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Heraklion: Dia Island Catamaran Cruise with Drinks and Lunch

Heraklion: Dia Island Catamaran Cruise with Drinks and Lunch

Begin your adventure with a warm welcome aboard, enjoying coffee, soft drinks, water, cake, and delicacies. After a brief safety overview, embark on your journey and keep an eye out for dolphins as you sail toward Dia Island. Once anchored at a stunning bay accessible only by boat, admire the stunning turquoise waters and breathtaking landscape. Dive into the crystal-clear sea for a refreshing swim or use the provided snorkeling gear to explore the vibrant underwater world. For more excitement, take advantage of the stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) equipment, water inflatables, and fishing gear. Capture the scenic beauty of Dia's bay, ideal for birdwatching due to its diverse bird species. Enjoy a delicious Mediterranean seafood lunch, featuring high-quality, locally sourced ingredients, while sipping on beverages from the open bar, including water, soft drinks, white wine, and beer. After lunch, indulge in fresh, seasonal fruits and take some free time to soak up the sun or enjoy another swim in the serene waters. Conclude your day with a leisurely sail back to Heraklion. Board a comfortable 50-foot catamaran equipped with a shower, a cozy WC, and free Wi-Fi, allowing you to stay connected and share your amazing experience on social media ! Welcome Aboard! - Enjoy a delightful selection of Beverages: Coffee, soft drinks, detox water & Treats: Cake and delicacies - Gourmet Platters: Assorted cheeses, bruschetta, and cold cuts - Premium Mediterranean Seafood Lunch: featuring local, high-quality products - Main Menu: Local fava with octopus | Fresh fish with spinach | Cretan salad | BIO Salad inspired by the Minoan diet | Sweets and seasonal fruits Other Menu Options: • Vegetarian: Authentic Greek Gemista (stuffed vegetables) • Meat: Specially prepared meat dish • Kids' Menu: Meatballs with pasta or nuggets with mashed potatoes All-Inclusive Bar: Water, soft drinks, white wine, beer

Day Trip To Heraklion City Center & Market & CretAquarium

Day Trip To Heraklion City Center & Market & CretAquarium

Intro: A visit to Heraklion, the capital of the island, the fourth largest city of Greece and one of Europe’s fastest growing tourism destinations. Experience the busy life of the citizens and come with us to the biggest open air market of the city. Also visit Cretaquarium or Thalassokosmos located in the small town of Gournes, just outside Heraklion city that hosts sea organisms from over 250 species in more than 60 tanks! Full Description: Our day begins with a visit to the city’s biggest open air market that is located in the neighborhood of Pateles, a few minutes away from the city center of Heraklion. Walk around the dozens of stands and be greeted by the friendly merchants who offer their products at very good prices and are willing to give you a taste. Shop around like the locals do and try the high quality products of the Cretan soil. Next up is the city center of Heraklion. We will have our stop in the city’s main square, the Liberty square and you will have time to scroll around the city center. Visit Daidalou, the main commercial street, have a cup of coffee in the Lions Square or visit the Archaeological museum of Heraklion and discover the greatness of the Minoan civilization. You can furthermore visit the fortress of Koules, one of the strongest fortresses built by the Venetians that is located in the old port of Heraklion. Admire the Venetian walls of the city while learning about the capital of the island. Our last destination is the Cretaquarium where you can admire various Mediterranean marine species. After the tour, you can have a small break in the aquarium’s bar-restaurant before we head back to your hotels.

