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 Dresden
Thousands of visitors take flights to Dresden each year to enjoy the history, art, and culture that the city has to offer. Find flight deals to Dresden with airberlin to walk the city’s beautiful streets, fascinating museums and galleries.
First Time in Dresden
Dresden is home to iconic buildings surrounded with history. Buy tickets to Dresden’s ‘Frauenkirche,’ the Church of Our Lady. The church is a reconstruction, but you can find the ruins of the original in the basement. Walk along the river at night for a fantastic view of the Bruehle’s Terrace.
There’s no end of activities when you travel to Dresden. For a quiet day out, take a picnic to the Elbwiesen (river banks) and enjoy some people-watching. Afterward, visit one of the city’s many museums, such as the Military History Museum or the Dresden Art Gallery.
Making the Most of Your Dresden Holiday
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