The Whole 9 Yards Full-Day Small-Group Tour of Santorini

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An amazing experience combining 4000 years of history – fun – flavors and hidden treasures.

First stop the highest spot of the island, prophet Elias Mountain. The “live” map of the island will make you understand many things regarding its geological formation and microclimate.

We continue with a walk to the hilltop of Pyrgos, a village with a distinctly medieval character that served as the island’s capital until the early 19th century.

After that, we drive south in order to reach the archeological site of the prehistoric city of Akrotiri. One hour of free time to see and visit the excavations of the best-preserved prehistoric settlement of Aegean.

Our next stop is a traditional winery for tasting and presentation of Santorini’s local wines. We will step on the ancient vineyard and get interesting info for the special “terroir” of Santorini. Now it is time for relaxation by the beach (swimming and lunch). Presentation and tasting of a variety of local tapas (meze)

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Duration: 6 hours
Starts: Fira, Greece
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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An amazing experience combining 4000 years of history – fun – flavors and hidden treasures.

First stop the highest spot of the island, prophet Elias Mountain. The “live” map of the island will make you understand many things regarding its geological formation and microclimate.

We continue with a walk to the hilltop of Pyrgos, a village with a distinctly medieval character that served as the island’s capital until the early 19th century.

After that, we drive south in order to reach the archeological site of the prehistoric city of Akrotiri. One hour of free time to see and visit the excavations of the best-preserved prehistoric settlement of Aegean.

Our next stop is a traditional winery for tasting and presentation of Santorini’s local wines. We will step on the ancient vineyard and get interesting info for the special “terroir” of Santorini. Now it is time for relaxation by the beach (swimming and lunch). Presentation and tasting of a variety of local tapas (meze)

Itinerary
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Stop At: Προϕήτης Ηλίας, Profítis Ilías, Santorini 847 00, Greece

On the top of the mountain lies the Monastery of Prophet Elias. Let us learn about the religion and the traditions of Santorini, while enjoying this unique, breathtaking and unblocked view.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Pyrgos Kallistis, Pyrgos Kallistis, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean

A walk to the hilltop of Pyrgos, a village with a distinctly medieval character that served as the island’s capital till the early 19th century. Charming medieval architecture, panoramic views

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Akrotiri Archaeological Site, Akrotiri 84700 Greece

Akrotiri is the best preserved prehistoric settlement discovered in the Aegean, famous for the abundance of findings brought to the light. Enjoy a walk through the streets of this “prehistoric Greek Pompeii”

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Perivolos Beach, Perivolos 847 03 Greece

The black volcanic beach of Perivolos is known as one the finest locations for swimming and sea sports in Santorini.Time for relaxation, swimming and meze style lunch by the beach.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Venetsanos Winery, Eparchiaki Odos Firon-Ormou Perissis, Megalochori 84700 Greece

Overlooking the magnificent caldera of Santorini lies Venetsanos Winery, the oldest industrial winery of Santorini. Enjoy your guided tour and taste the unique wines of our island.

Duration: 1 hour



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