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 Saarbrücken
When you book your flights to Saarbrücken, you will have taken the first steps on an amazing journey through Germany’s picturesque and unique Saarland state. The Saar River wraps around this cultural metropolis like a dark ribbon and the Baroque architecture maintains the city’s aura of mystery and romance. Visit airberlin.com to find flight deals to Saarbrücken today.
First Time in Saarbrücken
Wander through the 1,000-year-old Saarbrücken Palace, a masterpiece of Baroque architecture. Explore the accompanying museum to learn more about the fascinating history of Saarland.
Spend an afternoon in the tranquil German-French Garden, the largest area of greenery in the city. A collection of restaurants stand at one end, ready to offer visitors a leisurely lunch surrounded by the aromas of nature. Book your tickets to Saarbrücken and feast your eyes on this urban gem.
Making the Most of Your Saarbrücken Holiday
While spring and summer are the ideal times to travel to Saarbrücken for tours of the gardens and forests, cheap hotels in Saarbrücken will be easier to find during the winter, when crowds are smaller and travel less expensive. Saarbrücken flights on airberlin include light snacks and soft drinks free of charge.