Ancient Palace of Knossos Tour
Provided by Viator
Descriptionlt;pgt;No visit to the town of Heraklion is complete without a visit to the "Ancient Palace of Knossos", the origin of the legend of the labyrinth, which dates back as far as 2000 BC. Spend a guided half day tour exploring this former residence of the legendary King Mino, situated in a small valley overlooking the river, only 3 miles (5 kilometers) from Heraklion town.lt;/pgt;lt;pgt;The Palace itself was a multistoried structure with many floors, innumerable corridors and colonnades, excavated and reconstructed by Sir Arthur Evans in 1900. It was the political, economic and religious center of the glorious Minoan Dynasty.lt;/pgt;
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Transport by air conditioned motorcoach
- Local guide
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drink, unless specified
- Entrance fees to archaeological sites
Ancient Palace of Knossos, Heraklion
Tour commences from selected Crete hotels
9:00amHotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Concludes at original point of departure.