Daily throughout the season


Duration 2 hours / Starting times 10:00 am, 16:00 pm and 18:00 pm /Starting point:  Koules Fortress

Places of interest:  18


Embark on the legendary “Zorbas the Greek: Heraklion City Treasure Hunt & Tour” in the heart of Heraklion, Crete, and follow in the footsteps of the iconic character from Nikos Kazantzakis’ renowned novel. Dive into the vibrant culture and rich history of this ancient city as you uncover clues and solve riddles that will lead you to the vibrant markets and ancient landmarks of Heraklion. Immerse yourself in the traditions, flavors, and music that inspired Zorba’s lively character and defined his philosophy. The secrets of Cretan culture are waiting for you to uncover, all while embracing the warmth of the locals and indulging in the richness of Greek hospitality and food.

Let the spirit of Zorba guide you on this thrilling Treasure Hunt. This is a hybrid game, so you’ll use the Narratologies app to discover places, read stories, and solve riddles to find your next stop. Along your way, you will meet our treasure hunt facilitators, who will assist you with the gameplay and offer you tasty local Greek goodies.


Εach competing team consists of 3-5 persons. The team with the biggest collection of Gems is the Winning Team. The points are counted from the mobile phone of the Team Leader of each team. The Game Master/Facilitator is present during the whole event so as to assist the players with the game play and serve them at the food stops.

At each Treasure Hunt Point:

1. You discover a Fun Fact/ Story of the Place you visit (audio & text)

2. You solve a local Quiz

3. Collect your Gems



  •  Venetian Fortress Koule (Starting Point)
  • Morosini Fountain
  • Church of St. Titus
  •  Bembo Fountain
  • Nikos Kazantzakis Tomb (Finishing Point)


Food Tasting:

  •  Regional delicacies,  “kalitsounia”or ”bougatsa”
  • Traditional  “Dakos” salad and  meatballs



  • Views to the vast Aegean Sea
  •  Venetian Loggia and other architectural gems
  • Venetian fortress knightly selfies



  • Take a cap, sunglasses, comfortable walking shoes, and water with you
  • Have your mobile phone charger



Narratologies app for discovering places, playing, learning and collecting gems

✅ Professional facilitators to guide and assist you through the Hunt

✅ Gifts and vouchers from local souvenir shops and museums for all

✅ Coronation Ceremony for the Big Winners

✅ Traditonal snacks and cretan food tasting


Cancellation policy:

For cancellation up to 2 days prior to arrival no cancellation fees

For cancellations 1 day prior to arrival 100% cancellation fees

Non-show 100% cancellation fees



1. Βookings to be made at least 2 days before the booked day!


Upon booking you will receive from us in a separate mail with your activity’s voucher with specific pick-up details (please check your spam folder as well)


For clarifications please send us a mail at online@travelid.gr or contact us at +30 2810 335 227

We are at your disposal from Monday to Friday 09:00 am till 20:00 pm and Saturday 09:00 till 15:00 pm


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