Discover the island of Crete with our high-quality one-day trips. All guided excursions and cruises are organized either by Evergreen Tours or reputable agents, using modern transportation means accompanied by experienced Guides. All our day excursions around Crete, are designed to cover a wide range of holiday interests for those Travellers who want to discover the island.
You’ll visit a seaside town, traditional villages, important historical and archaeological sites, museums, and the most attractive sights of Crete.
The palace of Knossos was re-discovered by the British archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans in 1900. The palace is dated 2000 BC.
The excursion takes you straight to the heart of the Minoan civilization of Crete, the most important of the Minoan palaces on Crete, the residence of the King Minos and the legendary Minotaur which is associated with a rich tapestry of Greek myth.
During the excavations, many objects were found and today exposed in the archaeological museum of Heraklion which we will explore in the afternoon.