Location & Distances

Central Location

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.

Distances - Useful Information

From Heraklion Airport (HER) - Nikos Kazantzakis
By car

Please, use the map as a reference.

By taxi

There are always available taxis at the airport. The charge should not exceed the 15 €.

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 - Port

By car

Please, use the map as a reference.

By taxi

Plenty of taxis are available in the harbor. The charge should not exceed the amount of 9 €.

Distances to the main sightseeings

Central Market of Heraklion/Morozini Fountain (1866 Street) 550 m Link Icon
Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Airport 4 km Link Icon
Harbor of Heraklion 1.4 km Link Icon
Central Bus Station 1.2 km Link Icon
Venetian Fortress of Rocca al Mare (Koules) 1.4 km Link Icon
Knossos Antiquities 5.6 km Link Icon
Archaeological Museum of Heraklion 230 m Link Icon
Historical Museum of Heraklion 1 km Link Icon
Museum of Natural History of Heraklion 1.3 km Link Icon
Grave of Nikos Kazantzakis 750 m Link Icon
Saint Titos Cathedral 650 m Link Icon
Saint Minas Cathedral 650 m Link Icon
Heraklion Beaches - Call us for more information 5 km
CretAquarium 16 km Link Icon
Wineries - Call us for more information 20 km
Golfing in Crete 28 km Link Icon
University of Crete 5 km Link Icon
Technological Institute of Crete 5,5 km Link Icon
University Hospital of Heraklion 7 km Link Icon
Venizelio Hospital of Heraklion 4,5 km Link Icon
Agios Nikolaos - Elounda 65 km Link Icon
Rethymnon City 78 km Link Icon
Chania City 137 km Link Icon
Elafonissi Beach 210 km Link Icon
Balos Beach 190 km Link Icon
Samaria Gorge 180 km Link Icon
Gortys (Gortyn or Gortyna) 50 km Link Icon
Minoan Palace of Festos 55 km Link Icon