Heraklion is a fascinating place to explore, with its winding streets, ancient monuments, and vibrant culture. It is the oldest part of the city and has been inhabited since the Minoan period. The old town is home to many important historical sites, including the Venetian Walls, which were built in the 16th century to protect the city from invaders. The walls are still standing today and are a great place to explore.
The old town also has several museums that showcase the history of Heraklion and Crete. The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion houses artifacts from all over Greece. Together with a professional local guide tour, you will experience this memorable tour!

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  • Professional local tour guide


  • Entry fee of Venetian Walls of Heraklion
  • Entry fee of Heraklion Archaeological Museum

Route & Duration

3 hours
  • 1

    Venetian Walls of Heraklion

    These impressive walls were built by the Venetians in the 16th century and are a great place to explore. You can walk along the walls and take in the views of Heraklion from above.

  • 2

    Old Town

    Heraklion's old town is full of narrow streets and traditional buildings that date back centuries. Take a stroll through this area and admire its architecture and atmosphere.

  • 3

    Morosini Fountain

    This fountain was built in 1628 by Francesco Morosini, a Venetian governor of Crete, and is located in Heraklion's main square. It's an impressive sight to behold!

  • 4

    Heraklion Archaeological Museum

    This museum houses some of the most important artifacts from ancient Crete, including Minoan pottery, sculptures, and frescoes. It's a great place to learn about the history of Crete and its culture.

Meeting Point

By The Entrance of Venetian Walls of Heraklion, Nik. Plastira 25, Iraklio 712 01 See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.