Catamaran Sunset Cruise Dia island - Premium Menu & Drinks

Catamaran Sunset Cruise Dia island - Premium Menu & Drinks

Begin your adventure with a warm welcome aboard, enjoying coffee, soft drinks, water, cake, and delicacies. After a brief safety overview, embark on your journey and keep an eye out for dolphins as you sail toward Dia Island. Once anchored at a stunning bay accessible only by boat, admire the stunning turquoise waters and breathtaking landscape. Dive into the crystal-clear sea for a refreshing swim or use the provided snorkeling gear to explore the vibrant underwater world. For more excitement, take advantage of the stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) equipment, water inflatables, and fishing gear. Capture the scenic beauty of Dia's bay, ideal for birdwatching due to its diverse bird species. Enjoy a delicious Mediterranean seafood lunch, featuring high-quality, locally sourced ingredients, while sipping on beverages from the open bar, including water, soft drinks, white wine, and beer. After lunch, indulge in fresh, seasonal fruits and take some free time to soak up the sun or enjoy another swim in the serene waters. Conclude your day with a leisurely sail back to Heraklion. End your day by sailing back to Heraklion, enjoying spectacular sunset views over the Aegean Sea. This scenic return completes your adventure in the most memorable way, leaving you with stunning vistas and cherished memories. Board a comfortable 50-foot catamaran equipped with a shower, a cozy WC, and free Wi-Fi, allowing you to stay connected and share your amazing experience on social media ! Welcome Aboard! - Enjoy a delightful selection of Beverages: Coffee, Prosecco, soft drinks, detox water & Treats: Cake and delicacies - Gourmet Platters: Assorted cheeses, bruschetta, and cold cuts - Premium Mediterranean Seafood Lunch: featuring local, high-quality products - Main Menu: Local fava with octopus | Fresh fish with spinach | Cretan salad | BIO Salad inspired by the Minoan diet | Sweets and seasonal fruits Other Menu Options: • Vegetarian: Authentic Greek Gemista (stuffed vegetables) • Meat: Specially prepared meat dish • Kids' Menu: Meatballs with pasta or nuggets with mashed potatoes All-Inclusive Bar: Water, soft drinks, white wine, beer

Heraklion: Dia Island Catamaran Cruise with Swimming & Meal

Heraklion: Dia Island Catamaran Cruise with Swimming & Meal

Sail with us to the exotic Dia island on our large and comfortable Catamaran. Our journey begins at the Heraklion Old venetian harbor. As we start, we pass by the glorious Koules fortress which is built right at the entrance of the marina. A few minutes later we exit the main port of Heraklion and we set sails for our destination. As you admire the beautiful Cretan sea and enjoy the feel of sailing our crew will tell you about the legend of Dia island and its history. About 1 hour later we arrive to the bay of Dia. There you can enjoy the crystal turquoise waters and our many water activities such as snorkeling, fishing, paddle boarding and more (the standup paddle boards are not available under rough wind conditions for safety reasons). While at anchor in the bay our crew will be happy to offer you any piece of equipment for our water activities and serve you plentiful drinks so please don't hesitate to request it from them. About 1 hour later our delicious Mediterranean menu is served and includes Greek salad and several appetizers, while the main course is shrimp linguini (we also offer vegetarian and gluten free versions of the menu upon request). You can also accompany your meal with the finest wine, beer, ice tea or soft drinks. Around 30 minutes later our fruit salad of tropical and local fruits is served. After you finish your meal you will have a few last moments of relaxation on the yacht or in the refreshing water before we will set sails once again to Heraklion and say goodbye to the beautiful scenery full of joy and great memories. You can choose between the morning or the afternoon cruise with the sunset view. We look forward to welcome you on board for an unforgettable day!

Free Walking Tour in Heraklion

Free Walking Tour in Heraklion

Together in this Free Walking Tour (tip based) we will explore the past and present of the city while visitng all the important landmarks such as: Koules fortress Venetian Loggia St. Titus Church Lion's Square & Morosini Fountain Central Market Cathedral of Saint Minas Heraklion's backstreets Cultural Conference Centre Resting place of Nikos Kazantzakis Garden theaters Venetian Walls We 'll make sure your tour is not just about sightseeing, you will learn about the city's past and present while at the same time not boring you to death about insignificant details. Also we will give you all the hidden gems of Heraklion and recommendations about what more to see and where to eat.

Heraklion: Dia Island Luxury Sailing Trip - up to 14 Guests

Heraklion: Dia Island Luxury Sailing Trip - up to 14 Guests

Discover the uninhabited, Natura 2000 protected island of Dia, just north of Heraklion, on a relaxing, luxurious sailing trip. Travel aboard an air conditioned, 53-foot (16.15 m) yacht, the largest and safest in Heraklion Port, equipped with clean cabins, electric toilets and showers. Enjoy this unmatchable experience in a deluxe, classy setting. Set sail from the Venetian Port of Heraklion towards Dia. You're welcome to take part in the sailing procedure and learn basic skills from the captain or simply relax and enjoy the amazing views of Heraklion from the sea. Reach Dia to swim, fish, snorkel, try out sea scootering or stand-up paddleboarding, in gorgeous turquoise waters. Take in views of the secluded island. Make use of the different areas on the boat, such as the vast front deck equipped with high quality sunbathing mattresses and the stern swimming & entertainment area, consisting of the spacious cockpit and the extensive swimming platform. You may enjoy seasonal fresh fruits and a variety of soft drinks onboard. Later on, a delicious authentic Mediterranean meal and some luscious, fragrant local wine will be served by the crew. If you wish, you may use the clean and crisp bed linens of the cabins to have some rest or even take a comfortable nap.

Heraklion: Mobile Self-Guided Audio Sightseeing Tour

Heraklion: Mobile Self-Guided Audio Sightseeing Tour

Waltz in Heraklion with a self-guided audio tour on your phone designed by an accredited expert. Listen to fascinating stories, based on an award-winning storytelling concept, and gain great insights into the turbulent and fascinating history of Heraklion. Start your tour from Koules, the iconic landmark of the city, and then continue to explore the best sites of Heraklion, feeling like a local. This is an unmissable opportunity to experience at your own pace Heraklion and find out the hidden corners of it with a captivating audio tour on your phone. * * Ticket/entrance fee to the museums or other sites is not included.

From Rethymno: Day trip to KNOSSOS PALACE and HERAKLION CITY

From Rethymno: Day trip to KNOSSOS PALACE and HERAKLION CITY

Early in the mornisg we will pick you up from your hotel or at the nearest suitable pick up point with one of our air conditioned and comfortable buses so that we lead you at first to Knossos Palace, where for one and a half hour you can explore and admire the most important ruins of the Ancient Minoan civilazation. After our visit to Knossos we will go to the centre of Heraklion city outside the Archaelogical Museum, in case you would like to visit it and admire the treasures of the Ancient times. In Heraklion you will have three and a half hours free time, to enjoy a visit to Lion Square, the Loggia, St.Titus cathedral, Koules fortress, shopping or having a drink or a snack in one of the picturesque little cafe in the alleys of the town. We will meet you again outside the Archaelogical Museum to start our way back to Rethymno city, where our trip will come to an end.

