Palace of Knossos
The palace of Knossos, re-discovered by the British archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans in 1900. The palace is dated 2000 BC. The excursion takes you straight to the heart of the Minoan civilization in Crete .We visit the most important Minoan palace on Crete, residence of the King Minos and the legendary Minotaur which is associated with a rich tapestry of Greek myth. During the excavations a large number of objects were found and today exposed in the archaeological museum of Heraklion which we will explore in the afternoon.