Crete is the largest island of Greece. With beautiful sights to see it is one of the most popular tourist places. Crete is a part of the cultural heritage of Greece with its own local cultural traits. The city of Hersonissos is situated about 25 km far away from the capital city, Heraklion. Hersonissos is the center of night life on Crete. Each summer hundreds of thousands of tourists arrive here to enjoy the sunshine and the parties. On the seaside you can find amazing bars, clubs, local restaurants and many shops. The tourist composition is quite varied. English, Dutch, German and Polish tourists are the most common. You can find many lovely, but busy, beaches in the town. A night walk on the harbor would make your holiday unforgettable.