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 Catania
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First Time in Catania
Make time in your schedule for a trip to visit Mount Etna. Hike through the forests and craters of Europe’s tallest active volcano and the world’s second tallest active volcano. Guided tours are available.
Spend a day enjoying the many street markets around Catania including La Fiera, a chaotic collection of vendors and products from fresh fruit to clothing and handbags. Reserve your tickets to Catania to immerse yourself in this city of traditional delights and modern amenities.
Making the Most of Your Catania Holiday
Catania has a Mediterranean climate with hot dry summers and rainy winters. To experience the city with fewer crowds, visitors might want to travel to Catania during the winter. To find cheap hotels in Catania, consider visiting during the off-season. You can find affordable prices year-round through airberlin.