Greece City: Chersonisos

Eastern Heraklion on the shore lies a whole complex of beautiful hotels around the old seaside town of Chersonissos (Hersonissos, Limin Hersonissou) – the most popular resorts of Crete.


central Street Odhos Eleftheriou Venizelou It stretches for two kilometers long and is an almost endless ribbon of bars, agencies, shops, galleries and – automotive traffic jams. Just norther, along the modern embankment, the same line of restaurants and bars stretches, interrupted only by souvenir shops and a small pyramidal roman fountain with mosaics on a fishing subject (the only preserved monument of the ancient city of Chersonese).

However, around the cape above the harbor and in some places on the embankment also visible Roman portal structures, but they are either embedded in later structures, or shipped to the bottom of the sea. Deserves the attention of I Museum of Lichnostatis (open from Monday to Friday and Sunday from 9.30 to 14.00; 5 euros) with a good collection by traditions and history of Crete, as well as a small aquarium Aqua World (from April to October is open daily from 10.00 to 18.00; Entry 8 euros for adults and 5 euros for children under 12). And for lovers of a seafood, a water center is open Star Beach Water Park (Works daily: from April to May – from 10.00 to 18.00; from June to September – from 10.00 to 19.00; The entrance is free) near the beach in the eastern end of the resort and more extensive Aqua Splash Water Park (18 Euro full day, 12 euros – for children under 12).

Reviews and studies of trips

Solar Greece, Crete, Chersonissos

Our path lying in the city of Chersonissos. The city is located just 25 kilometers east of the capital of Heraklion Island. Chersonissos – a lively tourist place. Read more →

Cities of Greece Chersonisos

Annet charm | July 2016

Cheap flew to Crete

In early May, we rested in Crete from the anex tour at the Kri-Kri Village Holiday. The most popular hotel can offer only beach, dinner breakfasts, rooms comfortable. Read more →

Evgenia | May, 2013

The picturesque coast of Chersonissos

As usual, it happens, hotels with our contingent do not have the proper level of service and do not respond to those stars that bang on a signboard. Our pela maria in this list is not an exception to read more →

Cities of Greece Chersonisos

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