Knossos Palace Admission and Guided Walking Tour in German

Knossos Palace Admission and Guided Walking Tour in German

From US$ 83.23 per person

Skip the ticket line and discover majestic Palace of Knossos with a detailed guided walking tour which takes you through 3,500 years of Greek history.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Small group available
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 1.5 hours
Starting time 11:00 AM
Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
German

Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the ticket line to enter Knossos Palace and take a tour with a licensed guide
  • Explore the ancient palace, step into the royal residence, and see the Minoan king's throne
  • Use the same ticket to enter the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion
Full description
Skip the ticket-line and explore what remains of the mythical Palace of Knossos, a complex of more than 1500 interlocking rooms, built for a mighty king of the Bronze Age. Wander through the labyrinth of ruins, and see the throne of Minos, the mystifying sanctuaries, the luxurious domestic quarters of the royal family, the treasures pantries, and the astonishing water-management systems.  Learn more about the history of the city of Knossos, considered to be Europe's oldest city. Discover how it was the pre-eminent center of power in Bronze Age Crete. Learn about the various earthquakes which caused the destruction of various buildings and the palace itself throughout the city's long history. After your tour, benefit from access to the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion city, where you will find many of the artefacts you will hear about during the tour.
Includes
  • Skip-the-ticket-line
  • Entry ticket for the Knossos Palace and the Archaeological Museum in Heraklion
  • Licensed German-speaking tour guide
  • Guided walking tour in a small group
  • Hotel Transfer
  • Meals and drinks
  • Guided tour in the Archaeological Museum
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Next to the main entrance of the archaeological site, right next to the "Little Garden" restaurant.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • If you are a non-EU citizen you must book the adult ticket only to be eligible to enter the archaeological site
  • Please bring your passport, if you qualify for a reduced price
  • With the ticket, you can enter the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion City
  • The Palace of Knossos can be reached from Heraklion city either by taxi or by the local bus Nr.2
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September 22, 2020

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