Are you looking for things to do in Heraklion? Heraklion: Private Tour to Cave of Zeus & Palace of Knossos, it is a good idea if you are going to visit Greece because in this city doing this activity, is one of the things that you should not miss. Currently, Heraklion is one of the most visited destinations in Greece, notable for its leisure establishments and activities that you can do throughout the day and is one of the favorite destinations for foreigners. To make your life easier the next time you visit this beautiful city we have prepared the best experience in Heraklion.
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What to see and do in Heraklion? There are many places of interest to visit in Heraklion, but this time you should not miss in this city.
Heraklion: Private Tour to Cave of Zeus & Palace of Knossos from 395.00$
Heraklion Tour Description
One of the things to do in Heraklion, is this experience based on 2588 reviews:
Explore archeological and mythological Crete on this private tour from Heraklion. Visit the cave of Zeus, the god’s birthplace, and the palace of Knossos, with its labyrinth that housed the Minotaur.
What will you do in this Heraklion tour experience?
Take a day trip from Heraklion to Crete’s important mythological sites. Travel to the palace of Knossos, home to the legendary labyrinth that contained the Minotaur. Climb to the Psychro Cave, a sacred Minoan site associated with the birth of Zeus, and visit traditional Cretan villages as you go.Start in Heraklion, where you will meet your driver and, optionally, your guide. Drive into the hills to Knossos, the large Bronze Age site of ancient Crete’s major city and the political center for the Minoan civilization.Wander through the remains of large palace buildings and past the intricate foundations of what is believed to be the labyrinth built by Deadelus to hide the Minotaur. Next, head into the center of the island to the traditional village of Krasi, home to the enormous 2,400 year-old Platanus tree.Drive further into the hills toward Psychro. After a short climb, admire panoramic views of Crete from the top of the hill before descending into the cave. The cave was an important site for cult worship during the Minoan period and is associated with the legend of the birth of Zeus.Your final stop will be at the CretAquarium to admire the variety of sea creatures that inhabit the Mediterranean sea bed, including sharks and ghost jellyfish. Finish the tour back in Heraklion, where your driver will drop you off.
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