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Heraklion Bites and Sights Morning Small Group Tour
"One of the most vibrant cities in all of Greece Heraklion has been at the crossroads of civilisations for centuries. In its infancy the city was known as “Kastro” which historians believe indicates that the city was surrounded by fortification walls. Join this Heraklion walking tour to get to know the city as it is now but also as it was centuries ago uncovering remnants of occupations by the Byzantines Arabs Venetians
From EUR92.00
 
Heraklion Bites and Sights Morning Small Group Tour
"One of the most vibrant cities in all of Greece Heraklion has been at the crossroads of civilisations for centuries. In its infancy the city was known as “Kastro” which historians believe indicates that the city was surrounded by fortification walls. Join this Heraklion walking tour to get to know the city as it is now but also as it was centuries ago uncovering remnants of occupations by the Byzantines Arabs Venetians
From EUR92.00
 
Katakolon Port Shore Excursion: Private Wine Tasting in Mercouri and Beach Tour
"You will be met by your escort at the cruise ship port then head to your private vehicle to start your tour right. You will head to Mercouri Estate located 2.8 miles north of the port situated over the western Peloponnese seaside. Mercouri estate consists of vineyards olive groves and an Italianate residence surrounded by lush gardens with rare flora and fauna. Follow the English-speaking estate guide to a special sightseeing tour through the wines and the estate and learn about the wine production and the history of you will taste two types of wine accompanied with snacks of bread cheese
From EUR70.00

More Sports & Outdoors in Prefecture of Heraklion

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Football

I was very happy when I found the soccer stadium in the east side of Hersonissos. You just came on designated times in the afternoon and played for an hour or so. It wasn´t expensive and if there...
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15 Epimenidou Street, , Heraklion, Prefecture of H
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Paralia Pefki, Pefkos, 85107, Greece
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, Gournes Pediados, 715 00, Greece
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75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion, Crete, 71306, Greece
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Pefki Lindos, Pefkos, 85107, Greece
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57 Stadiou Str, Heraklion, 71601, Greece
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Top Things to Do in Prefecture of Heraklion

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Heraklion (City)

The monastery and Church of Saint Peter (Ayios Petros) in Iraklion was built by Dominican Monks in the early 13th century, it was converted into the mosque of Sultan Ibrahim under the Turks. It...
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Gortyn or Gortys

Gortyn is in the centre of the Mesara Plain and was one of the mightiest city states in Doric Crete. It was here that Zeus transformed into a bull, brought back princess Europa from her home in...
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Knossos

Knossos is the most important archaeological site in Crete. It was the centre of the very well-developed Minoan civilization and was one of the oldest cities in Europe. From Knossos King Minos ruled...
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Hersonissos

Lychnostatis’ The Crete Outdoor museum is in Hersonissos right next to the beach near the end that becomes Stalis. It has gardens of fruit trees, Herbs, cacti, shrubs, minerals and stone that are...
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Gouves

We were stopping in Gouves so as the Crete Aquarium was nearby we decided to make it our first stop on our first day. It's €8 for Adults and €6 for children so it is a little on the pricy side as far...
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Matala

The caves at Mátala were carved out in the 2nd century bc and would have been tombs. Some have carved niches were the body’s would have been lain. In The 1960’s and 70’s Mátala was swamped by Hippy’s...
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Top 5 Prefecture of Heraklion Writers

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Balam

"In Search of the Minatour"
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snorril

"Wonderful Crete"
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Maria250

"Analipsi"
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Irine_29

"Heraklio, of the Heart..."
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Jawnuta

"Arkalohori - town in Heraklion Prefecture"
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