Tempted by a journey to the Land of the Gods? A few days' holiday in the sun, amongst untamed wildlife and heavenly beaches? A romantic weekend on the Mediterranean coast?

Head to Heraklion, capital of the multi-faceted Crete, which boasts incredible cultural wealth. Visit the site of Knossos, the biggest and most impressive palace in the Minoan empire and delve into the origins of Greek mythology. Admire the beauty of the Samaria gorge then take to the coasts at the seaside resorts around Falassarna or Matala, before trying some mezze at the gorgeous port of Agios Nikolaos. Mythical!


Flights from Lyon (LYS) to Heraklion (HER)

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From April 2020, Volotea will serve Heraklion from Lyon.

Additional information

Heraklion Nikos-Kazantzakis International Airport (IATA code: HER) is located just 4 km to the east of the city centre. The bus costs around €1 for a 20-minute journey. If you take a taxi, it will cost around €7. Expect to pay around 50 to 60 euros to reach the hotel complexes in Agios Nikolaos or Matala.

Distance 2061 km
Local time
Time difference +1
Currency Euro