History of Santorini & Wine Routes

Price 150.00

Visit the Minoan excavations and explore the history and past of Santorini in the Greek wonder of Akrotiri. Taste the distinctive variety of the local wines from Santorini while visiting two traditional wineries with a private tour guide, plus an indigenous driver.


ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES, THE AKROTIRI, WINERIES, PROFITIS ILIAS (6H)

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 the volcanic wines during visits to 2 traditional wineries. This tour includes a private or group tour (depending on availability and preferences).


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.  

  •  Enjoy the stunning views of Profitis Ilias, the highest point of the island.

  • Tour of 2 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 8 varieties of Santorini wine, such as Assyrtiko, Nyxteri, Vinsanto, accompanied by local cheese variaties along with wine tastings.    

  • Enjoy a fun, educational and intimate experience.

  • Arrange/form your tour as you wish.


Itinerary:

Discover the charm, wonder and history of Santorini with a private tour guide, plus an indigenous driver 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 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 and the amazing sweet Vinsanto wine.


Pick up:

Tour begins at 09:30 a.m. Time may varies based on the hotel location (early of April - early of  November).


Drop off:

Time may varies based on the hotel location.


Inclusions:


  • Pick up & return with luxury transfer.     

  • Private tour guide, plus an indigenous driver for your tour.     

  • Wine tasting up to 8 different types of wine.     

  • Snack plate with local cheese along with wine tastings at each winery.    

  • Entrance tickets to the archaeological site of Akrotiri.    

  • One bottle of water.    

  • All taxes included.

  • All entrances and snacks at the wineries.

  • Private tour includes lunch with traditional dishes.