Knossos Palace and Heraklion city centre private tour. Combining past and present

Tour Number

Activity Level

569687


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Greek (fluent)

Half-day tour at Knossos and Heraklion with a local guide


This tour provides the opportunity to the guests 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

Meeting at the entrance of the archaeological site of Knossos. Guided tour for about 1h 30 min.

Getting to the city center by bus/taxi (circa 25-30 min. )

Guided tour in the city center for about 1h 30 min.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: Meeting at the entrance of the archaeological site of Knossos

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

public transportation (2 euro pp)
taxi from Knossos to Heraklion city centre (circa 15 euro)

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 Euro - Admission tickets to Knossos (15 euro pp)
Bus tickets or taxi
Souvenirs, food or drinks.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Restrictions

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

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    Currency
    Tour Price

    303 USD(for up to 6 people) (duration: 4 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    569687


    Categories

    City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), Greek (fluent)

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