Booking for : Saturday Market – Heraklion City Tour & Cretaquarium‼️ Departure from Heraklion

Saturday Market – Heraklion City Tour & Cretaquarium‼️ Departure from Heraklion

Tour Details

Heraklion city tour – Bazaar – Cretaquarium

Available Every Saturday!!

Duration 6 hours / Stay at Heraklion 2 hours / Stay at market 1 hour and 20 minutes / Stay at Aquarium 1 ½ hour

Saturday market! A different excursion for those who want to experience the island’s everyday life.

We start with a tour around the city of Heraklion (app. 30 min.) with our first stop at the Liberty Square in the center. From there you have the opportunity to visit the capital town of Crete. The Byzantium, the Ottoman Empire, the Venetian Rule have all left their marks on Heraklion. You can admire the imposing fortress of Koules at the harbor, the Venetian Walls that surround the old city, you can sit at one of the many restaurants or coffee shops in the Lions’ Square to enjoy your coffee or your lunch or if you wish to, you will be able to visit one of the many city museums, the Municipal Library and the Art Gallery or one of the numerous byzantine churches.

After our visit in Heraklion, we will visit the biggest open-air Market in Pateles where dozens of peddlers offer their merchandise in very good prices.

For those who do not want to visit the Center of Heraklion and the Market can have a different experience and visit the larget multi store of the Island ”Jumbo”. Upon arrival in Heraklion and around the city, our customers will be transferred to the department store with a stay of about 3 hours. Shopping on the endless corridors with thousands of items, toys, decoration, clothing and etc.

Next Stop the Cretaquarium. Here you are going to admire various marine species, from small fish and clams to big sharks and tuna, all of which are indigenous of the Mediterranean… After our tour, we can enjoy our coffee in the café of the building before we go back to our hotels.

Indicative Time-Table:

10:00   Arrival in Heraklion (city tour 30 min)

10:30   Free time in Heraklion                     or   10:45 Arrival Jumbo

12:40   Arrival open-air Market                            13:45 Deparure from Jumbo

14:00   Departure from open-air Market

14:30   Arrival Cretaquarium

16:00   Departure from Cretaquarium

16:45   Arrival Heraklion

The timing of the program will be approximate, depending on traffic and weather conditions


✔️ Hotel pick-up and drop-off (Pick up mainly from hotels from Heraklion city, Ammoudara and Kokkini Hani till Malia area. If pick up from your hotel is not possible you will be picked up from the closest pick up point. In case you don’t know the closest pickup point, please contact us).

✔️ Transport by air-conditioned luxury bus

✔️ Professional Guide

Not Included:

❌ Cretaquarium entrance fee (10.00€ per adult and 6.00€ for children 5 – 17 years old) – Paid on the spot in cash

❌ Food – Drinks – Personal expenses

Remember to bring ‼️ Sun Cream, Sunglasses and Hat, Long-Sleeved Shirt for Sensitive skin


Children up to 3 years old, free of charge on tour rate and travelling on parents’ lap

Children from 4 to 12 years old, 50% discount on tour rate

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations up to 2 days prior to departure date, no cancellation  fees

For cancellations 1 day prior to departure date, 100% cancellation fees

Non-Show, 100% cancellation fees

⚠️ Important Notes

  1. The travel agency reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour due to adverse weather conditions or insufficient passengers number or force majeure 12 hours prior to departure time with a notification to the traveler
  2. Please arrive on time to the given pick-up point. Unfortunately, there is no option to wait for latecomers. In case of delay, missed pick-up, missed departure time, no refunds

Covid – 19 measures applicable for Season 2021:

  • Mandatory use of face covering  before boarding on bus. Failure to abide by this measure is subject to fines by local authorities.

Upon reservation, our partners will contact you in order to receive your Voucher which includes your pick-up point and time info. Please be aware that you will have to bring the Voucher with you during the trip.

For any further clarification, please feel free to contact us.

Heraklion city tour – Bazaar – Cretaquarium

Why to choose this package!

  • Saturday open air street market
  • Heraklion City tour - Liberty square, Morozini's Fountain, Lion's square
  • Loggia Monument, The City Fortress, St. Titus church
  • Creta Aquarium - The famous Mediterranean Aquarium

Additional Info

  • Duration : 🌞 Half Day
  • Price from: €22
  • Location : Crete

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