Getting to Makrigialos

Road directions from Heraklion to Makrigialos

From the sea or airport...

  1. Follow the signs to Agios Nikolaos.
  2. At the first traffic lights at Agios Nikolaos turn right and follow the signs to Ierapetra.
  3. Just past the village of Pachia Ammos turn again right to Ierapetra. Do not go straight on to Sitia!
  4. On the first traffic lights in Ierapetra turn left following the sign to Sitia.
  5. 30km past Ierapetra you arrive at Makrigialos.

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Scheduled flights

All major scheduled airlines fly to Athens or Thessaloniki with easy connections to Heraklion by Aegean Airlines

For the summer season starting 25 March 2017 Olympic Airlines will operate the Athens — Sitia — Athens route. Tickets can be booked on the Olympic or Aegean websites. (Aegean now own Olympic Airlines.)

For Athens — Heraklion we now recommend Sky Express – The Airline of Crete – that also offers free lounge access in Athens.

Airport transfers

We can, upon receipt of flight details, arrange transfers to and from Heraklion and Sitia airports.

We are 120 km from Heraklion/HER airport (approximately 2 hour drive) or 55 km from Sitia/JSH airport (approximately 45 minutes drive).

Flight search tools

The flight search tools below will help you find your flight Heraklion.

Important: Please note that links to the flight finder websites below are provided purely for the convenience of users of this website and without any responsibility or guarantee as to their completeness or accuracy on the part of Makrigialos Touristiki AE.

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Low-cost airline 'Norwegian' offers a schedueled service to Heraklion [HER]. Please see their website for further details.


EasyJet will be flying during the Summer season direct into Herklion from Bristol, Edinburgh, London Gatwick, London Luton and Manchester as well as Berlin, Milan and Paris. Please see the EasyJet website for further details.


Please make sure that all members of your party have valid passports.

Important! All passports must still be valid 3 to 6 months after your return from Greece.

Car Hire

We also arrange car rental for those wishing to rent a car during their stay with us. Your car will be waiting for you at the airport and inside you will find a handy map with clear directions on how to get from the airport to Makrigialos. If you would like us to organize car hire for you please check the box on the online booking form and we will send you full details.