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  3. Heraklion
  4. Palace of Knossos

Heraklion: Guided Tour of the City and Knossos Palace Ticket

Product ID: 245032
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Enjoy a walking tour of Heraklion with a professional guide and learn about the culture and history of Crete’s capital city. At the end of the tour, receive a skip-the-line ticket for the mythical Knossos Palace and the Archaeological Museum.
About this activity
Duration 90 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Receive a skip-the-line ticket for Knossos Palace and the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion
  • Explore Heraklion with a licensed guide and see a selection of the city's major monuments
  • Walk through the city's beautiful districts in a small group
  • Learn about the rich history of the capital of Crete
Full description
Meet your guide for the day at Heraklion Liberty Square, also known by locals as Plateia Eleftherias, then begin your exploration of this ancient city as you travel through time to discover its rich history. Visit a number of Heraklion’s most iconic landmarks and discover the past and present of the city where old meets new.

During the tour, learn about the myths and legends that surround the city of Heraklion, as well as the lifestyles of the locals that live here today. Marvel at the city’s stunning Venetian walls, wander through the Central Market, and make a wish at Morosini Fountain. There’s also time to admire the religious foundations of the city at St. Menas Cathedral, St. Mark’s Basilica, and the Archiepiscopal Church of St. Titos.

At the end of the tour, receive a skip-the-line entry ticket to the famous Knossos Palace and the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion to explore at your own leisure within 3 days. 
  • 90-minute guided walking tour in Heraklion with a licensed guide
  • Pre-booked entry ticket for Knossos Palace and the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion (to use on your own later)
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guided tour at Knossos palace and the Archaeological museum of Heraklion
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The local tour operator will meet you at Heraklion Liberty Square and will be holding a sign with a “ – Meeting Point” logo. Πλ. Ελευθερίας, Ηράκλειο 712 01, Ελλάδα.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• This is a city walking tour so please dress accordingly and wear comfortable shoes
• You will receive the tickets for Knossos Palace and Archaeological Museum from the tour operator at the meeting point in Heraklion city. The ticket is valid for a single use within 3 days
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Product ID: 245032