Knossos, Museum & Heraklion

Description

This is where European civilization began during the era ruled over by the powerful King Minos.  This is a place that simply and strangely disappeared, only to be discovered again by the English archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans. Now partly reconstructed, the blood-red coloured columns and gigantic double-headed axes are a vivid reminder of this forgotten and long-lost race.

The Palace of Knossos, with its construction, the use of luxury materials, amazing architectural plan, advanced building techniques and impressive size, is a monumental symbol of Minoan civilization and culture.

On certain days we offer you a visit to the archaeological museum of Heraklion which houses artefacts from all periods of Cretan prehistory and history, covering a chronological span of over 5,500 years from the Neolithic period to Roman times. The singularly important Minoan collection contains unique examples of Minoan art, many of them true masterpieces. The Heraklion Museum is rightly considered to be the museum of Minoan culture par excellence worldwide.

The final attraction of the day is a walk with your guide to explore the streets of the town of Heraklion itself. You will have free time for shopping in the vast array of shops and will be able to enjoy browsing through the vegetable market or having lunch in one of the local restaurants. Free time for last minute shopping around the centre or rest for refreshment.

*Casual dress

*Comfortable shoes

*Appropriate dress for museum

Reservation:

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    Blue Palace main road

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    Domes of Elounda main road

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    Kavos Bay main road

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    Elounda church clock tower

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    Elounda Blue Bay

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    Kavos Bay Hotel main road

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    Royal Marmin Bay main road

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    Selena Village main road

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    Krini hotel

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    Elounda Beach main gate

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    Elounda Palm main road

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    Elounda Village Resort &SPA

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    Porto Elounda 

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    Elounda Mare

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    Elounda Breeze

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    Elounda Beach main gate

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    Candia Park Village main road

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    Meliti Hotel bus stop

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    Adrakos main road

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    Havania main road

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    Mirabello main road

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    Ormos bus stop

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    Niko Seaside entrance

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    Bridge Agios Nikolaos(Information Office)

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    Supermarket SYNKA

    PICK UP TIME

    7:10

    PICK UP TIME

    7:15

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    7:20

    PICK UP TIME

    7:15

    PICK UP TIME

    7:20

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    7:30

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    7:35

    PICK UP TIME

    7:45

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    *Adults

    *Adults

    Children

    Children

    *LANGUAGE

Description

This is where European civilization began during the era ruled over by the powerful King Minos.  This is a place that simply and strangely disappeared, only to be discovered again by the English archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans. Now partly reconstructed, the blood-red coloured columns and gigantic double-headed axes are a vivid reminder of this forgotten and long-lost race.

The Palace of Knossos, with its construction, the use of luxury materials, amazing architectural plan, advanced building techniques and impressive size, is a monumental symbol of Minoan civilization and culture.

On certain days we offer you a visit to the archaeological museum of Heraklion which houses artefacts from all periods of Cretan prehistory and history, covering a chronological span of over 5,500 years from the Neolithic period to Roman times. The singularly important Minoan collection contains unique examples of Minoan art, many of them true masterpieces. The Heraklion Museum is rightly considered to be the museum of Minoan culture par excellence worldwide.

The final attraction of the day is a walk with your guide to explore the streets of the town of Heraklion itself. You will have free time for shopping in the vast array of shops and will be able to enjoy browsing through the vegetable market or having lunch in one of the local restaurants. Free time for last minute shopping around the centre or rest for refreshment.

*Casual dress

*Comfortable shoes

*Appropriate dress for museum

Reservation:

  • *HOTEL / AREA

    PICK UP

    Blue Palace main road

    PICK UP

    Domes of Elounda main road

    PICK UP

    Kavos Bay main road

    PICK UP

    Elounda church clock tower

    PICK UP

    Elounda Blue Bay

    PICK UP

    Kavos Bay Hotel main road

    PICK UP

    Royal Marmin Bay main road

    PICK UP

    Selena Village main road

    PICK UP

    Krini hotel

    PICK UP

    Elounda Beach main gate

    PICK UP

    Elounda Palm main road

    PICK UP

    Elounda Village Resort &SPA

    PICK UP

    Porto Elounda 

    PICK UP

    Elounda Mare

    PICK UP

    Elounda Breeze

    PICK UP

    Elounda Beach main gate

    PICK UP

    Candia Park Village main road

    PICK UP

    Meliti Hotel bus stop

    PICK UP

    Adrakos main road

    PICK UP

    Havania main road

    PICK UP

    Mirabello main road

    PICK UP

    Ormos bus stop

    PICK UP

    Niko Seaside entrance

    PICK UP

    Bridge Agios Nikolaos(Information Office)

    PICK UP

    Supermarket SYNKA

    PICK UP TIME

    7:10

    PICK UP TIME

    7:15

    PICK UP TIME

    7:20

    PICK UP TIME

    7:15

    PICK UP TIME

    7:20

    PICK UP TIME

    7:30

    PICK UP TIME

    7:35

    PICK UP TIME

    7:45

    *DATE

    *Adults

    *Adults

    Children

    Children

    *LANGUAGE

Knossos, Museum & Heraklion

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