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Heraklion: Historic and Culinary Private Guided Tour

Heraklion: Historic and Culinary Private Guided Tour

From US$ 785.03 per group up to 2

Travel through the historic Venetian and Ottoman monuments of Heraklion's Old Town. On your way, sample local pastries and delicacies. Find out about Crete's olive oil and wine and enjoy a light lunch.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Explore the Venetian and Ottoman sites of the historic part of Heraklion
  • Sample local pastries and delicacies, as well as Greek coffee
  • Learn about and taste the renowned olive oil and wine of Crete
Full description
Begin your day with a visit to the historic landmarks of Heraklion's Old Town. Explore the Venetian and Ottoman monuments, like the fountain of Morosini, the Basilica of St. Marc, The Venetian Loggia, St. Titos Church, the Venetian Port with the Fortress of "Koule", and the Venetian 'Neoria". Along the way, sample tasty local pastries and other delicacies, like the famous bougatsa breakfast pastry, loukomades honey donuts, and a cup of delicious Greek coffee.  At the local market, try various varieties of Crete's renowned extra virgin olive oil. Try local cheeses and pure herbal honey. In a wine cellar, try local varieties of white and red wine from various parts of Crete and local producers, accompanied by bites to taste.
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Olive oil tasting
  • Wine tasting
  • Local bites to accompany your wine tasting
  • Entrance ticket to Rocca a Mare (Koules) Sea Fortress, 2 € per person
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Look for a guide with a sign in front of the "Rocca a Mare Fortress": Heraklion 712 02, Greece

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  You will climb some steps to explore the Sea Fortress of Heraklion. There is no elevator.

Product ID: 246277