’s Knossos palace, once the centre of Minos’ kingdom, bring old legends to life. If you manage to find your way out of the labyrinthine structure of the centre, the rest of this city continues to spoil you with unparalleled historic riches. From flamboyant Venetian fountains to the Moorish fortified walls which surround the city.

The city’s walls were fortified by the Venetians as a strong defence – in places they are 60 metres thick.

For a taste of modern life, visit Heraklion Market. Have fun at the shoe stall, attempting to find a matching pair, and taste local luxuries, including raki wine and hunks of fresh bread dipped in locally-produced, golden olive oil. When you need to relax, unspoiled beaches by the warm, blue waters of the Mediterranean are waiting nearby.

Heraklion was officially founded by Arab Saracens and used as a safe haven for pirates.

How’s the weather in Heraklion in July?

  • Temperature 22-29 °C
  • Dry days 31-
  • Average rainfall 0 mm
  • Snow days 0


  • Population 174K
  • Local time :
  • Currency Euro

What does Heraklion cost?

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  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 6.99 GBP
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 3.06 GBP
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): .38 GBP


  • Rice (1kg): 1.66 GBP
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 5.74 GBP
  • Apples (1kg): .99 GBP
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.02 GBP


  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 1.05 GBP
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 2.8 GBP
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): .79 GBP
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.38 GBP

Sports And Leisure

  • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult: 31.66 GBP
  • Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend): 14.56 GBP
  • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat: 6.11 GBP

Clothing And Shoes

  • 1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar): 71.82 GBP
  • 1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...): 32.03 GBP
  • 1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes: 64.54 GBP
  • 1 Pair of Men's Leather Business Shoes: 84.07 GBP

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