Learn all about the Minoan civilization on Crete and visit not only the famous archaeological site of Knossos, but also discover the old city of Heraklion and experience a 3D video show and dance theater.
What to Expect
Immerse yourself in the history of Crete and visit the most famous archeological site of the famous Greek island. The Minoan palace of Knossos, which for the first time in 2000 v. Chr was built. And residence of the legendary King Minos, had an estimated 1,300-1,400 rooms and was excavated in 1900 by Sir Arthur Evans and partially reconstructed.
Then head on a little journey into the recent history and discover the old city of Heraklion with the famous Lion Fountain, the Loggia and the Mark's Basilica. Immerse yourself in the very special ambience, you wander through the narrow streets, visit the market and browse through the local shops or visit the Venetian harbor with its fortress. Pedestrian streets, small parks, sidewalk cafes and again old historic buildings and fountains from Venetian and Turkish time give a varied and wonderfully colorful image.
After Ausgrbungsstätte visit a very special idea. With 3D video and dance theater with original costumes you can experience the Minoan culture in the correct orientation. These appetizers are served, prepared according to traditional, antique recipes.
- Travel guide
- Entrance to Knossos
- Minoan Show
What's Not Included
- Museum entrance fees
- Personal expenses
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Know Before You Go
• Good shoes, a camera and sunscreen is recommended.
• This tour is conditionally suitable for people with physical limitations.