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All tours in Knossos


The self-guided audio tour will offer you both historical information and trivia about the site, as well as allow you to determine your own pace during the visit. That means taking your time to absorb the beauty and knowledge as well as pausing and resuming whenever and wherever you wish. Having a ticket beforehand will save you significant waiting time, because you will be able to enter through the automatic scanners instead of the ticket booth line.

At both entrances you will find automatic scanners. Skip the ticket booth line and head directly for the scanners. Scan the QR code of your ticket directly from your phone’s screen and you may enter.

Depending on your walking rhythm, it can take at least 2 hours. You may stay for as long as you like on the site. Note that once you exit, you cannot re-enter with the same ticket.

Among others, our team has created stories about the:

  • The Palace of Knossos
  • South Propylaeum
  • The Throne Room
  • The Hall of the Double Axes and the Queen’s Megaron
  • The Lustral Basin
  • The Open Theater Space

Taking into consideration the high temperatures and the hot greek sun, you may start your visit either early in the morning or early in the afternoon after 5pm. In general you may find it best to avoid rush hours, in order to better enjoy the site.