Delve into the history and mythology of Crete to discover the first European civilization. Explore the Palace of Knossos along with the unique exhibits of the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion...
Delve into the history and mythology of Crete to discover the first European civilization. Explore the Palace of Knossos along with the unique exhibits of the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion and let the stories of the past ignite your imagination. Discover the secrets of the historical site, appreciate its allure and make your trip to Crete both enjoyable and educational with an expedition across Crete’s heritage!
Admire the legendary Palace of Knossos, the historical site connected to the story of Daedalus and Icarus, the labyrinth where the fearsome Minotaur used to live, and the love story of Theseus and Ariadne.
Following the exploration of the palace, your next stop will be at the Archaeological Museum of Knossos. Located in the heart of the city of Heraklion and recently renovated, the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion hosts the fresco of the Prince of the Lilies and the Phaistos Disc, known as one of the X-files of ancient Greece, among other exhibits.
Discover with the help of your guide all the secrets the museum’s exhibits hold and educate yourself on the impressive accomplishments of ancient civilization. Your tour will come to an end with you being awed by the brilliance of our ancestors and a promise to return to Crete as soon as possible!
As we want to offer the best service to our guests, we have carefully selected expert licensed guides to ensure the best experience possible. Our team consists of a group of young professionals of high expertise in the fields of Archaeology, History, or graduates of the official "Greek State School of Tour Guides". Hence, they are well-trained to share their knowledge with the public in an interesting and fun way.
Their academic background works as a springboard immersing you in the wealth of Greek culture and holding your undivided attention for the whole duration of the tour. Despite the assets though, it is their enthusiastic character and passion about their field of study that unquestionably guarantees you a memorable tour experience.