Palace of Knossos Iconic Insiders Tour
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Palace of Knossos Iconic Insiders Tour

Free cancellation
Language: German , English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 2 hours to 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Iconic Insiders tour of the Palace of Knossos
  • Small groups mean you get even more out of your guide
  • Maximum of just 15 guests per tour
  • Better than skip-the-line tickets – you'll be the first entrance of the day with no queue
  • Explore areas inaccessible to larger groups
  • Get great photos of the palace's top attractions
What to expect

The ancient Palace of Knossos is one of Crete's oldest and most popular places to visit. Tick-off one of the island's top things to do with an Iconic Insiders tour. Let an expert guide transport you back to the Bronze Age as you stroll by still standing columns and faded frescoes. And with our skip-the-line tickets, you'll be the first to enter the site, giving you plenty of time to take photos of treasures like the Throne Room, the Royal Apartments and the Prince of the Lilies mural.

Knossos was once the hub of the ancient Minoan civilization, and is said to have been the site of the underground labyrinth that contained the legendary Minotaur – a fearsome half-man, half-bull creature. Hear stories and myths surrounding the palace and its kings as you tour all the standout spots.

Explore the ruins of columns, mosaics and frescoes that are still intact today, and see the remains of the Throne Room and Royal Apartments, too. Be sure to snap selfies with the Prince of the Lilies painting and the Bull mural – they're two of the best examples of Minoan art and symbols of Crete.

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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
    • Local English-speaking guide
    • Admission fees
    • Headsets included from the first participant
    Where
    What to remember

    Please note that we comply with local health & safety regulations. Please bring a face mask with you, your guide will inform you on if/where it is necessary to wear the mask.

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    Meeting point is the entrance to Knossos between 07:45 and 08:00.

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    To participate in this excursion, you must present a negative Covid-19 PCR test result taken a maximum of 72 hours in advance, an antigen test taken a maximum of 48 hours in advance, or provide proof that you are fully vaccinated. This includes children aged 5-11

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    Alternatively, if you have recovered from Covid-19 within the last 30 days, you won't require a test but must provide a recovery/antibody certificate issued by your home country

    . This experience is part of Iconic Insiders, a selection of tours designed for first time visitors to uncover what matters and get oriented in a new city. Your destination insider is a licensed guide who will offer recommendations and highlight the most visually attractive places of the itinerary. . Bring your passport or official EU identification
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    Provider
    TUI HELLAS AE
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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