• Duration: 4 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Pick up available
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Description

Book this special Private shore excursion at the Palace of Knossos and at the Archaeological Museum & the Old town of Heraklion.

Visit the palace of Knossos with large palace buildings, extensive workshop installations and luxurious rock-cut cave and tholos tombs. As a major center of trade and the economy, Knossos maintained ties with the majority of cities in the Eastern Mediterranean.

We will visit the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, one of the largest and most important museums in Greece, and among the most important museums in Europe. It houses representative artifacts from all the periods of Cretan prehistory and history, covering a chronological span of over 5,500 years from the Neolithic period to Roman times.

Get the opportunity to visit the Old Town is located next to the modern center of Heraklion so you can see the past and the present of Crete. Full of aristocratic buildings, churches, and boutiques, and open onto leafy squares with fountains and busy cafés.

Itinerary

Our driver will pick you up and take you a drive of approximately 20’ to arrive in Knossos. During this tour you will be taken back 4.000 years to the time of the oldest civilization in Europe. Knossos flourished for approximately two thousand years. It had large palace buildings, extensive workshop installations and luxurious rock-cut cave and tholos tombs. As a major center of trade and the economy, Knossos maintained ties with the majority of cities in the Eastern Mediterranean. You will lave the unique opportunity to visit at the Palace of Knossos in Crete, to learn about the rich lifestyle which began circa 2000 BC and was typified by magnificent monumental buildings

We will visit the Archaeological Museum. The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is one of the largest and most important museums in Greece, and among the most important museums in Europe. It houses representative artifacts from all the periods of Cretan prehistory and history, covering a chronological span of over 5,500 years from the Neolithic period to Roman times. Finally, we will make a quick walk at the Old Market of the town.

What's included

Pick up & drop off from your cruise ship or hotel
Private transportation with English speaking driver
Licensed tour guide is optional after your choice
All taxes

What's excluded

Gratuities (optional)
Entry/Admission fee is not included

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Free of charge / complimentary face masks and hand sanitizers
  • Our driver will be waiting for your at Heraklion port hold a sign with your name written on it. One day prior to your trip we will send you the driver's details.

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • SHORE EXCURSIONS
  • LUXURY AND SPECIAL OCCASIONS
  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR

Guided Language

  • English

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