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Crete

Crete

This Mediterranean island is famed for its mountainous landscapes and laidback atmosphere. Rich in history, including the ruins of the Minoan palace of Knossos, but with lively nightlife, Crete offers the best of ancient and modern.

Flights operate six times weekly with First Choice, Thomas Cook, Thomson, Ryanair and easyJet, summer only.

Direct flights (from Bristol)

Flight number Flight details Duration Wed 22 Oct Thu 23 Oct Fri 24 Oct Sat 25 Oct Sun 26 Oct Mon 27 Oct Tue 28 Oct Airline

Flights are ordered by their departure time.

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U26287 Departure:
07:00 Bristol (BRS)
Arrival:
12:55 Irakleion (HER)
3 hours 55 mins Yes easyJet
U26287 Departure:
15:20 Bristol (BRS)
Arrival:
21:15 Irakleion (HER)
3 hours 55 mins Yes easyJet
FR7786 Departure:
17:45 Bristol (BRS)
Arrival:
23:55 Chania (CHQ)
4 hours 10 mins Yes Ryanair

Charter flights (from Bristol)

Flight number Outbound day & time Arrival time (local) Operating period Operator

Flights are ordered by day of the week, beginning with Monday.

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TOM6452 Thursday
07:00 Bristol (BRS)
16:05 Heraklion (HER ) 09/10/2014 – 23/10/2014 Sovereign
TOM6452 Thursday
07:00 Bristol (BRS)
16:05 Heraklion (HER ) 09/10/2014 – 23/10/2014 Portland Direct
TOM6452 Thursday
07:00 Bristol (BRS)
16:05 Heraklion (HER ) 09/10/2014 – 23/10/2014 Skytours
TOM6452 Thursday
07:00 Bristol (BRS)
16:05 Heraklion (HER ) 09/10/2014 – 23/10/2014 Thomson
TOM6452 Thursday
07:00 Bristol (BRS)
16:05 Heraklion (HER ) 09/10/2014 – 23/10/2014 Freestyle
TOM6452 Thursday
07:00 Bristol (BRS)
16:05 Heraklion (HER ) 09/10/2014 – 23/10/2014 First Choice

Connecting flights (from Bristol)

Flight number Flight details Via Duration Airline

Flights are ordered by their duration length to help you find your quickest route.

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LH5309 Departure:
12:05 Bristol (BRS)
Arrival (local time):
15:05 Munich (MUC)
Munich MUC 8 hours 5 mins Lufthansa
DE3600 Departure:
16:45 Munich (MUC)
Arrival (local time):
20:30 Irakleion (HER)
Condor
BM1845 Departure:
12:05 Bristol (BRS)
Arrival (local time):
15:05 Munich (MUC)
Munich MUC 8 hours 5 mins bmi regional
DE3600 Departure:
16:45 Munich (MUC)
Arrival (local time):
20:30 Irakleion (HER)
Condor

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Things to do in Crete

Palace of Knossos
  1. See the spectacular Palace of Knossos

    The most famous and popular of all attractions in Crete, the Minoan Palace of Knossos is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and was probably the ceremonial and political center of the Minoan civilization and culture. More >>

  2. Visit Spinalonga Island and cruise in the serene Mirabello Bay

    The unoccupied island with its abandoned fortress and small pebble beaches is one of the main tourist attractions in Crete which followed by a boat ride in one of Crete's most scenic areas, the Mirabello Bay, makes for a great day out. 

  3. Set sail for Elafonissi Island 

    Recline on the superb sands or enjoy a swim in the bath-like waters of the Mediterranean, this island is a well kept secret. More >>

  4. Hike through the dramatic Samaria Gorge National Park

    A major tourist attraction of the island, a must for visitors to Crete is to complete the walk down the gorge from the Omalos plateau to Agia Roumeli on the Libyan Sea, followed by a scenic sail to the nearby village of Chora Sfakion. More >>

  5. Enjoy a typical Greek night

    Experience a night out Greek style, fun for all the family with great local cuisine. Listen to the sounds of the famous Greek bouzouki and learn how to dance like Zorbas! More >>

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Winter offers from Bristol

Ski

Choose from Balkan Holidays, Crystal, Esprit Ski, First Choice, Inghams, Neilson, Transun, Thomson, Thomas Cook and more - you are sure to find a ski holiday that will live up to your expectations.

Spend less time on the road and more time on the slopes this year.

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