Knossos -Archaeological musem – Heraklion

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Knossos -Archaeological musem – Heraklion

A small group tour to enjoy your day exploring the oldest civilization of Europe by visiting the Minoan Palace of Knossos and the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion. Thrilling legends, such as the myth of the Labyrinth with the Minotaur and the story of Daidalos and Ikaros take place in the Palace of Knossos. The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion is one of Europe’s most important museums, where you will admire more than 15000 artefacts. Afterwards, we will have the chance to wander around Heraklion and discover the Venetian fortress at the entrance of the harbor, gorgeous neoclassical buildings, Byzantine churches and many fountains.

PLEASE NOTE that this is a small-group tour that ensures a more relaxing and personal experience. Do nor forget to bring your hat and comfortable shoes!

10 hours
book this excursion:
up to 12 hours in advance
departures from Chania:
every FRIDAY
place of departure:
we shall inform you about the closest pick up point according to your location
tour starts:
for the exact pick-up time you will receive an email or a sms from us the evening before your tour departure. When confirming your booking, please note a mobile number to allow us to organize better your transfer. Our pick-up and drop-off services are only valid for transfers along the pick-up points at the map we will send you. If your accommodation is not near our pick-up list then contact us and let us organize your transfer to the pick-up points. An extra cost could be asked for all transfers outside this area. The pick-up process depends on the number of the passengers and their location. We try to minimize the duration of the pick-up service, so please be ready at your pick-up point at the right time.
services included:

pick-up and drop off service

local tour leader

audiovisual presentation of Cretan customs on the bus

Heraklion city centre maps

transportation by air-conditioned luxury 19-seated-minibus

snacks (sandwiches, Cretan kalitsounia)

cold beverages, cold bottled water

USB charging ports in bus Press (magazines, newspapers)

free Wifi on the bus

services not included:

tour guide

entrance to Knossos AND Archaeological Museum (Combined Ticket: 20€, Reduced- over 65 yrs: 8€, Children 0-18: 0€)

prices (VAT included)

Price per person (for scheduled departures): 65 euros
• Children 0-3 years old: Free
• Children 4-10 years old: 20 euros


Min: 2pax    Max: 18pax

cancellation policy

5 days in advance before departure - retention of 50%

less than 5 days before departure – retention of full amount