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
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
public transportation (2 euro pp)
taxi from Knossos to Heraklion city centre (circa 15 euro)
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 Euro - Admission tickets to Knossos (15 euro pp)
Bus tickets or taxi
Souvenirs, food or drinks.
- Personal Expenses
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not a driver. I can arrange for a separate car and driver.