This tour starts in the capital city of Crete, Heraklion, where you have 4 hours of free time. In Heraklion you can visit the Archeological Museum which will enhance the quality of your visit to Knossos in the afternoon. You can also enjoy the numerous taverns and bars or decide to go for a good shopping therapy! After Heraklion we drive to the palace of Knossos where you have 2 hours of free time. You can either explore this famous and important archeological site on your own our join one of the guided tours which are offered on the spot in many different languages. This excursion offers free time on both locations and thus allows you to take your time and set your own pace.