The Municipality of Hersonissos extends from the north coastline of central Crete to the imposing mountain chains of Lasithi. It is located a few kilometers away from the international airport "Nikos Kazantzakis" of Heraklion. Within its borders there are settlements with unique characteristics and colors. We invite you to take a tour and discover the unexplored beauties of Hersonissos...make sure that you have enough time to enjoy your choices....
Hersonissos is known as the most organized tourist destination in Crete. It is also known for its high quality hotels, conference infrastructures and the natural beauty of its coasts. Mass tourism, beautiful beaches and the rich nightlife only constitute one side of the coin "Hersonissos". Its other side, which is less acknowledged, includes the pristine mainland, where many historical monuments and landscapes of exceptional beauty await to be discovered.
The natural routes in the Municipality of Hersonissos also offer a journey through time, to the rich history of a blessed place. From its southern extremity, the mountainous "Kera" at the edge of the Lasithi plateau, until its northern border, the portside with the Roman and Byzantine antiquities, the wider region of Hersonissos will award visitors with beautiful images, forgotten flavors and the traditional Cretan hospitality. Hersonissos of Greece...leave your traces in the most visited tourist destination...
Visitors may enjoy the organized tourist installations of the north and also escape by taking cultural tours and walks in forgotten ancient paths and in the villages of "Lagkada". There are activities for every taste: for sport lovers: (golf, sea sports, mountain bike ect) for children (playgrounds, animal farms), for the lovers of gastronomy and wine from a wide selection of high quality restaurants.