Archaeological site of Akrotiri, Santorini
Wine tasteing experience
Red Beach Santorini
Explore Santorini in a day, learn about the history of the island, admire the architecture of its traditional villages, leisure at its volcanic beaches and live Oia’s sunset experience!
Get picked up from your hotel or near meeting point, to visit all main attractions of the island in a day! You will visit during these tour:
1. Emporio Village
Explore this quaintness village, the largest one, boasting wonderful windmills on the top of the hills, fortified medieval castles, these of Castelli and Goulas, blue dome churches, old churches, one of which dates back to 3rd century. Walk through narrow labyrinth streets painted in white, between staircases climbing almost vertically up to miniature balconies, doors in a row, seeming to lead nowhere, overhead bridges between houses, arches, domes –all characterized by the renowned plasticity of the malleable volcanic material (40 min)
2. Akrotiri Excavation Site
Guided tour to the so-called “Prehistoric Pompei” or “Lost Atlantis”, an important Minoan Bronze Age settlement of the Aegean, which was destroyed by a huge eruption during the 17th century BC. The settlement was buried under the volcanic ash, which preserved the whole city in perfect conditions so as to be referred often as “Prehistoric Pompei”. It has also been suggested as a possible inspiration for Plato's story of Atlantis. The site has been excavated since 1967. (1 & ½ h, entrance fees Not included in the price.)
3. Red Beach
Short stop for photos at the famous volcanic beach, well known for the unique color of the sand, and the hill behind it. Soaring red lava cliffs which drop right to the sandy shore into the clear blue sea. (Photo stop 20 min).
4. Profitis Ilias Mountain
Stop to the highest peak of the island (567 meters), which is located between Pyrgos, Kamari and Perissa. From this vantage point, you will enjoy a striking view of the entire island, from the patchwork agricultural plains to the hilltop village of Oia (Photo stop 20 min).
5. Perivolos Beach
One of the longest beaches in Cyclades and the most popular black sandy beach in Santorini. Perivolos is considered as the trendiest beach of the island and offers a big variety of restaurants, taverns, cafes, beach bars & waters ports.
Free time for lunch, swimming and relaxing (time at leisure 2 hours).
6. Santorini Winery
Discover the facilities of a traditional winery and taste Santorini’s distinctive wine as you admire the spectacular view of the volcano. Taste 3 different varieties and learn about Santorini's unique vineyards.
7. Oia - Sunset
Transfer to the most photographed places in Greece. Admire its sunset and the small white cave houses dug into the volcanic rock, as they get interspersed by splashes of rich ochre, deep fuchsia, cobalt blue, oyster pink and earthy red.
Tour Duration: 10:30-After Sunset
Price: 50 Euro per person
• English speaking guide: Daily
• Spanish/English speaking guide every: Monday-Wednesday-Friday-Sunday
• Included in price: Pick Up/Return Service, 3 Wines tasting at winery visit
• Not included in price: Food and drinks, entrance fees