Destination guide

Cozy Archanes-Asterousia will entice you

Take a vacation to Archanes-Asterousia and enjoy the area's culture, wineries and museums. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travelers with its gardens and restaurants. Palace of Knossos and Heraklion Archaeological Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Archanes-Asterousia a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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 center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Archanes-Asterousia?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 399 vacation rentals near Archanes-Asterousia. From 93 Houses to 151 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Archanes-Asterousia area.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Archanes-Asterousia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Archanes-Asterousia. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mt Yiouhtas Peak Sanctuary: 910 vacation rentals
  • Folk Museum of Arhanes: 891 vacation rentals
  • Cretan Historical and Folk Museum: 909 vacation rentals
  • Fourni: 892 vacation rentals
  • Vathypetro: 910 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Archanes-Asterousia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 93 Houses in Archanes-Asterousia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Archanes-Asterousia include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 151 rentals available
  • Villas: 108 rentals available
  • Country houses: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Archanes-Asterousia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 126 vacation rentals with pool available in Archanes-Asterousia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.