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 Zürich
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First Time in Zürich
On your first trip to Zürich make sure to visit the Grossmünster, a medieval landmark and the cradle of the Swiss-German Reformation. Learn the fascinating legend of how Charlemagne founded the church and admire its beautiful Romanesque architecture.
Indulge in a performance at Zürich Opera House. With an annual schedule of over 300 performances, the repertoire features operas, ballets, and performances especially for children. Visitors are advised to reserve their tickets to Zürich Opera House well in advance.
Making the Most of Your Zürich Holiday
Both winter and summer are prime times to travel to Zürich. Skiing in the Swiss Alps is an ever-popular activity, while warmer weather allows for swimming in the lake. However, to find cheap hotels in Zürich, consider visiting during spring or fall. The weather is still pleasant during these months and the crowds noticeably thinner. Enjoy a comfortable, smooth flight to Zürich with airberlin.