Peskesi Restaurant is located in the centre of Heraklion City. Heraklion is the capital of Crete and one of the Mediterranean region's most fascinating and vibrant cities. It is full of places to discover. With the current efforts to open up the wonderful mediaeval city centre, it speaks to us of a past full of history and great events that reflect its strategic geopolitical position at the crossroads of three continents.
Heraklion is the largest urban centre in Crete with approximately 150,000 people, the capital of the region and the economic centre of the island. The town enjoys of a dynamic and imaginative combination of natural beauty climate, strategic position, cultural heritage and scientific background what has created an appropiate environment to suport a particular mechanism with which to in add value to the broader entrepreneurial activity in the region and stimulate the local economy. Today Heraklion is the top choice for tourist destinations in the Mediterranean thanks to strategic geopolitical position connecting three continents and many different cultures, furthermore the city is also the commercial and scientific centre of the island.
Coming to Heraklion for the first time, the visitor nowadays may be somewhat surprised by the changes that are taking place in Crete's capital city; Heraklion is celebrating its rich history and moving onwards to a future full of potential. The city has opened up in so many ways, making the city a place of discovery. Enjoy walking in one of the most historic and fascinating cities.
Heraklion is an exciting city. A wealth of cultural events are organized throughout the year with traditional Cretan music and dance, modern music, dance and theatre, offering to citizens and visitors alike authentic cultural experiences. Cretan cuisine, based on olive oil, vegetables, fruits, legumes grains and wine, is popular all over the world for its health and taste.