Delve into the fascinating history of Crete: explore the most important landmarks and monuments in Heraklion on this guided walking tour. Discover the myths and legends of the ancient Minoan civilisation!
Walking Tour of Heraklion
After meeting your guide at 9:30 am by the old Venetian Harbour, your guided walking tour of the fascinating Cretan city of Heraklion will begin. Ready to discover the remains of one of Europe's oldest civilisations?
As you stroll through the picturesque streets of Heraklion, Crete's largest city, you'll bear witness to the footprints left by the many different cultures who have populated the island over the millennia: Armenians, Greeks and Arabs amongst others! Admire the Church of St Titos, the elegant Venetian Loggia and the impressive Agios Minas Orthodox Cathedral, one of the largest cathedrals in Greece.
Continue exploring the historic centre of Heraklion, passing by the Basilica of St Mark and the Morosini Fountain before reaching the Central Market. You'll be immersed in the lively pace of daily life in the city as you walk through the bazaar and peruse the different local products and traditional Cretan handicrafts.
For the cherry on the cake of your sightseeing tour, you'll be treated to tasting of sweet Greek delicacies made of honey and pastry.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
|Adults||Children between 5 and 12 years old||Children under 5 years old|
Children between 5 and 12 years oldUS$ 20.70
Children under 5 years oldFree
1 hour 30 minutes.
The tour is exclusively in English.
English speaking guide.
Typical sweet treat.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 3 days before (Heraklion local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Dolphin Sculpture by the Venetian Harbour.