Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Greece  /  Crete  /  Heraklion Prefecture  /  Sivas  /  Historic Sites  /  Ancient City of Phaistos

Ancient City of Phaistos, Sivas

4.0
#3 of 16 in Historic Sites in Heraklion Prefecture
Ruin Historic Site
Get a glimpse of the life of Minoan people through a visit to the ruins of a Minoan palace. At Ancient City of Phaistos, learn about the relationship between rulers and workers, the Minoans' trade routes, and much more. Tour the central court, royal quarters, storerooms, and workshops. It's a steep climb to the top of the hill where the ruins are, but the views of the surrounding area are stunning. Plan to visit Ancient City of Phaistos and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Sivas attractions using our Sivas tourist route planner.
Create an itinerary including Ancient City of Phaistos
map
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
671 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • We visited both Knossos and Phaistos and all liked Phaistos better. Even though it's a smaller site, it feels more authentic without the rebuilt parts that were added to the Knossos palace and there a...  more »
  • Bellissimo il Phaistos archaeological site, less known than Knossos, but full of charm and mystery. Recommended ... in the early hours of the morning
    View original
  • On the road from Matala to Mires you will find the Minoan site of Phaestos. Second only to Knossos further north, the site is expansive. The openness of the site and lack of cover make it very hot in ...  more »

Plan your trip to Sivas

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Sivas

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Plans in Heraklion Prefecture by other users

13 days in Greece BY A USER FROM CYPRUS August, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Crete BY A USER FROM SWEDEN September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Greece BY A USER FROM CYPRUS August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Greece BY A USER FROM GREECE August, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Greece BY A USER FROM GERMANY September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Crete BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Greece BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Greece BY A USER FROM POLAND August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Crete BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Greece BY A USER FROM BELGIUM August, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Heraklion BY A USER FROM CYPRUS August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Greek Isles BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans