Santorini

EXCURSIONS - SANTORINI

Discover the Southern part of Santorini

Discover the Southern part of Santorini (Bus Tour) (11)

This tour will take you to the Southern part of the island. Our first visit will be at Prophet Elias Monastery built on the highest point of the island from where the panoramic view of the entire island is majestic. Next, we visit the most traditional village of Santorini, Megalohori. Our escort will lead us through the narrow streets where you can admire the traditional architecture of the village and the unique craftsmanship of the local masons.

Afterwards we visit the archaeological site of Akrotiri village, Akrotiri Excavations are the most famous excavation in Greece that brought to light a Minoan town preserved under the pumice for 3000 years. Excavations are still going on to uncover another 300 buildings. Our tour guide will lead an informative and interesting tour of about an hour and a half, on a trip to the past in this amazing civilization.

Then we continue upwards to visit the famous beach of Perivolos for swimming or lunch. We end our day by going to a winery with volcano view to taste the wonderful wines and purchase some local goods. If you are lucky you might find the lost treasure of pirates.

Type of excursion: Landscape
Should take: Comfortable shoes, hat, sun cream, Swimming suit, camera
Note: The entrance fee in the Akrotiri excavations is not included.

Stops Approximate time of stay
Phrophet Elias 25 min.
Megalohori Village 50 min.
Akrotiri Excavations 1½ hours
Perivolos Beach 2 hours
Winery 50 min.
Sunset in Oia & Traditional Villages

Sunset in Oia & Traditional Villages (Bus Tour)

Our first visit will be at the Mesa Gonia - the “ghost village”, this village was deserted after the earthquake of 1956 and now it is barely inhabited. We will walk around to take photos of the ruined houses and old churches. Then we visit the traditional village of Pyrgos with Cycladic architecture, Byzantine churches and a Venetian castle.

On our way to Oia, we stop at the idyllic Santo Winery to enjoy the most wonderful view of the caldera. Our last stop is the breathtaking Oia village. Oia is famous for being the place of gathering artists, who are inspired by the beauty of the landscape and the magnificent purple sunsets.

Type of excursion: Landscape
Should take: Comfortable shoes, hat, sun cream, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Mesa Gonia 50 min.
Pyrgos 50 min.
Santo Winery 30 min.
Oia 2 hours
Ancient Thira

Ancient Thira (By Mini-bus)

The excursion starts from Kamari it takes about 10 min. by the bus and then 10-20 min. by foot to arrive at the site. Ancient Thira is situated in a unique location on the top of Messa Vouno mountain at a height of 356 m.

This strategic point was chosen by the Dorian settlers to built their capital town in 8th century BC. The excavations uncover the ruins of ancient buildings, sanctuaries and temples, inscriptions and carved stones of archaic period and also the ancient theatre situated in an excellent location with panoramic view to Aegean Sea. The bus will be waiting for you to take you back to Kamari.

Type of excursion: Landscape
Should take: Comfortable shoes, hat, sun cream, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Ancient Thira 1½ hours
We provide you a map with the description of the area.
Caldera Morning Boat Tour

Caldera Morning Boat Tour

We go by bus to Athinios port where we board the boat King Thiras that will sail to reach the lava islet Nea Kameni. We will walk an ascending soil path to approach the crater of the still active Volcano. Then back to the boat and we sail to the second lava islet called Palea Kameni where we find Hot Springs.

Here, you will have an opportunity to swim in the green sulphur waters. We then set sail for the island of Thirassia. There you can explore the island or swim at the beach next to the port. We stay for about two hours and then the boat will cruise along the caldera cliffs, so you will have the chance to take wonderful photos of the amazing cliffs.

Type of excursion: Full day
Should take: Comfortable shoes, hat, sun cream, Swimming suit, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Volcano 1½ hours
Hot Springs 30 min.
Thirassia 30 min.
Cruise below Oia 20 min.
Caldera Oia Sunset

Caldera Oia Sunset (Boat Tour)

Arriving at Athinios port we board the traditional boat king thiras.Our first stop in the volcanic island of Nea Kameni where we walk an ascending soil path to approach the crater of still active volcano. We continue to the island of Palea Kameni where we can swim in the green sulphur waters or bath in the warm therapeutic mud.

