Knossos Palace & Heraklion City Tour from Heraklion
From the 1-st of May, 2023.
Heraklion is the capital of Crete and one of the most fascinating and vibrant cities in the Mediterranean with many historical monuments to visit and places to discover.
- Visit Knossos, the mythical labyrinth and ancient capital of Minoan Crete
- Enjoy a guided tour in the center and the historical part of Heraklion
- Have free time for shopping at the old market or visit Archaeological Museum of Heraklion(optional)
- Pick-up and drop-off at Heraklion area
- Transportation by bus
- Knossos Palace Ticket: 15 euro
- Archaeological Museum Ticket: 12euro( Knossos & Museum combined ticket 20 euro)
- Food and Drinks
Please note: The pick up starts from the area of Malis and ends at Heraklion City. We pick up and drop off the customers close to their hotel.
Morning Pick-up: We will start collecting participants from pick-up points in the morning.
Depending on the place of your hotel/apartment the bus drive will differ.
Bus Drive: 1 hour
1st stop: The Palace of Knossos, 1 hour 20 minutes
Visit Knossos, the mythical labyrinth and ancient capital of Minoan Crete, 5000 years ago. Our participants will enter the Archaeological Site with our Representative in order to attend a Guided Tour for about 1 hour and 20 minutes and then enjoy some free time to take photos and admire the historic Minoan place.
People have to wait in line, in order to receive their tickets and enter the Palace.
The waiting time is different during high-season months and peak times within the day.
Bus Drive to City Center: 30 minutes
2nd stop: City Center of Heraklion, 3 hours.
Walking Tour & Free time
Visit the capital of the Region and enjoy a guided tour in the center and the historical part of Heraklion, followed by 2 hours and 30 minutes free time at the old market, the city center or visiting the archaeological museum. Participants will have plenty of time to walk, do some souvenir shopping or just take photos.
Optional: Archaeological Museum of Heraklion
For those who wish to visit the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, the choice is optional and will be without a guide as the Covid Regulation for visiting the museum as a group makes the procedure complicated and time consuming for the participants.
End of the tour Return to resorts: Embarkation in the buses and drive back to the hotels where we gathered participants in the morning.
Depending on traffic and on the pick-up places of each one, the time of journey back to the hotel will differ.
Bus Drive: 1 hour