Ancient Akrotiri and Thira Historical Tour with Wine Tasting

Ancient Akrotiri and Thira Historical Tour with Wine Tasting

Learn about History and Archeology of Santorini

Tour type: Private , Duration: 5 Hours

Product ID: 24633
Description

Discover the amazing archaeological site at Akrotiri with this half-day tour for history lovers. 
The Akrotiri excavations have uncovered one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean. The first habitation at the site dates from Late Neolithic times and the settlement was completely destroyed during the volcanic eruption (approx. 1612 B.C.). Under a thick layer of volcanic ash archaeologists found, among other things, an elaborate drainage system, sophisticated, multi-storeyed buildings with magnificent wall-paintings, furniture and vessels, which shows its great development and prosperity.
Next, visit the Ancient Thira. The second important period in the history of Santorini is linked with the city of Ancient Thira. The excavations uncovered ruins of ancient buildings, sanctuaries and temples, inscriptions and carved stones, and also an ancient theatre with a panoramic view to the Aegean Sea. 
Discover the collections from the Archaic to the Roman period at the Archaeological Museum and go back in time at the Prehistoric Museum, which sketches the course of the prehistoric Thera, through selected finds from various excavations dating back to Neolithic, Minoan and Hellenistic periods onwards. 
Finally, enjoy a wine tasting and relax with a glass of wine at the...

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Discover the amazing archaeological site at Akrotiri with this half-day tour for history lovers. 
The Akrotiri excavations have uncovered one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean. The first habitation at the site dates from Late Neolithic times and the settlement was completely destroyed during the volcanic eruption (approx. 1612 B.C.). Under a thick layer of volcanic ash archaeologists found, among other things, an elaborate drainage system, sophisticated, multi-storeyed buildings with magnificent wall-paintings, furniture and vessels, which shows its great development and prosperity.
Next, visit the Ancient Thira. The second important period in the history of Santorini is linked with the city of Ancient Thira. The excavations uncovered ruins of ancient buildings, sanctuaries and temples, inscriptions and carved stones, and also an ancient theatre with a panoramic view to the Aegean Sea. 
Discover the collections from the Archaic to the Roman period at the Archaeological Museum and go back in time at the Prehistoric Museum, which sketches the course of the prehistoric Thera, through selected finds from various excavations dating back to Neolithic, Minoan and Hellenistic periods onwards. 
Finally, enjoy a wine tasting and relax with a glass of wine at the Santo Wines winery.

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Group size
1 - 8
Languages
English, Russian
The meeting point
Santorini Port or your Santorini Hotel

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Includes
  • Wine tasting at Santo Wines winery
  • Licensed English-speaking guide 
  • Transportation in air–conditioned luxury vehicle with professional driver
  • Entrance fees to archaeological sites and museums

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No payment in full at time of booking necessary.

The required deposit is 50 Euros of the total tour charge and you will pay the balance in cash after the tour.

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Cancellation Policy

Deposits will be fully refunded if you cancel the tour 3 days before, or if the ship or the aeroplane won't arrive to Santorini because of the weather.

Organized by

Alex

Hi! My name is Alex and I am glad that you are looking for a private tour in Santorini, the most stunning island in the Mediterranean! I look forward to meeting you and showing you the best Santorini has to offer! The breathtaking sunset town of Oia and its white-washed houses, blue-domed churches, traditional settlements, Black and Red sand beaches, Ancient Ruins and traditional wineries are some of the Highlights and experiences I offer on my tours to both first times and experienced travelers. Please feel free to book your private tour with me, without any prior notice. If you have any additional inquiries you contact me at any time. I look forward to meeting you!


Product ID: 24633

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