Welcome to Knossos

Crete’s must-see historical attraction is the Palace of Knossos, a mere 5km south of Iraklio, and the capital of Minoan Crete. To beat the crowds and avoid the heat, get there before 10am. Budget several hours to explore Knossos (k-nos-os) thoroughly. There is little signage, so unless you have a travel guide, or join a guided tour, it may be hard to appreciate what you are looking at. Guided tours last about 1½... Read More

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