Knossos tour Chania is an archaeological interest tour where you visit the heart of the Minoan civilization, just a few kilometers outside Heraklion city, the capital of Crete. Knossos tour Chania is an option for people who want to discover the Cretan culture, and for those who love history.
The Minoan civilization is the oldest in Europe and you will be amazed to find out the history and achievements of the Minoan people!
Knossos tour Chania starts early morning from Kissamos up to Chania and after a 20 minutes breakfast stop on the highway, you arrive in Heraklion! After the guided tour of Knossos palace, you can visit the archaeological museum of Heraklion or just discover the city and go for shopping.
On the bus, there is an English-speaking escort but in Knossos palace, you are guided by an official guide in English.
If you join the Knossos tour Chania on a Sunday you can also visit the town of Rethymnon for 1 hour!
Knossos site was continuously inhabited from the Neolithic period (7000 to 3000 B.C) until Roman times. Center of the famous Minoan civilization, Knossos palace was the house of King Minos and the legendary Minotaur was living in the labyrinth of Knossos palace!
The Minoan civilization as well as the palace was destroyed by the explosion of the Santorini Volcano. The excavation conducted by Arthur Evans 1900-1913 and 1922-1930 brought to light the grand palace of Knossos, along with other great findings of immense importance concerning the culture and the life of the Minoans, which are kept at the archeological museum of Heraklion.
Knossos Palace has many thousands of visitors every year, all year long! Tourists, individuals, students, professors, school teams, and many others visit the site every day!
While being there you will feel the tranquility of the place and its positive energy. It is said that there is a high-frequency energetic field in the Knossos area. It was very common in ancient times to build cities or temples in high-energy fields.
Knossos Palace will take you on an ancient journey, a time travel to the great ages of the Minoan myths and tales. The excavated stuff in Heraklion museum is just so beautiful and amazing and gives you a taste of how life was at the time! That is why it is an extremely must-visit Heraklion museum after visiting Knossos Palace. Otherwise, it will be a half experience!
In Knossos tour Chania, the Heraklion museum visit is optional but should be considered mandatory!
We kindly request you cancel your bookings at least 24 hours before each tour! That way we can sell your seats to other people interested to join our tours!
We thank you in advance for your understanding!
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