Visit: Prophet Elias Monastery – Pyrgos Village – Akrotiri Excavations – Red Beach (approach on foot, approx. 10 min.)- Fira Town – Oia village for the sunset Akrotiri excavation site entrance fee (12€) NOT included
Bus Departure: Kamari 11:15, Messaria 11:20, Fira 11.30, Perissa 11:15, Akrotiri 11:25 Return: 30 minutes after sunset
Guide Language: English Every dayApproximate Duration 9 – 10h
Start with the breath-taking view at the Prophet Elias Monastery and visit the picturesque monastery. Next, discover Pyrgos village, one of the most picturesque villages of the island. Continue to Akrotiri excavations, one of the most significant archaelogical sites. Akrotiri is a vast structure, once habited by 200 families and preserved burried under the volcano’s lava. Then you will have free time (approx 40min.) at the Red Beach to 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 in the price).
Fira town comes next, the capital of the island where strolling around will give you the opportunity to take magnificent pictures of the Caldera, shop or enjoy traditional Santorinian cuisine. Last stop, Oia village for the world’s most famous sunset.
Pick up locations: Kamari, Fira, Perissa, Exo Gonia, Monolithos, Messaria, Karterados, Pyrgos, Perivolos, Emporeio, Vlychada, Akrotiri, Megolochori