FROM HERAKLION AIRPORT (HER) - NIKOS KAZANTZAKIS:

By car:

  • Coming out from the airport area, head right (west) towards the city centre where you meet Ikarou Avenueu.
  • Continue on Ikarou Avenue for about 1.5 km until you reach Kazantzidi Avenue on your right and the inscription “To Port” (by the traffic lights).
  • Turn right and drive straight towards the port. At the traffic lights turn left at the coastal highway called Nearchou heading to the city center.
  • Follow the coastal highway for about 1.5 km until you reach the roundabout (Square Kountourioti).
  • Enter the roundabout and turn right (towards the Venetian Shipyards) with direction uphill on Doukos Bofor Street. Turn right again on Epimenidou Street and just a few meters down the street you will see Lato Boutique Hotel.

By taxi: There are always available taxis at the airport.

By bus: Just outside the airport, opposite the arrivals area,  you'll find the city bus stop. The bus station in the city center of Heraklion where you should get off is the Liberty Square ("Eleftherias" square). From there, follow the Idomeneos Street (on the left side of the stop) until you meet Epimenidou Street. Turn right and you will see the Lato Boutique Hotel in front of you.                                                  

FROM HERAKLION HARBOR:

By car:

  • At the traffic lights located just off the harbor, turn right (west) following the coastal road (Nearchou Avenue), until you reach the first roundabout (Square Kountourioti).
  • Follow the roundabout left and immediately turn right (towards the Venetian Shipyards) with direction uphill to the Doukos Bofor Street. Take right again on Epimenidou Street and just a few meters down the street you will see Lato Boutique Hotel.

By taxi: There are always available taxis at the airport.

On foot:
Lato Boutique Hotel is opposite the old Venetian port of Heraklion, almost 10 minutes walk.

  • As you leave the port, turn right, taking the coastal road until the first roundabout (Square Kountourioti).
  • Just accross the street (next to the the Venetian Shipyards) there are stairs leading to Epimenidou street. Turn right and you will see the Lato Boutique Hotel in front of you.
  • Alternatively, having stepped across the roundabout, just before the stairs, move left with direction uphill to the Doukos Bofor Street. Turn right on Epimenidou Street and just a few meters down you will see Lato Boutique Hotel.

DRIVING FROM EASTERN CRETE (Agios Nikolaos, Ierapetra, Sitia):

  • Drive towards Heraklion on the national road E-75.
  • Approaching Heraklion and past the first exit to the city (to airport), take the next exit for the town to the harbor.
  • At the traffic lights, turn left onto Kazantzidis Avenue and continue straight towards the harbor, to the intersection with Ikarou Avenue.
  • Cross the intersection and continue straight to the harbor. At the traffic lights, turn left onto Nearchou Avenue (coastal highway) heading west.
  • Follow the coastal highway for approximately 1.5 km to the roundabout (Square Kountourioti).
  • Follow roundabout left and immediately turn right (towards the Venetian Shipyards) with direction uphill on Doukos Bofor Street. Turn right again on Epimenidou Street and just a few meters down the street you will see Lato Boutique Hotel.

DRIVING FROM WESTERN CRETE (Rethimnon, Chania):

  • Drive towards Heraklion on the national road E-75.
  • As you approach Heraklion, take the exit for the city towards Moires.
  • Take the right lane and follow the signs to HERAKLIO.
  • Turn left and continue straight ahead, towards the Pancretan Stadium, until you reach the crossroad on 62 Martyron Avenue.
  • Continue straight ahead at the crossroad, towards Panagiotaki Avenue, heading to the port (you will find the Pancretan stadium on your left).
  • Continue driving on the sea-side road (El. Venizelou and Sophocles Venizelou) for about 2 kilometers.
  • While driving on the sea-side road and after passing two roundabouts, continue straight on Mitsotaki Street, and, at its end, you will see the old harbor of the city, and the Venetian fortress.
  • Turn right at the roundabout (18 Englishmen Square) and continue downhill on Nearhou Avenue (coastal highway) for approximately 350 meters. The Venetian shipyards will be on your right.
  • At the roundabout, turn right (towards the shipyards) uphill on Doukos Bofor Street. Turn right again on Epimenidou Street, and just a few meters down the street you will see Lato Boutique Hotel.

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