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Private Guided Tour to Knossos Palace and Archaeological Museum

from 250.00
Get to know Europe’s oldest civilization, dated 4,000 years ago. The Palace of King Minos awaits the visitors to admire in awe the Minoan splendour and culture.
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All about the Private Guided Tour to Knossos Palace and Archaeological Museum.

Knossos Palace and Archaeological Museum

Get to know Europe’s oldest civilization dated 4000 years ago. Knossos has a rich habitational history, starting from the Neolithic Period, some 9000 years ago. Knossos is the name of the capital of the Minoan civilization, dating some 4000 years ago, is presumably the largest city in ancient Crete. It’s ties were spread across the whole Crete and across the eastern Mediterranean.

In this Guided Tour you will find out about the Minoan culture,the architecture the every day life, the large feasts, the connection with other civilizations and the art.

After the Guided Tour in the archaeological site, a visit to the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion follows, one of Europe’s most important museums, as it contains the most notable and complete collection of artifacts of the Minoan civilization of Crete.

A private tour with a passionated, knowledgable guide who will travel you 4,000 years ago and will let you know about the history and legends of this great civilization! Meet your guide at your hotel/ port/ airport/ Knossos palace for a 3 hours tour. Then the tour to the archaeological museum and Heraklion old town follows and Crete’s history comes alive!!!

Price varies depending on the number of participants.

Available from €250

 

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Professional Guided Tour to Knossos Palace, Archaeological Museum and Heraklion old town
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Transfers from and to your hotel as well as necessary transfers for the tour
  • Knossos Palace and Archaeological Museum entrance fee (€16,50 payable on the spot and only for people over 18 years of age)
  • Snacks, refreshements, personal expenses, etc
  1. Meet your Guide

    Meet your guide at your hotel/ port/ airport/ Knossos palace and have a 3 hours tour in the Knossos Palace.

  2. Archaeological Museum

    A tour to the Archaeological museum follows for about 2 hours.

  3. Heraklion old town tour

    An interesting and informative tour in the old part of Heraklion town follows before your tour ends

Detailed Pricing

From €250

*Price varies – depends on number of people. Price above is the minimum charge per tour, valid for 2 participants. Please let us know the number of participants and we will get back to you with detailed pricing.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
Included:
  • Professional Guided Tour to Knossos Palace, Archaeological Museum and Heraklion old town
Excluded - Extras:
  • Transfers from and to your hotel as well as necessary transfers for the tour
  • Knossos Palace and Archaeological Museum entrance fee (€16,50 payable on the spot and only for people over 18 years of age)
  • Snacks, refreshements, personal expenses, etc