Knossos tour from Rethymnon gives you the opportunity 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, Knossos Palace is a must-see archaeological interest tour!
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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.
After the guided tour in Knossos palace you can visit the archaeological museum of Heraklion or just discover the city and go for shopping.
On the bus there is English speaking escort but in Knossos palace you are guided by an official guide.
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 at 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.
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!
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