This excursion provides a different view, ideal for those who want to experience the island's everyday life!
We start our tour with a visit in Cretaquarium. You are going to admire various marine species, from small fish and clams to big sharks and tuna, indigenous species of the Mediterranean Sea...
You can also enjoy a coffee before we travel towards Heraklion.
After the visit in Aquarium ends, we will visit the biggest open-air Market in Pateles , where dozens of peddlers offer their merchandise in very good prices.
We continue our tour around Heraklion , seeing the Liberty Square, Heraklion city centre. Due to its siginificant position Heraklion has been throughout centuries the main focus of Byzantine Empire, Ottoman Empire , Venetian Rule etc. All of them have left their marks in the city. Admire the imposing fortress of Koules, that stands in the Harbor, the Venetian Walls which surround the old town, relax in a variety of restaurants or coffee places around Lion's Square (also named as Morozini Fountain). Last but not least, you can definitely visit the Municipal Library , the Art Gallery or one of the numerous byzantine churches.
Extras / Local fees :
Aquarium Entrance ticket : 10 € per adult / 6 € (05 - 17 years old)