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Private Tour Crete, Palace of Knossos & Archaeological Museum of Heraklion

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    Stop At: Heraklion Airport N. Kazantzakis, Heraklion 716 01, Greece

    Our driver will pick you up and take you a drive of approximately 20’ to arrive in Knossos. During this tour you will be taken back 4.000 years to the time of the oldest civilization in Europe. Knossos flourished for approximately two thousand years. It had large palace buildings, extensive workshop installations and luxurious rock-cut cave and tholos tombs. As a major center of trade and the economy, Knossos maintained ties with the majority of cities in the Eastern Mediterranean.

    You will lave the unique opportunity to visit at the Palace of Knossos in Crete, to learn about the rich lifestyle which began circa 2000 BC and was typified by magnificent monumental buildings

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Xanthoudidou Chatzidaki, Heraklion, Crete 712 02 Greece

    We will visit the Archaeological Museum. The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is one of the largest and most important museums in Greece, and among the most important museums in Europe. It houses representative artifacts from all the periods of Cretan prehistory and history, covering a chronological span of over 5,500 years from the Neolithic period to Roman times. Finally, we will make a quick walk at the Old Market of the town.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up from your hotel, your cruise ship, from Heraklion Airport or Air B&B address,
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    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • English speaking driver
    • Private car or Mini Van
    • Pick up & drop off from your hotel or your cruise ship
    • Licensed tour guide is optional after your choice
    • All taxes
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fees to the Palace of Knossos & Athens Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Heraklion Archaeological Museum
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Palace of Knossos was definitely worth visiting. There is no labrynth and the museum is not on site. But the Palace of Knossos is cool. Read up on it before coming instead of paying the guide. Also there are signs in both greek and english.
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    We got there early, which I would highly recommend as it was very hot and you will get there before the cruise ship people arrive. We had a small group of around 12~14 and it lasted around 1.5 hours. Our tour guide was called Calypso (apologies if I spelled it incorrectly) and
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    • Languages Offered: English
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