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If you are interested in see the local attractions and sights around Crete Heraklion and its nearby cities then renting a car with SpecialtyRentACar.com is the most convenient method. We have a very complete selection of vehicles to suit all your requirements. We have vehicles from economy to prestige, small SUV’s to 7 seater people carriers with our most popular vehicles being the BMW 3 series, BMW 5 Series, Citroen C1, Ford Galaxy and Mercedes Vito. All our rates come fully inclusive with collision damage waiver, theft waiver, insurance and liability protection. There are also no hidden costs of nasty surprises in our quotes, so the price we show is the price you pay.
For anyone who has a car, it is well worth seeing several of the nearby towns and cities. On the top of many tourists list are the cities of Heraklion (Irákleion), Agios Nikolaos (Ágios Nikólaos) and Rethymno (Réthymnon). Heraklion is well worth a visit. There is a vast list of attractions to see, so make sure this is the first place you go and visit. The other interesting place is Agios Nikolaos which will take you around 50 minutes to get to.
Kóxari, Krousón, Anógeia, Stalida (Stalís), Zonianá and Mália could also be worth a visit if you want to get into to the culture.
|0 km/ 0 miles
|Irákleion on Wikipedia
|Agios Nikolaos (Ágios Nikólaos)
|65 km/ 40 miles
|Ágios Nikólaos on Wikipedia
|75 km/ 47 miles
|Réthymnon on Wikipedia
|20 km/ 12 miles
|Kóxari on Wikipedia
|25 km/ 16 miles
|Krousón on Wikipedia
|30 km/ 19 miles
|Anógeia on Wikipedia
|30 km/ 19 miles
|Stalís on Wikipedia
Within a 30 drive of Crete Heraklion you will find many attractions. One of the most popular things to see nearby are the Ruins. There are actually 3 nearby with the most popular being Gortyn (Górtys), Phaistos (Faistós) and Agía Triáda. If you like Ancient Site then there are the Knossos (Knosós) and Lató Etéra also.
A full list of the most popular attractions can be seen below, but you will find locally the Lakes of Pramiana, the Nature Reserve of Psiloritis Natural Park and the Church's of Panagia Ligiotissa.
|Top 3 within 50 Kilometers
|Gortyn (Górtys), Phaistos (Faistós) and Agía Triáda
|Knossos (Knosós) and Lató Etéra
|Knossos Palace and Achillion Palace
|Psiloritis Natural Park