Duration 🌞 Full Day

Knossos, Museum & Heraklion City! Private Guided Tour From Chania

Total Duration 7 hours approximately


Starting time 08:00 – 09:00 am


The center of Minoan civilization and capital of Minoan Crete, lay 5km south of Heraklion. The Minoan palace is the main site of interest at Knossos, an important city in antiquity, which was inhabited continuously from the Neolithic period until the 5th c. AD. The palace was built on the Kephala hill and had easy access to the sea and the Cretan interior. According to tradition, it was the seat of the wise king Minos. The Palace of Knossos is connected with thrilling legends, such as the myth of the Labyrinth, with the Minotaur, and the story of Daedalus and Icarus.

Knossos flourished for approximately two thousand years. It had large palace buildings, extensive workshop installations and luxurious rock-cut cave and tholos tombs. As a major center of trade and the economy, Knossos maintained ties with the majority of cities in the Eastern Mediterranean.



Pick up at 8-9am from your accommodation or cruise port in Chania region).

Arrival time at Knossos Palace after approx. 2 hours driving. A professional tour guide will be waiting us out of the archaeological site having issued the tickets to start immediately the one and a half hour sightseeing tour. After Knossos, the car will pick us up and drive us to the modern Heraklion for a guided visit at the archaeological museum and tour of the town as well as a stop for refreshments, snacks and coffee (optional).

Following we will start the way back ride to Chania and your accommodation.



✅  Pick-up & Drop-off service from your accommodation or cruise port

✅  Car, driver, fuel and taxes

✅ Entrance fees

✅  Free Wi-Fi in the car

✅  Bottled water during the rides

✅  Professional local tour guide


Not Included:

Snacks, coffee, refreshments or other personal expenses during the tour



  1. For bookings and cost please contact us in order to check availability!
  2. Minimum Participation 2 people, maximum 8 people.
  3. Also accessible to people with mobility issues (wheelchair accessible).
  4. The travel agency reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour due to adverse weather conditions or insufficient passengers number or force majeure 12 hours prior to departure time with a notification to the traveler.


For clarifications please send us a mail at online@travelid.gr or contact us at +30 2810 335 227

We are at your disposal from Monday to Friday 09:00 am till 20:00 pm and Saturday 09:00 till 15:00 pm


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