Knossos Palace
Heraklion
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Knossos Palace tickets & tours

Seeping in history, mystery, and with a strong connection to Greek mythology, the ancient Knossos Palace is an enigmatic archaeological site located a...

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Knossos Palace and Heraklion Guided Tour with Transport
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Knossos Palace and Heraklion Guided Tour with Transport

'The Palace of Knossos is one of the most important archaeological sites in Crete because it's where Europe's first civilization began,' says one of our guides, Veta. A born and bred local, she sure knows a thing or two about the legends and myths surrounding the island's most popular attraction. You'll spend the day watching history come to life as you tour the grounds of the palace, before crossing over to Heraklion for some free time in the capital.

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours

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Knossos palace skip-the-line ticket with audio tour on your phone
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Knossos palace skip-the-line ticket with audio tour on your phone

Book your Knossos palace skip-the-line ticket with audio tour and discover the most iconic attraction of Crete.

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Private Guided Tour with Knossos Palace & Heraklion
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Private Guided Tour with Knossos Palace & Heraklion

The ancient Palace of Knossos is Crete's most popular attraction. And for good reason – it's absolutely fascinating. As your guide explains the myths surrounding the palace and its kings, you'll discover treasures like the throne room and the royal apartments. Head to Heraklion, and you'll see the Venetian lion fountain and the loggia on a guided walk around the city before free time to explore. Shop at the market, walk round the harbour walls or just kick back in a café – with our private tour, you've the freedom to choose.

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Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours

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Private tour of Knossos Palace and Cretan villages from Heraklion

Private tour of Knossos Palace and Cretan villages from Heraklion

Discover Knossos Palace and the Cretan villages thanks to this private tour with guide and skip-the-line accesses to the archaeological areas.

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Self-guided virtual tour of the Palace of Knossos
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Self-guided virtual tour of the Palace of Knossos

Discover Knossos from home with a virtual tour.

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Palace of Knossos & Heraklion Small Group Tour
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Palace of Knossos & Heraklion Small Group Tour

Tick-off one of Crete's top things to do with a trip to the ancient Palace of Knossos – the island's most popular attraction. This exclusive small group tour takes you to explore the island's most-prized archaeological gem and the Cretan capital, Heraklion. And as group sizes are limited, you'll get to know even more about all the places you'll visit.Built back in the Bronze Age, Knossos was the hub of the Minoan civilisation, and its palace was said to have been the site of the underground labyrinth that contained the Minotaur – a half-man, half-bull creature. As your guide explains the myths surrounding the palace and its kings, you'll discover treasures like the throne room and the royal apartments. It's then time to head to Heraklion, Crete's capital. See the Venetian lion fountain and the loggia on a guided walk around the city before free time to explore. You could go shopping at the market, walk round the harbour walls or just kick back in a café.

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours

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Knossos Palace Φειδίου 8, Iraklio 714 09, Greece Heraklion