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).
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 by the greatest ancient architect Dedalus. The archaeological site is located 5 kilometers from Heraklion.
Dive into the history when visiting the Herakliong Archaeological Museum.
Visit the Cathedral of St. Titus and the Cathedral of St. Minas and other cultural and architectural monuments while walking around Heraklion center.
After the excursion program, enjoy an independent walk through the old part of the city surrounded by Venetian walls with many boutiques and souvenir shops.
Drop-off at your hotel.