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 Paris
Flights to Paris with airberlin will take you to the home of almost a fifth of the French population. This melting pot of history and creativity has been inspiring minds around the world for ages. The seed that is now Paris was planted in the third century B.C., and a gorgeous flower has long since bloomed.
First Time in Paris
Curved roads and an arrangement of back alleys will take you to any part of the city. When you travel to Paris, expect to be surrounded by iconic landmarks around every corner or towering above your head.
Pay your respects with your tickets to Paris to the likes of Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, and Molière, buried at Père Lachaise Cemetery. Alternatively, fly down the dragon slide and get lost in a maze at the Parc de la Villette, one of the biggest parks in the city.
Making the Most of Your Paris Holiday
Flight deals to Paris can be found between November and March, when temperatures are colder. Tourism peaks during the summer, so expect popular stops to be bustling. Spring and autumn are pleasant and less crowded, and cheap hotels in Paris can be found during these months.