Private tour of Knossos Palace and Cretan villages from Heraklion
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Private tour of Knossos Palace and Cretan villages from Heraklion

Free cancellation
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit Knossos Palace thanks to this private tour with pick-up from Heraklion
  • Admire the beauty of the island villages of Skalani, Melidoni, and Argyroupolis
  • Explore the Melidoni Cave and the ancient baths and mosaics of the villages of the island
What to expect

Be ready to discover the Cretan culture, history, gastronomy, wines, and the authentic island local lifestyle.

Thanks to this chauffeur-driven private tour with pick-up included, you will visit the world-famous Palace of Knossos. Your private local insider guide will ensure for you skip-the-line accesses in all archaeological areas, key pieces of information, and extra-personalized attention. You will explore the majestic Minoan monument and learn more about the legends of King Minos and the Minotaur, the palatial labyrinth, and the iconic artwork.

Then, from the history and cultural experience you will discover the authentic layers of flavors, wines, and village life of the island of Crete. You will visit the village of Skalani, which is famously rich for its local olive and vineyard products, and the famous winery of Boutari, where, if you wish, you can taste local wines and products. The last villages you are going to visit are Melidoni, where together with your local insider guide, you will explore the Melidoni Cave, and Argyroupolis, where you will explore ancient baths and basilicas with mosaics.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • What's included
    • Personal pick-up and drop-off with flexible start time
    • Visit to the villages of Skalani, Melidoni, and Argyroupolis
    • Chauffeured premium vehicle on disposal
    • Private local insider guide
    • Archaeology specialized private guide
    • VIP skip-the-line accesses
    • Mineral water, fresh fruits and nuts of Crete island
    • Child seats (if requested)
    • Wi-Fi, USB sockets and hygiene vehicle amenities
    What's not included
    • Wine and food tasting expenses (if requested)
    Where

    Heraklion 713 07, Crete, Greece

    Meeting point:

    Pick-up available from your preferred location. Contact the partner to arrange your pick-up point and time in Heraklion or, if you wish, to arrange it in a different place. Use the contacts you will find on the voucher you will receive after booking

    What to remember
    • This tour is supported by multiple pick-up point options from your accommodation or cruise port with a flexibly adjusted pick-up time. Contact the partner to arrange your personal pick up point and time with the contacts you will find on the voucher you will receive after booking
    • Based on the size of your family or group you can choose among the following vehicle's options: a modern 3-seats vehicle, a limo 3-seats Premium Class, a modern 6-seats vehicle, and a minibus 9-seats VIP Class
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    When
    • Please check the calendar for updated availabilities and start times
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    Provider
    Snami Travel - Cretan Authentic Experiences
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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