Knossos Palace is the most recognized and visited archaeological site in Crete. Learn about the myths of MInotaur and the Labirynth and unravel the secrets of this ancient civilization that have probably gone extinct due to the volcanic eruption in Santorini island.

Excavations in the late 19th century unearthed the secrets of the Minoans whereas new excavations in the 20th century uncovered virtually the palace in its entirety. A small breakfast will be carried out in the Rethimnon area while A professional guide- archaeologist will inform you about the history, archaeology, and myths of Crete’s most known attraction! After the visit to Knossos Palace, there will be free time to visit and stroll Heraklion city. On the way back to Chania another small break will take place for refreshment or relaxation.

  • Driving distance from our hotel’s location: 3 Hours
  • Pickup time from Despina Studios: 07:00
  • Return about 19:00

From April to October

Pickup Included

Tour Guide Included

Language: English, German and Greek

Excursion Info

May- June: Wednesday

July- August- September- October: Wednesday

Price: 42€ per person

Extra Charges Paid on Bus- Special Notes

For all excursions children from 3YRS until 12YRS -50 % on Bus Ticket.

Children pay -50% On the excursion price

Knossos Palace: 15€

Archaeological Museum: 5€

EU citizens till 25 Years old free of Charge/ Non EU citizens till 6 Years of Free of Charge/ Over 65 Years old – 50% on the museum price.