What is Heraklion like for family-friendly holidays?
If you're looking for the ideal family-friendly holiday destination, you might want to think about Heraklion. Here you'll find various types of family activities sure to delight both children and adults alike. From the museums to shopping, Heraklion has many things to see and do that everybody will appreciate. Spend a day visiting attractions such as Heraklion Port, Heraklion Loggia and Heraklion Town Hall. When you're ready for some down time after a day of sightseeing with the family, Heraklion has a variety of places to stay, such as family hotels with swimming pools and hotels with suites for families. You can pick from 16 Heraklion accommodations to find one you and the entire family can appreciate.
Where are some places to stay with kids in Heraklion?
Our travellers have rated these as their favourite kid-friendly hotels:
- free cots • free breakfast • in-room kitchens • free WiFi • Walkable location
- free parking • Outdoor pool • restaurant • free WiFi • Walkable location
- free cots • free buffet breakfast • free Internet • Walkable location
- children's pool • free parking • Water park • restaurant • free WiFi
- free cots • 3 restaurants • free WiFi • Laundry room • Central location
Crops Suites3.5-star hotel, convenient to Heraklion Port
Villa DaskalogianniHeraklion guesthouse in mountains
Kronos HotelWithin easy reach of Heraklion Port
Mark HotelBeach resort with pool bar, bar/lounge
Capsis Astoria Heraklion Hotel4-star hotel with 2 bars, near Heraklion Port
What should I see and do with kids in and around Heraklion?
You'll find that Heraklion and the surrounding area offers lots of entertaining things to see and do while you're out and about with the kids. Here are some suggestions to make your getaway educational and fun:
- Public Gardens of Iraklion
- Geoponikos Kipos
- Historical Museum of Crete
- Natural History Museum of Crete
- Museum of the Battle for Crete and National Resistance
- Heraklion Port
- Heraklion Loggia
- Heraklion Town Hall
Museums & art galleries
Sights & landmarks