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Free Walking Tour

44 Knossos Ave | Venetian Port, Heraklion, Crete 71201, Greece
+30 694 450 0072
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Interesting historical and insider information about Iraklio!

Great, informative tour with little fun details by a really friendly guide! Would definitely... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Anonym20141
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Groningen, The Netherlands
Great way to learn about Heraklion

We really enjoyed this tour of Heraklion! Akrivi walked us through the main parts of town and took... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CambodiaGirl
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San Francisco, California
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Tour #1 - Historical and Culture tour with professional licensed tour Guide Every Tuesday and Thursday Get to know Heraklion the largest city of Crete. Visit, along with YOUR licensed GUIDE, Heraklion's major monuments; travel through time and its rich history. Discover the past and the present of a city that combines old with new. The Free tour will last up to 2 hours (from 16:00 to 18:00 hrs) and appeals to every visitor, regardless of age. The tour is wheelchair accessible. What to expect: Easy walking tour (expect some steps, walk through pedestrian streets), through the city's most important monuments, with your licensed guide, providing information about the city's attractions. Feel free to ask your licensed guide any questions. Entrance fees: For the sites included in the walking tour, you don't have to pay an entrance fee. Tour price: 0€ It's a gratuities based tour, if you decide it was worth your time you can always tip your licensed guide.
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44 Knossos Ave | Venetian Port, Heraklion, Crete 71201, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great, informative tour with little fun details by a really friendly guide! Would definitely recommend it!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this tour of Heraklion! Akrivi walked us through the main parts of town and took us into a few churches. Her knowledge of the region is extensive! Highly recommend.

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Akrivi C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much! Hope to see you soon again!!

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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

15 minutes before departure time we found our host exactly where we were told they would be. After meeting Yiannis we were introduced to our guide, Akrivi. A brief overview of the history of Heraklion saw us gently strolling up 25 August where Akrivi explained...More

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Akrivi C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much! we appreciate your review. We are trying to improve our services day by day for a better result and maximum of pleasure for our guests. Hope to see you again, soon!

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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Close to all amenities including 2 sets of buses , blue for local and green a little further away around 15-20 walk to see the rest of the island ,mind you mouse island isn local bus and is a must see take your bathers ,

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Akrivi C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Heraklion free walking Tour is to orient you in the city. Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

The walking tour is full of both historical information about the city. In addition to history and architecture, the tour guide also recommended us some Places / restaurants that locals visit. We really enjoy the tour and highly recommend anyone to spend 2 hours to...More

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Akrivi C, Owner at Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Thank you so much for your review !! It is always pleasure for us to be able to guide our guests to our hometown Heraklion. Hope to see you soon again

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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

A really good tour led by Akrivi. A local lady with all of the local knowledge. Lots of info’ and insights into life in Heraklion all delivered with patience and plenty of humour. Definitely worth the time she spent with us on a chilly afternoon.

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Akrivi C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Thank you so much for the review & for being part of our tour !! Hope to see you soon again !! Love & Kisses from Crete .

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Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience with Akrivi. She is incredibly knowledgeable and charismatic. I highly recommend booking a tour with them or one of the many tours they offer.

Thank Anna Maria K
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Akrivi C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2017

Dear Anna Thank you so much for your review hope to meet you soon again!

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Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

It’s very lucky for me to join the walking tour. I have been to Heraklion 3 times, but never knew that much history about this city before this tour. It’s around 2 hours, very enjoyable. Akrivi is a very experienced guide, and nice as a...More

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Akrivi C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Thank you so much !! It's always pleasur to have you with us ! Hope to see you soon again in our island - your home also - Crete !!!

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Akrivi was great! She was so knowledgeable and organized and she gave us a nice summary of the history of Heraklion and Crete in general. We were able to appreciate the buildings and sites more as she placed everything in context. She also graciously emailed...More

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Akrivi C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Thank you so much ! It was our pleasure also, you, have been a part of our Heraklion Free Walking Tour ! Hope to visit soon again Crete.

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

Family of four - We took the Tour #1 - Historical and Culture tour with professional licensed tour Guide with Akrivi on a sunny day in Heraklion city. It was great. Informative, funny and the right mix between walking and talking. Very enjoyable!! High recommend...More

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July 12, 2018|
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Sorry to respond so late I'm in Sydney Australia and there is an 8 hr time difference there is a statue near the taxi stand and roundabout and you wait outside the 1st tourist shop can't recall the name it's at the start of... More
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Linda H
May 23, 2018|
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Response from Akrivi C | Property representative |
Hi Linda Thank you for contacting us. Upon your request we can do the tour (in private) for you group on Sunday July 8th, 2018. Please contact us to clarify the number of the participants and the starting time of the tour in... More
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May 22, 2018|
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Response from Akrivi C | Property representative |
You can book through their website 1618freetour Dear Guests, Unfortunately all our Guides are occupied on private tours and we having to cancel our Free Walking Tours of Heraklion ( from 23rd of May 2018 until 30th of May... More
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