Kalimera Village is located in the traditional village of Piskopiano over the port of Hersonissos. It is situated just 25 km from the international airport of Heraklion and 27 km from the port of Heraklion, a journey of about 20 minutes by car.
Access is very easy by the New National Road Heraklion – Agios Nikolaos, exit “Hersonissos”.
From Piskopiano you can access -depending on your mood- many sights of the island and outdoor activities.
Next to the hotel lies the Agricultural Museum “Menelaos Parlamas”, with rich collections and representations of the rural life of the Cretan countryside.
Within the settlement of Piskopiano as well as in the neighboring villages, Koutouloufari and Great Hersonissos (in walking distance) you can stroll and enjoy the traditional coffee shops and tavernas and shops with local traditional products.
Not far from the hotel (2 – 5 km) you will find the organized beaches of Hersonissos area.
Nevertheless, if you would like to enjoy the beauty of the rugged landscape, you can travel a bit further and enjoy alternatives for all tastes.
For sport lovers, just 2 km away, there is an international standard 18 hole Golf Course and a Water Park with slides and other activities for kids and adults. Water sports are also available at the nearby organized beaches.
For the lovers of ancient Crete, you can visit the Minoan Palace at Malia*, just a few kilometers away from Hersonisos or to the Minoan Palace of Knossos*, 5 km south-east of Heraklion. Approximately 15 minutes from the village you can visit the aquarium Crete Aquarium at Gournes, one of the largest in the Mediterranean. Then again, if you can afford to travel a bit more, you can visit the picturesque town of Aghios Nikolaos and its famous lake and combine it with a sea voyage to the island of lepers, the Spinaloga, or a visit to the cosmopolitan Elounda.
Finally, for those who are fond of traditions and want to find out more about the local way of life, there are many villages around to enjoy their hospitality and Cretan nature, together we can organize your excursions.
At the cosmopolitan “port of Hersonissos” just 1.5 km from Piskopiano, you can enjoy nightlife as it offers many options for bars and restaurants.
In case of a medical emergency a Medical Centre is situated in a near distance from the hotel.
Transportation within the region can be arranged using local buses or a taxi.
* You can find more info about the archaelogical Sites here: Incredible Crete