Guided Tour to Knossos Palace & Heraklion

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Heraklion, Heraklion

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Participate in a guided tour to the Palace of Knossos, the political and ceremonial center of Minoan civilization. The tour continues to the town center of Heraklion, completing in a day the historical path of 4000 years.

What's Included

Pickup and Drop off from hotels and designated meeting points

Professional guide

Transport by air-conditioned coach or minivan

What's Not Included

Admission fee to Knossos 15 EUR per adult - People up to the age of 25, from EU member states free

Food & Drinks

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 100

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travelers in the bus
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • 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
Knossos Palace is the capital of Minoan civilization, just 5km away on the south of Heraklion town. It is the largest of the preserved Minoan palatial centers on the island. Walk through it with your guide and find out how people lived 4.000 years ago, people that are believed to be the first Europeans, lived as an organized community in Crete and the center of their civilization the Palace itself. The Throne Room, the frescoes, the Minoan Columns, the water management will stimulate your imagination on how the community of the Minoans was living on the island back then.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain)
Heraklion is the capital of Crete as well as the largest city on the island. It is a town living between modern life and a deep link with its past. The town is fortified by the old Venetian walls. From the town's center, a walk through Daidalou street will bring you to Lion Square and the famous Morosini Fountain remain of the Venetian era. The way to the left will take you to the permanent outdoor market of the town and finally to the Valide Mosque, a remain of the turkish occupancy. The way to the right will bring you to the Venetian Loggia and finally to the sea and the Koules Fortres

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Optional you may visit the Archaeological Museum in the center of Heraklion city. It brings together, findings from all over Crete, covering over 5500 years of the island's history. It is one of the most remarkable museums in Greece containing the most notable and complete collection of artifacts and initials of the Minoan civilization around the world.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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