Heraklion Tours: Day Trips from Heraklion Crete

Heraklion is a popular place to spend a few days in Crete, as you can easily take excursions to see the rest of the island. Here's the best Heraklion tours and day trips from Heraklion to choose from.

10 of the best Heraklion day tours and excursions in Crete

Heraklion Day Trips

Most people heading to the Greek island of Crete will spend some time in Heraklion. Whilst there, it is possible to take a number of different tours to see other parts of the island.

Whether you want to walk the Samaria Gorge, visit Spinalonga, or explore archaeological sites, these day trips from Heraklion will help you experience more of Crete.

Heraklion Tours

In the list below, I've chosen 10 of the best day tours in Heraklion. If you are also interested in an Heraklion sightseeing itinerary, check out this guide on things to do in Heraklion later.

Day Trips from Heraklion

Here's 10 of the best day trips and excursions in Crete you can take from Heraklion.

Frequently Asked Questions About Heraklion

These answers to commonly asked questions about Heraklion in Crete can help you plan your activities.

What are the best tours in Crete from Heraklion?

The 10 best tours of Crete from Heraklion are:

What are the best outdoor activities in Heraklion?

Popular sport activities in Heraklion include:

  • Hiking / Trekking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Parasailing
  • Helicopter tours
  • Canyoning
  • Kayaking

How many days do you need in Heraklion?

Three days in Heraklion (also known as Iraklio) is enough time to explore the city, appreciate its history, culture and cuisine, and also take a day trip to other parts of Crete such as the Samaria Gorge or Spinalonga.

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The 10 Best Day Trips from Heraklion in Crete

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