Crete: Heraklion & Knossos Express Tour

Heraklion, Greece

The best way to combine the city center of Heraklion and the most important archaeological Site. Join a professional guided tour at the Palace of Heraklion.



This is a great opportunity to visit the capital Heraklion and the Palace of Knossos in a short time. You’ll can create your own program. A stroll in the city of Heraklion will start up a perfect day like shopping in its modern stores, enjoying a coffee or lunch in one of its many restaurants or just exploring its superb medieval buildings. You’ll have plenty of time to combine the visit also with the newly renovated Archaeological Museum, which exhibits traditional architecture and preserves exquisite and valuable ethnographic and historical material from the ancient period of Cretan history. After you’ll continue your day to explore the most famous landmark of Crete, the Palace of Knossos, is the absolute “must” for everybody who decides to spend their vacation on our beautiful island. On one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Greece, we find the center of one of the most powerful civilizations of the ancient world and through the excavations, the legends and the history of the place we learn about its settlers: the Minoan people, the rulers of the Mediterranean. One of the most important archaeological monuments in the whole world. 

The tour is guided inside with a professional tour guide and there is one big advantage against every other organized tours…You’ll be there in the afternoon without thousands other visitors. 

After a relaxed dive into the first civilization of Europe you’ll go back straight to your holiday domestic 

Pick up and drop off from the main road, partly from the exit of hotels, main road from Malia, Stalis, Hersonissos, Analipsi, Annissaras, Gouves, Gournes and Kokkini Chani, no pick up from Ammoudara, Agia Pelagia, Rethymno and Chania 

Price includes

  • Ride in a modern, fully air-conditioned coach
  • English or German live tour guide

Price does not include

  • Entrance fees for the Heraklion Museum (€10) and Palace of Knossos (€15), or a combination ticket for the Heraklion Museum and Palace of Knossos (€16). Please note that children under 18 years old can enter for free
  • Lunch

Meeting point

ID: 915; CretanSpirit


  • Reduced tickets 50%: from November 1st till March 31 for all visitors, all year around from students from non EU countries, citizens over 65 years old from EU countries
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