Villa Listaros
12/03/2018
*from Agia Pelagia, Analipsi, Anissaras, Gouves, Gournes, Carteros, Kokkini Hani, Malia, Sissi, Stalida, Hersonissos and other resort villages of the Heraklion region
ATTENTION! the cost of transfer increases by 10 € for an adult and 5 € for a child
*From hotels located in the village of Fodele, Agia Pelagia, Ligaria.
Extra Charge
Single Ticket entrance of Knossos & Museum:
+ Adult 16€ / person
+ Child 8€ / person (up to 18 years - free of charge)

Schedule: Wednesday, Saturday

Language: ENG, DE, RUS, FR, IT

Approximately Duration: from 9:00 to 16:00
*depends pick up location

Informative: an incredible amount of information

Beautiful: yes, very much, especially the museum!

Transport: by bus (moving up to 30 minutes)

Degree of difficulty: Middle

Walking part: in the archeological place and city

Do not forget to bring: hat, sun cream protection, comfortable shoes, extra charges tickets

Lunch: there will be a possibility to have a snack in Heraklion (lunch from 5 €)

Ability to travel with small children: yes

*Terms of return of the excursion: Upon cancellation of the tour for more than a day - 75% refund. No refunds in case of cancellation less than 24 hours.

Knossos Palace and Heraklion - the cradle of European civilization!

The most popular excursion that best acquaints with the history of the Minoan civilization is the example of the richest collection of exhibits presented in the archaeological museum and a review of the cultural center of the city of Heraklion and with a visit to the mysterious and mythical "labyrinth of the Minotaur" in the Palace of Knossos.
With our experienced guides, you can fully get acquainted with the unusual asymmetric architecture and frescoes of the Palace of Knossos, created around 1700 BC, the greatest ancient architect Dedalus. The archaeological site is located five kilometers from the Crete administrative center of the city of Heraklion.
For the most complete picture of the history and culture of the locals, visit the historic center of the city, the archeological museum with the richest collection of exhibits collected from all over the island, the Morozini fountain, the Venetian loggia. As well as pilgrimage Orthodox centers: the Cathedral of St. Titus and the Cathedral of St. Minas.
Architectural monuments of various cultures make a walk around Heraklion very interesting.After the excursion program, an independent walk through the old part of the city is surrounded by Venetian walls with many boutiques and souvenir shops. For completeness of sensations necessarily order a fragrant Greek coffee in one of the Cozy street cafes or refreshing orange juice during the midday siesta.

Only with our experienced guides you will be fully acquainted with the Palace of Knossos, built around 1700 BC. The greatest architect of antiquity, Daedalus, created this amazing palace for King Minos. You will walk through the numerous halls and staircases of the palace, visit the royal chambers and throne room, admire the unusual asymmetric architecture and frescoes, which are more than 4000 years old.
After visiting the palace you will go to the old part of the largest city of Crete and the capital of the province of the same name, the city of Heraklion. For the most complete representation of the history and culture of the city, visit its historical center, the archaeological museum with the richest collection of exhibits collected from all over the island, the Morosini Fountain, the Venetian Loggia. And also famous pilgrimage orthodox centers are the Cathedral of St. Titus and the Cathedral of Saint Minas. Architectural monuments of various cultures make a walk around Heraklion very interesting.
After the excursion program, there is time for an independent walk through the old part of the city surrounded by Venetian walls with many boutiques and souvenir shops. Finish your visit by enjoying a fragrant Greek coffee in one of the Cozy street cafes or refreshing orange juice during the midday siesta.

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