Tour: Ancient and Modern Heraklion

Explore the past and the present of Heraklion city
Tour average duration: 4-5 hours

Knossos, the famous Minoan palace, is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and has been called Europe's oldest city.

Heraklion Prefecture
Heraklion city center

Heraklion is the main city and key business centre of Crete. It features a graphics and busy center with a plethora of Venetian landmarks and sights.

City Center
Heraklion City
Heraklion old market

The old market still remains a special part of Heraklion, with its shops squeezed in next to each other, always full of people, always busy and charmingly "old-fashioned".

Old market
Heraklion City
Koules Venetian fortress

On the western pier of Heraklion harbour is ensconced a formidable Venetian fortress with the today name Koules. It is one of the most familiar and beloved monuments of the city, and the symbol of Heraklion.

Koules - Venetian fortress
Heraklion City

Tour Features


You can adjust the tour time allocation in stops or the durations of the trip based on your needs.


Our cards are privately reserved for the full duration of the tour for you only. There will be absolutely no other passengers.


The driver will provide you with useful information, to the best of his ability, about each trip in fluent English.


Our cars are spacious, brand new, luxurious Mercedes cars designed to make your trip as comfortable as possible.