Knossos palace & the archaeological museum of Heraklion

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Knossos palace & the archaeological museum of Heraklion

The is the ‘’must do’’ tour for history lovers. Visit the Palace of Knossos and the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion to discover Europe’s earliest city and civilization,  receiving extra personalized guidance by our enthousiastic professional guide.

4-5 hours
book this excursion:
up to 2 days in advance
departures from Heraklion port:
daily upon request
place of departure:
the exit of the Cruise Terminal
departure time:
flexible time - fully adapted to the schedule of the cruise ship.
services included:

personal pick up and drop off with flexible start time

private guided visit with a professional guide

transfers in a fully air-conditioned car/van

entrance tickets for the Palace and the Museum

all expenses

services not included:

Personal expenses

prices (VAT included)

Prices per person:

2 adults       –  280 euros per person

3 adults –  200 euros per person

4 adults – 180 euros per person

5 & 6 adults – 150 euros per person


infants 0-3.99 years old – free of charge 

children 4-12 years old – 50 euros per child

Persons per private tour: min 2 adults – max 6 persons

cancellation policy

2 days in advance before departure - retention of deposit

less than 2 days before departure – 100%

Meet your professional guide in front of the exit of the Cruise Terminal. Your guide will be holding an ''Alma de Creta'' sign. Head to the Knossos Palace for a private guided tour. Admire this true archaeological masterpiece and learn all about the legends and history of the Minoan civilization.
After this inspiring tour, visit the Archaeological museum regarded as one of Europe’s most important museums that brings together archaeological finds from all over Crete, covering over 5500 years of the island’s history. Our professional guide will talk you through the most important collection of Minoan antiquities.
Explore Heraklion’s city center with your  guide showing you around the main highlights of the town.  
At the end of your tour, our mission will be accomplished – you will leave with enjoyable memories and a much better understanding of the splendor of the Minoan Civilization.  
PEASE NOTE: As this tour involves walking, comfortable shoes are recommended, please do not forget your sunglasses and sun hat

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