Crete (Heraklion) Heraklion Town Excursion Reviews

Heraklion is the island's capital and the fourth largest city in Greece. Arab refugees from Al Andalus in Spain founded the city; the Republic of Venice governed Heraklion for four centuries.
After the ship excursion, we did our own walking tour of Heraklion.
After the ship excursion, we did our own walking tour of Heraklion. There are free online walking maps, including one provided by the municipality of Heraklion. If you look at the bottom of authentic Greek gifts sold in shops in ... Read More
After the ship excursion, we did our own walking tour of Heraklion. There are free online walking maps, including one provided by the municipality of Heraklion. If you look at the bottom of authentic Greek gifts sold in shops in Santorini and Mykonos, youll see most of them were made in Crete. So we decided to do our major shopping in Crete, especially for olive oil. The stores are easily walked to from the port. Read Less
Sail Date May 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Celestyal Cruises
we took a culinary tour with the on board chef.
we took a culinary tour with the on board chef. excellent.
we took a culinary tour with the on board chef. excellent. Read Less
Sail Date July 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Oceania Cruises
loved the tour of these charming towns, coach was so comfortable and the guide excellent, enjoyed ...
loved the tour of these charming towns, coach was so comfortable and the guide excellent, enjoyed the free time to wander round on our own
loved the tour of these charming towns, coach was so comfortable and the guide excellent, enjoyed the free time to wander round on our own Read Less
Sail Date April 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Pullmantur
The museum was interesting.
The museum was interesting. We enjoyed seeing the original artworks. The time to wander around town was nice. This was an "included" excursion that was well worth doing.
The museum was interesting. We enjoyed seeing the original artworks. The time to wander around town was nice. This was an "included" excursion that was well worth doing. Read Less
Sail Date November 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
Worst tour we have ever taken.
Worst tour we have ever taken. Absolutely nothing of interest to see, and our guide was just terrible!
Worst tour we have ever taken. Absolutely nothing of interest to see, and our guide was just terrible! Read Less
Sail Date November 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
Great way to get around & see key points.
Great way to get around & see key points.
Great way to get around & see key points. Read Less
Sail Date September 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Holland America Line
Excellent!
Excellent! We loved the Gyros in the Heraklion Marketplace.
Excellent! We loved the Gyros in the Heraklion Marketplace. Read Less
Sail Date July 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Good to walk around
Good to walk around
Good to walk around Read Less
Sail Date July 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Just so-so.
Just so-so. It was Sunday so everything was closed and it was a large city without it's own personality.
Just so-so. It was Sunday so everything was closed and it was a large city without it's own personality. Read Less
Sail Date June 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Variety Cruises
Can't really remember much.
Can't really remember much. Beach was beautiful. And Churches
Can't really remember much. Beach was beautiful. And Churches Read Less
Sail Date June 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Interesting small town, nice shopping
Interesting small town, nice shopping
Interesting small town, nice shopping Read Less
Sail Date May 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Carnival Cruise Line