Heraklion Tourism

Visit Heraklion - Best of Heraklion

This is a comprehensive travel guide for Heraklion in Greece. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Heraklion like a local. A gripping city on its own right, Santorini also deserves a visit. Attractions in Santorini include Kamari Village, Ancient Thira, Ammoudi Bay. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Heraklion.

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Facts and Stats for Heraklion*

  • Pollution Statistics in Heraklion

    Know the pollution level of Heraklion before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 39.29 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 46.43 (Moderate)
  • Heraklion: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Heraklion for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Heraklion.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.94 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 23.44 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 26.56 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 46.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 29.69 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.31 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 23.44 (Low)
    • Drug offense 32.81 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 89.06 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.69 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46.88 (Moderate)
  • Living in Heraklion - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Heraklion is 149.4 (High)

    • Safety Index 68.67 (High)
    • Climate Index 97.79 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 36.95 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.08 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 54.35 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.61 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 41.21 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Heraklion

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Heraklion

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.56 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 97.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 103.89 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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