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Useful Information


The city of Heraklion hosts some of the most modern hospitals of the island and has a plethora of private hospitals, clinics, pharmacies.

Contact Number "Venizeleio" General Hospital: +30 2810 368000-29

Contact Number REgional Academic Hospital (PAGNI): +30 2810 392111


  • Port

The port of Heraklion is the largest one in the island, daily serving thousands of passengers and cargo to and from Athens and other national destinations. For further information contact the local Port Authority

Contact Number: +30 2810 244912.

  • Marina

Heraklion also has a marina that provides all the necessary facilities for a pleasant short or long stay for yacht passengers and a safe environment for the boats. For more information contact the local port authority.

  • Airport

The international airport "Nikos Kazantzakis", located just 5 klm from the city, is one of the largest airports of the country.

Heraklion International Airport , N.Kazantzakis Heraklion
Tel: +30 2810 397800
Fax: +30 2810 221700
TELEX : 0262888 LGIR GR
E-mail :

Or visit the airport's official site at:

  • Buses

Heraklion is connected to all major villages and cities of the island by an extensive bus service company "KTEL". For information on routes and prices call the central offices of Heraklion "KTEL" bus services: +30 2810 245020, 245019, 246530.
Alternatively, visit the company's official site at:

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