Heraklion, Northern Crete

Meet the Minotaur

The is the “must do’’ tour for history lovers. Visit the Palace of Knossos and the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion to discover Europe’s earliest city and civilization.

Begin your 2-hour road trip to Heraklion and head to the Knossos Palace for a private guided tour with our enthusiastic professional guide. Admire this true archaeological masterpiece and learn all about the legends and history of the Minoan civilization.

After this inspiring tour, head to the Archaeological museum regarded as one of Europe’s most important museums that brings together archaeological finds from all over Crete, covering over 5500 years of the island’s history. Our professional guide will talk you through the most important collection of Minoan antiquities. You will then have time to explore Heraklion’s city center with your local guide and enjoy lunch in Crete’s seaside capital before heading back to Chania in the afternoon.

  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Inclusions: Private sightseeing tour with a local insider guide – transfer with an AC car/van – private guided visit with a professional guide (visiting the Palace and the Museum)
  • Rates (incl. all taxes): 560 Euros for up to three (3) people, 600 Euros for up to six (6) people, 620 Euros for up to eight (8) people

 

History meets Wine

Visit the Palace of Knossos to discover Europe’s earliest city and civilization and indulge yourselves into the magical world of the Boutari Winery for the ultimate wine lovers experience. Set in the Archanes wine region with the important archaeological site of Knossos under 5km away, the Boutari Winery offers a unique experience amid classical antiquity and viticulture for a truly exclusive getaway.

Begin your two-hour road trip to Heraklion and head to the Palace of Knossos for a private guided tour with our enthusiastic professional guide. Admire this true archaeological masterpiece and learn all about the legends and history of the Minoan civilization.

After this inspiring journey through time, head to the Boutari Winery, an amazing centre of regional wine-making with a number of native and foreign grape varieties in evidence. Your private Winery Tour will be rounded off with tasting of a selection of the renowned BOUTARI wines paired with traditional local specialties. The winery offers beautiful views of the Estate featuring seven hectares of vineyards and olive trees.

Take the road back to Chania with your mind full of legends, vivid colours of the beautiful Cretan scenery, and your senses filled with local tastes.

  • Duration:10 hours
  • Inclusions: Private sightseeing tour with a local insider guide – transfer with an AC car/van – private guided visit with a professional guide (visiting the Palace)
  • Wine tasting and light lunch at extra charge.
  • Rates (incl. all taxes): 530 Euros for up to three (3) people, 570 Euros for up to six (6) people, 590 Euros for up to eight (8) people

 

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