The fourth largest city in Greece and the capital of Crete, Heraklion is a vibrant port city decorated in history. From medieval relics like the Koules Fortress to Turkish fountains bubbling in the centre of apartment blocks, Heraklion is a stunning fusion of old and new. With a boat trip in Heraklion, you can see the city that was home to the Minoans, the oldest European civilisation and visit the archaeological sites of Knossos and Phaistos Palace. After this immersive history lesson, relax on one of Heraklion’s beautiful beaches. For a sailing holiday full of adventure, tranquillity, and culture all wrapped into one, visit Heraklion!
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