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Knossos Palace and Heraklion Town

Port/City: Chania (Souda),Crete, Greece

Activity Type:
Destination Highlights | Sustainable Tours

Approximate Duration:
8 hour(s) 15 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*115.00 USD (Adult)
*75.75 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

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*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.This tour requires a minimum number of guests in order to operate.
Shore Excursions
Knossos Palace and Heraklion Town - IQ22

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Discover an archaeological site unlike any other, one that offers such a visceral snapshot of a mysterious, lost civilization that you just might feel the presence of the Minotaur around the next corner. Located 2-½ hours from port by coach, tour Knossos and the three-story frescoed Palace Complex of King Minos, testaments to the vibrancy of Minoan culture and the significance and splendor of its ancient court. Afterwards, enjoy one hour free-time in Heraklion.

• Knossos: Glimpse an exquisite remnant of 1700 BC Minoan civilization, later destroyed by natural disaster, and rediscovered in 1878.
• Palace of Minos: Visit ruins and reconstructed segments of the legendary labyrinth of the Minotaur.
• Heraklion: Savor free time to seek out local delicacies for lunch, shop or sightsee in the capital of Crete.

What To Bring:

• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Cash/credit cards
• Sun protection

What To Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Comfortable shoes

Important Notes:
• Guests must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate.
• Guests with pre-existing neck, back, knee and/or shoulder injuries, cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour - particularly tours categorized as "strenuous".
• Guests who have concerns must consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them.
• Guests in wheelchairs and others with mobility challenges must not select this tour.
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
• Guests must be able to walk approximately two miles over uneven ground and rocky surfaces with inclines and 25 to 35 steps.
• Guests may experience long lines to enter some venues.
• Drive time from/to Chania approximately 2-1/2 hours each way.
• Guests failing to meet return coach are responsible for finding their own way back to ship.

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