Ilaira Hotel

1 Epimenidou & Arinandis Sts., Heraklion, Crete, 71202, Greece | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on 1 Epimenidou & Arinandis Sts., Heraklion, is near The Palace of Knossos, Iraklion Archaeological Museum, Ammoudara Beach, and Gournia.
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Travel Blogs from Heraklion

This one time a fisherman told me he was a doctor

A travel blog entry by keshiak on Oct 01, 2014

... I only have 45 euros on me. I asked if that would be okay, he agrees, we shake hands, onward and upward. 

First full day in Crete, what should I do? BEACH .. obviously. I wake up around 7:30, wipe the sleep from my eyes, and notice a light coming through the crack of the door - sunshine !! (when I arrived last night it was very cloudy, sprinkles of rain). I open the door like cinderella opening window shutters ... only to find - clouds. Ah well, it’s ...

A quick stop

A travel blog entry by jegibbs on Oct 01, 2014

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... I hadn't planned to go ashore as I had visited before but I could certainly understand the disappointment of those who didn't get a chance.

I ate on deck 9 at the back of the boat and then headed off to peace and a good book - thank goodness for my Kindle. It is very rough and hard to walk along the hallways but cosy in my little cabin number 6018 - perhaps I should have tidied it before taking a photo though!

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Crete-Raki, wine, OJ and some more ancient sites

A travel blog entry by sarah.mansergh on Sep 28, 2014

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... From the stalactite/stalagmite depths of the Sfentoni Cave to the palace at Phaistos we've traveled the ancient roads of the Minoans, visited the Roman baths, seen some of the locales of WWII incursions and other civil defense battles that have provided an overview of the long history of invasions that have helped to shape the landscape and culture ...

"Heraklion" english spelling for Iraklio, Crete

A travel blog entry by duchesne on Sep 28, 2014

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We left Chania early on Thursday morning by bus and headed for Heraklion, the capital of Crete. It is a larger city and many say it isn't too interesting but we liked the feel of it, especially after the crowded, noisy old city of Chania. On the first day, after we found a hotel, we boarded a bus and went to the Palace of Knossos. Knossos was the capital of Minoan Crete. It is grander, more complex, than any of the other palaces and it is located ...

Europes Oldest City

A travel blog entry by alexvarelas on Aug 30, 2014

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We are in ancient Knossos, which is the oldest city in Europe. This was the capital city of the Minoan civilisation. On the walls of the palace we saw paintings of dolphins and people jumping over bulls. We also saw the entrance of were the minotaur lived.

On the same day we celebrated St Alexandros Day. In my ...

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