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  • Knossos Palace: Pre-Booked E-Ticket & Smartphone Audio Tour

    1. Knossos Palace: Pre-Booked E-Ticket & Smartphone Audio Tour

    Enjoy an exciting visit to Knossos, Crete’s most famous historical attraction with a skip-the-line e-ticket, which includes a compelling audio tour downloadable on your phone and a detailed map of the site. Visit the grand capital of Minoan Crete, located just south of Heraklion, and see the evocative setting, complete with impressive ruins and brightly-colored frescoes, come alive through an engaging narrative that sheds light on various elements of Minoan culture. The cupbearers and procession frescoes at the South Propylaeum, which depict scenes from everyday life and the ceremonial activities in Minoan Crete, provide a great insight into the aesthetic ideals of the time. Follow the evolution of Minoan fashion, learn about the popular hairstyles of the people, and discover the beauty products locals used to touch up their look. At the West Magazines, where the storage facilities of ...

    Very unique audio guide along with an e-ticket. Learned about all aspects of Minoan life. Kudos!

  • Knossos Palace Skip-the-Line Entry with Guided Walking Tour

    2. Knossos Palace Skip-the-Line Entry with Guided Walking Tour

    Join a guided tour of Knossos, a complex of more than 1500 interlocking rooms, once an astonishing palace built for a mighty king of the Bronze Age. Knossos is considered Europe’s oldest city.

    As you wander through the labyrinthine ruins, get the chance to see the original throne of ‘’Minos”, the mystifying sanctuaries, the luxurious domestic quarters of the royal family, Crete’s treasures pantries, and the water-management systems.

    The first palace of Knossos was erected soon after 2000 BC. In 1700 BC, a catastrophic earthquake destroyed the Palace. A new palace was built immediately, the most monumental of all, and for over 300 years it represented the pre-eminent center of power in Bronze Age Crete.

    The new palace was an imposing complex with important architectural innovations, splendid frescoes...

    I enjoyed the opportunity to learn more about the Monoan civilization, hugely important but relatively unknown.

  • Heraklion: Archaeological Museum & Knossos Ticket with Audio

    3. Heraklion: Archaeological Museum & Knossos Ticket with Audio

    Experience Ancient Crete at your own pace with a combined e-ticket for the island's top two archaeological attractions, the Palace of Knossos and the Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Experience two captivating self-guided audio tours on your smartphone. Receive your ticket in a separate email from our local partner, and download the app and audio tours onto your phone prior to your visit. Then travel back in time to experience the grandeur of Crete from the Minoan period to Roman times. Put on your headphones and discover the Palace of Knossos and the exquisite artifacts exhibited in the Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Through the power of storytelling, learn interesting facts and hear little-known stories from ancient times. The content of the tours is the result of in-depth research, squeezed into brief original stories that will make your visit both engaging and informative. The a...

    Both tour audioguides were excellent.I really enjoyed the Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Unfortunately, Knossos was massively overcrowded

  • Heraklion: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Sightseeing Tour

    4. Heraklion: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Sightseeing Tour

    Explore Heraklion on an open bus tour with a 48-hour ticket. See city’s famous landmarks and visit the famous beach of Ammoudara. Use the ticket for 2 days and board the bus at various points around the city.  Familiarize yourself with the Cretan civilization, history, and architecture and learn all about the old and modern city of Heraklion in your own language with the commentary on board, available in 8 languages.  Admire the view of the streets and the landmarks from a safe distance, Hop on and off at all the bus stops to visit major attractions such as Knossos Palace, the Archaeological Museum, Ammoudara Beach, the Venetian Port, the Market, and many others.  The 8 bus stops along the route are: • Old port square • Historical Museum of Crete • Knossos Palace • Heraklion Archaeological Museum • Grave of Nikos Kazantzakis • Venetian Walls • Port bus station • Jesus Gate

    Good trip but if you hop off you may have along wait to hop back on, Buses were all on time.

  • Heraklion: CRETAquarium Admission Ticket

    5. Heraklion: CRETAquarium Admission Ticket

    Venture into the ocean’s depth with a 1-day admission ticket to the CRETAquarium. One of Europe’s largest aquariums, over 2,000 sea creatures lice the CRETAquarium's 60 diverse habitats. Delve into the caves and crevices of the Mediterranean, where stingrays and rock-like scorpionfish slither about. Pop out into the open ocean, where menacing sharks circle, waiting to be fed. Get up close and personal with jellyfish and schools of vibrant tropical clownfish through shallow, open-topped tanks, which allow a new viewing perspective of well known species.  Above all, gain a new appreciation for the unending diversity of the world’s most mystifying environment. When you’ve had your fill of looking at the ocean’s residents, why not pop in for a dip? The CRETAquarium is, fittingly, right on the beach.

    Fantastic aquarium, very big, with šo many different fishes. The shark and medūzas were excelent! Recomennd to take audio quide!

  • Crete: Heraklion Archaeological Museum Ticket & Audio Guide

    6. Crete: Heraklion Archaeological Museum Ticket & Audio Guide

    Experience the Heraklion Archaeological Museum at your own pace with a skip-the-line e-ticket and a fascinating self-guided audio tour on your smartphone. Receive your ticket by email, download the app, and the audio tour on your phone, prior to your visit, and travel back in time to experience the masterpieces of Minoan art.

    Put on your headphones and explore representative artifacts from all periods of Cretan prehistory and history, covering a chronological span of over 5,500 years from the Neolithic period to Roman times through the power of storytelling and learn historical information and uncommon stories and anecdotes from the ancient times.

