Heraklion Walking Tour with Archaeological Museum
Visit, along with your expert tour host, the Heraklion Archeological Museum & Heraklion’s major monuments and travel through time and its rich history.
- Meet with your guide at Eleftherias Square in front of Astoria Capsis Hotel at 08.30 to start the visit of the Heraklion Archeological Museum, the second biggest in Greece, after the Museum of Athens. The tour begin with introduction of the oldest findings of Crete from 6000bc, then of the highlight Minoan palaces of Knossos, Festos, Mallia and Zakros. The tour continues with objects from cemeteries, shrines, houses and ends with the Minoan frescoes of Knossos.
When we finish with the visit of the Archaeological Museum, at approximately 10.00, we will start to explore the historical city center of Heraklion. Visit, along with your expert tour host, Heraklion’s major monuments and 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.
Schedule / Prices
- Duration: 4 Hours (08:30 – 12:30)
- From 02/03/2022 to 07/11/2023
(Adult 70 € / Child 35 €)
Private Operation, additional cost per reservation 200€
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