6:30 to 7 hours (Approx.)
up to 24 hours
Offered in: English, German
The Archaeological bus tour is one of the best tours to explore the excavations of Akrotiri village and ruins. Enjoy scenic views from the highest point of the island, the Mount Prophet Elias. You will visit the famous red beach, that in located near Akrotiri settlement and the black beach in Perivolos village. Last stop, one of the most popular wineries of Santorini where you will taste traditional wines.
Visit: Prophet Elias Monastery – Megalochori village – Akrotiri Excavations (with Guide) – Red Beach (aprox. 45 min free time, approach on foot 10 minutes approximately per way) – Perivolos Beach (free time swimming) – Last stop for free wine tasting.
Akrotiri excavation site entrance fee (12€) not included.
Guide Language: Live guided tour in English & German, every day. Approximate Duration 6 – 6:30 hours
Start with the breath-taking view at the Prophet Elias Monastery and visit the picturesque monastery. Then follows Megalochori village, an extremely charming traditional settlement, almost abandoned after the big earthquake and Akrotiri excavations, one of the most significant archaeological sites, that includes a vast structure, once habited by 200 families and preserved buried under the volcano’s lava.
Then you will have free time at the Red Beach for swimming or simply enjoy the colorful formations of the mountain and/or visit Akrotiri Bay for coffee or lunch with Greek traditional mezedes and ouzo (not included). Perivolos, with its black sandy beach comes next. There you will have enough time to enjoy swimming, explore the area and taste fresh cooked fishes at the local taverns. Last stop, one of the most popular wineries of Santorini, for a wine tasting experience.
This is not a private pick-up, the pick-up collection is provided from specific meeting areas.
In case of any delay pick-up times may vary.
Exo Gonia 10:20, Kamari 10:30, Monolithos 10:30, Messaria 10:35, Karterados 10:40, Fira 10:45, Pyrgos 10:50, Perissa 10:30, Perivolos 10:35, Emporio 10:35, Vlichada 10:40, Akrotiri 10:45, Meghalochori 10:45, Oia 10:00, Imerovigli 10:15, Firostefani 10:20
Return: Approximately 17.30. *The tour ends in Fira. Bus transfer for the clients to Firostefani, Imerovigli & Oia
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund. This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
Confirmation of the booking will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Most travelers can participate
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