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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 Mon 01 Sep Tue 02 Sep Wed 03 Sep Thu 04 Sep Fri 05 Sep Sat 06 Sep Sun 07 Sep 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
TCX7172 Departure:
14:30 Bristol (BRS)
Arrival:
20:30 Irakleion (HER)
4 hours Yes Thomas Cook
U26287 Departure:
15:20 Bristol (BRS)
Arrival:
21:15 Irakleion (HER)
3 hours 55 mins Yes easyJet

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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TCX7172 Tuesday
14:30 Bristol (BRS)
23:40 Heraklion (HER ) 13/05/2014 – 23/09/2014 Thomas Cook
TOM6452 Thursday
13:15 Bristol (BRS)
22:20 Heraklion (HER ) 01/05/2014 – 02/10/2014 Skytours
TOM6452 Thursday
13:15 Bristol (BRS)
22:20 Heraklion (HER ) 01/05/2014 – 02/10/2014 Portland Direct
TOM6452 Thursday
13:15 Bristol (BRS)
22:20 Heraklion (HER ) 01/05/2014 – 02/10/2014 Sovereign
TOM6452 Thursday
13:15 Bristol (BRS)
22:20 Heraklion (HER ) 01/05/2014 – 02/10/2014 Freestyle
TOM6452 Thursday
13:15 Bristol (BRS)
22:20 Heraklion (HER ) 01/05/2014 – 02/10/2014 Thomson
TOM6452 Thursday
13:15 Bristol (BRS)
22:20 Heraklion (HER ) 01/05/2014 – 02/10/2014 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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BM1845 Departure:
12:05 Bristol (BRS)
Arrival (local time):
15:05 Munich (MUC)
Munich MUC 7 hours 15 mins bmi regional
DE1600 Departure:
16:20 Munich (MUC)
Arrival (local time):
20:05 Irakleion (HER)
Condor
LH5309 Departure:
12:05 Bristol (BRS)
Arrival (local time):
15:05 Munich (MUC)
Munich MUC 7 hours 15 mins Lufthansa
DE1600 Departure:
16:20 Munich (MUC)
Arrival (local time):
20:05 Irakleion (HER)
Condor

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Scheduled (including Connecting) flight information provided by OAG.
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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. More >>

  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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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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