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In a nutshell

Let us discover Crete’s most important Bonze Age archaeological site: Knossos, the ancient capital of the Minoan kingdom.

Main stops

  • Knossos
  • Sightseeing tour of Heraklion 

The programme

  • From the port of Heraklion, we head to the famous archaeological site of Knossos boasting the remains of a civilisation dating back to 3000 BC and rediscovered by Sir Arthur Evans.
  • We let ourselves be enchanted by the magnificent ruins of the ancient Palace complex where the administrative and religious centres of the entire region used to be located. 
  • We finally head back to Heraklion to enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city.

Good to know

  • Entry ticket to the archaeological site and Knossos palace are not included, it will be possible to buy it at the site with the assistance of the guide.
  • In order to guarantee the health of our guests, in compliance with the regulations and the respect of the safety protocol, the itineraries and the duration of the excursions may be subject to changes, even if not substantial.