Recent Searches
Clear

Top Heraklion Cultural Tours

Saved to wishlist!
Dates
Select Dates
Up to $15
Up to $30
Up to $90
Up to 1 hour
1 to 4 hours
4 hours to 1 day
1 to 3 days
3+ days
4+ stars
5 stars
6am—12pm
12pm—5pm
5pm—12am
Free Cancellation
Likely to Sell Out
New on Viator
Deals & Discounts
Private Tour
Skip-The-Line
Half-day Tours
Half-day Tours
Historical Tours
Historical Tours
Multi-day Tours
Multi-day Tours
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Heraklion. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

55 results | All Heraklion Tours

Sort by: Featured

Spinalonga island

Spinalonga island

star-4
82
A day trip that combines relaxation and history gives you the chance to visit the highlights of the Northeast part of Crete, where the picturesque town of Agios Nikolaos with the magnificent lake can be found. Elounda, a small village on the shore of Mirabello bay with spectacular views, is where the boat begins the cruise heading to Spinalonga island, a small uninhabited island used during the history as a fortress and later on as a leper colony.
More
  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$49.85
From
$49.85
Taking safety measures

Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

star-4.5
22
Explore with a guided group, the monastery of Kera Kardiotissa and the Dikteon Cave followed by a visit to Psychro village to meet a potter in action. Enjoy the panoramic views from Seli Ambelou Lasithi Plateau and complete your tour to the Minoan Palace of Knossos where civilization history began 4000 years ago.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$53.41
From
$53.41
Taking safety measures

Spinalonga - Agios Nikolaos From Heraklion

Spinalonga - Agios Nikolaos From Heraklion

star-4
11
Visit the former leper colony and Venetian fortress on Spinalonga Island during this private tour. Sail to this rocky island, and explore the streets, houses, and ruined Venetian fortifications where lepers were confined from 1903 to 1957. Then, relax with a swim stop and barbecue lunch before cruising back to port. Return coach transport, the boat ride to Spinalonga, and select hotel pickup and drop-off in north-coast resorts included.
More
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$53.41
From
$53.41
Taking safety measures

The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion area

The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion area

star-5
16
Taste the bounty of ancient Cretan vineyards and olive groves on a delicious, full-day wine tour from Heraklion. Travel with an oenophile and chef guide through the island’s fertile heartland, visit a winery for a vineyard tour and tastings of different varietals. Sample some of the Mediterranean's finest olive oil at a family domain, and indulge in a gourmet chef’s lunch at a local restaurant, complete with plenty of wine! Tour size is limited to 8 for a more personalized, small-group experience.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$178.04
From
$178.04
Taking safety measures

Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch

star-5
321
Discover ancient Minoan history, Cretan farming culture, and magnificent island views on this full-day off-roading adventure from Heraklion. Travel in a rugged Land Rover along historic mountain trails, stopping along the way to visit the mythological Diction Cave, shepherds’ villages, the scenic Lassithi Plateau, and an eco park where traditional ways of life are still practiced. Replenish your energy with an included lunch and taste of ‘raki’ liqueur at a local tavern.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$89.02
Price varies by group size
From
$89.02
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.

star-5
170
Spend a full day exploring Crete with a local guide. Visit Psychro Cave, the birthplace of Zeus, and a platanus tree that is according to local legend, the oldest tree on the island. You’ll also tour the villages of Mochos and Krasi and enjoy a traditional Cretan lunch in a local restaurant.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$103.48
From
$103.48
Taking safety measures

Crete Elounda and Spinalonga Island Cruise Day Trip

Crete Elounda and Spinalonga Island Cruise Day Trip

star-3
2
Visit Elounda and ride a boat to Spinalonga Island on this day trip.  Travel to Elounda and cruise to Spinalonga in Mirabello Bay, where a Venetian fortress and old village once housed a leper colony. Explore the ruins where lepers were confined, and enjoy a swim and barbecue lunch. After docking back at Elounda, drive to Agios Nikolaos’ to see its harbor and reputedly bottomless lake. Pickup and drop-off from selected hotels included.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$77.15
From
$77.15
Taking safety measures

Private Gastronomy Tour to Central Crete

Private Gastronomy Tour to Central Crete

star-5
3
Say goodbye to the tourist trail and hello to a world of organic produce when you book this private door-to-door food tour of Crete’s less-visited interior. Your program is customizable, depending on date, but typically includes two winery visits, with tastings, a bakery stop for sweet treats and coffee, and a 3-course taverna lunch. Opt to explore an olive oil factory or cheese and herb shops instead of one winery.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$284.87
Price varies by group size
From
$284.87
Price varies by group size

