Heraklion port

Crete , Greece

Heraklion

Very beautiful live broadcast webcam to the port of the capital of the Crete the city of Heraklion. This is one of the most popular holiday destinations on the island. The city got its name in honor of Hercules, who made one of his feat in Crete. Modern Heraklion has an excellent infrastructure: restaurants, expensive shops, souvenir shops, cafes and much more leisure places.


Heraklion, which port is perfectly visible in our online webcam, is rich in cultural and historical attractions. There is the famous Knossos palace with its mysterious labyrinth of Minotaur here. Very popular tourist place is the Historical Museum of Heraklion, telling about the history of the island, having more than 200,000 years. Beautiful treasures of Minoan culture are available in the Archaeological Museum. In Heraklion with our live stream camera there is the largest Orthodox Greek temple in Greece - the Cathedral of St. Minas, built during almost 33 years. Another temple - Saint Titus Cathedral, preserving the relics of Saint Titus.

A curious construction is the Venetian Loggia (17th century). This is an elegant rectangular two-story structure, similar to the Venetian palace. The famous Eleftheriou Venizelou Square, located in the center of Heraklion with a beautiful Venetian fountain - one of the main decorations of the city. Those who love ancient castles, have to pay a visit to the Koules Fortress, built on a natural rock platform. A very unusual construction of Heraklion is the Venetian walls, built from the 15th to the 17th century. The walls were protected a medieval city. Their length is about 3 km.

If you go outside of Heraklion with our online webcam, you should visit the ruins of the ancient city of Festos, located in 70 km from the capital.

The rich historical past of Heraklion is perfectly combined with its nature. Mountain slopes, rising over the sea, numerous gardens with vines and olive trees, pebbly and sandy beaches.

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Climate


The climate of Heraklion is Mediterranean. In summer it is dry and hot, the air temperature is on average about + 38 ° C in the period from July to August. In May and October it is about + 23 ° C. Since May it is already comfortable to swim, the temperature in the Aegean Sea is + 20 ° C. Winter is warm, in the coldest month, January, the air temperature is about + 16 ° C.


Weather forecast in Heraklion for 7 days is available on our website online.

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