Crete: Day Tour to Heraklion City, Market & CRETAquarium

Crete: Day Tour to Heraklion City, Market & CRETAquarium

Dive into the Marine World at CRETAquarium Begin your adventure on the stunning island of Crete with a visit to the CRETAquarium. This fascinating aquarium offers a breathtaking glimpse into the underwater world of the Mediterranean. Explore meticulously recreated habitats showcasing a diverse array of marine species, from tiny seahorses to majestic sharks. Each tank provides a captivating window into the ocean's depths. Enhance your visit with interactive touch screens, informative displays, and the excitement of walking on the ocean floor within simulated caves. This unique blend of entertainment and education ensures a memorable experience, appealing to both nature enthusiasts and children. The CRETAquarium's dedication to marine research and conservation makes it a must-visit destination. Experience the Vibrant Market Scene After our underwater exploration, we head to the bustling outdoor market near the heart of Heraklion. Discover a variety of vendors offering everything from fresh produce to fashionable clothing and unique handmade crafts. This lively market is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the local culture and pick up some souvenirs. Discover Heraklion's Rich History and Culture Next, we venture to Liberty Square, the vibrant center of Heraklion. Take this opportunity to explore Crete's lively capital, a city steeped in history influenced by numerous civilizations over the centuries. Walk along the ancient Venetian Walls that encircle the old city and take in the stunning views of the Koules Fortress at the harbor. In Lions' Square, relax with a delicious meal or a cup of coffee while soaking up the vibrant atmosphere. Delve into the region's rich cultural heritage by visiting the local museums, the Municipal Library, the Art Gallery, and the many beautiful Byzantine churches scattered throughout the city. Join Us for an Unforgettable Crete Adventure Embark on this comprehensive tour of Crete, where each stop offers a unique experience. From the enchanting marine life at CretAquarium to the vibrant market and the historical charm of Heraklion, this journey promises unforgettable memories. Book your adventure today and discover the diverse wonders of Crete.

Heraklion: Walking Tour with Tasting

Heraklion: Walking Tour with Tasting

Meet with your guide at the terminal of Cretan Spiti Travel at Eleftherias Square in front of Astoria Capsis Hotel at 10.00 to start to explore the historical city center of Heraklion. Visit, along with your expert tour host, Heraklion’s major monuments…. travel through time and its rich history. Discover the past and the present of a city that combines old with new. The 7th labor of Hercules was performed here, the birthplace of famous painter El Greco and writer Nikos Kazantzakis. On this tour hear stories about Heraklion's turbulent past and visit its legendary churches, fountains and monuments like Saint Minas Cathedral, Lion’s Square (here you will have the opportunity to taste Traditional Cretan Mpougatsa and raki). Continue with Tito’s Church, Heraklion Town Hall, Kule’s Fortress and other Venetian monumental buildings. Return to the terminal in front of Astoria Capsis Hotel at 12:30.

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Heraklion: Dia Island Catamaran Cruise with Drinks and Lunch

Heraklion: Dia Island Catamaran Cruise with Drinks and Lunch

Begin your adventure with a warm welcome aboard, enjoying coffee, soft drinks, water, cake, and delicacies. After a brief safety overview, embark on your journey and keep an eye out for dolphins as you sail toward Dia Island. Once anchored at a stunning bay accessible only by boat, admire the stunning turquoise waters and breathtaking landscape. Dive into the crystal-clear sea for a refreshing swim or use the provided snorkeling gear to explore the vibrant underwater world. For more excitement, take advantage of the stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) equipment, water inflatables, and fishing gear. Capture the scenic beauty of Dia's bay, ideal for birdwatching due to its diverse bird species. Enjoy a delicious Mediterranean seafood lunch, featuring high-quality, locally sourced ingredients, while sipping on beverages from the open bar, including water, soft drinks, white wine, and beer. After lunch, indulge in fresh, seasonal fruits and take some free time to soak up the sun or enjoy another swim in the serene waters. Conclude your day with a leisurely sail back to Heraklion. Board a comfortable 50-foot catamaran equipped with a shower, a cozy WC, and free Wi-Fi, allowing you to stay connected and share your amazing experience on social media ! Welcome Aboard! - Enjoy a delightful selection of Beverages: Coffee, soft drinks, detox water & Treats: Cake and delicacies - Gourmet Platters: Assorted cheeses, bruschetta, and cold cuts - Premium Mediterranean Seafood Lunch: featuring local, high-quality products - Main Menu: Local fava with octopus | Fresh fish with spinach | Cretan salad | BIO Salad inspired by the Minoan diet | Sweets and seasonal fruits Other Menu Options: • Vegetarian: Authentic Greek Gemista (stuffed vegetables) • Meat: Specially prepared meat dish • Kids' Menu: Meatballs with pasta or nuggets with mashed potatoes All-Inclusive Bar: Water, soft drinks, white wine, beer

