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Knossos Palace Guided Walking Tour

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Knossos 714 09, GreeceUpon arrival to the Palace of Knossos, skip the long line for the tickets and enter the Archeological Site of Knossos ! Not necessary to stay in line enter through the gates of Knossos to meet us! Just round the corner after the ticket booth of Knossos you will see the Coffee shop our staff will be holding a sign of "WeGuide.gr - Meeting Point" ( NOT at the Guides booth ) Here you meet your tour guide of Knossos Palace. There is a free parking place for your car just before the Knossos palace. Tour starts from : November 1st to April 30th every: Monday-Sunday 09:30am , May 1st to May 31st every: Monday-Sunday 09:00am & 11:00am , June 1st to October 31st every: Monday-Sunday 09:00am & 11:00am & 05:00pm Please select one by the time of Booking
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    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
    Join a small group and take a tour with a licensed guide. Explore the ancient palace, step into the royal residence and see the Minoan king's throne. Be amazed by the House of the Frescoes and its colorful wall paintings. Learn about the history of the Minoan Civilization, probably the oldest one on the European continent. Upon arrival to the Palace of Knossos, skip the long line for the tickets and enter the Archeological Site of Knossos ! Not necessary to stay in line enter through the gates of Knossos to meet us! Just round the corner after the ticket booth of Knossos you will see the Coffee shop our staff will be holding a sign of "WeGuide.gr - Meeting Point" Here you meet your tour guide of Knossos Palace. There is a free parking place for your car just before the Knossos palace. Tour starts from November 1st to April 30th every: Monday 09:30am Tuesday 09:30am Wednesday 09:30am Thursday 09:30am Friday 09:30am Saturday 09:30am Sunday 09:30am Tour starts from May 1st to May 31st every: Monday 09:00am & 11:00am Tuesday 09:00am & 11:00am Wednesday 09:00am & 11:00am Thursday 09:00am & 11:00am Friday 09:00am & 11:00am Saturday 09:00am & 11:00am Sunday 09:00am & 11:00am Tour starts from June 1st to October 31st every: Monday 09:00am & 11:00am & 05:00pm Tuesday 09:00am & 11:00am & 05:00pm Wednesday 09:00am & 11:00am & 05:00pm Thursday 09:00am & 11:00am & 05:00pm Friday 09:00am & 11:00am & 05:00pm Saturday 09:00am & 11:00am & 05:00pm Sunday 09:00am & 11:00am & 05:00pm Please check your location before booking! Crete is divided in four regional units and is approximately 260 km (162 miles) long and 60 km (37 miles) wide. Crete’s four prefectures: from west to east, Chania, Rethymnon, Heraklion, and Lasithi (Elounda, Agios Nikolaos). Knossos palace located at the center of the island (Heraklion). We are located at Heraklion city center. Distance to Knossos palace from: Heraklion center, port or airport (code HER) approx. is 5 km (3 miles or 20 min by car) Chania center, port (Suda port) or airport (code CHQ) approx. is 140 km (87 miles or 2,5 hours by car) Rethymnon center or port approx. is 85 km (53 miles or 1,5 hours by car) Lasithi (Elounda, Agios Nikolaos) center or port approx. is 75 km (47 miles or 1,5 hours by car)
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    WeGuide.gr, Knossos 714 09, Greece
    Duration
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
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    • English speaking Tour Guide
    • NOT included entrance fees, transfers, and any personal expenses! Only the Guided Tour.
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Entrance Ticket of Knossos palace
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is formal
    • Upon arrival to the Palace of Knossos, skip the long line for the tickets and enter the Archeological Site of Knossos ! Not necessary to stay in line enter through the gates of Knossos to meet us! Just round the corner after the ticket booth of Knossos you will see the Coffee shop our staff will be holding a sign of "WeGuide.gr - Meeting Point" Here you meet your tour guide of Knossos Palace. There is a free parking place for your car just before the Knossos palace.
    • Service animals allowed
    • Entrance fee Ticket is NOT included - You Join a mini group with a Guide
    • -Tour starts from : November 1st to April 30th every: Monday-Sunday 09:30am , May 1st to May 31st every: Monday-Sunday 09:00am & 11:00am , June 1st to October 31st every: Monday-Sunday 09:00am & 11:00am & 05:00pm
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
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    We had a great tour with Akrivi. She helped us understand 1) the Minoan civilization (which gave us helpful context for our visit to the Heraklion Archeaological Museum later that day), 2) the history/influence of Sir Arthur Evan's work in excavating/interpreting Knossos, and 3)
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    Response from WeGuide C, Owner at Knossos Palace Guided Walking Tour
    Responded 21 Dec 2019
    Thank you !
