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Heraklion Walking Tour with Skip the Line Palace of Knossos and Local Tapas provided by Crete Urban Adventures

Heraklion Walking Tour with Skip the Line Palace of Knossos and Local Tapas

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You can’t leave Heraklion, the capital of Crete, without visiting the world-famous Palace of Knossos, home of the minotaur! But this time, we’ll do it with a twist! Instead of visiting the famous archaeological site during its peak hours with throngs of tourists wandering around, we would like to invite you on a more eclectic journey! Together, we’ll explore a hidden side of the city, taste local treats and then walk through the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete, which has been called Europe's oldest city — all with skip-the-line access!
You'll start at
Liberty Square
Plateia Eleftherias, Iraklio, GreeceLiberty Square or known as Eleftherias Square, in the city centre. Our guide will be standing next to the statue, in the middle of the square.
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  • 1
    25th of August Street
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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  • 2
    The Palace of Knossos
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission excluded
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Important Information
Departure Point
Liberty Square, Plateia Eleftherias, Iraklio, Greece
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Local licensed guide during Knossos Palace visit
  • Private transportation
  • Local sweets, olives and cheese, a meze platter, which are local tapas. The food provided should be more than enough to allow you to skip lunch!
  • Coffee or soft drink
  • Knossos Entrance Fee (approx. €15).
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - The Palace of Knossos
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • We save you time by buying entrance tickets in advance so you can skip the lines.
  • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
  • We can accommodate vegetarians and other dietary restrictions.
  • Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: On this tour you will visit 100% local, family-owned businesses and meet vendors at a local market who sell their own and Cretan-only products.
  • All of the food you sample during your tour is sourced from local villages, farmers, and stock-breeders of Crete.
  • As part of your tour you will have lunch in a locally-run tavern that serves traditional Cretan dishes
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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