Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture as you explore the lively markets and historical landmarks of Heraklion. Then, marvel at the incredible marine life of the Mediterranean and beyond at the Creta Aquarium.
A different excursion for those who want to experience the island’s everyday life! We start with the Cretaquarium. Here you are going to admire various marine species, from small fish and clams to big sharks and tuna, all of which are indigenous of the Mediterranean… After our tour, we can enjoy our coffee in the café of the building before we go to Heraklion.
After our visit in Cretaquarium, we will visit the biggest open-air Market in Pateles where dozens of peddlers offer their merchandise in very good prices. We continue with our stop at the Liberty Square in the center. From there, you have the opportunity to visit the capital town of Crete. The Byzantium, the Ottoman Empire, the Venetian Rule have all left their marks on Heraklion.
You can admire the imposing fortress of Koules at the harbor, the Venetian Walls that surround the old city, you can sit at one of the many restaurants or coffee shops in the Lions’ Square to enjoy your coffee or your lunch or if you wish to, you will be able to visit one of the many city museums, the Municipal Library and the Art Gallery or one of the numerous byzantine churches. After this stop, we go back to the hotel.
Special Thank to Visit Greece for the wonderful pictures.