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THE LABYRINTH OF KNOSSOS AND HERAKLION – HALF DAY

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    The legendary Knossos, the mythical labyrinth of the Minotaur and the bustling Heraklion. An expedition for everyone who wants to get to know the world so far known only from myths.

     

    Visit the oldest monument in Europe, the palace of Knossos – the mythical labyrinth of the Minotaur and the place of birth of Minoan culture. During this trip, you will move into the world of Greek myths, confront them with reality and find out where the name of our continent came from. According to the legend it was here, where the Cretan ruler, King Minos, who imprisoned the bull-headed man – the Minotaur. All of this happened in Knossos – the world’s most famous labyrinth.

    The knowledge and experience of our guides guarantee that you will not miss a single detail of these fascinating stories. Reconstructions made in the palace of Minos in Knossos will help to appreciate the greatness

     

    of this 4,000-year-old building.

    ​After we discover the mythical labyrinth together, we will go to the capital of the island – Heraklion. It will be like traveling in time from the Minoan era to the present day. This lively city, with countless cafés, romantic alleys and monuments, will give you many impressions. We will walk together through the charming streets of the capital and visit the most interesting places, including the Archaeological Museum with a stunning collection of Minoan exhibits. Thousands years old gold jewellery and ceramics shows the extremely high level of development of the island’s ancient inhabitants.

    ​Before returning, you will have free time to taste delicious local wines, shop at a traditional bazaar or drink iced coffee in one of the city’s charming cafés.

    Why is it worth it?

    • because, like no other, we will broaden your horizons and knowledge of Greek history and mythology
    • we will show you the capital of Crete and its atmospheric corners
    • you will visit the local bazaar of Heraklion, where you can buy aromatic spices, honey and handicrafts
    • and for dessert, we'll tell you where to eat the famous Greek delicacy, mpougatsa

    Tour Schedule:

    • Morning departure from hotels and transfer to Knossos
    • visiting the Knossos palace and free time for photos
    • a walk around Heraklion with stops at the most important monuments of the city
    • free time in the city - 2.5 hours, it also gives you the opportunity to visit the Archaeological Museum, which is a place storing treasures of the history of over 5000 years of the island
    • return to hotels in the afternoon
    • tour from 08:00 to 16:30

    Price:

    • Adults - 40 €
    • Kids (3-12 years old) - 20€
    • Toddlers (0-2 years old) - 0
    • * for hotels in Agia Pelagia, +10 EUR/person should be added to the price for additional transportation

    Included in the price:

    • guide
    • local guide while visiting Knossos
    • bus transfer
    • Visiting Knossos with an English guide accompanied by a local, licensed guide.

    Additional fees:

    • : normal ticket to Knossos - 15€
    • normal combined ticket to Knossos and the archaeological museum - 20€
    • people over 65 - discount ticket 8€ to Knossos and 8€ to the museum
    • children under 25 and students - free admission

    What to bring?:

    • sun protection (glasses, hat)
    • camera

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