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 Stuttgart
Known for its automobile industry, Stuttgart, Germany provides an interesting mix of innovation and history. Travelers book flights to Stuttgart every year to enjoy high-tech wonders as well as works of art that date back over 1,000 years. Arrive in Stuttgart in comfort and luxury by flying on airberlin.
First Time in Stuttgart
If you are new to the city, a great place to start is Palace Square, located right at the heart of the city. From there, you can easily access great shopping areas, historical sites, and gorgeous parks.
If you are a car lover, you will find yourself in seventh heaven if you travel to Stuttgart. Porsche and Mercedes-Benz are both headquartered in Stuttgart where they also have their own car museums. If the family grows tired of car museums, plan an excursion to Hohenzollern Castle, which will make you feel as if you have been transported to the Middle Ages.
Making the Most of Your Stuttgart Holiday
If you are looking for cheap hotels in Stuttgart while the weather is nice, it is best to plan to purchase tickets to Stuttgart for the spring or fall. It is possible to find flight deals to Stuttgart in the summer, but this is the peak tourist season.