Heraklion: the Castle of the Moat

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Heraklion: the Castle of the Moat


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  • 1h 30min
  • 30 stories
  • 4km distance
  • 10 stops

It took the Greeks ten years to wipe Troy off the map with a wooden horse. It took the Ottomans 21 years and a vile traitor to conquer Heraklion, one of the largest castles in the Mediterranean and the crown jewel of Venice. This tour will highlight the most exciting monuments and events of a siege that captivated the whole of Europe.

Inclusions and Exclusions


  • Self-guided tour in English for your smartphone (Android & iOS)
  • An activation link to access your tour
  • Offline content with an offline interactive map to avoid roaming charges


  • Live Guide
  • Smartphone or headphones
  • App not compatible with Windows phones
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Mandatory items

  • Charged smartphone
  • Headphones

The location

Important information

Know before you book

  • This is a downloadable self-guided tour for your smartphone. No live guide will accompany you. No VR/AR is included
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access your tour. Please check your email spam folder as well
  • An Android or iOS smartphone is required
  • The tour is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 5/5C or older, iPod Touch 5th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, iPad Mini 1st generation
  • Please ensure you have enough storage space (100-150 MB) 
  • Book per device to be used, not per participant
  • Non refundable once activated.

Know before you go

  • Internet access might be unavailable & mobile signal may be weak. So please download the tour on your smartphone prior to your visit in order to enjoy it offline
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged

Download the app

To take this self-guided tour, you will need to download the Clio Muse Tours app on your iOS or Android device. Enjoy your tour!

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