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.