Your stay in Crete is never complete without a visit to Knossos Palace. With this full day tour from Cania you will visit Knossos Palace which is the most visited place of Crete and the birtplace of minoan civilization and the origin of the myth of labyrinth . It contains the largest of the Minoan palaces which dated back to 2000 B.C. that has been partially restored. Excavated in the early 20th century by the great English archaiologist Arthur Evans. The ruins and rebuilt parts belong to the last and largest Minoan Palace, the labyrinth of Knossos. Built 3700 years ago, is over 1000 pieces. This palace was even a health system and was decorated with impressive murals. The throne of King Minos is still intact.
Continue your tour with a visit to the capital of Crete, Heraklion and a guided visit to the Archaeological Museum. The Herakleion 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.
Free time to explore the town of Heraklion which is the largest urban centre of Crete, the capital of the region of Crete and the economic centre of the island. Arrival back to your hotel late in the afternoon.
Visit Knossos Palace
Admire the labyrinth of Knossos
Visit the Archaeological Museum
Explore Heraklion town
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Knossos Palace City Tour and Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Dates: 20/04/2018 to 31/10/2018 | per adult
Transportation by luxury bus
English speaking professional guide
Hotel pick-up service
Entrance fees (16 Euro p/p)
Complimentary pick up service from 06:40 to 07:50 is provided from hotels located in the suburbs of Chania (Kolimbari, Tavronitis, Maleme, Gerani, Platanias, Ag Marina, Stalos, Kalamaki, Ag Apostoli, Halepa) and from Chania town. Please advise your hotel. Entrance fees should be paid on the bus in cash.
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