History and Wine Routes: Ancient Akrotiri, wineries, Prophet Elias

 

                                                                                  HISTORY&WINEROUTES(6h)

 Archaeological sites, the Akrotiri, wineries, Profitis Ilias

Visit the Minoan excavations on Akrotiri that will make you wonder about the achievements of the Bronze Age in the settlement with its amazing wall paintings of infinite beauty.Explore the history and past of Santorini in the Greek wonder of Akrotiri, the most impressive prehistoric site of the Aegean that dates back to antiquity and finally taste a volcanic wine from Santorini during visits to 3 traditional wineries.

This tour includes a private or group tour (depending on availability and preferences).

 Daily Departure:

Tour begins at 9:15 a.m. Time may varies based on the hotel location (April 20th-November 1st).

Duration tour: 6 hours (approx.)

 Best Moments: 

  • Luxurious transportation to and from your Hotel or from Fira Town (cruise port).
  • Visit the Cape’s Excavations.
  • Admire the achievements of the Bronze Age in the archaeological settlement.
  • Tour of 3 traditional wineries around the island.
  • Explore the cellars of each visiting winery and see where and how wines are bottled and matured.
  • Try up to 12 varieties of Santorini wine, such as Assyrtiko, Nyxteri, Vinsanto,
  • accompanied by local cheese variaties along with wine tastings.
  • Enjoy the stunning views of Profitis Hlias, the highest point of the island.
  • Enjoy a fun, educational and intimate experience.

Schedule:

Discover the charm, wonder and history of Santorini with a private tour manager on this 6-hour private tour. Discover one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean in the excavations of Akrotiri.Admire the elaborate drainage system, the sophisticated multi-storey buildings and their wall paintingd, as well as the exquisite furniture and vases that indicate the great prosperity of the former settlement.Visit the 2 traditional wineries of the island and enjoy cellar tours to see how the wine production process unfolds. Learn about the unique vineyards of Santorini and enjoy a unique wine tasting from 8 varieties of Santorini wine, such as Assyrtiko, Nykteri and the amazing sweet Vinsanto wine.

All Included:

  • Pick up & return with luxury transfer.
  • Guide and private tour guide for your tour.
  • Guided tour of the Akrotiri excavations and 2 wineries of Santorini.
  • Wine tasting up to 12 different types of wine.
  • Snack plate with local cheese along with wine tastings at each winery.
  • Entrance tickets to the archaeological site of Akrotiri.
  • Tour guide for the sites.
  • All taxes included.
  • All entrances, snacks and snacks at the wineries.
  • Arrange/form your tour as you wish. 

 

Price List:

Group Tour: 160.00 € per person (3-6 persons)

Private tour: 400.00 € (2 persons)