EXCURSION TO KNOSSOS PALACE AND HERAKLION
The most famous landmark of Crete, Knossos palace, is the absolute “must” for everybody who decides to spend their vacation on our beautiful island. On one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Greece, we find the centre of one of the most powerful civilizations of the ancient world and through the excavations, the legends and the history of the place we learn about its settlers: the Minoan people, the rulers of the Mediterranean. Includes a visit to the capital of Crete Heraklion where you can visit if you wish the new museum, or just walk around the city and take a taste of our life.
Highlights/What you will see!
• Knossos - Guided tour around the impressive Minoan palace.
• The newly renovated archaelogical museum in Heraklion(Optional)
• Heraklion town center.
Approximately 6 hours.
The time of departure from your hotel is according to its location and its sometime between 09:00 and 10:10a.m
Return Time back to your hotel is according to its location and its sometime between 16:30 and 17:30.
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What is Included.
Air-conditioned bus with professional driver.
Professional guide during the excursion.
The pick-up and drop off from your hotel is included in the price.
What is Excluded.
Knossos Palace Entrance Fee (15.00 per person).
Knossos Museum in Heraklion Entrance Fee (1€ per person)
Free for Ages under 18 years old and a reduced entrance fee for persons more than 65 years old.
(Please note that the above fees are NOT included in the price you will pay online)
For reduced tickets or free ticket option please click here.
Drinks or beverages during the tour.
Anything that is not specified in the program as included
Excursion Schedule in Detail
09:00 - 10:10: Departure from your hotel pick up point.
11:45: Arrival in Knossos Palace - 2 hours stop and guided tour.
13:45: Departure from Knossos Palace.
14:00: Arrival in Heraklion - 2 hours stop
16:00: Departure from Heraklion
16:30 - 17:30: Return time back to your hotel pick up point.
Children up to 4 years old are free. All children up to 18 years old must be accompanied by their legal guardians.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
Travelers that buy 2 Tours can have FREE OF CHARGE the Heraklion Market and City Tour.
Make sure you bring with you a good sun protection cream, a hat, a bottle of water and your good mood!
You will receive an email with your voucher and all details.
During the departure you will have to present either a printed copy of the voucher you will receive by email or just show it on your smartphone.
Please have with you a copy of your passport.
We accept cancellations as long as they are 7 day before departure. In such case the full amount will be refunded. Otherwise please see our Terms and Conditions.
We reserve the right to cancel or alter the date or times or schedule of the excursion at any moment.
If you wish further information about the excursion please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.