Day trip

Knossos Palace and Village Pottery Tour

Knossos Palace and Village Pottery Tour

From £75.73 per person

See the fantastic Minoan buildings at the Palace of Knossos then visit old pottery village in the mountains. Learn about Cretan culture and history as you try making your own pottery. Hotel pickup and drop-off and a delicious lunch are included.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, German, Russian, Dutch
Pickup included
Your hotel or villa.
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 6 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the incredible Palace of Knossos
  • Try your hand at making your own pottery
  • Drive along beautiful mountain roads
  • Visit an old pottery village in the mountains
Full description
Explore the Palace of Knossos and learn the traditional craft of pottery on this tour of Cretan culture and heritage. After pickup at your hotel, start your day at the Palace of Knossos, one of the birthplaces of the modern world. Visit the palaces, the villas and other excavated buildings. Continue to a traditional pottery village in the mountains, driving on pretty roads lined with olive trees. See how Cretans have produced their wonderful pottery for thousands of years. Enjoy the fantastic opportunity to try your hand at this ancient craft, with the guidance of a master potter.  During the tour, enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant with wine or water included. At the end of a wonderful day, start the drive back to your hotel, where you’ll be dropped off.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Lunch with wine or water
  • Palace of Knossos entrance fee
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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So we just liked it from the beginning to the end, our tour was postponed due to Corona, but great communication and everything went perfectly! You got to know the country and the people and our guide Petra was just great ... she seemed to us as if we had known her for years and she told so many interesting things about Crete and nature ... just great

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28 August 2021

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