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TransferPlan will transfer you from and to Heraklion Port as quickly, safely and comfortably as possible. Heraklion port is situated at the center of Heraklion Prefecture’s northern coast and adjacent to island’s capital.
The modern Heraklion port was firstly established in the 20th century and expanded eastwards of its older predecessor, the 700-year-old Venetian port that now serves as an attraction and a place of pleasure. Heraklion port is the second largest and busiest harbour in Greece after Piraeus.
The port is conveniently located along the middle part of the Cretan highway that serves the northern part of the island. The highway offers an easy getaway to the towns of Agios Nikolaos, Sitia, Kissamos, Rethymnon, Chania and Heraklion. It is busy all-year-round with an approximate number of 2 million visitors annually. The port services very popular routes such as Piraeus-Athens, Thessaloniki and a number of Aegean islands. Itineraries are regular and for other major ports, ships depart daily.
The Harbour hosts visitors for both touristic purposes and commercial activities. It possesses an array of facilities for the convenience of all travellers. In close proximity to the port, one can find in abundance shops, cafes and restaurants within a short walking distance.
The port is an 'umbrella' term covering both the new Heraklion Ferry Port and the old Venetian Harbour. The 'Castello a Mare' more widely known as Koules is a significant walled structure marking the entrance to the old Venetian port. The fortress dates back to the 16th century and is presumed that Cretan rebels were tortured in its underground chambers by mercenaries of the Ottoman Empire during the times of Crete's occupation. The Heraklion old town is located nearby, thus after a visit to the Fortress travellers can enjoy a walk through the vibrant streets of the city or taste some delicacies prepared by the friendly and hospitable locals.
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TransferPlan will transfer you from and to Kalyves as quickly, safely and comfortably as possible. Kalyves lies 20 km east of Chania town in the Apokoronas area and it is on the coast of Souda Bay. Kalyves is ideal for family holidays or used as a base to explore the east part of Crete. This beach resort is in one of the most picturesque and untouched areas of the island and here you can enjoy the Cretan hospitality and the great traditional food.
Kalyves is located in the same coastline with Almyrida and Plaka which are really famous amongst Cretans for their lovely sandy beaches and the beautiful landscape. Kalyves are becoming very popular amongst tourists who visit the island year by year and also buying houses and apartments. Here and general in the Drapanos area you will find picturesque villages, mountains and hills ideal for hiking, spring waters, all worth visiting. Kalyves in Greek means “Huts” and the name seems to owe its origins from the primitive huts that the farmers used to build in the fields. On the east side of Kalyves village flow the rivers of Xidas and Mesopotamos. On both sides of the river Xidas, you will find two beautiful beaches, with shallow waters, but because they are open to north winds, sometimes wavy. These two beaches are well organized with umbrellas, sunbeds and all the basic facilities for tourists. The old harbour of Kalyves is located next to one of the beaches of Xidas, where you can have a walk and watch the local fishermen fixing their fishnets.
One kilometre north of Kalives is the famous beach of Kiani Akti, which is at the exit of river Kiliaris. Kiliaris is one of the few rivers in Crete that has water all year round, that’s why the seawater near the river is very cold but very refreshing. Kalives is considered to be the location of the ancient city of Amfimatrion. In 1206 the Venetians built one fortress on the east side of the village so as to defend from pirate attacks. That fortress is known as Castel Apicorno and was destroyed by the famous pirate Barbarossa. The wider province of Vamos is named Apokoronas after the castle.
At the old harbour, you can see the German cannon hidden in a cave excavated up till the other side of the mountain. At the end of the tunnel, there is a small window, where the view to the cliffs and the sea is fascinating. This is a very small sample of the German defensive projects that are spread in the wider area of province Apokoronas and Akrotiri Cape. Furthermore, you should walk in the beautiful narrow scenic streets of the village and end up in the central square of the village with the large tree, near the church of Agia Paraskevi. The church bears murals and was built during the German Occupation.
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