The capital of Crete, Heraklion, is mentioned in the annals of the first century, and there already was a seaport at that time. There are many interesting places to visit in the city, which you can explore during a highlight tour in English.
Guides usually start exploring the capital of Crete from the Venetian Harbour. A barrage fences off the harbour to the sea waves, from here you can go to the ancient defense construction – the Koules Fortress.
The Venizelos Square is located in the heart of the historic city. Its centre is decorated with an unusual fountain with lions, and there is also the Saint Mark's Cathedral here.
Lovers of antiquity will be interested in visiting the city's Archaeological Museum. It is one of the most important museums in the world with 20 halls, each of which presents an exhibition of ancient monuments.
Tramp lovers should see the famous gorges of Heraklion. There are routes that are easy to pass and those that only a real fan of extreme sports will be bent on.
Moreover, there are beautiful beaches, ancient cities, and sanctuaries in the area of Heraklion, which an experienced English-speaking guide can tell you the best way about.