Join a small group ( maximum of 8 participants ) for a guided tour of the palace of legendary King Minos, a walking tour through the impressive Minoan excavation, the place that was believed to be the maze of the Minotaur. Along with you professional licensed guide you will walk through the palace and explore the highlights of the Minoan civilization.
Participate to a walking guided tour of Knossos in a small group ….
Available every day from May 2nd to October 1st ( every day at 17.00)
Cost per person / 50 euro ( tickets not included ), live guided tour with audio ( whispers)
Professional Licensed Guide / Archaeologist
How many participants? Maximum participants up to 8 – audio system used to secure the proper distances among the participants ( protocol due to the Coronavirus)
Duration of the tour: aprox 90 min
Ages of the participants? From 12 to 102 years old . Participants over 102 years old, free of charge …
When: Available every day from May 2nd to October 1st
Why at 17.00? The majority of the organized groups and cruise ship passengers reach Knossos early in the morning and usually the archaeological site is crowded. To avoid the long lines, the crowds and the heat of the summer, we choose to provide the tour at 17.00.
Cost? The cost of the tour, per participant / adult is 50 euro (guiding fee) entrance fee is not included.
I have a small group – can I arrange another time for the tour? Yes of course , If you are a small group of friends or a big family that you wish to visit Knossos at a different time than the one we offer online, you can contact us to make your own arrangements for your tour . Same options apply, we can prearrange the tickets for you and we can send you a link for the payment. We will advise the best possible time of the appointment, to avoid the crowds as much as possible.
Entance fee? The cost of the entrance fee is as listed at Knossos, according to the Ministry of Tourism. You can book your entrance fee online on your own if you wish ( at the website of the Ministry of Culture ) or you can contact us to prearrange the tickets for you. ( add a note during the payment process to inform us about the tickets that you will need – and you can pay the tickets cash directly to the guide on the date of issue)
Can you pre-buy the tickets for me? We, as a registered travel agency, can prebuy the entrance fees and provide the skip the line service. We can provide, upon your request, the combined ticket for Knossos ( which gives you access to the museum of Heraklion – and you can choose to visit the museum on your own in the next three days from the date of issue). We can secure the skip the line entry to the site and the combined ticket, just let us know how many combined tickets you will need.
Special Terms and Conditions apply: The tour per person is non refundable. Open option to reschedule any day of the season (from May 2nd to October 1st)
Full refund in case the Palace of Knossos is closed due to a strike or any other unexpected event on behalf of the government or Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Available for online booking is a link for one participant. You can proceed directly to a payment.
If you are a group of friends or family and you wish to participate in our small group guided tour, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org informing us about the numberof participants, in order to send you a link for the total . (we can also prebuy the tickets as well – do let us know if you wish to avoid any lines )
If you prefer to have a private tour at any time of the day that is more suitable for you, you can proceed through the system and make your reservation .
- Services of a professional licensed qualified guide or an archeologist qualified guide
- Walking guided tour of the palace of Knossos
- Invoice will be provided by our travel agency
- Audio tour guide system
- VAT (24%) and all taxes
Not included :
- Entrance tickets are not included (but if you wish us to prebuy the tickets for you let us know at the “add note area” of the booking form)
- Transportation not included (transportation can be arranged upon request though)