Private Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Tour of Heraklion area with Tastings

Private Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Tour of Heraklion area with Tastings

star-5
28
Discover the culinary delights of Crete on a day tour from Heraklion that includes wine tasting, olive oil tasting, and learning about the island's terroir. Visit a boutique winery and family-owned olive oil producer to sample wine and oil with your group. You'll have lunch at a mezze restaurant and gain insight into a piece of Crete's culture from a guide.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$178.04
From
$178.04
Taking safety measures

Relax in Nature - Chrissi Island day Cruise

Relax in Nature - Chrissi Island day Cruise

star-4
23
Follow the lead of this excursion on the way to Ierapetra by bus, accompanied by the morning sun. Soon after embarking in the boat, enjoy the trip in the Libyan sea on your way to Chrissi island where you will taste the natural beauty of a unique and protected by “Natura 2000” golden beach.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$51.04
From
$51.04
Taking safety measures

Private Tour Knossos & Heraklion City

Private Tour Knossos & Heraklion City

star-1
1
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.
More
  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$388.05
per group
From
$388.05
per group

Private Full-Day Knosos-Lasithi Plateau-Cave of Zeus from Heraklion

Private Full-Day Knosos-Lasithi Plateau-Cave of Zeus from Heraklion

star-5
44
Travelers with a range of interests will enjoy this private full-day tour of Crete, including Knossos, the Lasithi Plateau Windmills, and the Cave of Zeus. History enthusiasts will love learning about the island’s ancient history, while nature lovers will enjoy the beautiful views. As this is a private tour you can customize the itinerary to suit your needs and interests.
More
  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$534.12
per group
From
$534.12
per group
Taking safety measures

Ecobike tour in historic Heraklion

Ecobike tour in historic Heraklion

star-5
28
Hi there! I'm Alex, a native Cretan guy. I'm a bicycle enthusiast who totally loves Heraklion City. We will explore the city with my ecobikes (pedal free) and will lead you away from the crowds to lesser-known corners of the city. We’ll share some of our favorite places to eat, dance, and hang out. It will be a great way to start your visit or even explore the best monuments around! -If you looking for something unique -You are in the right place!!!
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$81.90
From
$81.90
Taking safety measures

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old wind mills-Olive Oil Factory-Private Tour .

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old wind mills-Olive Oil Factory-Private Tour .

star-5
16
See a side of Crete that many tourists miss, with this private day trip to the places off the tourist map. You’ll head away from the island’s busy beaches to discover the real Crete, visiting an olive oil producer, traditional wind mills, sleepy inland villages, and even the Cave of Zeus, where the Greek god was rumored to have been born. Note that entry to the cave is extra.
More
  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$486.95
per group
From
$486.95
per group
Taking safety measures

Sailing full day island DIA with lunch from Heraklion
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Sailing full day island DIA with lunch from Heraklion

star-4.5
14
The minibus picks you up outside your hotel and takes you to the port in Heraklion, where the boat leaves at 10 o'clock. During the trip to the Island Dia the captain will explain some of the history and secrets about the protected Island Dia. Reaching the Saint George bay it is time to walk to the little church or just enjoy the silence by snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing. Then it is time for lunch and to try the delight Cretan food that is prepared by the skipper. After lunch we sail of again to a second hided bay to relax and enjoy. Around 17 the boat slowly sails back to the port of Heraklion where you can see the city from a new point of view. In the port the minibus is waiting to bring you back to your hotel.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$106.82
From
$106.82
Taking safety measures

PRIVATE Spinalonga, Ag Nikolaos, olive oil factory incl Boat
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

PRIVATE Spinalonga, Ag Nikolaos, olive oil factory incl Boat

star-4.5
14
Visit the island of Spinalonga, just off Crete's northeastern coast, on this day tour that combines sightseeing with a taste of Cretan culture. With a guide, enjoy a minibus tour and take a boat ride to Spinalonga, plus visit an olive oil factory and more. Breaks will be taken for coffee and lunch (own expense).
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$136.50
Price varies by group size
From
$136.50
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Knossos Palace & Heraklion City Tour

Knossos Palace & Heraklion City Tour

star-4
12
Get more out of your time in Crete, and discover the history of the Minoan civilization on a tour of Knossos Palace and the cultural center of Heraklion. You’ll get the lowdown on the exhibits of the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and discover one of the locals’ favorite spots for coffee in a cozy city café. Note that entry fees are payable on the day.
More
  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$62.91
From
$62.91

Spinalonga Island - Ag Nikolaus - Elounda Bay - Private Tour.

