Full Day Island Tour
Learn the history of the island, relax in the most famous black sand beach of the island and enjoy the sun, the sea, have some drinks and taste local dishes.
from / to Meeting Points.
English - Speaking
GUIDED TOUR IN AKROTIRI EXCAVATIONS
WINE MUSEUM - KOUTSOYANNOPOULOS
AKROTIRI EXCAVATIONS ENTRANCE FEE
12.00€ / PAX
After being picked up from the designated meeting points, the excursion begins with the visit of the Prehistorical settlement of Akrotiri, located in the southern part of the island, a city that has remained alive for 3.500 years beneath the lava. The settlement (approx. 20 hectares) remained alive for 3.500 years beneath the lava and the ashes, the volcanic materials covered the entire island and the town itself protecting at the same time the buildings and their contents through the ages. The first habitation at the site dates from the late Neolithic times (the 4th millennium B.C.) and thanks to the elaborate drainage system, the sophisticated multi-storied buildings with the magnificent wall-paintings, furniture and vessels found we can understand the great development and prosperity of theist civilization.
After learning the history of the island, it is time to relax in the most famous black sand beach of the island: Perivolos. Here you will have free time to enjoy the sun, the sea, have some drinks and taste local dishes.
After lunch, Profits Ilias mountain will be the next stop, the highest pick of the island (600m high approx.) to enjoy a 360® view all over Santorini (stop approx. 15min. for photos). Being the only one of its kind in Greece, the Wine Museum occupies a natural cave. It is eight meters below ground, 300 meters long and has a labyrinth-like shape.
The Wine Museum presents the history of wine and the life of vine-growers in Santorini from 1660 to 1970 taking the visitors back in time to another era. The visitors will learn about the history of wine by viewing semi-mobile and still-life figurines though an automatic audio guide system, available in fourteen languages. Lastly, the visitors will have the opportunity to taste four of the best wines that the winery produces today, in a specially designed wine-tasting area.
The last and more spectacular stop: Oia village to enjoy the astonishing sunset. Here guests will have approx. 2h of free time to discover the village and see the sunset from the ruins of the Venetian castle living this one life experience. After the sunset finishes, the bus will bring you back to the original meeting points.
Extra Tour Info
- Group up to 20 pax.
- Pick up point & time may vary depending on the location of your accommodation. Time and place will be advised upon confirmation.
- Guided tour in Akrotiri excavations with a Licensed English-Speaking Guide.
- Wine museum – Koutsoyannopoulos: Winery Entrance Fees and wine Tasting included.
- No cancellation fee will be charged for cancellation before the release period.
- Free cancellation up to 24h prior to the confirmed tour date.
- For a no-show, 100% of the amount is charged.
For all cancellations or changes, we require having an email notification at [email protected]
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