Day Trip To Heraklion City Center & Market & CretAquarium

Day Trip To Heraklion City Center & Market & CretAquarium

Intro: A visit to Heraklion, the capital of the island, the fourth largest city of Greece and one of Europe’s fastest growing tourism destinations. Experience the busy life of the citizens and come with us to the biggest open air market of the city. Also visit Cretaquarium or Thalassokosmos located in the small town of Gournes, just outside Heraklion city that hosts sea organisms from over 250 species in more than 60 tanks! Full Description: Our day begins with a visit to the city’s biggest open air market that is located in the neighborhood of Pateles, a few minutes away from the city center of Heraklion. Walk around the dozens of stands and be greeted by the friendly merchants who offer their products at very good prices and are willing to give you a taste. Shop around like the locals do and try the high quality products of the Cretan soil. Next up is the city center of Heraklion. We will have our stop in the city’s main square, the Liberty square and you will have time to scroll around the city center. Visit Daidalou, the main commercial street, have a cup of coffee in the Lions Square or visit the Archaeological museum of Heraklion and discover the greatness of the Minoan civilization. You can furthermore visit the fortress of Koules, one of the strongest fortresses built by the Venetians that is located in the old port of Heraklion. Admire the Venetian walls of the city while learning about the capital of the island. Our last destination is the Cretaquarium where you can admire various Mediterranean marine species. After the tour, you can have a small break in the aquarium’s bar-restaurant before we head back to your hotels.

Catamaran Sunset Cruise Dia island - Premium Menu & Drinks

Catamaran Sunset Cruise Dia island - Premium Menu & Drinks

Begin your adventure with a warm welcome aboard, enjoying coffee, soft drinks, water, cake, and delicacies. After a brief safety overview, embark on your journey and keep an eye out for dolphins as you sail toward Dia Island. Once anchored at a stunning bay accessible only by boat, admire the stunning turquoise waters and breathtaking landscape. Dive into the crystal-clear sea for a refreshing swim or use the provided snorkeling gear to explore the vibrant underwater world. For more excitement, take advantage of the stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) equipment, water inflatables, and fishing gear. Capture the scenic beauty of Dia's bay, ideal for birdwatching due to its diverse bird species. Enjoy a delicious Mediterranean seafood lunch, featuring high-quality, locally sourced ingredients, while sipping on beverages from the open bar, including water, soft drinks, white wine, and beer. After lunch, indulge in fresh, seasonal fruits and take some free time to soak up the sun or enjoy another swim in the serene waters. Conclude your day with a leisurely sail back to Heraklion. End your day by sailing back to Heraklion, enjoying spectacular sunset views over the Aegean Sea. This scenic return completes your adventure in the most memorable way, leaving you with stunning vistas and cherished memories. Board a comfortable 50-foot catamaran equipped with a shower, a cozy WC, and free Wi-Fi, allowing you to stay connected and share your amazing experience on social media ! Welcome Aboard! - Enjoy a delightful selection of Beverages: Coffee, Prosecco, soft drinks, detox water & Treats: Cake and delicacies - Gourmet Platters: Assorted cheeses, bruschetta, and cold cuts - Premium Mediterranean Seafood Lunch: featuring local, high-quality products - Main Menu: Local fava with octopus | Fresh fish with spinach | Cretan salad | BIO Salad inspired by the Minoan diet | Sweets and seasonal fruits Other Menu Options: • Vegetarian: Authentic Greek Gemista (stuffed vegetables) • Meat: Specially prepared meat dish • Kids' Menu: Meatballs with pasta or nuggets with mashed potatoes All-Inclusive Bar: Water, soft drinks, white wine, beer

