Knossos and Heraklion Tour

A must visit for young and old

Knossos – the Minoan Palace

Sight-Seeing and City-Break

Our trip starts from Ierapetra and by bus we will take you to the capital of Crete Heraklion city for a full day!
We will be heading to Knossos archaeological area directly and our first stop will be there. You will be offered a guided tour from a professional licensed guide around the magnificent historical sights of the area. Our guide will describe the great history behind the Minoan civilization, and you will learn about King Minos, famous in mythology for his wisdom and as a judge of the underworld. You will be amazed of how many artifacts are
located there from the Minoan civilization. Of course, you can take pictures of the Minoan Palace and all the sights and capture unforgettable memories.
After staying approximately 2 hours in Knossos area, we will take our bus and you will be transferred to the center of Heraklion. We will offer you a 30- minutes guided tour around the city center and also provide 2 more hours free/own time. Great opportunity to visit the history museum located in the city center, but also for shopping and enjoying your coffee and lunch in the capital of Crete!

The center of Heraklion-city, the capital of Crete
Herklion-old port at dawn
Murals at Kossos, the ancient Minoan Palace in Crete
Saint Mina church in Heraklion-Crete
Heraklion old Port from a birds view
Murals at Knossos Palace in Heraklion-Crete

Our program

  • 09:30 Knossos Sights & The Minoan Palace

Our first stop is in Knossos Archaeological area. You will be offered a guided tour with a professional guide.

  • 12:00 Heraklion City Center

At Heraklion you can enjoy a 30 minutes guided tour at the city center. After that you will have the opportunity to visit the historical museum and you will have approximately 2 hours free time (shopping & lunch).

Price includes:

• Hotel pick up and drop off.
• Transfer with our A/C buses.
• Experienced tour guide.
• Professional Guide in Knossos area.

Price excludes:

• Entrance to Knossos: 15€ per person.

Konossos-excursion/Old part of Heraklion