Archaeological Bus Tour To Akrotiri Excavation
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Prophet Elias – Megalohori Village – Akrotiri Excavations (with Guide) - Red Beach (approach on foot) Perivolos Beach (free time for Lunch and swim) & Wine Tasting
Every day - Approximate Duration 6 – 6:30h
This bus tour takes you to the Southern part of the island where you visit the hidden gems of the area. The first stop of the tour is the 16th century Monastery of Prophet Elias which was built on the highest point of the Island 550 meters above sea level. From there you have a panoramic view of the whole island and it is breathtaking!!!
After the Monastery you continue to Megalochori which is one of the most traditional villages on the Island. Your escort takes you through the narrow streets where you will have the opportunity to admire the traditional architecture and the unique craftsmanship of the local Masons.
Leaving Megalochori you head towards the beautiful beach of Perivolos which is located at the south part of Santorini.
Perivolos is an organized beach with black sand, where you stay for approximately 2 hours and have free time to go for a swim, eat in a local taverna or just relax and explore the area.
The tour continues from Perivolos to a local winery where you can taste different local wines of the island. Akrotiri is the last stop on the tour and what better way to end the day. Upon Arriving a guide will be waiting for you to take you inside the archeological site to give you information and you will experience the Minoan site of the ancient world .
•Visit the Monastery of Prophet Elias, built on the island's highest point
•See the traditional village called Megalochori
•Visit the beach of Perivolos filled with black sand
•Check out the archeological site of Akrotiri
• The entrance to Akrotiri (12€)
• Coffee or lunch with Greek traditional mezedes and ouzo
• The tour ends in Fira. Bus transfer for the clients to Firostefani, Imerovigli & Oia
• Please note that you cannot visit the Monastery in the inside