Heraklion: Dia Island Catamaran Cruise with Swimming & Meal

Heraklion: Dia Island Catamaran Cruise with Swimming & Meal

Sail with us to the exotic Dia island on our large and comfortable Catamaran. Our journey begins at the Heraklion Old venetian harbor. As we start, we pass by the glorious Koules fortress which is built right at the entrance of the marina. A few minutes later we exit the main port of Heraklion and we set sails for our destination. As you admire the beautiful Cretan sea and enjoy the feel of sailing our crew will tell you about the legend of Dia island and its history. About 1 hour later we arrive to the bay of Dia. There you can enjoy the crystal turquoise waters and our many water activities such as snorkeling, fishing, paddle boarding and more (the standup paddle boards are not available under rough wind conditions for safety reasons). While at anchor in the bay our crew will be happy to offer you any piece of equipment for our water activities and serve you plentiful drinks so please don't hesitate to request it from them. About 1 hour later our delicious Mediterranean menu is served and includes Greek salad and several appetizers, while the main course is shrimp linguini (we also offer vegetarian and gluten free versions of the menu upon request). You can also accompany your meal with the finest wine, beer, ice tea or soft drinks. Around 30 minutes later our fruit salad of tropical and local fruits is served. After you finish your meal you will have a few last moments of relaxation on the yacht or in the refreshing water before we will set sails once again to Heraklion and say goodbye to the beautiful scenery full of joy and great memories. You can choose between the morning or the afternoon cruise with the sunset view. We look forward to welcome you on board for an unforgettable day!

Free Walking Tour in Heraklion

Free Walking Tour in Heraklion

Together in this Free Walking Tour (tip based) we will explore the past and present of the city while visitng all the important landmarks such as: Koules fortress Venetian Loggia St. Titus Church Lion's Square & Morosini Fountain Central Market Cathedral of Saint Minas Heraklion's backstreets Cultural Conference Centre Resting place of Nikos Kazantzakis Garden theaters Venetian Walls We 'll make sure your tour is not just about sightseeing, you will learn about the city's past and present while at the same time not boring you to death about insignificant details. Also we will give you all the hidden gems of Heraklion and recommendations about what more to see and where to eat.

Heraklion: Dia Island Luxury Sailing Trip - up to 14 Guests

Heraklion: Dia Island Luxury Sailing Trip - up to 14 Guests

Discover the uninhabited, Natura 2000 protected island of Dia, just north of Heraklion, on a relaxing, luxurious sailing trip. Travel aboard an air conditioned, 53-foot (16.15 m) yacht, the largest and safest in Heraklion Port, equipped with clean cabins, electric toilets and showers. Enjoy this unmatchable experience in a deluxe, classy setting. Set sail from the Venetian Port of Heraklion towards Dia. You're welcome to take part in the sailing procedure and learn basic skills from the captain or simply relax and enjoy the amazing views of Heraklion from the sea. Reach Dia to swim, fish, snorkel, try out sea scootering or stand-up paddleboarding, in gorgeous turquoise waters. Take in views of the secluded island. Make use of the different areas on the boat, such as the vast front deck equipped with high quality sunbathing mattresses and the stern swimming & entertainment area, consisting of the spacious cockpit and the extensive swimming platform. You may enjoy seasonal fresh fruits and a variety of soft drinks onboard. Later on, a delicious authentic Mediterranean meal and some luscious, fragrant local wine will be served by the crew. If you wish, you may use the clean and crisp bed linens of the cabins to have some rest or even take a comfortable nap.

Heraklion: Mobile Self-Guided Audio Sightseeing Tour

Heraklion: Mobile Self-Guided Audio Sightseeing Tour

Waltz in Heraklion with a self-guided audio tour on your phone designed by an accredited expert. Listen to fascinating stories, based on an award-winning storytelling concept, and gain great insights into the turbulent and fascinating history of Heraklion. Start your tour from Koules, the iconic landmark of the city, and then continue to explore the best sites of Heraklion, feeling like a local. This is an unmissable opportunity to experience at your own pace Heraklion and find out the hidden corners of it with a captivating audio tour on your phone. * * Ticket/entrance fee to the museums or other sites is not included.

