Things to do in Heraklion (region) Greece

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Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens
Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens

Go beyond Athens to the spectacular Cape Sounion, and see the ruins of the Greek temple of Poseidon, the god of the sea in classical mythology. Admire the views of the Aegean Sea, marvel at the carvin...


Elafonisi Island Paradise Full-Day Tour
Elafonisi Island Paradise Full-Day Tour

Spend a day on the exotic Elafonisi Island, a piece of tropical paradise. Pause at picturesque villages along the way and visit Agia Sofia's impressive cave and rock-carved chapel. After, swim in the ...


Samariá Gorge Full-Day Excursion
Samariá Gorge Full-Day Excursion

Spend a day hiking and admiring the dramatic landscape of Samariá Gorge, a stunning part of Crete's national park. Complete your trek at a charming fishing village to enjoy some free time; then take a...


Gramvousa Lagoon Cruise with Traditional Greek Lunch
Gramvousa Lagoon Cruise with Traditional Greek Lunch

Feel the marine breeze on your skin as you set sail for the island of Gramvousa. Experience the pristine water along stretches of scenic beach—a tropical atmosphere with a touch of medieval history. E...


Palace of Knossos & Heraklion Tour
Palace of Knossos & Heraklion Tour

See and hear the story of the Minoans, one of Europe's oldest civilizations, before taking a tour of Heraklion. Wander around the excavated site of the palace of Knossos, hearing mythological stories ...


Samariá Hiking Challenge & Boat Cruise
Samariá Hiking Challenge & Boat Cruise

Spend a day hiking the charming and rugged Samariá Gorge, carved out of a limestone plateau. Explore the diverse flora and fauna of the area and take a revitalizing boat cruise to the picturesque coas...


Shared Shuttle: Heraklion Airport (HER)
Shared Shuttle: Heraklion Airport (HER)

Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Heraklion International Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Heraklion International Airport, the zones ...


Private Standard Car: Heraklion Airport (HER)
Private Standard Car: Heraklion Airport (HER)

Enjoy convenient private transportation between Heraklion International Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a standard car. For transfers to and from Heraklion International Airport, the zones to...


Private Standard Car: Heraklion Airport (HER) - Rethymno
Private Standard Car: Heraklion Airport (HER) - Rethymno

Enjoy convenient private transportation between Heraklion International Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a standard car. For transfers to and from Heraklion International Airport, the zones to...


Shared Shuttle: Heraklion Airport (HER) - Rethymno
Shared Shuttle: Heraklion Airport (HER) - Rethymno

Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Heraklion International Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Heraklion International Airport, the zones ...


Private Cape Sounio Half-Day Tour by Key Tours
Private Cape Sounio Half-Day Tour by Key Tours

Take in the impressive views of the Saronic Gulf and see the ruins of the temple of Poseidon, god of the sea in classical mythology. Admire the still-standing Doric columns that have inspired poets—in...


Crete Acqua Plus Water Park with Transfers
Crete Acqua Plus Water Park with Transfers

Spend a day at Acqua Plus, one of the largest water parks in Greece, for the ultimate collection of thrills to help you escape the heat. Join the fun with different games, slides, and attractions like...


Imbros Gorge Walking Tour
Imbros Gorge Walking Tour

Escape to the cool and mesmerizing village of Imbros as you pass by mountain villages and the impressive White Mountains. At Imbros Gorge, a canyon 7 miles (11 km) long near Hora Sfakion in southern C...


Horseback Riding at Finikia Mountain with Lunch
Horseback Riding at Finikia Mountain with Lunch

Explore the Finikia and Giouchtas mountains on a take a breaking horseback ride that shows you the natural wonders of Crete. Trot across the landscape on a docile mount and take in charming rural vist...


Secrets of Wine & Olives Full-Day Tour by 4x4
Secrets of Wine & Olives Full-Day Tour by 4x4

Spend a day exploreing some of the best Greek produce—its high-quality olive oil and the famous Cretan wine. Learn traditional processes that have survived until the present day, see olive mills, and ...


Private Half-Day Sightseeing Walking Tour
Private Half-Day Sightseeing Walking Tour

Experience the town of Heraklion in a different way on a 3-hour walking tour with your private licensed guide. Build your own excursion group with family or friends, and determine everything from your...


Customized Private Island Tour
Customized Private Island Tour

Enjoy the wonders of Crete with a personal driver and guide and see all that the island has to offer, from its stunning natural wonders to idyllic towns. Customize your itinerary and explore as you wi...


Discovering Scuba Diving in Heraklion
Discovering Scuba Diving in Heraklion

Experience the underwater world off the coast of Crete with a guided tour of the spectacular Mediterranean waters. Discover the beauty of the reef and the marine life that inhabits it, feel the thrill...


Spinalonga Full-Day Cruise
Spinalonga Full-Day Cruise

Sail along Crete's coastline to the hidden shores of Spinalonga and spend a day exploring its majestic scenery. Hear about the history and mysteries of the island, see its imposing Venetian fortress, ...


Private Minivan: Heraklion Airport (HER)
Private Minivan: Heraklion Airport (HER)

Enjoy convenient private transportation between Heraklion Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a minivan. For transfers to and from Heraklion Airport, the zones to select from include: Zone 1 Sele...


Cretan Night Out with Live Music & Dance
Cretan Night Out with Live Music & Dance

The Cretans express their feelings not only in words, but also with movement and song. The most compelling way for Cretans to express themselves is with music and dance, which wasn't even allowed duri...



Cretan Night with Live Music & Dance Karouzanos

The Cretans express their feelings not only in words; This wasn't even allowed during the many periods of occupation. The most convincing way for Cretans to express themselves is in music and dance. D...


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