Shore Excursion to Knossos and a winery tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

391304


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, Food and Wine, First Time Visitor

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Greek (fluent), English (fluent)

Lecture & Pleasure


A detailed archaeological tour in Knossos, the capital city of the "Minoans" as they were named by Arthur Evans. Recommended for travellers interested in history and archaeology.

Wine tasting and a tour by wine experts, producers themselves, discussing winemaking through the stages from the vineyard to the cellar. Recommended for bon-viveurs preferably between the ages of 18 and 102.

Itinerary

-Pick up from your hotel, airport or cruise ship.
-Drive to Knossos site.
-An hour and thirty minute tour in situ, see the Queen's throne room, magazines, infra-structure, lustal basins, theatral area, and perhaps the "labyrinth".
-Drive to the winery.
-Winery tour, wine making step by step, explained by the experts. Wine tasting of course.
-Return to the pick up point.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel reception hall, pier by the cruise ship, airport, rail or bus station or elsewhere upon agreement.

End location: Exact spot of departure unless otherwise agreed beforehand.

Duration: 5 hours

Transportation

Up to 2 passengers: modern, clean, A/C taxi.
For 3 or 4 passengers: modern, clean, A/C six seater van with chauffeur.

What’s Included

- Archeological tour in Knossos site by a certified tour guide.
- Winemaking tour by professional oenologist and producer.
- Private transport.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euros - Per person prices:
15 euros - Knossos entrance fee.
Between 5 and 12,5 euros - winery entrance fee.
- Water bottles, refreshments.

What’s Extra

- Knossos entrance fee, which costs 15 euros per person. Credit cards are accepted.
- Winery expenses, 5 to 12,5 euros per person, depending on tasting options.

Restrictions

I do not drive but I can assist in the arrangement of transport of your preference. eg. rental cars, vans, local buses, taxis, limo service, etc.

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Constantinos P.

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