Uncharted Escapes: Private Tour to Knossos and Archaeological Museum from Chania
Guided private premium day tour for up to 6 persons to Knossos Palace and Archaeological museum
Our day starts departing from Chania around 8:00 am and heading eastwards along the north coast by the sea. Passing the city of Rethymnon and Heraklion and continuing towards the inland of Crete until we reach the Palace of Knossos to meet our certified guided. The palace is one of the most significant archaeological sites in the world, a cradle of European culture and the center of the Minoan civilization.
Follow your certified guide on a 2-hour tour through the fascinating story of the Minoan period and learn about the Minotaur and Ariadne. After this inspiring tour you will head to the Archaeological museum, one of Europe’s most important museums that bring together archaeological finds from all over Crete, covering over 5500 years of the island’s history. Your professional guide will talk you through the most important collection of Minoan antiquities.
After museum our escort will drive you through the city of Heraklion as we are heading towards national road to Rethymnon.
Following the national road to Rethymnon we are going to visit a traditional Greek tavern where we will be welcomed by the owner. He will introduce us to the Cretan Mediterranean cuisine and heartfelt Hellenic hospitality with plenty of local food and wine. After lunch and driving through the city of Rethymnon we follow the national road by the sea to Chania where our day comes to end by dropping you off to your hotel.
A unique premium historic day tour, an exciting escape from West to East Crete to embrace the renowned Greek hospitality, learn about Minoan civilization, enjoy the sights and professional yet relaxed service!
• Visit Knossos Palace and Archaeological museum
• Private transfer with English speaking driver-escort
• Enjoy private guiding by certified guide
• Explore traditional Heraklion and Rethymnon city
• Lunch with traditional Cretan food and wine
• Free hotel pick up and drop off
• Premium vehicle driven by multilingual escortdrivers
• Private certified guide in Knossos and museum
• Lunch with traditional Greek food and wine
• Liability Insurance and local taxes
• Entrance fee 20€/person