Spinalonga Island - Ag Nikolaus - Elounda Bay - Private Tour.

star-5
10
This Tour gives you the opportunity to visit on your own way so many places in one day that if not with a local guide it would be impossible to visit and find.We visit Monasteries, Churches, Agios Nikolaus City, Spinalonga Island, Krasi village where the oldest Platanus tree in Crete it's found, we have a traditional Cretan Lunch in the traditional village of Mochos where we visit a few beautiful churches, and in the end if we have time we can visit the fishing village of Sisi where we go for a walk on the Palm Bay. ACACIA TOURS MHTE1039e60000115201
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$513.28
per group
From
$513.28
per group
Taking safety measures

Guided Tour to Knossos Palace & Heraklion

Guided Tour to Knossos Palace & Heraklion

star-4
8
Participate in a guided tour to the Palace of Knossos, the political and ceremonial center of Minoan civilization. The tour continues to the town center of Heraklion, completing in a day the historical path of 4000 years.
More
  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$34.42
From
$34.42
Taking safety measures

From Heraklion: Spinalonga Island ,Elounda and Agios Nikolaos Tour

From Heraklion: Spinalonga Island ,Elounda and Agios Nikolaos Tour

star-3.5
7
Go beyond Heraklion to visit the island of Spinalonga on a day trip by coach and boat. Offering an easy way to get from the city to the scenic Elounda Gulf area, this excursion covers transport direct from your hotel, a boat ride, and a barbecue lunch, along with ample free time to explore the island, Kolokitha Bay, Elounda, and postcard-perfect Agios Nikolas.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$42.73
From
$42.73
Taking safety measures

PRIVATE Local Life Cooking lessons included Lunch
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

PRIVATE Local Life Cooking lessons included Lunch

star-5
5
Your Eye Travel guide let you discover with a minibus the Cretan way of life. The first stop is at an olive oil factory where we are welcomed by the owner. He guides us through the factory and teach us all about the olive oil process. After the olive oil factory, we continue up the mountains to a small and authentic Cretan mountain village. Your Eye Travel guide gives you a tour through the streets of the real, daily Cretan life. After this, it's time to teach the secrets of a Cretan kitchen with fresh and local ingredients and herbs from his own garden. And we take you on a small tour of the village. The cooking lessons are very important; what you make, you will eat, so be sure not to burn your food! This authentic day will be held at a picturesque restaurant with a spectacular view. You are then free to enjoy your lunch, after which, we head back to your hotel.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$154.30
Price varies by group size
From
$154.30
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Tour West Crete: Rethymno Region from North to South

Special Offer

Private Tour West Crete: Rethymno Region from North to South

star-5
5
Discover scenic villages and dramatic gorges on this fully customizable tour of the Rethymno region. A typical day might begin with Spili village, the Kortialotiko Gorge and the Church of St. Nicholas of Kortialoti. Next, head to the Holy Monastery of Preveli and Preveli Beach with its natural palm forest. Finally, explore Rethymno’s Venetian old town. Your package covers door-to-door private guided transfers: meals and tickets are at your expense.
More
  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$480.71
per group
$534.12
$53.41 savings
From
$480.71
per group
$534.12
$53.41 savings

On the trail of the Greek Mythology

On the trail of the Greek Mythology

star-5
4
Visit the valley of the 1000 Windmills and get all the secret information’s of the Cretan people. Visit a traditional mountain village and a typical Cretan family on the way to the Lassithi Plateau, the birthplace of Zeus. On the road there, you learn about the history of the God father and his siblings. You"ll visit the birthplace of Zeus while enjoying the nature surround. We'll finalize the day with a delicious traditional meal with many dishes in one of the best Tavern. We’ll meet villagers and listen to their story's about their life.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$114.50
From
$114.50

Secret Heraklion Walking Tour

Secret Heraklion Walking Tour

star-1
3
Wandering around a city can be done either like a tourist or like a local. We offer the local version with a deeper info on the history and tradition of this city. Inside info you will not listen on other tours, walking slowly and discussing questions on monuments.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$24.36
From
$24.36

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Cultural Tours in Heraklion?
Q:
What Cultural Tours in Heraklion are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What Cultural Tours in Heraklion are good for avoiding crowds?