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Rocca a Mare Fortress: Our most recommended tours and activities

Heraklion: Dia Island Sailing Tour with Lunch and Swimming

1. Heraklion: Dia Island Sailing Tour with Lunch and Swimming

Dia is an uninhabited island in the north of Crete which played an important role in navigation in antiquity, especially in the Minoan and medieval times. Enjoy sailing in clear tropical waters and warm sun! The yacht sails from the port of Heraklion and arrives in Dia after an hour. Once you get there, you will have free time to admire the natural beauty of the island and of course enjoy sunbathing and your swim in the crystal clear water. You will also have the opportunity to use the amateur fishing and swimming equipment as enjoy your meal on board.

Heraklion: Guided Walking Tour with Tasting

2. Heraklion: Guided 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.

Heraklion Highlights and Historical Places- Private Walking

3. Heraklion Highlights and Historical Places- Private Walking

Heraklion is the largest city and the capital of the island of Crete in Greece. It is a bustling city with a rich history and culture, and is home to many interesting landmarks and attractions. Whether you're interested in archaeology, history, food, or just soaking up the atmosphere of a lively Mediterranean city, there's something for everyone in Heraklion. In this walking tour we will visit Rocca a Mare Fortress Agios Titos Church Heraklion Archaeological Museum Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain) Church of Agios Minas Bembo Fountain

Heraklion: Historical Sightseeing Private Walking Tour

4. Heraklion: Historical Sightseeing Private Walking Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of Crete’s capital, Heraklion, characterized by its Venetian architecture, modern condominiums, and Byzantine red brick buildings. Meet your guide outside the impressive Palace of Knossos, the former residence of the mythical King Minos, the son of Zeus and Europa. Continue the tour with a walk through some of the most emblematic areas of the city, passing by the Venetian Fountain of Morosini, the Venetian Loggia, and the Koules Fortress. Other highlights include the Basilica of St. Marc, St. Titos Church, and the Historical Museum of Crete. Throughout the tour, listen to your guide’s fascinating commentary about the history, architecture, and culture of Heraklion. You’ll also hear the tales and legends that surround each landmark, providing a deeper insight into Heraklion’s past.

Majestic Historical Walking Tour in Heraklion

5. Majestic Historical Walking Tour in Heraklion

A historical tour in Heraklion offers visitors the chance to explore the city’s rich history and culture. Heraklion is the capital of Crete, a Greek island with a long and fascinating history. The city has been inhabited since at least the Neolithic period, and its archaeological sites are some of the most important in Greece. Visitors can explore Venetian Walls of Heraklion. This site is one of the most important archaeological sites in Europe, and it provides insight into the greek civilization that flourished on Crete during this time period. In addition to its archaeological sites, Heraklion also has many museums that showcase its history and culture. The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion houses artifacts from all over Crete. Visitors also visit churches such as Agios Titos to learn more about Cretan religious traditions. A historical tour in Heraklion is a great way for visitors to learn more about this fascinating city and its past!

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