Limin Hersonisos is located 26 km east of Iraklion on the road to
Agios Nikolaos. Near Old Hersonissos there are two picturesque small villages,
Piskopiano and Koutouloufari, overlooking the busy town of Limin Hersonissos.
These villages, Old Hersonisos, Koutouloufari and Piscopiano, along with the
communities of Anissaras, Potamies, Avdou, Gonies and
Kera for the unified
Hersonisos boasts to have a number of sandy beaches all along
the coast, while a number of lovely small coves can be found both to the west at
the area of Anissaras as well as to the east near Stalis (Stalida). There are
several more smaller pebbly beaches past the Lychnostatis Museum, east of
Hersonissos. People who like to rest and sunbathe on their holidays can have a
good time at Chersonissos, for it not only has beautiful beaches for swimming
and snorkeling but a range of watersports too.
There is a variety of modern
hotel installations and apartments providing every comfort and suitability range
to satisfy every taste. The harbor of Hersonissos is famous for its night life
as there are many bars, restaurants and taverns next to the beach. At the
neighboring villages a number of small hotels and apartments offer quiet and
peaceful environment for family vacation.
The visitor to the area of
Hersonissos will find a large number of shops with jewels, furs, clothing etc.
and of course many places to rent cars or bikes. Daily cruises are also
organized to the neighboring island of Dia and many other small islets and
beaches in the area but of course excursions to other places on the island
can be made from here as well, or even to other