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Visit Knossos and the museum of Heraklion

General Info: The tour of Knossos palace and the Heraklion Archaeological Museum is a more fulfilling experience, an ideal tour for the travelers that want to see the site of Knossos and the artifacts of the Minoan collection of the museum.

Up to 5 participants, 40 euro extra per person up to 16.
Meet the guide on site or book the transportation.

Duration: The duration of the tour is aprox 4,5h. Estimate the duration of the guided tour of Knossos, to 1 hour and 30 min and the tour of the museum of Heraklion ( Minoan collection ), at least 1 hour and 30 min . Estimate you will need about 30 min to reach the museum ( or a close by parking area ), due to traffic.

Cost: The cost of the tour is 390 euro and refers to the cost of the licensed guide / archaeologist for a private tour . ( with all taxes and 24% VAT included).


  • Services of a professional licensed qualified guide or an archeologist qualified guide
  • Invoice will be provided by our travel agency ( transaction is through a secure website of the bank, the credit card receipt is the invoice)
  • bottle of water per person
  • Maps and plans of the site and Heraklion
  • Audio system – whispers
  • VAT (24%) and all taxes

Not Included:

  • Entrance tickets are not included – but if you wish us to prebuy the tickets for you let us know at the “add note area” of the booking form
  • For any reduced tickets the guests are solely responsible to provide the proper documentation (passports or ID’s ) to secure any reduced or free admission. To avoid delays you have to reach the palace earlier than the booked time slot or contact us to prepare them for you.
  • Transportation not included – (transportation can be arranged upon request though)
  • Personal expenses and gratuities

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For last minute bookings or if the time slot you are looking for is not available, please contact us

Special offers


Visit Knossos8:00, 10% discount all year around

First tour in Knossos maze – avoid the crowds!


Visit Knossos18:00, 10% discount ( May to September )

Avoid the heat of the day – Enjoy a peaceful atmosphere at Knossos!


Best of Crete10% discount from Jan to April 2024 and November to April 2025

Delve deeper in the Minoan Civilization with Exclusive private tours.


Visit Knossos and the museum of Heraklion8.00 - 11.00, 10% discount from November to March

A complete experience and detailed tour  of the Minoan collection and Knossos palace.


Visit Knossos Extended8:00 - 9:30, 10% discount ( May to September )

Discover in details the intriguing Minoans and  the secrets of Knossos


Visit Knossos Extended10% discount every Sunday all season

Extended Private Knossos tour for the experienced traveler