1. Greece
  2. Crete
  3. Heraklion
  4. Palace of Knossos

Knossos Palace Admission and Guided Walking Tour in German

Product ID: 360800
Skip the ticket line and discover majestic Palace of Knossos with a detailed guided walking tour which takes you through 3,500 years of Greek history.
About this activity
Duration: 90 minutes
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Skip the ticket line to enter Knossos Palace and take a tour with a licensed guide
  • Explore the ancient palace, step into the royal residence, and see the Minoan king's throne
  • Use the same ticket to enter the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion
Full description
Skip the ticket-line and explore what remains of the mythical Palace of Knossos, a complex of more than 1500 interlocking rooms, built for a mighty king of the Bronze Age. Wander through the labyrinth of ruins, and see the throne of Minos, the mystifying sanctuaries, the luxurious domestic quarters of the royal family, the treasures pantries, and the astonishing water-management systems. 

Learn more about the history of the city of Knossos, considered to be Europe's oldest city. Discover how it was the pre-eminent center of power in Bronze Age Crete. Learn about the various earthquakes which caused the destruction of various buildings and the palace itself throughout the city's long history. After your tour, benefit from access to the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion city, where you will find many of the artefacts you will hear about during the tour.
  • Skip-the-ticket-line
  • Entry ticket for the Knossos Palace and the Archaeological Museum in Heraklion
  • Licensed German-speaking tour guide
  • Guided walking tour in a small group
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel Transfer
  • Meals and drinks
  • Guided tour in the Archaeological Museum
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Next to the main entrance of the archaeological site, right next to the "Little Garden" restaurant.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• If you are a non-EU citizen you must book the adult ticket only to be eligible to enter the archaeological site
• Please bring your passport, if you qualify for a reduced price
• With the ticket, you can enter the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion City
• The Palace of Knossos can be reached from Heraklion city either by taxi or by the local bus Nr.2
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Product ID: 360800