Frequently Asked Questions - List

FAQs - List

Heraklion Open Tour is the first Greek hop-on hop-off Company to provide city tours in the city of Heraklion Crete. Tours are provided on yellow-blue open-top double-decker buses with audio-guide commentary available in 12 languages. Each tour is carefully designed to present the best of the city's landmarks. 

The tour will get you in touch with our civilization, history and architecture. Our tour routes are carefully designed to show you the key landmarks and attractions in each city and the audio-guide commentary will explain the city's history, geography and culture. You'll also have great photo opportunities. The Open Tour gives you the opportunity to see the city from above combining pleasure and education.

Not only does it cover all major attractions, but the tour also includes key shopping centers in the city. Visit the world's famous ancient monument of Heraklion. Enjoy the view from above in our modern double-deck open buses.

Our services are supported by audio guide commentary, available in 8 languages (in English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish), through which historical and general information of the city and monuments is given. Clients are provided a set of head phones and a city guide of Heraklion with additional information.

It is totally up to you...The Heraklion Route lasts 60 minutes without getting off the bus, but you can also hop on & off at any of the stops as many times you wish! The frequency of the Heraklion Open Tour buses is every 45 minutes and gives you the opportunity to visit any place that interests you. Your ticket is valid for 24hours, from the time that you start the tour.

Guests can hop-on, hop-off as many times as they wish at the designated bus stops during the validity of the ticket.

You can buy a ticket online and benefit from our e-tickets discount, from any of our company representatives at our bus stops or from any of our authorized agent.

No, you are welcome to buy tickets on the spot, though buying online in advance may enable you to benefit from our discount.

If booking online you have the option of purchasing your ticket with an open date and join the tour on any day. Your ticket is valid from the date and time you first board the bus.

The tour covers the major hotels in Heraklion.

You may start the tour at any of the bus stops on our routes. Please see maps page for more information.

Our yellow bus stops is characterised by their colour and visible signage. They are also located at the most central spots of the city. Please see maps page for more information.

During the months April – November our buses operate from 09.15 until 17.30. 

Our tours have regular departures throughout the day. The bus schedule frequency is every 45 minutes from each bus stop. However, estimated frequency could be delayed due to traffic conditions.

All bus stops are detailed on our maps. Please see our map page for more information. The audio guide commentary includes advice on all of the bus stops which are also announced by the drivers at every station.

We operate every day from April till November

All our maps are available online. Please see our map page for more information. You are also provided with a map when boarding the bus.

Children under 5 may travel free of charge. To qualify for child ticket, children must be aged between 5 and 15 years old.

Yes, buses are available for Corporate Charter and Private Hires. Please contact our offices for more information

Yes, we do. For more information on group sales please our offices.

Contact Information

Heraklion Open Tour
 Heraklion Crete

+30 28970.25190

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