1. Greece
  2. Crete
  3. Heraklion
  4. Palace of Knossos

Heraklion: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Sightseeing Tour

Product ID: 378119
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Discover the history and architecture of Heraklion and admire the views from the top of a double-decker hop-on-hop-off bus with a ticket valid for 48 hours.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Valid 2 days
(from first activation)
Instant confirmation
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Russian
Wheelchair accessible

Select participants, date, and language:



  • Tour around Heraklion most important landmarks on a Hop-on Hop-off tour
  • Visit the archaeological site of Knossos Palace and the Archaeological Museum
  • Walk across the Venetian Walls or the Old Port Square
  • Enjoy swimming and activities on the sandy beach of Ammoudara
  • Explore the shopping, museums, and traditional restaurants in the old town
Full description
Explore Heraklion on an open bus tour with a 48-hour ticket. See city’s famous landmarks and visit the famous beach of Ammoudara. Use the ticket for 2 days and board the bus at various points around the city. 

Familiarize yourself with the Cretan civilization, history, and architecture and learn all about the old and modern city of Heraklion in your own language with the commentary on board, available in 8 languages. 

Admire the view of the streets and the landmarks from a safe distance, Hop on and off at all the bus stops to visit major attractions such as Knossos Palace, the Archaeological Museum, Ammoudara Beach, the Venetian Port, the Market, and many others. 

The 8 bus stops along the route are:
• Old port square
• Historical Museum of Crete
• Knossos Palace
• Heraklion Archaeological Museum
• Grave of Nikos Kazantzakis
• Venetian Walls
• Port bus station
• Jesus Gate
  • 48-hour ticket
  • Audio commentary in 8 languages
  • Headsets
What’s Not Included
  • Entrances to attractions
  • Tips

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point at any of the designated bus stops along the routes.

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Important information
Know before you go
• You may use the ticket for 48 hours from the first activation. You will get a map with all the bus stops
• The tour operates on a 45-minute frequency time interval from 09:15 until 17:30 during the summer season. The full loop duration is 60 minutes

From US$ 24.25 per person

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