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    We were fortunate to book this tour for 9:00 AM and there were only two of us. The guide introduced us to Greek mythology and history and then showed around. She pointed out important features we would have missed, as there is little signage. She led the tour at a relaxed
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    Response from WeGuide C, Owner at Knossos Palace Guided Walking Tour
    Responded 30 Oct 2019
    Thank you!
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    We had Joanna for our guide. She was a highly educated and knowledgeable about the evolution of the Minoan culture and the whole history of the sites excavation. Joanna brought the archaeological site to life with her understanding of the Minoans. This was one of the most
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    Response from WeGuide C, Owner at Knossos Palace Guided Walking Tour
    Responded 28 Oct 2019
    Thank you !!
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    We had a guide named Joanna. She was the most knowledgeable guide we have ever had. She was not only able to explain what we were looking at, but explain the evolution of the thinking of the archaeologists from 1800s to now. Further, she explained what the current thinking in
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    Response from WeGuide C, Owner at Knossos Palace Guided Walking Tour
    Responded 27 Sep 2019
    Thank you so much!!
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    Akrivi was wonderful with her knowledge and to tell the story. Tour was five star plus She gave us enough time to ask questions Helped with skipping the lines Gave us enough time for photo opportunities
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    Response from WeGuide C, Owner at Knossos Palace Guided Walking Tour
    Responded 22 Sep 2019
    Thank you !!!
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    By: WeGuide
    97 reviews
    achang19
    Chicago, Illinois
    3825
    Engaging and informative guided tour
    We had a great tour with Akrivi. She helped us understand 1) the Minoan civilization (which gave us helpful
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    pimlicowolf
    London, United Kingdom
    80
    Tourist attraction long on queues and short on quality
    Went to visit and was pretty disappointed. Long lines, poor maintenance and a real lack of quality explanations.
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    NavySquid325
    Los Angeles, California
    410
    Historical Accuracy Appreciated
    My guide (Joanna) was a breath of fresh air. From start to finish her presentation of ancient and historical
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    CLLJJR
    Keene, New Hampshire
    13885
    A Tour With a Licensed Guide Taught Us So Much in Understandable Language
    We were fortunate to book this tour for 9:00 AM and there were only two of us. The guide introduced us to Greek
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    over65MA
    61
    Knossos History
    We had Joanna for our guide. She was a highly educated and knowledgeable about the evolution of the Minoan culture
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    dmcdonald1918
    10
    Great customer service
    They helped us out when trying to enter the site. A big thank you for the ladies at Knosso, they will take care
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    xavierhs
    10
    Fantastic food tour
    Mirjam was teriffic. The food sampled, the locations selected, and the local personalities we met and shared time
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    Pam A
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    21
    Knossos
    Joanna was an excellent guide- free of hyped untrue stories. A welcomed academic experience. Would definitely
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    AndreS5475
    10
    The best ever tour guide.
    Joanna Glyptis was our tour guide. Rather than following typical protocol of providing historical facts she
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    Alexis M
    41
    Amazing value for the money
    One of the highlights from our two-week vacation in Greece. In fact, our tour of Knossos and the Archeological
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    Jon D
    10
    Knossos Guided Walking Tour
    We had a guide named Joanna. She was the most knowledgeable guide we have ever had. She was not only able to
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    Susan G
    10
    A tour that days later still has me thinking
    This tour was phenomenal. Johanna didn't simply walk us through the Knossos site and the museum, she walked us
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    lindahW1429ST
    Mosman, Australia
    21
    Great Tours
    Johanna was an excellent guide and I enjoyed her erudite explanations and the links she made from our morning
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    acwmare
    Winnipeg, Canada
    20
    Knossos Guided Tour
    Akrivi was wonderful with her knowledge and to tell the story. Tour was five star plus She gave us enough time to
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    gastrodoulos
    Itteringham, United Kingdom
    30
    Knossos Palace Guided Walking Tour
    It was an excellent guided tour, one of the very best I have had. The guide was knowledgeable about the Minoan
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