Guided tour from Chania  to Knossos palace – Herakleion

Guided tour from Chania to Knossos palace – Herakleion

Starting from 45.00€

Discover Crete’s ancient history with a local licensed tour guide in visits to the Minoan Palace of Knossos, the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, and Heraklion itself to give you an overview of the island’s rich history and legends

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Tour Description

Step Back in Time to the Minoan Civilization

Embark on a historical journey from Chania to the ancient site of Knossos Palace in Heraklion, the heart of the Minoan civilization and one of Crete’s most significant cultural treasures. This guided tour offers an in-depth exploration of the labyrinthine ruins that inspired the myth of the Minotaur and provides insight into one of the earliest advanced societies in Europe. Discover the sophisticated architecture, art, and daily life of the Minoans with an expert guide leading the way.

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Trip Itinerary

  • 1 Knossos Palace: Explore the expansive ruins of Knossos Palace, believed to be the mythical Labyrinth of King Minos. Witness the site's complex architecture, vibrant frescoes, and storied past, bringing the world of the Minoans to life.
  • 2 Heraklion Archaeological Museum: Visit one of the most important museums in Greece, housing the world's most comprehensive collection of Minoan artifacts. This museum visit complements the Knossos experience, offering deeper insights into the civilization's art, religion, and daily life.
  • 3 Expert Guided Tour: Enjoy the expertise of a professional guide who will share fascinating stories, myths, and historical facts about the Minoan civilization, Knossos Palace, and the artifacts displayed in the museum.
  • 4 Scenic Drive: The journey from Chania to Heraklion and back showcases Crete's diverse landscapes, from rugged mountains to olive groves and vineyards.
Guided tour from Chania  to Knossos palace – Herakleion

Price includes

  • 1 Transportation: Comfortable, air-conditioned coach transportation from Chania to Knossos Palace and the Heraklion Archaeological Museum and back.
  • 2 Entrance Fees: All entrance fees to Knossos Palace and the Heraklion Archaeological Museum are included.
  • 3 Professional Guide: A licensed English-speaking guide will lead the tour, providing rich historical context and answering any questions

Price not includes

  • 1 Meals: Food and beverages are not included, allowing guests to explore local dining options.
  • 2 Personal Expenses: Any souvenirs, additional snacks, and personal purchases during the tour.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Guided tour from Chania to Knossos palace – Herakleion