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  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 17/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Safety measures in place: Up to 8 people only (masked); tour given via ‘Whispers’: an audio system that means you can hear with clarity your guide, without having to stand by their elbow. Recommended time between 3pm and 5pm in the afternoon; though the Palace in the summer stays open to 8pm .
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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.
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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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Departure Point
WeGuide.gr, Knossos 714 09, Greece
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • LIVE Tour Guide Knossos ( ENG or FRA )
  • 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
  • Entry/Admission - WeGuide.gr
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Additional Info
  • 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
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Entrance fee Ticket is NOT included - You Join a mini group with a Guide
  • There are two options ( English speaking guide or French speaking guide). Pick one please.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • We kindly remind you that the tour you booked is a shared one. It starts at the mentioned time and can not be delay for any reason. Our check in begins 15 minutes prior the starting time of the tour.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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George - Greece wrote a review Aug 2020
10 contributions2 helpful votes
Akrivi provided an excellent tour that made our experience in Knossos truly memorable. Akrivi was very friendly, personable and knowledgeable. I have visited Knossos may times in the past, but this tour offered new and valuable insights on the Minoan civilization and
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from WeGuide C, Owner at Knossos Palace Guided Walking Tour
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Gordon B wrote a review Aug 2020
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This was a fantastic tour that really gave us a new perspective on the classic Greek myths. We learned a lot about their relationship to history, as well as the history of the excavation of the site. If you are planning to go to the Palace, definitely book this tour! The visit
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from WeGuide C, Owner at Knossos Palace Guided Walking Tour
Responded 15 Aug 2020
Thank you so much! Hope to see you soon again.
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achang19 wrote a review Dec 2019
Chicago, Illinois41 contributions26 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from WeGuide C, Owner at Knossos Palace Guided Walking Tour
Responded 22 Dec 2019
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CLLJJR wrote a review Oct 2019
Keene, New Hampshire202 contributions85 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: October 2019
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Responded 31 Oct 2019
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Ammo & Liz wrote a review Oct 2019
6 contributions1 helpful vote
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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Date of experience: October 2019
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Responded 29 Oct 2019
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poliviosk
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Wonderful time travel to the Ancient Minoan civilization 
Thanks to Akrivi we had a fantastic time visiting both the Heraklion Archaeological Museum and the Knossos palace.
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vpitsouni
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Knossos palace guided tour
We visited Knossos palace a few days ago and our guide Akrivi was amazing!! She explained in a very informative a
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roland_nilsson
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Excellent insight into Knossos
I really enjoyed my tour with Ioanna. She brought the site to life with a mixture of questioning the original archa
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cloeb230
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Knossos Palace and Archaeological Museum of Heraklion guided walking tour
We spent a wonderful day with Ioanna at Knossos Palace and the Archaelogical Museun of Heraklion. Was a memorable t
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pimlicowolf
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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. Th
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NavySquid325
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Historical Accuracy Appreciated
My guide (Joanna) was a breath of fresh air. From start to finish her presentation of ancient and historical inform
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dmcdonald1918
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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 of
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xavierhs
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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
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Knossos
Joanna was an excellent guide- free of hyped untrue stories. A welcomed academic experience. Would definitely recom
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AndreS5475
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The best ever tour guide.
Joanna Glyptis was our tour guide. Rather than following typical protocol of providing historical facts she offered
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Alexis M
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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 Muse
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Susan G
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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 thro
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lindahW1429ST
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Great Tours
Johanna was an excellent guide and I enjoyed her erudite explanations and the links she made from our morning visit
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Scotsgocycling
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Tour through museum and palace
We booked our tour through our hotel last minute. We were slightly anxious at being able to book so last minute in
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vtza
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Knossos tour
We booked online and had contact with Yianni. He was delightful to deal with and incredibly accomidating! Anna our
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