Heraklion, the capital of the island of Crete, is a vibrant cultural city, the heart, and soul of the most authentic experiences Cretan life has to offer. Every day, hundreds of visitors reach Heraklion and discover the traits of a past that thrills them and makes them curious about its unique history and its gastronomic tradition.

Legacy Gastro Suites, in the central Eleftherias Square, is surrounded by the legends of the Koules Fortress, the uniqueness of the Venetian Walls, and the treasures hosted in the magnificent Archaeological Museum, home to the mysteries of the Minoan Civilization. In the same area, a tour of the nearby Central Market, an array of colors, fragrances and tastes seduce your senses and awake your curiosity for the local cuisine.

Home to Europe's most vibrant flora and endless millennial traditions, our island is home to the Cretan diet which has been inscribed by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Crete is an unspoiled, fertile land where the food culture connects with the most genuine feelings of hospitality. Legacy Gastro Hotel takes pride in showcasing the iconic tastes of the local tradition as well as the gastronomic treasures of Greece.

Directions for easy access to Legacy Gastro Suites

 
Please find here below detailed instructions for easy access to Legacy Gastro Suites from the airport and the harbor of Heraklion, as well as detailed driving instructions from eastern and western Crete.
 

FROM HERAKLION AIRPORT (HER) - NIKOS KAZANTZAKIS:

By car:
Coming out from the airport area, head right (west) towards the city center where you find Ikarou Ave.
You will cross several traffic lights but you must always head straight to the city centre and the Archaelogical Museum.
When you see on your right the museum and on your left Eleftherias Square, turn left on the roundabout, and drive along the square. At the Stop sign, head straight to Pediados St. Legacy Gastro Suites is on your right.
Please, use the map as a reference.
 
By bus:
Just outside the airport, opposite the Arrivals Gate, you will find the bus stop. Any bus that has direction to the city center is convenient. The stop you should get off is Liberty Square ("Eleftherias" Square). Once you get there, you will see the Legacy Gastro Suites.
 

FROM HERAKLION HARBOR:

By car:
Coming out from the port, head straight towards Ethnikis Antistaseos Ave. At the first traffic lights turn right (Ikarou Ave.) and continue straight for about 2 km.
When you see on your right the museum and on your left Eleftherias Square, turn left on the roundabout, and drive along the square. At the Stop sign, head straight to Pediados St. Legacy Gastro Suites is on your right.
 

DRIVING FROM EASTERN CRETE (Agios Nikolaos, Ierapetra):

 
From the National Highway E-75 direction to Heraklion,
Take the exit for Heraklion/ Knossos/ Ηράκλειο/ Κνωσσός (ramp on the right) to Heraklion.
At the end of the ramp turn right at traffic lights to Heraklion.
Drive straight (this is Knossou Ave./ Λεωφόρος Κνωσσού) through next traffic lights.
After the traffic lights in about 200 m veer to the right onto the overpass (overhead sign towards
Centre/Κέντρο, Chania, Rethymnon, Moires).
You will enter Dimokratias Avenue/Λεωφόρος Δημοκρατίας at the end of the overpass (traffic
lights).
Continue on the Avenue until you reach Eleftherias Square
Legacy Gastro Suites is on your right.
 

DRIVING FROM WESTERN CRETE (Rethimnon, Chania):

 
1. From the National Highway E-75 direction to Heraklion
2. Take the exit for Heraklion/ Knossos/ Ηράκλειο/ Κνωσσός (ramp is on the right, going uphill) to
Heraklion.
3. At the top of the ramp (traffic lights) turn left (you will be on the bridge overpassing the highway)
to Heraklion.
4. Continue straight to the end of the downhill to next traffic lights. At lights turn left (this is Knossou
Ave./Λεωφόρος Κνωσσού).
5. After the traffic lights in about 200 m veer to the right onto the overpass (overhead sign towards
Centre/Κέντρο, Chania, Rethymnon, Moires).
6. You will enter Dimokratias Ave./Λεωφόρος Δημοκρατίας at the end of the overpass (traffic
lights).
7. Continue on the Avenue until you reach Eleftherias Square.
8. Legacy Gastro Suites is on your right.