Santorini: Cultural Villages & Flavours

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Flexible departure time up to guest preference. Recommended departure times as follows: Morning tour starting time at 9am Afternoon tour starting time at 3pm
  • Departure Details :
    Departure location is set as follows: , Hotel  Airport arrival terminal Port arrival terminal Cable car exit, If arriving by cruise ship Your guide/driver will be holding a sign wit.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Return location is set as follows: Starting point Any desired point as per guest's choice

Overview

Enjoy different and new destinations with an authentic and genuine experience, on a 6-hour private road-trip. This journey will offer you a contact with the real Santorinians and their culture. Your local guide/driver will take you to four traditional villages of Santorini and a family owned wine farm on a comfortable, deluxe minivan. Get involved with the local traditions by walking through picturesque paths, that will take you through the island's history and Greek lifestyle. Visit Venetian fortresses, learn about the unique architecture of the island and savor the flavors of Santorini through a complimentary tasting of organic products and wine. Departure time is flexible and pick up point is organized upon your location request. Choose the morning or the afternoon departure and enjoy a memorable trip.

Inclusions

  • Bottled water
  • Wine tasting
  • Local products tasting
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Refreshing wet hand wipes
  • Maps
  • Information

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Cable car tickets, if arriving by cruise ship
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Know More about this tour

Enjoy a 6 hours private journey through the entire island on a brand new and comfortable minivan. Your experienced local guide/driver will pick you up at the time and place of your choice and share his knowledge of Santorinis culture, traditions and curiosities. 
Santorini's Cultural Villages & flavours tour starts with the village of Pyrgos, which is known as the islands historic monument. Built on the top of a hill, this settlement holds an 18th century Venetian castle. Explore the remains of the fortress, made the locals to fortify the area and built it into small alleys and circle shape roads. The town is surrounded by vineyards, chapels and churches, narrow cave houses with charming balconies and pebbled paths.
Next stop at Megalochori, one of the most beautiful traditional villages of the island with typical and classical Cycladic houses dug in the volcanic rock. You will also find the famous picturesque tower bell and the white churches with blue domes.
Discover Emporio, the entry to another past era and the island's commercial center during the Venetian occupation. In Medieval times, the inhabitants of this village used to build their houses side by side in small picturesque streets, so that they could protect themselves against the pirates. Walk the narrow & picturesque pathways of the Venetian castle and take memorable photos overlooking a fantastic landscape.
Next destination is Akrotiri village, which was one of the 5 fortified areas of the island in medieval times. The fisherman village holds the Red and White Beach, the lighthouse of the island and the Akrotiri Kastelli. The castle is surrounded by a complex of houses and has a terrific view of the south of the Caldera.
In Akrotiri, is also located a family wine farm, which offers high quality of handmade products, that do not contain any preservatives or chemical additives and offer you a unique taste and quality. Taste local Fava, sun dried tomato, capers, caper leaves, tomato paste, traditional sweets and the family wine. 
Choose one of the two departures either morning or afternoon and enjoy a memorable road trip. The afternoon schedule includes a remarkable sunset in the wine farm, enjoying a glass of wine on a private terrace.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Transport is wheelchair accessible however be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

English speaking guide/driver

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.