Knossos Palace and Heraklion city centre for cruise ship passengers. Combining past and present

Tour Number

Activity Level

575708


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Greek (fluent)

A diachronic view of the area with a private guide


This tour provides the opportunity to the cruise ship passengers to combine a journey in the past, by visiting the palace of Knossos, the most important archaeological site of the island, getting a taste of the prehistoric Minoan culture, the first elaborate European civilisation and a short walk to the city centre of Heraklion, the vibrant capital of Crete, a place where you can feel the vibes of modern life and to travel back in the Venetian and Ottoman period by walking among the ancient monuments

Itinerary

Pick up from the passengers' station at Heraklion port.

Getting to Knossos (circa 25-30 min). Guided tour for about 1h 30 min.

Getting to the city centre (circa 25-30 min. )

Guided tour for about 1h 30 min.

Return to the cruise ship

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port

Duration: 4 hours 30 min.

Possible traffic in Heraklion city-center

Transportation

Modern a/c mini-van

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Euro - Admission tickets to Knossos (15 euro pp)
Souvenirs, food or drinks

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Admission tickets

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

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    Currency
    Tour Price

    468 USD(for up to 6 people) (duration: 4 hours 30 min.) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    575708


    Categories

    City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), Greek (fluent)

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