Bare Bones Minoans


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As a seafaring and trading culture, the Minoans made a significant input into the evolution of our Western European civilization. They developed unique art and architecture, building large palace structures incorporating administrative, trading and religious facilities. The sophistication of the Minoan culture is passed down to us not only through their writing system, but also by their artistic expressions, for instance the most vibrant fresco scenes. So great a culture was it that in its day, legends were told, like the one of Theseus defeating the terrifying Minotaur. Join us on a tour through the most fascinating and famous sites of Minoan Crete, from the world famous Palace of Knossos, Vathypetro’s country house with a shrine and well preserved wine press and wander the halls of the Archaeological Museum in Heraklion housing the most important finds from the island.

Tour highlights:

  • Devote an afternoon to the world-renowned Palace of Knossos
  • Discover the third largest Minoan Palace complex at Malia
  • Visit the fabulous site of Akrotiri, buried suddenly under the cataclysmic eruption of Thera
Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Local Guide
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Availability
22 September 2020 ABBM200922 22 September 2020 (Tuesday) 27 September 2020 (Sunday) Miranda Spitha £1,095
(inc. flights)
£250 £325


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