After half an hour, the boat will sail to the nice traditional island Thirassia, where you can have lunch at one of the picturesque seafront tavern’s or swim at the beach next to the port. The boat tour ends up at the village of Oia where we will stay and admire the spectacular colorful sunset.

Type of excursion: Full Day
Should take: Comfortable shoes, hat, sun cream, Swimming suit, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Volcano 1½ hours
Hot Springs 30 min.
Thirassia 2 hours
Oia 2½ hours
Morning Boat Trip at the Volcano & the Hot Springs (Boat Tour)

Morning Boat Trip at the Volcano & the Hot Springs (Boat Tour)

Our bus takes you to port, then we will board on the boat Manolios to head for the volcanic island of Nea Kameni, we will walk up the active volcano and take photos of the crater. Then we will cruise towards the second volcanic island of Palea Kameni, in order to swim in the hot springs and to enjoy the therapeutic mud. Finally we will return to Athinios port where the buses will be there for us to return.

Type of excursion: Boat tour
Should take: Comfortable shoes, hat, sun cream, Swimming suit, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Volcano 1½ hours
Hot Springs 30 min.
Evening Cruise (Sunset & Magic Night in Caldera)

Evening Cruise (Sunset & Magic Night in Caldera)

Arriving at Athinios port, you will be welcomed on board by the captain and the crew. You enjoy a welcome drink & watch the changing colours of the sunset. The captain will set sail for a cruise along the magnificent Caldera while the crew prepares a delicious buffet dinner that you will savor during the cruise.

Type of excursion: Cruise/ Boat tour
Should take: Comfortable shoes, Jacket, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Cruising in the Caldera 4 hours (in total)
Sunset n/a
Dinner on Board n/a

 

Santorini

EXCURSIONS - SANTORINI

Discover the Southern part of Santorini

Discover the Southern part of Santorini (Bus Tour) (11)

This tour will take you to the Southern part of the island. Our first visit will be at Prophet Elias Monastery built on the highest point of the island from where the panoramic view of the entire island is majestic. Next, we visit the most traditional village of Santorini, Megalohori. Our escort will lead us through the narrow streets where you can admire the traditional architecture of the village and the unique craftsmanship of the local masons.

Afterwards we visit the archaeological site of Akrotiri village, Akrotiri Excavations are the most famous excavation in Greece that brought to light a Minoan town preserved under the pumice for 3000 years. Excavations are still going on to uncover another 300 buildings. Our tour guide will lead an informative and interesting tour of about an hour and a half, on a trip to the past in this amazing civilization.

Then we continue upwards to visit the famous beach of Perivolos for swimming or lunch. We end our day by going to a winery with volcano view to taste the wonderful wines and purchase some local goods. If you are lucky you might find the lost treasure of pirates.

Type of excursion: Landscape
Should take: Comfortable shoes, hat, sun cream, Swimming suit, camera
Note: The entrance fee in the Akrotiri excavations is not included.

Stops Approximate time of stay
Phrophet Elias 25 min.
Megalohori Village 50 min.
Akrotiri Excavations 1½ hours
Perivolos Beach 2 hours
Winery 50 min.
Sunset in Oia & Traditional Villages

Sunset in Oia & Traditional Villages (Bus Tour)

Our first visit will be at the Mesa Gonia - the “ghost village”, this village was deserted after the earthquake of 1956 and now it is barely inhabited. We will walk around to take photos of the ruined houses and old churches. Then we visit the traditional village of Pyrgos with Cycladic architecture, Byzantine churches and a Venetian castle.

On our way to Oia, we stop at the idyllic Santo Winery to enjoy the most wonderful view of the caldera. Our last stop is the breathtaking Oia village. Oia is famous for being the place of gathering artists, who are inspired by the beauty of the landscape and the magnificent purple sunsets.

