Are museums in Crete open?

Open daily 8:00-13:00, except weekends and public holidays. Tel. No: 0821-22 606.

Are museums in Crete open?

Open daily 8:00-13:00, except weekends and public holidays. Tel. No: 0821-22 606.

Is the National Archaeological Museum open?

You’ll find the National Archaeological Museum in the Exarchia neighborhood of downtown Athens, just a short walk from the Victoria, Omonia and Panepistimio metro stations. The attraction is open between 1 and 8 p.m. on Mondays and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

Is Knossos open?

Opening hours Knossos: In summer, the palace is open daily from 8am to 8pm. This information is from the year 2022. In the winter 2022 / 2022 the opening times of the palace of Knossos were open from 8am to 5 pm.

How much time do you need in Knossos?

Tips for Visitors If you are only mildly interested in history, allow a good two hours to visit the Knossos Palace and at least three hours for the museum in the city.

Are museums in Greece open?

In fact, Greece is an open museum thanks to its numerous sites. Archaeological research is an ongoing process. Treasures from another era are constantly coming to light giving us a wider understanding of the historical evolvement of the Greek world.

Does anyone live on spinalonga?

In 1901, the Cretan government passed a decree for the isolation of people affected by leprosy and established Spinalonga as the location for the colony. Settlement began in 1903, and by October 1904, 251 people lived at Spinalonga (148 men and 103 women).

Are Greek museums open?

What is the largest museum in Greece?

The National Archaeological Museum of Athens
The Collections of the Museum The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest archaeological museum in Greece and one of the most important museums in the world devoted to ancient Greek art.

Is there a labyrinth at Knossos?

The labyrinth is popularly held to have been in the Palace of Knossos, built around 1950 BCE, the ruins of which stand near the city of Heraklion on the north coast of Crete.

Is Heraklion worth visiting?

Both Chania and Heraklion have gorgeous cathedrals, picturesque old towns, numerous restaurants, and lots of places to shop. They also have lots of people, traffic, construction, and other drawbacks that come with large cities. Each is worth at least a half-day visit, but we found the heart of Crete in the small towns.

What are the current Covid restrictions in Greece?

It is mandatory to wear a mask in all indoor public spaces, in all areas of Greece. In certain areas, such as in supermarkets and pharmacies, and on public transport, you will be required to wear either double masks (at least one of which should be surgical), or an N95/FFP2 mask.