The Olive Green hotel in Heraklion Crete

In the heart of the Old town, Olive Green is located within walking distance from the main points of interest and the central market. Wander the streets around Olive Green and uncover some of the most attractive corners in the city. Liberty (Eleftherias) Square is an excellent vantage point from which to explore Heraklion.

Starting from the Archaeological Museum, head west on Korai and Dedalou streets, two vibrant streets full of shops, boutiques and some of the most unique café and ouzeri (traditional small restaurants serving finger food and local drinks) revealed before you. From the Lions Square up the Valide Mosque in Kornarou Square, the city reveals its traditional character and Cretan culture through a unique combination of tastes, aromas and historical monuments.

Distances from Olive Green Hotel

For your convenience, we have listed below some distances of the main attractions, hotspots and museums.


City Centre - Morozini Fountain 300 m
Central Market of Heraklion (1866 Street) 350 m
Heraklion N. Kazantzakis Airport 3,5 km
Harbour of Heraklion 850 m
Central Bus Station 450 m
Venetian Fortress of Rocca al Mare (Koules) 800 m
Knossos Antiquities 5 km
Archaeological Museum of Heraklion 150 m
Historical Museum of Heraklion 800 m
Museum of Natural History of Heraklion 1 km
Grave of Nikos Kazantzakis 1,2 km
Saint Titos Cathedral 150 m
Saint Minas Cathedral 650 m
Heraklion Beaches 5 km
CretAquarium 16 km
Wineries 20 km
Golfing in Crete 28 km
University of Crete 5 km
Foundation of Research & Technology 9,5 km
Technological Institute of Crete 5,5 km
University Hospital of Heraklion 7 km
Venizelio Hospital of Heraklion 4,5 km
Agios Nikolaos- Elounda 65 km
Rethymnon City 78 km
Chania City 137 km
Elafonissi Beach 210 km
Balos Beach 190 km
Samaria Gorge 180 km
Gortys (Gortyn or Gortyna) 50 km
Minoan Palace of Festos 55 km



Directions for easy access to OLIVE GREEN hotel

Please find here below some useful instructions for easy access to Olive Green from N. Kazantzakis International Airport and the Heraklion Harbor, as well as detailed driving instructions from the eastern and western Crete.

Heraklion Crete Area Guide

Right in the heart of the city, Olive Green Hotel is the perfect starting point to Crete’s lively and interesting capital.
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