Knossos Palace and Heraklion city tour with the old market

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Palace of Knossos
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12 hrs

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

60 people


English, French, German, Polish

About this tour

Heraklion is the capital of Crete and one of the most fascinating and vibrant cities in the Mediterranean with many historical monuments to visit and places to discover.

Knossos is one of them, the mythical labyrinth and ancient capital of Minoan Crete, with a history aging more than 5000 years ago.

Take this tour and combine a visit to the vibrant city center and to the Palace of the Minoan civilization.

Polish language is only on Thursdays


  • Discover the Minoan Palace of Knossos and learn more about the most famous archeological site of Crete
  • Explore the beautiful city of Heraklion on a walking tour by our Guide
  • Wander around its Venetian Harbor & lively streets in the Old Town
  • Visit the Archaeological Museum of the city and admire the exhibits of the island’s 6.000years
  • history (optional, on your own)
  • Do your shopping at the lively and noisy old market of Heraklion


  • Transportation in Air-Conditioned bus
  • Professional Driver
  • Guided tour in Knossos palace
  • Walking guided Tour in the city
  • All the legal taxes
  • Liability insurance coverage by ALLIANZ
  • Knossos Palace Ticket: 15€
  • Archaeological Museum Ticket: 12€( Knossos Museum combined ticket 20€)
  • Food/Drinks


We will start collecting participants from pick-up points in the morning. Depending on the place of your hotel/apartment the bus drive will differ.

Visit Knossos, the mythical labyrinth and ancient capital of Minoan Crete, 5000years ago. Our participants will enter the Archaeological Site with our Representative in order to attend a Guided Tour for about 1 hour & 20 minutes and then enjoy some free time to take photos and admire the historic Minoan place.

People, have to wait in line, in order to receive their tickets and enter the Palace.
The waiting time is different during high-season months and peak times within the day.

Walking Tour & Free time
Visit the capital of the Region and enjoy a guided tour in the center and the historical part of Heraklion, followed by 2 hours and 30minutes free time at the old market, the city center or visiting the archaeological museum. Participants will have plenty of time to walk, do some souvenir shopping or just take photos.

Optional: Archaeological Museum of Heraklion
For those who wish to visit the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, the choice is optional and will be without a guide as the Covid Regulation for visiting the museum as a group makes the procedure complicated and time consuming for the participants.

Embarkation in the buses and drive back to the hotels where we gathered participants in the morning.
Depending on traffic and on the pick-up places of each one, the time of journey back to the hotel will differ.


7 hours




Adults 13+
Children 4-12 years
Infants 0-3 years

Pickup from

Kokkini Hani

Cancellation Policy

48 hours

Frequently asked questions

At the time of booking please provide your hotel name and location. You will be notified by email about the exact pickup details

  • Hat / Sunglasses / Sunscreen
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water

  • Adults 13+ | 37 EUR
  • Child 4-12 yrs | 18,50 EUR
  • Infant 0-3 yrs | FREE

Pickup and return from meeting point close to your hotel

Pickup time and details will be send to your email within 24 hours after your booking

Cancel up to 48 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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Palace of Knossos
From: €37,00



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