Minoan Culture Private Tour at a Glance
Dive all the aspect of Minoan civilization during Minoan Culture Private Tour.
Minoan Culture Private Tour Highlights
- Visit the historic Knossos, the capital of King Minos.
- Learn the history and the myths of the Minoan civilization.
- Walk among the ruins of the city.
- Visit the Heraklion’s famous Minoan Museum.
- Taste Cretan traditional “meze”.
Minoan Culture Private Tour In Detail
Only few kilometers south of Heraklion, Knossos, the capital of King Minos and the center of the magnificent Minoan civilization is located.
Our visit here , will take us a step back in time and some 4000 years, 2000 BC.Knossos and her Palace, famous throughout the world through the myths of Europa, the Minotaur, the Labyrinth and Theseus, Daedalus and Ikarus, will open us a window to the most ancient civilization of Europe and its reality you can’t miss.
Knossos’ architectural feats include several storey buildings (first in the world) with light wells and bathrooms, impressive pillars and an ingenuous drainage system, aqueducts, irrigation systems, paved roads and magnificent frescoes.
All these will impress you and show an advanced beautiful jewelry and a way of life you never thought possible in the dawn of history .
In Heraklion we visit the the town’s famous Archeological Museum, situated in the center of the city.
The visit to the museum provides a very good knowledge of the masterpieces in specially designed wing, with selected items, the most representative each period.
– All legal taxes,
– Private Vehicle R/T transfers
– Private English speaking driver
– Traditional Cretan Treat
– Entrance fees :Knossos Palace & Museum :€21 pp
– Official licensed guide (we can provide you)
Bring your camera. You may take a lot of photos.
FAQs about the Minoan Culture Private Tour
What happens in the event of rain?
All our bus tours run regardless of the weather. If an activity is canceled because of extreme weather conditions, you have the option to change the date, switch activity, or cancel and receive a refund.
What time is the pick-up time for the tours?
The pick-up time for all tours is the same as the meeting time indicated on your vouchers and our website. Please note that there may be a slight delay of 5-10 minutes, depending on the number of pickups we have scheduled. Please be ready 10 minutes before your trip to facilitate that.
How late can I make a booking?
You can make a booking with us literally at the last minute! Just keep in mind that there may be no seats left on the tour if you do that! We recommend booking at least one week in advance, to have the best chances of finding availability.
Which tours can I join on the same day?
This is a day tour, so you cannot participate in any of our other tours if you book it.
Cancellations received within 5 days of the tour will incur a 50% penalty for each person.
Cancellations received within 2 days of the tour will incur a 100% penalty for each person.
Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit the entire payment.