6 Hours Crete Adventure for Cruiseships

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From $204.73

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Heraklion, Heraklion

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This tour offers a unique blend of history, culture, and culinary experiences in one comprehensive package.

Guests will get to explore the famous Knossos Palace, a site of significant historical and cultural importance. They will then get to immerse themselves in the local village culture by visiting the charming Arhanes village.

The tour also includes a wine-tasting experience at the Paterianakis domain, where guests will get to sample some of the finest wines the region has to offer.

To complete the day, guests will be taken for a walk around Heraklion, giving them an opportunity to soak up the city's vibrant atmosphere. This tour offers a comprehensive and unique blend of experiences that makes it stand out from others.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Bottled water

WiFi on board

What's Not Included

Knossos Palace ticket (Full: €15, Reduced: €8 - 0-25yo non EU&65+y.o., €0 for EU citizen until 25yo)

Winetasting (depends on programm: 12 or 20 euro)

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Knossos Archaeological Site
First destination is Knossos Archaeological Site after 15 minutes of driving. This ancient palace was the center of Minoan civilization on Crete and is one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. Visitors can explore the restored palace and see the remains of its sophisticated drainage system, throne rooms, amphorae and frescoes.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

The second destination is Archanes Village will be reached in 15 minutes. This traditional Cretan village is located in the hills above Heraklion and is known for its vineyards and olive groves. Visitors can explore the village, visit a local church, walk along narrow cozy streets and meet the friendly locals.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Domaine Paterianakis
The third place in this tour is Paterianakis Domain which is 15 minutes away from Arhanes Village. This family-run winery in the hills near Arhanes specializes in producing high-quality wines using traditional Cretan grape varieties. Visitors can taste a range of wines, learn about the winemaking process, and enjoy the beautiful views over the countryside.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

The last stop will be the city of Heraklion (30 min from Paterianakis Domain), the capital of Crete, is a vibrant and dynamic place with a rich history and cultural heritage. Visitors can take a leisurely walk through the city and discover its charming streets, historic churches, and lively cafes and shops.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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