Duration
90 minutes
Price
29 € per person

 

The above tour can also optionally become a private tour, (Private licensed guide -private driver and vehicle), Arranged on specific time and day of your choice.

Tour info
Guests, that intend to visit Heraklion Crete for a short time – from the port of Heraklion, shore excursion, but not only, we can provide an Historical – Culture and Info tour with professional licensed tour Guide, without losing valuable time exploring the unknown.

Highlights
Walk with us the beautiful city of Heraklion with your professional licensed guide and local. Get to know Heraklion the largest city of Crete. Visit 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 walking tour will last up to 1 ½ hours and appeals to every visitor, regardless of age. The tour is wheelchair accessible. Easy walking tour (expect some steps, walk through pedestrian streets), through the city’s most important monuments, providing information about the city’s attractions.
➜ The Venetian port
A lovely Port that still today displays its strong character as one of the strongholds of the people’s republic of St.Marcus, the winged lion today stands silent embedded in the fort of the harbor. To the East the Venetian ship yards that once built war ships!
➜ Archiepiscopal Church of St. Titos
St.Titus disciple of St.Paul and first bishop of Crete in the 1st. Century A.D.
The impressive once Venetian Basilica of the Venetian Era was converted into a Mosque during the Ottoman Era and today it is an Greek Orthodox Church.
➜ Venetian Loggia
Coats of Armor, Venetian Nobility, Laws, Taxes for the Lion of St.Marcus of the republic of Venice needed to be housed and served!
An impressive building of administration and authority then and today!
➜ St. Menas Cathedral
Is the patron saint of Heraklion and his feast-day, on 11 November, is a public holiday.
➜ Central Market of Heraklion
The central market, with its shops squeezed in next to each other, always full of people, always busy and charmingly “old-fashioned” compared to the neighboring commercial streets with their modern shops and flashy windows.
➜ Morosini Fountain
The little lions as the locals say for their beloved once wild beasts!
A fountain of lions, embraced by nymphs dancing around them. The heart of the city of Heraklion.
➜ St. Marks Basilica
Once the Basilica of St.Marcus of the Venetian Period stripped of its bell tower and converted to a Mosque during the Ottoman Era!Today this building of devotion is a center of fine arts,concerts exhibitions.
➜ A sweet surprise ( Honey puffs )
Little bites of heaven! An amazing Greek dessert that despite being an indulgent delight still complies with the dietary instructions of the Lenten season! Loukoumades are little bite-sized fluffy honey puffs, which are deep fried until golden and crispy, soaked in honey and garnished with chopped walnuts and cinnamon. Simply irresistible!

Full Itinerary
We meet you at the Venetian port, on the beginning of the 25th August street Nr. 4 (in front of Naturelia shop), by the roundabout with the dolphins statue at old Venetian port.. Please make sure that you will reach the meeting point 10 to 15 minutes prior to the starting time of the tour, to meet your licensed guide. At the meeting point, exist near car parking, local bus station.
The walking tour begins from the Venetian port, following one of the oldest streets of Heraklion, we visit the Archiepiscopal Church of St. Titos. Next stop, the Venetian Loggia the town hall of the city. St. Menas Cathedral the biggest and the most beautiful church of Heraklion. Walking through the central market we reach the city center! A Fountain and a Basilica is our last stop, time for sweet farewell. During the tour useful information and tips for the city are given from your Guide.

*The tour is executed with the assistance of your private professional guide. The customer uses its own vehicle. Meeting point; the Venetian port, on the beginning of the 25th August street Nr. 4 (in front of Naturelia shop  ) , by the roundabout with the dolphins statue at old Venetian port.

MEETING POINT

Meeting point of Explore on Foot the Historical City of Heraklion – on google map

*The number of participants for this excursion is 1-20 persons. The price does not include, transfers, and any personal expenses.

Price List

Infant up to 4 years old is free.
Children from 5-12 years old, the price is 19 euros.
Teenagers from 13-17 years old, the price is 29 euros.
Adults from 18- ∞ years old, the price is 29 euros.

Please contact us, to send you a secure link to your total payment.

Note: Option for transfers from/to your location, with our company’s vehicles is also available. Please contact us for more

The above tour can also optionally become a private tour, (Private licensed guide -private driver and vehicle), Arranged on specific time and day of your choice. Please contact.

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