From Rethymno: Day trip to KNOSSOS PALACE and HERAKLION CITY

From Rethymno: Day trip to KNOSSOS PALACE and HERAKLION CITY

Early in the mornisg we will pick you up from your hotel or at the nearest suitable pick up point with one of our air conditioned and comfortable buses so that we lead you at first to Knossos Palace, where for one and a half hour you can explore and admire the most important ruins of the Ancient Minoan civilazation. After our visit to Knossos we will go to the centre of Heraklion city outside the Archaelogical Museum, in case you would like to visit it and admire the treasures of the Ancient times. In Heraklion you will have three and a half hours free time, to enjoy a visit to Lion Square, the Loggia, St.Titus cathedral, Koules fortress, shopping or having a drink or a snack in one of the picturesque little cafe in the alleys of the town. We will meet you again outside the Archaelogical Museum to start our way back to Rethymno city, where our trip will come to an end.

Crete: Day Tour to Heraklion City, Market & CRETAquarium

Crete: Day Tour to Heraklion City, Market & CRETAquarium

Dive into the Marine World at CRETAquarium Begin your adventure on the stunning island of Crete with a visit to the CRETAquarium. This fascinating aquarium offers a breathtaking glimpse into the underwater world of the Mediterranean. Explore meticulously recreated habitats showcasing a diverse array of marine species, from tiny seahorses to majestic sharks. Each tank provides a captivating window into the ocean's depths. Enhance your visit with interactive touch screens, informative displays, and the excitement of walking on the ocean floor within simulated caves. This unique blend of entertainment and education ensures a memorable experience, appealing to both nature enthusiasts and children. The CRETAquarium's dedication to marine research and conservation makes it a must-visit destination. Experience the Vibrant Market Scene After our underwater exploration, we head to the bustling outdoor market near the heart of Heraklion. Discover a variety of vendors offering everything from fresh produce to fashionable clothing and unique handmade crafts. This lively market is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the local culture and pick up some souvenirs. Discover Heraklion's Rich History and Culture Next, we venture to Liberty Square, the vibrant center of Heraklion. Take this opportunity to explore Crete's lively capital, a city steeped in history influenced by numerous civilizations over the centuries. Walk along the ancient Venetian Walls that encircle the old city and take in the stunning views of the Koules Fortress at the harbor. In Lions' Square, relax with a delicious meal or a cup of coffee while soaking up the vibrant atmosphere. Delve into the region's rich cultural heritage by visiting the local museums, the Municipal Library, the Art Gallery, and the many beautiful Byzantine churches scattered throughout the city. Join Us for an Unforgettable Crete Adventure Embark on this comprehensive tour of Crete, where each stop offers a unique experience. From the enchanting marine life at CretAquarium to the vibrant market and the historical charm of Heraklion, this journey promises unforgettable memories. Book your adventure today and discover the diverse wonders of Crete.

Heraklion: Walking Tour with Tasting

Heraklion: Walking Tour with Tasting

Meet with your guide at the terminal of Cretan Spiti Travel at Eleftherias Square in front of Astoria Capsis Hotel at 10.00 to start to explore the historical city center of Heraklion. Visit, along with your expert tour host, Heraklion’s major monuments…. travel through time and its rich history. Discover the past and the present of a city that combines old with new. The 7th labor of Hercules was performed here, the birthplace of famous painter El Greco and writer Nikos Kazantzakis. On this tour hear stories about Heraklion's turbulent past and visit its legendary churches, fountains and monuments like Saint Minas Cathedral, Lion’s Square (here you will have the opportunity to taste Traditional Cretan Mpougatsa and raki). Continue with Tito’s Church, Heraklion Town Hall, Kule’s Fortress and other Venetian monumental buildings. Return to the terminal in front of Astoria Capsis Hotel at 12:30.

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