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Operates: Every Wednesday.  

Knossos - Heraklion Museum (half day tour).

 

A nice day well spent in Heraklion! We first a tour in Knossos Minoan Palace site and later on, a visit to the museum where Knossos and many other place exhibits are to see.

Pick-up's from:
Georgioupolis, Rethymnon, Perivolia, Missiria, Platanias, Adelianos Kampos, Pigianos Kampos, Skaleta, Panormo, Bali.

Operating Days: 
Wednesday.

Languages:
Wednesays: English-German

Tour includes:
Pick-up service at or near your hotel, Full time guided tour.

Extra Fees (not included in the price)
Extras payable on the spot: Entrance to Knossos Site: 15€ (Children under 18 years old Free entrance), combined ticket for both Knossos Plc & Heraklion Archaeological Museum: 16€ (Children under 18 years old Free entrance).

Tour highlights:
Knossos Archaeological Site, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Explore Heraklion city.

Direction:
North Central Crete.

Duration:
9 hours approximately - 150 km.

Overview:
On this excursion you have the opportunity to visit the excavation sites of the Palace of Knossos, built in 2000 BC.

Knossos was the prosperous Minoan Capital and the residence of King Minos. Some believe, that the intricate Palace with its many rooms was the mythical Labyrinth. By discovering the site not too long ago, archaeologists found the first of all advanced civilizations in Europe.

The tour is followed by a visit to the Museum of Heraklion, where you can see the largest collection of Minoan findings from Crete.

Accents
• Half-day guided tour to the most well-known archeological sight of Crete
• Enough free time in Heraklion for shopping, having lunch and visiting an archaeological museum
• We visit one of the oldest and most beautiful caves of Crete.

Age Definition:
Adults: Over 12 years old  (Full fare)
Children: 5-12 years old  (50% discount)
Infants: 0-4 years old  (Free of charge)

Directions while booking:
► Please leave in booking comments box what language group you prefer to be in
► If your are booking a child or an infant, leave in comments box the dates of birth
► The displayed cost of any extra services, is the total for all participating passengers

 


 

For further information or bookings please call at telephone No. (+30) 2810 341560

 


 

 

Schedule

Timings*:

- Knossos palace 10.00 - 12.00
- Heraklion city – Museum 12.15 - 15.00

Back: Bali ~16.30, Rethymnon ~17.00, Georgioupolis ~17.30

(The timings are approximate - just to give you an idea of the day's schedule)

Sights

Time Sight Comments
10:00 Knossos Archaeological Site
12:15 Heraklion Archaeological Museum