Knossos from Chania

Cultural & Theme Tours in Skopelos

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On this excursion you have the opportunity to visit the excavation sites of the Palace of Knossos, built in 2000 BC. Knossos was the prosperous Minoan Capital and the residence of King Minos. Some believe, that the intricate Palace with its many rooms was the mythical labyrinth. By discovering the site not too long ago, archaiologists found the first of all advanced civilizations in Europe.The tour is followed by a visit to the Museum of Heraklion, where you can see the largest collection of Minoan findings from Crete.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: The Palace of Knossos, Knosos, CreteOn this excursion you have the opportunity to visit the excavation sites of the Palace of Knossos, built in 2000 BC. Knossos was the prosperous Minoan Capital and the residence of King Minos. Some believe, that the intricate Palace with its many rooms was the mythical labyrinth. By discovering the site not too long ago, archaiologists found the first of all advanced civilizations in Europe.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Heraklion, CreteThe tour is followed by a visit to the Museum of Heraklion, where you can see the largest collection of Minoan findings from Crete.Duration: 4 hours

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Local Guide
  • All taxes

What’s not included

  • Knossos entrance – 16 euro, children under 18 – free
  • Museum – 10 €
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
  • Entry/Admission - The Palace of Knossos
  • Entry/Admission - Heraklion Archaeological Museum
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