Things to do around Heraklion Airport


Knossos Palace & Archaeological Museum Private Tour

€ 240

Enjoy a private transfer from the cruise ship port or from your hotel in Heraklion city, skip the lines, and discover the Labyrinth inside the Palace of Knossos. Learn a lot and later see the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion with your own private guide.

Knossos Palace Skip-the-Line Entry with Guided Walking Tour

€ 40

Skip the ticket line and immerse yourself into the majestic Palace of Knossos with a detailed guided walking tour which takes you 3500 years back in Greek history. Use the same ticket to enter the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion later.

Heraklion, Knossos & Minoan Culture Show

€ 69

Learn everything about Minoan culture in Crete and visit not only the famous Knossos archaeological site, but also discover the old town of Heraklion and experience a 3D video show and dance theater.


Heraklion Foodies Feast: Half-Day Small-Group Tour

€ 93

Experience Heraklion like a local and explore the streets where residents live, eat and shop, all while snacking away on Crete's best local treats.

Heraklion: Cretan Wine Tasting Tour & Gourmet Lunch

€ 100

Taste 15 different wines from Crete at a private wine tasting for no more than 8 people on a food and wine tour from Heraklion. Go to a gourmet restaurant for an olive oil tasting and immerse yourself in the authentic flavors of the island.

Day Trip to Chrissi Island from Heraklion and Agios Nikolaos

€ 61

Sail across the Libyan Sea on a 12-hour day trip to Chrissi Island from Crete. Transfer to Ierapetra to cross to one of Europe’s southernmost Mediterranean islands. Spend the day on paradise beaches, or follow the walking paths through cedar forests.

Tours and transport

From Rethymno: Knossos & Heraklion Archaeological Museum

€ 22

Journey back in time and visit the Minoan palace at Knossos on a day trip from Rethymno. Learn more about the ancient civilization at the Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

From Agios Nikolaos: Knossos Palace & Heraklion Guided Tour

€ 40

Join a day trip by bus to the Palace of Knossos and to the Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Enjoy a guided tour by a licensed guide and later visit the historical city of Heraklion.

Heraklion: Private Sunset Cruise with Wine and Fruit

€ 315

Experience an unforgettable, romantic adventure while sailing in the beautiful bay of Heraklion enjoying your wine under the magnificent colors of the sunset.


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