Crete private tour: Knossos Palace, Archaeological museum, and Heraklion Town
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Crete private tour: Knossos Palace, Archaeological museum, and Heraklion Town
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Crete private tour: Knossos Palace, Archaeological museum, and Heraklion Town

5 h
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Stop At: Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Xanthoudidou Chatzidaki, Heraklion, Crete 712 02 Greece

The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is one of the largest and most important museums in Greece, and among the most important museums in Europe. It houses representative artifacts from all the periods of Cretan prehistory and history, covering a chronological span of over 5,500 years from the Neolithic period to Roman times.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: The Palace of Knossos, Knosos, Crete 714 09 Greece

The Palace of Knossos. It is the largest of the preserved Minoan palatial centers. Four wings are arranged around a central courtyard, containing the royal quarters, workshops, shrines, storerooms, repositories, the throne room and banquet halls. Dated to 2000-1350 B.C.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Heraklion 713 07, Greece

Heraklion is the largest urban center in Crete, the capital of the region and the economic center of the island. The first European civilization, the Minoan civilization, flourished on this land 5000 years ago. It is a very dynamic and cosmopolitan town, particularly during the summer period. During the last 20 years the city has made also a remarkable progress in the academic and technological fields.

Duration: 1 hour

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  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Heraklion Port pickup and drop-off
  • Hotels pickup and drop-off (Heraklion town only)
  • There is a supplement charge for pick up and drop off from other locations.
Not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees to the Knossos Palace and the Archaeological museum
  • Entry/Admission - Heraklion Archaeological Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The Palace of Knossos
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Peter D
4 | 2017-07-31

This was awesome. The only thing I would change was the guide was too smart for my kids. She was wonderful and kind, but I had a hard time keeping up, because she was so smart. I throughly enjoyed the tour though, and I would recommend it.



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