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

Heraklion: Private Knossos Palace & Archaeology Museum Tour

Product ID: 246702
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Visit the most important archaeological site on Crete, the Minoan palace of Knossos. Afterwards, you will explore the Archaeology Museum of Heraklion, which houses the biggest prehistoric exhibition of artifacts in Greece.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
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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  • Visit the Palace of Knossos, the most significant and impressive monument of the Minoan civilization
  • Explore the Minoan art of Crete
  • Find out about the Minoan civilization, the oldest civilization of Europe
Full description
You will begin your day by visiting the most important archaeological site on Crete and the second most visited archaeological site of the country, the Minoan palace of Knossos and the mythical Labyrinth of Homer. You will be visiting an amazing area which consists of 22,000 square meters.

A prehistoric "city", this is the place where the oldest European civilization started and flourished some 5,000 years ago.

Following this, in the center of Heraklion Town, you will visit the biggest Archaeological collection of artifacts on Crete. You will explore these pre-hellenic artifacts, focusing on the Minoan period and going deeper into its significance and development throughout time.
  • Experienced licensed private tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance tickets to Knossos Palace and the Archaeology Museum of Heraklion
  • Public bus tickets
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

You will meet us in front of the tickets kiosk and recognize us by the sign we will be holding, of Elissos Traveling Philosophy.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• The tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• You will have to climb several steps at the Palace of Knossos, there is no elevator

From £302.02 Per group up to 6

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Elissos Traveling Philosophy

Product ID: 246702