Destination guide

Cosy Archanes-Asterousia will entice you

Take a holiday to Archanes-Asterousia and enjoy the area's culture, wineries and museums. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travellers with its gardens and restaurants. Palace of Knossos and Heraklion Archaeological Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Archanes-Asterousia

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Archanes-Asterousia a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Watercity Waterpark (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Dinosauria Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Cretaquarium (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Crete Golf Club (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Labyrinth Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Acqua Plus Water Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Archanes-Asterousia

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Archanes-Asterousia is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Geoponikos Kipos (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Public Gardens of Iraklion (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Ammoudara Beach (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Sarandaris Beach (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Cave of Psychro (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Rouvas Gorge (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Archanes-Asterousia

The nearest airport is in Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), located 9 mi (14.5 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Archanes-Asterousia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 391 holiday rentals near Archanes-Asterousia. From 92 Houses to 145 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Archanes-Asterousia is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Archanes-Asterousia?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Archanes-Asterousia. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mt Yiouhtas Peak Sanctuary: 902 holiday rentals
  • Folk Museum of Arhanes: 917 holiday rentals
  • Cretan Historical and Folk Museum: 916 holiday rentals
  • Fourni: 853 holiday rentals
  • Vathypetro: 903 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Archanes-Asterousia listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Archanes-Asterousia?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 92 Houses in Archanes-Asterousia. Our other popular types of Archanes-Asterousia holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 145 holiday houses
  • Villas: 108 holiday houses
  • Country houses: 3 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Archanes-Asterousia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 127 holiday homes with pool available in Archanes-Asterousia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.