SANTORINI 1 DAY TOUR
ferry “SEA JET”
11/07/2020
GASTRONOMY PRIVATE TOUR CENTRAL CRETE
01/03/2019

KNOSSOS PALACE AND HERAKLION - THE CRADLE OF EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION!

ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM, HERAKLION CITY TOUR, "LABYRINTH OF THE MINOTAUR" KNOSSOS PALACE
Category: KNOSSOS - Group tour on Crete.

Included in the price:
  • Transfer service
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or any other place within North Heraklion region: Amudara, Analipsi, Anissaras, Gouves, Gournes, Carteros, Kokkini Hani, Hersonissos, Malia, Stalida.
  • Experienced guide, speaking your language.
Exclusions:
  • Entrance ticket of Knossos 15 €.
  • Combined entrance ticket of Knossos & Museum 20 €.
  • Pensioners above the age of 65 from the E.U. pay 8 €. (8 € for Knossos & 6 € for the Museum and combined ticket 14€).
  • For E.U. citizens until 25 years old, Entrance is free with proof of ID.
  • For citizens outside the E.U. from 6-25 years of age, the tickets are reduced by 50%. Now also including United Kingdom.
  • For pick-up NOT from Heraklion region, extra charges may apply.
  • Wednesday, Saturday.
  • 6 hours, depending on your location.
    English, German, French, Italian, Russian.
    By bus.
  • Cancellation 48 hours prior to the tour date and earlier - 100% refund.
  • Cancellation 24-48 hours prior to the tour date - 75% refund.
  • No refunds in case of cancellation less than 24 hours prior to the tour date.
  • The most popular excursion which presents the history of the Minoan civilization. Start from the mysterious and mythical "LABYRINTH OF THE MINOTAUR" in the Palace of KNOSSOS. Then meet the richest collection of exhibits presented in the ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM and enjoy a walk within the cultural center of the city of Heraklion.

  • See how mysterious myths about the Minotaur and the real story co-exist when visiting the PALACE of KNOSSOS.

  • Knossos is an architectural ensemble, that reminds us of the achievements of the Minoan civilization. It included halls for ceremonial receptions and ceremonies, religious premises, royal apartments, retail shops, workshops, warehouses, treasuries and ceramic water supply, arranged according to the principle of communicating vessels. Despite the overall asymmetry this architectural structure, created about 4000 thousand years ago, is recognized as one of the 100 wonders of the world.

  • Pick-up from your hotel or any other place within North Heraklion region (for other regions of the island extra charges may apply).

  • Archaeological Park of Knossos Palace.
  • Archaeological Museum of the city of Heraklion.
  • 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.
  • Drop-off at your hotel.
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