    Get an engaging and informative visit with in-depth research, squeezed into brief original stories. The audio tour can be used repeatedly and anytime, before or after your visit.

    Gain valuable insi...

    A breathtaking collection of Minoan art and artefacts, thoughtfully curated. The audio guide presents suggested highlights, but there's plenty more to see in every room. Informative signage is provided in English and Greek. If you have to choose between visiting the Knossos archaeological site and the museum, I recommend the museum - it provides a more comprehensive insight into Minoan material and spiritual culture.

  • Acqua Plus Water Park Admission with Optional Transfer

    7. Acqua Plus Water Park Admission with Optional Transfer

    Benefit from hotel pick-up at approximately 08:00 and journey to Acqua Plus Water Park in Heraklion for an estimated arrival time of around 10:30. Then, enjoy the park at leisure until 17:00. Situated just 5 kilometers from Hersonissos and 30 kilometers from Heraklion, Acqua Plus Water Park entertains thousands of visitors every year with its thrill rides and relaxation areas. Divided into 2 sections - one for adults and the other for kids - the park includes a large number of extreme slides and water features. Zig-zag your way through 3 different pools on the Crazy River, or ride through the Black Holes and experience beams of light that attack your senses before you emerge for the final splash! Stroll around the gorgeous garden, filled with native plants and exotic flowers to create a Garden of Eden. Perched on a hill, the park is easy to work your way around with little effort. Save...

    Did not come with the transfer with pick up from Stalis so probably could have got this cheaper. Water Park was fun and large with a big open air pool in the centre. Rides were fun and probably would go mid week for a slightly quieter day.

  • Hersonissos: Acqua Plus Water Park Entrance Ticket

    8. Hersonissos: Acqua Plus Water Park Entrance Ticket

    Spend a special day in one of the largest water parks on Crete. Pre-book an entrance ticket to Acqua Plus Water Park, approximately 26 kilometers east of Heraklion, and enjoy over 50 different slides, games and facilities where the friendly and helpful staff await you. Enjoy adrenaline thrills at different slides, and attractions, like the Aqua Slalom, Black Holes, and Crazy River. Alternatively, get in some serious relaxation on a lazy river. Visitors of all ages can find something to suit among the dozens of different slides, making it an ideal day out for the entire family. Swim in the main pool, or slip and slide down the 262-foot (80-meter) hydrotube. Relax on the lazy river or at the hydromassage pool. The park even has a garden section where you can see Cretan flowers, palm trees, and bougainvillea, along with French marigolds and many other flowers.

  • From Agios Nikolaos: Knossos Palace & Heraklion Guided Tour

    9. From Agios Nikolaos: Knossos Palace & Heraklion Guided Tour

    Start your day with pick up from select hotels in Agios Nikolaos and head to Heraklion for a guided tour of Knossos Palace.Walk through this Minoan palace with your guide and find out how people lived here 4,000 years ago. The Throne Room, the frescoes, and the Minoan columns will allow you to imagine how the Minoans once lived. The bus tour will then head to Heraklion, visiting the Archaeological Museum and the town center. The Archaeological Museum brings together findings from all over Crete, covering over 5,500 years of the island's history.   Head to the Heraklion town center and walk through Daidalou Street to Lion Square and the famous Morosini Fountain of the Venetian era. Explore the permanent outdoor market of the town and the Valide Mosque, a remnant of Turkish influences. Explore the Venetian Loggia and head to the sea and the Koules Fortress before being dropped back off ...

    Pick up was right on time. Got to Knossos and had an excellent tour and time. Then was able to spend a few hours in Heraklion. Also, learned many things during the drive. Everything was great and I would highly recommend this tour to anyone. I always have great luck with Get Your Guide.

  • Heraklion: Kotsanas Ancient Greek Technology Museum Ticket

    10. Heraklion: Kotsanas Ancient Greek Technology Museum Ticket

    Visit the Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology in Heraklion, a sister museum to the one in Athens. The museum studies, highlights, and presents the technology of ancient Greeks. Its vision is to promote the technological miracle of the Greek antiquity. Robotics and computers, steam-driven and gas propulsion, automotive and automatic navigation, automation and automation programming, telecommunications and encryption, geodesy and mapping, utilization of hydraulic and wind energy, the application of belt conveyance, gear pair and chain drive and many other sciences and techniques all emerged in Ancient Greece. Learn about different mechanisms through informative and interactive exhibition displays. Discover how similar the technology of the ancient Greeks was to our early modern technology. The exhibits are accompanied by rich audio-visual materials. Check out the projecting stati...

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What people are saying about Heraklion Regional Unit, Greece

A breathtaking collection of Minoan art and artefacts, thoughtfully curated. The audio guide presents suggested highlights, but there's plenty more to see in every room. Informative signage is provided in English and Greek. If you have to choose between visiting the Knossos archaeological site and the museum, I recommend the museum - it provides a more comprehensive insight into Minoan material and spiritual culture.

Museum was great. Knossos I don't understand why some of the parts are closed due Covid its outside you are vaccinated...rubbish. i ve downloaded audio and app. Great.

Fantastic job by guide, in particular assisting a nearly deaf person. Managed the group well to avoid interfering with other folks at site, and to keep us together.

Both tour audioguides were excellent.I really enjoyed the Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Unfortunately, Knossos was massively overcrowded

Very informative audio guide! Skipping the line was a huge plus too :)