Knossos Palace & Heraklion City Tour

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Departs: Heraklion, Heraklion

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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The most popular excursion that reveals the history of the Minoan civilization.

During the tour you will see the richest collection of exhibits presented in the ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM, take a guided walk in the cultural center of the city of Heraklion, and finally, visit mysterious and mythical "LABYRINTH OF THE MINOTAUR" in the Palace of KNOSSOS.

After the excursion program, you can enjoy an independent walk through the old part of the city surrounded by Venetian walls with many boutiques and souvenir shops. To feel like a local, order a cup of Greek coffee in one of the cozy street cafes and relax during the midday siesta.

What's Included

Certified tour-guide

Pick-up from your hotel (at the specific tourist bus stop, outside of the hotel)

Transfer with air-conditioned bus

What's Not Included

Entrance ticket to the Knossos Palace (15 euro per adult, discounts apply for some age groups)

Food, drinks or any other personal expenses

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 80

Additional Info

  • If an infant does not sit on lap in the bus, It is necessary to pay a child ticket.
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • After booking we will contact you to arrange the pick-up. Please, note, if you do not provide your pick-up details up to 24 hours before the tour, we do not guarantee the pick-up. For pick-up from different location, please, contact us.
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Pick-up from the specific bus stops next to the hotels. From Area 1: all the villages between Fodele, Agia Pelagia, Xeropotamos(West Heraklion), Area 2: Heraklion Center and East, Carteros, Kokkini Hani, Gouves, Gournes, Hersonissos, Stalida, Malia, Sissi
  • Specialized infant seats are available

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

The Palace of Knossos
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, the greatest ancient architect Dedalus. The archaeological site is located five kilometers from the Crete administrative center of the city of Heraklion.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Guided tour in the city of Heraklion.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Heraklion Archaeological Museum
For the most complete picture of the history and culture of the locals, visit the historic center of the city, the archeological museum with the richest collection of exhibits collected from all over the island, the Morozini fountain, the Venetian loggia. As well as pilgrimage Orthodox centers: the Cathedral of St. Titus and the Cathedral of St. Minas. Architectural monuments of various cultures make a walk around Heraklion very interesting.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

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