With three days in Heraklion (aka Iraklio), you can discover the area’s 4,000 years of history, savor the local cuisine, wander landscapes like the Samaria Gorge—and even visit another island.
Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre
Daily Apr–Oct 10am–6pm
Filikis Etirias 7, Chersonisos, Crete, 710 14
Filikis Etirias 7, Chersonisos. Open daily Apr–Oct 10am–6pm.
Admission adults €6, children €4. The aquarium is 25.25 km (15.75 miles) west from Heraklion in the direction of Malia and is best accessed by car along route 90.