Type of excursion: Landscape
Should take: Comfortable shoes, hat, sun cream, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Mesa Gonia 50 min.
Pyrgos 50 min.
Santo Winery 30 min.
Oia 2 hours
Ancient Thira

Ancient Thira (By Mini-bus)

The excursion starts from Kamari it takes about 10 min. by the bus and then 10-20 min. by foot to arrive at the site. Ancient Thira is situated in a unique location on the top of Messa Vouno mountain at a height of 356 m.

This strategic point was chosen by the Dorian settlers to built their capital town in 8th century BC. The excavations uncover the ruins of ancient buildings, sanctuaries and temples, inscriptions and carved stones of archaic period and also the ancient theatre situated in an excellent location with panoramic view to Aegean Sea. The bus will be waiting for you to take you back to Kamari.

Type of excursion: Landscape
Should take: Comfortable shoes, hat, sun cream, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Ancient Thira 1½ hours
We provide you a map with the description of the area.
Caldera Morning Boat Tour

Caldera Morning Boat Tour

We go by bus to Athinios port where we board the boat King Thiras that will sail to reach the lava islet Nea Kameni. We will walk an ascending soil path to approach the crater of the still active Volcano. Then back to the boat and we sail to the second lava islet called Palea Kameni where we find Hot Springs.

Here, you will have an opportunity to swim in the green sulphur waters. We then set sail for the island of Thirassia. There you can explore the island or swim at the beach next to the port. We stay for about two hours and then the boat will cruise along the caldera cliffs, so you will have the chance to take wonderful photos of the amazing cliffs.

Type of excursion: Full day
Should take: Comfortable shoes, hat, sun cream, Swimming suit, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Volcano 1½ hours
Hot Springs 30 min.
Thirassia 30 min.
Cruise below Oia 20 min.
Caldera Oia Sunset

Caldera Oia Sunset (Boat Tour)

Arriving at Athinios port we board the traditional boat king thiras.Our first stop in the volcanic island of Nea Kameni where we walk an ascending soil path to approach the crater of still active volcano. We continue to the island of Palea Kameni where we can swim in the green sulphur waters or bath in the warm therapeutic mud.

After half an hour, the boat will sail to the nice traditional island Thirassia, where you can have lunch at one of the picturesque seafront tavern’s or swim at the beach next to the port. The boat tour ends up at the village of Oia where we will stay and admire the spectacular colorful sunset.

Type of excursion: Full Day
Should take: Comfortable shoes, hat, sun cream, Swimming suit, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Volcano 1½ hours
Hot Springs 30 min.
Thirassia 2 hours
Oia 2½ hours
Morning Boat Trip at the Volcano & the Hot Springs (Boat Tour)

Morning Boat Trip at the Volcano & the Hot Springs (Boat Tour)

Our bus takes you to port, then we will board on the boat Manolios to head for the volcanic island of Nea Kameni, we will walk up the active volcano and take photos of the crater. Then we will cruise towards the second volcanic island of Palea Kameni, in order to swim in the hot springs and to enjoy the therapeutic mud. Finally we will return to Athinios port where the buses will be there for us to return.

Type of excursion: Boat tour
Should take: Comfortable shoes, hat, sun cream, Swimming suit, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Volcano 1½ hours
Hot Springs 30 min.
Evening Cruise (Sunset & Magic Night in Caldera)

Evening Cruise (Sunset & Magic Night in Caldera)

Arriving at Athinios port, you will be welcomed on board by the captain and the crew. You enjoy a welcome drink & watch the changing colours of the sunset. The captain will set sail for a cruise along the magnificent Caldera while the crew prepares a delicious buffet dinner that you will savor during the cruise.

Type of excursion: Cruise/ Boat tour
Should take: Comfortable shoes, Jacket, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Cruising in the Caldera 4 hours (in total)
Sunset n/a
Dinner on Board n/a