Knossos Palace & Heraklion Museum - VIP Small Group from East Crete Regions

Experience the world-famous archaeological site of Knossos Palace and the iconic Museum of Heraklion like a true VIP. Enjoy a personal pick-up and drop-off by your private local professional guide, with a premium vehicle at full-day disposal. You will receive skip-the-line accesses in all archaeological areas, key pieces of information and extra-personalized attention with maximum comfort and peace. In addition, you will unwind with a winetasting in an award-winning Cretan winery. At the end of the day, you will follow the scenic city trail through Heraklion's streets by visiting off-the- beaten-path eateries and tasting traditional local delicacies.

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8 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Archaeology specialized private guide
    • Wi-Fi, USB sockets & hygiene vehicle amenities
    • Chauffeured premium vehicle on disposal
    • Mineral water, fresh fruits and nuts of Crete island
    • Personal pick-up and drop-off
    • Private local insider guide
    • VIP skip-the-line accesses
    What's excluded :
    • Admission fees
    • Drinks and meals
    • Wine tasting expenses (if requested)
    • Entry/Admission - Knossos Archaeological Site
    • Entry/Admission - Heraklion Archaeological Museum
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Knossos Archaeological Site, Knosos, Heraklion, Crete Greece

    Enjoy a personal pick-up by your personal driver with a premium class vehicle at your full-day disposal, at any convenient time of the day (morning or early afternoon). Your archaeology specialized private guide will guide you at the iconic Knossos Palace (King Minos/Minoa Palace) and the Heraklion Archaeological Museum. You will receive all the informative highlights with a highly personalized attention.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Xanthoudidou & Hatzidaki Sts, Heraklion, Crete 710 02 Greece

    Avoiding the queues and mass tourist crowds at the archaeological areas, your professional private guide will provide you with personal touch impressions, historical information about the period of the rule of the mythical king Minos, the legends of the Labyrinth and the Minotaur. It will be ensured that you will not miss any of the key pieces. This also means you can savor each area in a peaceful, unhurried atmosphere.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete

    Afterwards, a short stroll takes you to a quintessentially local award-winning winery. There, you will experience a full flight of local wine, perfectly paired with local delicacies such as a handpicked selection of charcuterie and cheese, a great way to fill your day full of art and culture!

    At the end of the day, you will have the opportunity for a guided walking tour around the city of Heraklion. Your local insider guide will acquaint you with the history of this diachronic city and guide you along the main streets, where you will explore the medieval ports, temples, Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain), and the city’s iconic street markets. By receiving the best recommendations, you can also have a delicious Cretan dinner in one of the best local taverns or gourmet restaurants in the city center.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Ammoudara, Ammoudara, Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi Prefecture, Crete

    This is one of the potential regions for your personal pick up and drop off.

    Stop At: Istron, Istron, Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi Prefecture, Crete

    One of the potential regions of your personal pick up and drop off.

    Stop At: Agios Nikolaos, Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi Prefecture, Crete

    One of the potential regions of your personal pick up and drop off.

    Stop At: Elounda, Elounda, Lasithi Prefecture, Crete

    This is one of the potential regions for your personal pick up and drop off.

    Stop At: Plaka, Plaka, Elounda, Lasithi Prefecture, Crete

    One of the potential regions of your personal pick up and drop off.

  • Departure Point :
    1: Ammoudara 721 00, Greece
    2: Istro 721 00, Greece
    3: Agios Nikolaos, Greece
    4: Elounda, Greece
    5: Plaka, Greece
    Traveler pickup is offered
    - Enjoy personal pick up and drop off from your hotel, villa, or cruise.- Please note that you will be personally informed about the final pick up time upon the group formulation.Ports
    • Port Police, Koundourou 3, Ag. Nikolaos 721 00, Greece
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/1/2020 - 12/31/2021
    Monday:07:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Crete Private & Luxury Tours by Snami Travel

Activity ID: V-61532P60

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