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Koules Fortress Tours and Activities

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Built in the 13th century when Crete was under Venetian rule, Koules Fortress is known by many names. Sometimes called Rocca al Mare, or simply the Venetian Fortress, it was initially designed to protect Heraklion from invasion. Today it houses exhibits on the history of Heraklion.

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North end of 25 Avgoustou, Heraklion, Crete, 71202
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Small Group Heraklion Segway Tour

Small Group Heraklion Segway Tour

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An amazing Segway tour to Heraklion's hidden and visible beauties.. The fun start from the busy road of 25 August, which is a commercial center of Heraklion. Then we descend to the coastal road and we meet in front of us the harbor that stands out majestically the fortress Koules.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.85
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Private Tour Knossos & Heraklion City

Private Tour Knossos & Heraklion City

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This tour is a unique experience, to visit the most important places in Heraklion City. The tour schedule is flexible regarding the time spent at its attraction. Our driver will pick you up from your Hotel or Port in Heraklion City. The transfer is private and our English-speaking driver will drive you around the sightseeings.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$391.56
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Knossos Private Full-Day Tour from Heraklion with Pick Up

Knossos Private Full-Day Tour from Heraklion with Pick Up

At the desired time, an experienced English-speaking professional driver will pick you up from your accommodation in a private vehicle ready to immerse you into the Greek culture and lifestyle. If you are a history lover, get ready to travel back in time on this full-day tour. Knossos Palace is the biggest Minoan Palace of Crete. The archaeological museum is one of the most significant museums in Greece and its collections come mostly from central and eastern Crete and cover a span of 5.500 years. You will also have the chance to visit Koules Fortress that dominates the entrance to the Venetian Harbour of Heraklion. The Venetians called it "Sea Fortress", but today it is known by its Turkish name, Koules. Our drivers are not licensed to accompany you into the sights, but are very knowledgeable of the places visited and will provide all the necessary historical information and their local perspective. At the end of the tour, your driver will drop you off at your accommodation.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.48
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Historical Walking tour in Heraklion

Historical Walking tour in Heraklion

Crete is the largest Greece Island known for its beaches, mountains and of course archaeology! Ideon Cave is called the birthplace of God Zeus according to Greek mythology. The capital city Heraklion is the home place for a well known Archaeological Museum, which is housing Minoan civilization artefacts and Knossos ruins dating Bronze Age. Do you know that the Palace of Knossos is considered as a mythical labyrinth? Why Venetian and Ottoman monuments found in Heraklion? Why is ancient Knossos called one of the countryÔÇÖs most important archaeological sites? The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is revealing Minoan art and one of the best and complete collections of artefacts of this great civilization of Crete. With your local professional guide, you will visit an archaeological site and the palace of Knossos, the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, 16th-century Koules fortress, will hear secret stories about Venetian and Ottoman monuments, the Minoan civilization secret room and more.
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  • 4 hours
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Heraklion Historic & Culinary Luxury Small Group Experience

Heraklion Historic & Culinary Luxury Small Group Experience

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This tour combines the historic section of Heraklion town with a culinary experience. You will visit the most important historic monuments of the town on a walking tour, while during your exploration, you will try the most renowned local delicacies such as the famous ÔÇťBougatsaÔÇŁ pastry, local ÔÇťLoukoumadesÔÇŁ donuts with honey, the traditional Greek coffee and herbal tea. Your tour will continue with the visit of Heraklion Open - Air Market, where you will have the chance to taste Cretan products and interact with local people. Last Experience of the day will be a unique Olive Oil and Wine Pairing in a private studio accompanied by a presentation of the two most important products of the island and exploring their significance to the Cretan diet. Your experience will be accompanied by a light Lunch.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$362.38
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Architectural- gastronomic Walking tour in Heraklion

Architectural- gastronomic Walking tour in Heraklion

Heraklion, also known as Iraklio, is the capital of Crete. ItÔÇÖs archaeological site dates back thousands of years to the Minoan civilization. Crete is the largest Greek island with beautiful landscape and incredible history and mythology. Do you know that Crete is called the birthplace of Zeus? Have you heard about Venetian harbor in Heraklion? Where is the best place to feel the original atmosphere and feel the real Cretan lifestyle? Culture, traditions, mythology and of course lifestyle, food, drinks are inviting everyone to this paradise island of Mediterranean! With your local professional guide, you will visit Venetian fortress Rocca al Mare, an old city with churches and architectural sights of Heraklion, traditional tourist market, fish market and some delicate shops. You will be able to try the best Cretan gastronomic delicacies - honey, cheese, olive oil and olives and definitely Greek coffee in a local coffee shop!
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  • 5 hours
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Should I book Koules Fortress tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Koules Fortress can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 6 Koules Fortress tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Koules Fortress 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Koules Fortress costs USD 77.85. Guided Koules Fortress tours start around USD 77.85 per person. See all 6 Koules Fortress tickets and tours on Viator.
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