Heraklion Port / Shore Excursion: Phaistos & Gortys

Heraklion Port / Shore Excursion: Phaistos & Gortys

From/To: Heraklion Port

Duration: 6 – 7 hours 


Tour Description

From the port of Heraklion, enjoy a short drive through the vineyards of South – Central Crete to the plain of Messara, the largest plain in Crete. Visit two of Crete’s most important archaeological sites; Gortys and Phaistos, the second largest Minoan Palace. The scenic drive across the island will take you through mountains and olive groves to the Palace of Phaistos, the second most important Minoan palace, after Knossos. The spectacular ruins, remind us of the great days of King Minos reign, in the prehistorical years. Explore the impressive site (located on a hill 100 m above the sea level) and, discover the Grand Staircase, the Storerooms and the Royal Apartments.


Continue to the Ancient city of Gortys. It is here where the early written laws were displayed, covering marriage and divorce amongst others. After the guided visit through the archaeological site return to Heraklion to embark the cruise ship.

## Prices per person for:

01 pax: 695.00 €

02 pax: 360.00 €

03 pax: 316.00 €

04 pax: 243.00 €

05 pax: 197.00 €

06 pax: 170.00 €

07 pax: 148.00 €

08 pax: 132.00 €

## Prices include:

-Private, modern A/C taxi (up to 02 persons), minivan (up to 06 persons) or minibus.

-Professional, experienced English speaking guide.

-Entrance fees.



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