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Knossos is the site of the most important and better known palace of Minoan civilization. According to tradition, it was the seat of the legendary king Minos. The Palace is also connected with thrilling legends, such as the myth of the Labyrinth with the Minotaur and the story of Daedalus and Icarus. The site was continuously inhabited from the Neolithic period (7000- 3000 B.C.) until Roman times. Heraklion’s Archaeological Museum is regarded as one of Europe”s most important museums. The present building was constructed between 1937 and 1940 to plans by P. Karantinos, on the site of the imposing Venetian Franciscan friary destroyed by an earthquake in 1856. The museum brings together archaeological finds from all over Crete, covering over 5500 years of the island”s history.
The Heraklion city of tour with our first stop at the Liberty Square in the center. From there you have the opportunity to visit the capital town of Crete. The Byzantium, the Ottoman Empire, the Venetian Rule have all left their marks on Heraklion. You can admire the imposing fortress of Koules at the harbor, the Venetian Walls that surround the old city, you can sit at one of the many restaurants or coffee shops in the Lions’ Square to enjoy your coffee or your lunch or if you wish to, you will be able to visit one of the many city museums, the Municipal Library and the Art Gallery or one of the numerous byzantine churches.
In the evening, live the Ultimate Experience of Anopolis Cretan nights. (Optional with entrance) Anopolis Cretan nights combines a show inspired by the Greek history with the Greek musical tradition and the Cretan gastronomy! More than 22 actors take you back to the ancient Greece with many theatrical happenings. Traditional dishes, unlimited white and red wine and dancing with the actors with live band accompaniment are also all included in these unique nights!
Attention: The excursions will be carried out following the current developments and always with the advice of the experts and the protection measures covid-19 that we are all obliged to follow, in order to be safe.