Flying from Heraklion
Heraklion International Airport Information
Heraklion International Airport (HER), also known as Nikos Kazantzakis, is the second busiest airport in Greece, serving about 5.5 million passengers annually. The airport is named after the Greek philosopher and writer of the same name who was born in the city. The passenger terminal offers a variety of facilities including a duty-free store, a bank, currency exchange services, information desk, medical facility, and car and bike rental offices.
To manage passenger crowds during the summer months, a new airport at Kastelli Pediados is currently under construction. The new facility is expected to be completed in 2015, at which time operations at Heraklion International Airport will cease.
Getting to the Airport in Heraklion
From the city center, it takes about 7 minutes to travel by taxi to Heraklion International Airport. Visitors can save money by taking a bus instead, which is comparatively less expensive. From bus station A in Heraklion, visitors can travel by bus to Heraklion Airport, with a journey time of about 20 minutes.
Arriving in Munich
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First Time in Munich
Bicycle tours are a great way to get a feel for the city the first time you travel to Munich. Ride through winding medieval streets and sunny plazas, and admire the architecture that has stood there for centuries. Take a break along the way for refreshments at one of the cafes or beer gardens.
Many tourists book tickets to Munich to take part in Oktoberfest, the annual beer festival that runs between September and October. Oktoberfest offers carnival rides, ceremonial parades, and of course plenty of local brews to sample.
Making the Most of Your Munich Holiday
A city at the foot of the Alps, Munich is prone to rainfall and colder winters. The city stays cool from December through March, but will only see snowfall for a couple of weeks. Plan your flights to Munich between May and September to take advantage of the warmest months. You are likely to find cheap hotels in Munich in early spring.