Family Scavenger Hunt in Heraklion

Enjoy a historical family walking tour and scavenger hunt in the center of Heraklion. While you search for sites, monuments, buildings, and answers to questions, you'll discover the fascinating history and fortification of Heraklion. Enjoy games, clues, and visits to popular sites with an experienced cultural guide.

The tour focuses on Heraklion in the year 1669. During this time, the city experienced one of the longest sieges in world history. With the city in ruins and the fall of its crown imminent, you'll answer questions like: How did people survive under these circumstances? What was the city administration doing to help? Did someone powerful betray Heraklion?!

Your family will follow your guide through this historical labyrinth, walking up to the city’s walls, exploring major monuments, and meeting with locals. As a reward for the scavenger hunt, you'll enjoy a lunch break featuring local pies.

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