Shore Excursion to Knossos and a winery tour

Tour Number

Activity Level



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


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



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.


-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


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.


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.

Private tour guide Constantinos

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