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Availability : 1st March - 30st November
Tour Details

Historical Heraklion City Tour with Knossos Palace, Museum & Old Market


Short Description:

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. Knossos is one of them, the mythical labyrinth and ancient capital of Minoan Crete, with a history aging more than 5000years ago. Take this tour and combine a visit to the vibrant city center and to the Palace of the Minoan Civilization.



  • Discover the Minoan Palace of Knossos and learn more about the most famous archeological site of Crete
  • Explore the beautiful city of Heraklion on a walking tour by our Guide
  • Wonder around its Venetian Harbor & lively streets in the Old Town
  • Visit the Archaeological Museum of the city and admire the exhibits of the island’s 6.000years history (optional, on your own)
  • Do your shopping at the lively and noisy old market of Heraklion



  • Transportation in Air-Conditioned bus
  • Professional Driver
  • Guided tour in Knossos palace
  • Walking guided Tour in the city
  • All the legal taxes
  • Liability insurance coverage by ALLIANZ



  • Knossos Palace Ticket: 15€
  • Archaeological Museum Ticket: 12€( Knossos&Museum combined ticket 20€)
  • Food/Drinks



  • Hat / Sunglasses / Sunscreen
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water


Know before you go,

  • We offer pick-up from various points such us hotels and bus stops.

As soon as you complete the booking we will contact you in order to let you know the exact place and time of the Pick-up which is closer to your place of staying.





Timetable Information:

Total Duration of the tour: 6-7 hours

Start at: 8am

Ends at: 15:00


Full Description:


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, 5000years ago. Our participants will enter the Archaeological Site with our Representative in order to attend a Guided Tour for about 1 hour & 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 – 3hours

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 30minutes 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




Type of excursion

  • Tradition
  • Landscape
  • Full Day

Not included – pay on the spot

  • Knossos+Museum c.t entrance fee: 20.00€

Should take

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat
  • Sun protection
  • Camera
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