Knossos Palace and Rethymnon Tour
Where Europe's first civilization began, the UNESCO-listed Palace of Knossos is one of the most important ancient sites in Crete. Let an expert bring history to life as you explore the island's most-prized archaeological gem. This trip also includes free time in the resorts of Rethymnon, plus a tour of the Cretan capital, Heraklion.You'll start the morning in Rethymnon's maze of streets, strolling the stalls of the local market or heading down to the harbour for views of the Venetian-era Fortrezza. Next, head to Heraklion, Crete's capital. See the Venetian lion fountain and the loggia on a guided walk around the city before free time to explore.It's then time to visit the Palace of Knossos. Admire treasures like the throne room, royal apartments, and the fabulous frescoes. Then, see the Labyrinth, where legend has it, the fearsome half-man, half-bull creature known as the Minotaur lurked.
Duration more than 8 hours
Entrance Fees Included