Knossos tour Rethymnon 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 Rethymnon is an option for people who want to discover the Cretan culture, and for those who love history.
Knossos tour Rethymnon allows you to visit the excavation sites of the Palace of King Minos built in 2000 B.C. Heart of the Minoan civilization and home of the mythical Minotaur and his labyrinth
The Minoan civilization is the oldest in Europe and you will be amazed to find out the history and achievements of the Minoan people!
GEORGIOUPOLI 07:30, KAVROS 07:35, EPISKOPI N,R, 07:40, ATSIPOPOULO 07:50, KOUMBES 08:00, RETHYMNON CENTER 08:05, KALLITHEA 08:10, PERIVOLIA 08:15, MISSIRIA 08:20, PLATANIAS 08:30, ADELIANOS KAMPOS – PHGIANOS KAMPOS 08:35, SFAKAKI 08:40, SKALETA 08:40, PANORMO 08:45, BALI 09:00.
On the bus on the way to Heraklion, there is an English speaking guide with you. First, you go to Herakleion where you have plenty of time to visit this incredible city, to have dinner, to do the shopping and for an optional visit to the Archeological Museum, where you can find items from Knossos Palace! Later you will go to Knossos where you have 1,5 hours to visit Palace on your own, with individual rhythm.
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 Rethymnon, the Heraklion museum visit is optional but should be considered mandatory!
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