"Heraklion, sea and sun" Heraklion by Martin_S.
Heraklion Travel Guide: 301 reviews and 856 photos
Heraklion is a fishing village gone large, even in todays modern city you can walk a few minutes from the center of town and meet fishermen working their nets.
You can also enjoy a visit to the Venetian fortress of Koule which crouches over the harbor here in Heraklion.
Or just take a stroll along the jetty where the sea waves strike the stones put up to protect the harbor. We were there on a quiet day with small waves, but on a more stormy day I can just imagine seeing, hearing and FEELING the waves crashing...The unimaginable strong ocean trying to beat the immovable stone.
- Pros:Great for an afternoon and close to Knossos
- Cons:Crowded in off season, what happens later??
- In a nutshell:Nice to relax in after a visit to Knossos
While taking photographs of lovely buildings and fountains, just happened to catch the first photo here, of two mimes... more travel advice
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