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Heraklion City Tour & the Museum

Land tour code: HER-07
Cruise port: Greece - Crete - Heraklion

Duration: Half day

Heraklio: Koules fortress

Heraklion is the largest urban centre in Crete, the capital of the region and the economic, commercial and scientific centre of the island. It is also endowed with some wonderful edifices: the "Koules" fortress, the award winning Venetian structure of the Loggia, the Morosini Fountain, the Basilica of Saint Mark, the Church of Agios Titos, the medieval monastery of Saint Catherine, the Cathedral of Agios Minas, the Historical Museum of Crete and of course the Palace of Knossos are some exceptional examples.

The tour will come to an end at the Archaeological Museum of the city. Through the exhibits of the Museum, the history of the Cretan culture will unfold and be visualized before you.

After the visit to the museum, you will have free time for shopping in Heraklion center.

  • The Loggia in Heraklion city
  • Heraklio: church of St. Minas
  • Detail of Minoan fresco at the Arch. Museum of Heraklio
  • The Morozini Fountain at Heraklio


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