Uncover Heraklion: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of History

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 4.2km
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Duration 1h 15m
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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Tour preview

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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Explore Heraklion's history with the In-App Audio Tour
  • Discover the legend of Agios Minas Cathedral
  • See Venetian influences at Morosini Lions fountain
  • Admire the copper Statue of the Timeless Meeting
  • Taste the essence of Crete with local mezedes
Immerse in the rich tapestry of Heraklion on this in-depth Self-Guided Audio Tour. History buffs and curious minds will relish in the tales and sights of a city shaped by diverse civilizations. From Venetian walls to Ottoman influences, this tour peels back layers of time, revealing Heraklion's fascinating transformation. The journey commences at the old bus station, guiding you through a maze of historic landmarks, including the formidable Venetian fortifications and the ancient dockyards. Winding narrow streets will lead you to the vibrant heart of the city, showcasing iconic sites like the Koules Fortress, Morosini Lions Fountain, and Agios Minas Cathedral. The tour concludes with the evocative 'Timeless Meeting' statue, marking an endpoint rich in symbolism. Along the way, encounter the legacy of Cretan independence, admire the architectural marvels of Venetian Loggia and Saint Mark's Basilica, and explore the fusion of tradition and modernity. This tour promises a memorable excursion through the heart of Crete's capital, where history is etched on every stone and whispers through the alleyways.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Welcome at the bus station
Statue of the Timeless Meeting
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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