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Fire in Agios Thomas, Heraklion, contained

The front of the fire that broke out in Agios Thomas of the Municipality of Gortyna, in Heraklion, is in recession. The fire brigade fought an overnight battle with the fires and according to the Coordination of the Regional Directorate of the Crete Police, the fire is expected to be controlled soon.

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Flight from Hannover inaugurates tourist season for Heraklion; over 4,000 tourists expected to arrive on Wednesday

Α flight from Hannover on Wednesday morning inaugurated the tourist season for the city of Heraklion, Crete, after the re-opening of Nikos Kazantzakis airport to international flights. The reception of the first aeroplane was held, according to the tradition with a water arch and a small event in the presence of the local authorities that welcomed the first visitors with music and treats.

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City of Heraklion offers free tours to visitors

The municipality of Heraklion, Crete is offering visitors free tours of the city, giving them the opportunity to get acquainted with the long history of the Big Castle and other picturesque sights of the city. The tours will be carried out by professional guides every Wednesday at 11.00, starting in front of the municipality's Info Point (Nikoforou Foka square). 
The tours are offered to all independent travellers visiting the city, whether Greeks or foreigners.

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