Walking tours

Knossos palace skip-the-line ticket with audio tour on your phone

Availability: Daily
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English , Italian
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Skip the ticket line and enter Knossos archaeological site
  • Learn about the fashion styles of prehistoric Crete
  • Marvel at the elaborate plumbing facilities in the royal chambers
  • All taxes, surcharges and fees are included to avoid last-minute surprises
  • Freedom to organize the experience the way you want it
  • Save time and see more with skip-the-line access
  • Avoid the ticket line and walk right in to spend more time with the art
  • Learn more about the local culture first-hand
What to expect

Set out on an exciting walk and visit Crete’s most famous historical attraction, the Palace of Knossos, provided by a skip-the-line ticket that comes with a compelling digital audio tour on your smartphone and a detailed map of the site. Enjoy a hassle-free visit to the grand capital of Minoan Crete, located 5km south of Heraklion. The evocative setting and the impressive ruins of the palace, courtyards, private apartments, baths, storehouses, as well as the brightly-colored frescoes, come alive through an engaging narrative that sheds light upon various elements of Minoan culture

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What's included
  • Adult ticket for the Knossos Palace
  • Skip-the-line service (ticket sent to your email)
  • Secure promo code to access the tour after downloading the app
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone (Android & iOS) in English
  • Offline content with an offline interactive map to avoid roaming charges
What's not included
  • Live guide
  • Smartphone or headphones
  • App not compatible with Windows phones
Reduced price
  • Participants aged 0-18 and EU Students can enter for free upon presentation of their ID or passport at the location. However, it is required for them to queue to receive their zero-value pass.
  • Non-EU Students and participants over 65 years old are entitled to reduced tickets. However, reduced tickets do not have a skip-the-line privilege and will require the participants to queue to present their ID or passport at the location.

Dedalou, Iraklio 714 09, Greece

  • Starting point: The tour starts at the main entrance of Knossos Palace
What to remember
  • After booking, you will receive an email from the local supplier, Clio Muse Tours, with your personal promo code and instructions for the audio tour
  • Your entry tickets will be emailed to you one day before your selected travel date. Please check your email spam folder as well
  • App not compatible with Windows phones
  • For the audio tour, you must have an Android or iOS smartphone and make sure you have enough storage space. The size for the app and the audio tour is 100-150 MB
  • Be prepared to walk uphill and bring comfortable walking shoes, water, sunscreen, and a hat
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  • 1 Novemeber to 31 March: 8.00am - 5.00pm
  • 1 Aprile to 15 May: 8.00am - 6.00pm (last admission 5.30pm)
  • 16 May to 1 September: 8.00am - 8.00pm
  • September: 8.00am - 7.30pm
  • October: 8.00 am - 6.30pm
  • Blockout dates:
    • Holidays: 1 January, 25 March, 28 April, 1 May, 25 Dcember and 26 December
    • Free admission: 6 March, 18 April, 18 May, 28 September, 29 September, 28 October, 3 November, 1 December, 5 January 2020, 2 February 2020, 1 March 2020

Days that they alter their program:

  • 6 January: 8.30am - 3.00pm
  • Shrove Monday: 8.00am - 3.00pm
  • 26 April: 12.00am - 7.00pm
  • 27 April: 8.00am - 3.00pm
  • 29April: 8.00am -3.00p,
  • June 10 Holy Spirit Day: 8.00am - 7.00pm
  • 15 August: 8.00am - 8.00pm
  • 28 October: 8.30am - 3.00pm
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Clio Muse
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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