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Car Hire Heraklion Airport
Heraklion International Airportis located about 5km east of Heraklion on the island of Crete. It is the largest airport on Crete and services about 5 million passengers annually. As well as offering daily flights to Athens and Thessaloniki, Heraklion also operates seasonal flights to various European destinations. Facilities at the airport include an information desk in the Departures Area (open 24 hours), a VIP lounge, two duty-free shops, a number of food outlets, cash machines, a bureau de change and a bank, The car rentals desks are situated in the Arrivals Hall.
Crete’s capital, Heraklion (otherwise known as Iraklio), is a dynamic modern metropolis that features among Greece's top five cities. Chaotic and packed with people, it does not have the architectural beauty of either Rethymno or Hania, but it has an engaging buzz. The energy of the city centre, the stylish boutiques, some excellent restaurants and lively cafés make Heraklion worth a visit
The waterfront is undergoing constant redevelopment, and the introduction of new roads is also making the city more appealing to Heraklion car hire drivers. The Minoan ruins of Knossos draw thousands of visitors each year, and the rural areas further inland offer pastoral scenes of olive trees and vines.