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.