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heraklion To athens Transfers

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Route Summary - Heraklion to Athens

A heady mix of ancient history and contemporary cool, Heraklion is the fourth largest city of Greece. Touted to be one of the most charming cities in the world, it connects to numerous other metropolitan cities, including Athens. It is the largest city in Greece and is considered a modern metropolis. From discovering neighbourhoods and focal points in the city to exploring Athens 's archaeological sites, there is something for everyone. The trip to Athens from Heraklion is delightful in its own way. The romantic roads decorated with exquisite sights make a car ride to Athens memorable. The experience of travelling via car is enhanced with the comfort provided by a private cab. If you choose to book a private car transfer from Heraklion to Athens, look no further than Rydeu.


Rydeu strives to make every journey safe and enjoyable. A diverse fleet of options varying to your budget, Rydeu offers safety and comfort for long distance transfers from Heraklion to Athens. Rydeu provides a one-step solution to all your problems with its easy and hassle-free taxi services from Heraklion to Athens. Enjoy a stress-free journey between Heraklion and Athens with Rydeu’s reliable transfer service.


Distance between Heraklion and Athens – 213 miles

Journey time – 8 hrs 57 min


Located on the eastern side of Crete, between Rethymno and Lassithi, Heraklion is one of the most famous regions of the island. One of the busiest city centers in Crete, it is the fourth largest city in the country. The area boasts of a certain level of sophistication with its charming cafes and famous restaurants. There is a great shopping scene with bustling nightlife. The romantic waterfront gives ample opportunity to have beautiful strolls and the newly pedestrianized historic centre which is decorated with bustling squares flanked by buildings invites exploration by inquisitive tourists. The idyllic beaches in the northern and southern coasts of the Heraklion region are best for sunbathing and getting away from the crowd in the city. Beaches like the former hippie’s paradise, Matala beach, Agia Pelagia, and Malia are famous all over the country. 


Touted to be one of the most romantic cities in the world, Athens has a recorded history spanning over 3,400 years. The birthplace of the city’s historic intellectual and artistic ideas, Athens has now become an attractive modern metropolis with unrivalled charm. Having a large financial sector, the area is one of the biggest economic centers in Europe and is sometimes called a Beta global city. A historic town with a modern touch with a large number of tourists squandering around the streets, Athens has equal measures of grunge and grace.Creative surges can be seen in the numerous graffiti spread over the city, as Athens has become one of Europe's most noted spots for street art. From impromptu dance shows to impeccable live music at charming restaurants, everyone gets rewarded here. A vast variety of attractive sights, for the curious monument lover to the adventurous sporty tourist, Athens provides something for everyone.

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