This tour is ideal for guests, that wish to enjoy a private experience with a licensed guide and wish to combine a tour with a transfer reaching the capital of the western part of Crete, Chania.
Visit the palace of Knossos, close to Heraklion city center, before setting off for Rethymnon. Enjoy the guided tour of Knossos with your professional licensed guide, then continue for Rethymnon. After a drive along the north coast you will reach the old town of Rethymnon, where together with your licensed guide you will walk through the pedestrianized area of the old town. You will also have free time , perhaps to have lunch in one of the tavernas close to the Venetian port or at the back around the Rimondi fountain.
Alternative route Heraklion Airport ( arrival ) Knossos – Krasi village and Elounda drop off ( add details on the note area during the booking process)
The tour is available for direct booking, you can continue at the “BOOK YOUR TOUR” and proceed to a booking.
You have to use the note area to inform us about the number of participants in order to have the right transportation on the date of issue . You are booking the tour by depositing an amount (refundable according to the “ Terms and Conditions”. The total cost is listed below:
Starting point of the tour Heraklion ( any of the hotels in Heraklion area , port or airport of Heraklion and around ). If your hotel is not in Heraklion, please contact us, before booking to check the distances and inform you about any additional cost ( if any)
We will provide plans of the archaeological sites and of course during the day the licensed guide will be available to answer all your questions.
Cost: 660 euro up to 2 participants (every extra participant plus 50 euro up to 6 total in a mini van )
- Guiding services for a professional licensed English speaking guide / chauffeur, present during the whole tour.
- Knossos palace guided tour and walking tour in Rethymnon old town.
- Transportation with our company vehicle ( clima / A.C) – Chauffeur service with a licensed guide
- Pick up from your hotel / accommodation in Heraklion and drop off is included (if the pick up / starting location is not Heraklion , please kindly inform us to check if there is additional cost or due to distance the tour is not possible to be done within a reasonable time frame )
- Bottle of water per person
- Liability insurance
- Maps and plans of the sites
- Company vehicles are a KIA Sportage SUV model of 2018 and a NISSAN NV 300 8 seats van. Due to Covid restrictions and protocols , for extra safety we offer the tours with the van , that has a polycarbonate separation and extra air purifier .
- Entrance fees of the sites are not included ( We can arrange of course to skip the lines and avoid the crowds , so let us know if you wish us to arrange the tickets )
- Lunch is not included in the total cost
- Gratuities are not included