The small tourist village of Hersonissos is situated 20 km east of Heraklion Airport and west of Agios Nikolaos. In fact, what is usually known as Hersonissos is its peninsula and port. It is part of the regional unit of Heraklion. If you prefer Hersonissos for your Crete summer holidays, you can also deliver your rental car to any of the hotels, villas or apartments in Central C to drive around anywhere.

Take a walk to Star Beach Water Park and enjoy a wide range of events and water sports. For young people and groups of friends, this place is perfect. There is also a live DJ here, where you can enjoy the bars and restaurants. If you want to play mini-golf, the Lassithi plateau is a few kilometers away from the golf course.

In Hersonissos, pick up your rental car and begin exploring Crete. In Hersonissos, you will find several places to visit when commuting by car. The Aqua World Aquarium is a must for a beautiful family day. Here you can find a number of reptile species and aquatic life, many of them officially rescued animals or unwanted pets. Many photographs can also be taken.

Hersonissos has quite a lot in store for you as a tourist spot. Hersonissos car hire services give you the ability to drive around anywhere in Crete, Kourites Rent a Car in Crete provides car hire at reasonable rates in Hersonissos. This is the perfect location for an entertaining holiday with your loved ones, from the blue lagoons to the fun-filled water parks.


Piskopiano, situated on the hillside above the manic Hersonissos, is one of the three ‘traditional’ villages that almost touch each other.
Piskopiano is still a popular tourist destination, albeit much quieter than Hersonissos.


Koutouloufari is a village of around 600 inhabitants at an altitude of 100 meters on the slope of Pyrgia. It is situated 29 kilometers east of Heraklion and less than 1,000 meters off the Hersonissos coastline.

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