Tour to Knossos & Heraklion city (recommended)
Visit the most vivid city in Crete and get to know the great Minoan civilization in this unique tour!
Recommended for groups of more than 10 persons and travel agencies
Meet with our professional guide and embark to a luxurious A/C vehicle to start your excursion.
You will be driven from Heralkion to the archaeological site of Knossos, the cradle of the Minoan civilization. The site dates back 3,500 years and there you will see the perfectly preserved palace of Knossos, the economical and administrative center of the city. Our guide will walk with you in the palace where you will admire the colorful frescos, impressive pillars, thrones and the drainage system. You will see the ancient theatre, king’s quarters and labyrinth of Minotaur, the half-bull half-man mythical creature.
Upon completion of the Knossos visit, you will get on the bus to return to the modern city of Heraklion and visit the highlights accompanied by your professional guide. Heraklion is the vibrate capital of Crete. The visit includes the Morosini Fountain in Lion Square, the Venetian Loggia (town hall) and the beautiful church Agios Titos. Free time will also be granted for shopping.
At the end of the tour you return to the ship loaded with Cretan images and energy.
Duration: 4 hours
Private bus transfers and guide or escort, all taxes
Note: entrance fees are not included in the price