Knossos Palace Tour

Knossos Palace - Heraklion Center
7 hours

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Weekly Schedule

Description

The Knossos Palace Tour will take us to the most famous landmarks of Crete. The Knossos archaeological area and the capital city of Heraklion.

Our bus and tour guide will pick you up in the morning around 08:30 am. The return is  around 16:30. We use only the best buses and tour guides for our tours and activities.

Knossos Palace Tour

Knossos palace is part of thrilling legends due to its size and its design. Here you will enjoy a full tour of Knossos. The area of Knossos was the capital of the Minoans which was the first European civilization.

Leaving Knossos Palace, we go towards Patsides village to visit the Minoan Farm. You will have the opportunity to try Cretan products, such as honey, and olive oil.

Heraklion Tour

The last stop is the city of Heraklion, the capital of Crete. Here you will enjoy a short guided tour of the city. And then free time to enjoy a drink in one of the coffee shops. You may take the opportunity to shop in the stores or just take a walk and explore the old buildings.

Essentials:

Bring comfortable walking shoes with rubber soles for a good grip.

Sunglasses, and a sun cream.

Pricing

We are very careful with our pricing. We dislike hidden extras. What you read is what you get. If you need further information please contact us. The Knossos Palace Tour price is €29 for an adult, and €14.50 for a child. Infants are free.

Important Information

Itinerary

  • 09:00 – 09:45: Pick up time.
  • 10:00: Arrival at Knossos – Embark on a guided tour through the splendid palace.
  • 12:00: Departure from Knossos Palace.
  • 12:10: Arrival at Patsides – Minoan Farm.
  • 13:00: Arrival in Heraklion.
  • 15:30: Departure from Heraklion to the hotels.
  • 16:00 – 17:00: Return time.

Note: Specific pickup timings vary in different areas. For precise details, our Customer Service team will furnish you with the Google Maps pin to the exact pickup location.

Days and Languages

Saturday: English, German

Includes

✅ Hotel pick up & drop off area: Heraklion, Hersonisos, Analipsi, Anissaras, Gournes, Gouves, Heraklion, Kokkini Hani, Koutouloufari, Malia, Piskopiano, Stalis, Ammoudara.

✅ Transportation by modern buses.

✅ Professional tour guide (live).

✅ Insurance cover.

✅ Printed or mobile tour vouchers.

✅ Easy cancellation (Cancel up to 24 hours prior to departure time and receive a full refund).

Excludes

❌ Entrance Tickets to Archaeological Sites or Places of Interest. Knossos Palace Entrance 15 Euro.

❌ All meals and drinks.

Frequently Asked Questions

For whom is the Knossos Palace tour not suitable?

The Knossos Palace tour is not suitable for people with limited mobility.

What is Knossos Palace?

Knossos Palace is an ancient archaeological site in Crete, Greece.

How long does the Knossos Palace tour take?

The tour usually takes about 1 to 2 hours, depending on your pace.

Are there facilities like restrooms and cafes?

Yes, there are restrooms and cafes available for visitors at Knossos Palace.

Is Knossos Palace wheelchair accessible?

Parts of Knossos Palace are wheelchair accessible, but not all areas may be easy to navigate.

Can I buy souvenirs at Knossos Palace?

Yes, there are souvenir shops where you can buy gifts and memorabilia from your visit.

Is there an entrance fee for visiting Knossos Palace?

Αdults 15€, Senior (65+) citizens 8€, EU Students and young people up to 25 years old, free admission. Combined ticket with the archaeological museum of Iraklion available, 16€. Non EU up to 25 years old pay 8€
Knossos Palace Tour

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