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Private Group Visit to Akrotiri & 3 Wineries with Tastings

Private Group Visit to Akrotiri & 3 Wineries with Tastings

From US$ 516.96 per group up to 2

Explore the myths and legends of Santorini on a 5-hour history and wine tasting tour. Visit the Akrotiri excavations, one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean. Visit 3 wineries and taste their delicious volcanic wines.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
At your accommodation, the Fira town cable car, JTR airport, and Athinios port.
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  • Explore the ruins of Akrotiri, a prehistoric Bronze Age site
  • Visit 3 different wineries and learn about local viticulture
  • Taste 12 wines from Santorini and other parts of Greece
Full description
Uncover the fascinating past of Santorini on a 5-hour guided tour. Explore the excavations at Akrotiri, a prehistoric Bronze Age city. During the Minoan volcanic eruption some 3,600 years ago the city was frozen in time by volcanic ash. On this tour that’s priced for a group of up to 4 persons, you will admire the elaborate drainage system, the sophisticated multi-storied buildings, magnificent wall paintings, and excavated furniture and vessels. Discover evidence of winemaking that has been estimated to date back to the 3rd millennium BC, making Santorini one of the oldest wine-making regions in the world. Visit 3 of the island’s wineries and learn about Santorini’s unique viticulture traditions. Taste a selection of 12 different wine styles from across Santorini and Greece – including Assyrtiko, Nykteri, and the sublimely sweet Vinsanto wine.
  • Pick up and drop off at your preferred location
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned minivan
  • English-speaking local guide for groups of 4 or more people
  • 3 traditional local wineries
  • Personalized intimate wine experience
  • 12 mini-glasses during a wine-tasting tutorial
  • Entrance fee to Akrotiri ruins, which is €12 per person
  • Food or drink
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Head covering or kippah
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent who assumes full responsibility during the tour
  • Additional assistance will be provided if required
  • This tour will be customized to your own itinerary
  • It is recommended to bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, a hat, and a camera
  • Your local guide is not allowed to guide you at the Akrotiri ruins
  • If you do not show up for the tour you will not be entitled to a refund
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 10 reviews

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Mary was wonderful!!!! she adjusted the tasting to the wines we liked. Perfect tour to see the wineries. Too bad the first part was on strike, but Mary had us visit a castle in her town which made up for the closed site. Great tour and would truly recommend it to anyone looking to visit the wineries and look at the overall island. Thanks so much!

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November 17, 2022

Wonderful tour! Andrew was an excellent guide. Gave us great historical insight about the island and excellent info on the wines. We really enjoyed his company as well as our driver who went above and beyond to make an extra stop to personally buy us some Baklava when I mentioned my husband had been really wanting some. An overall excellent experience with wonderful people!

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October 27, 2021

Fabulous experience

We booked the tour at the last minute and GYG came through with flying colors. Their communication was excellent and we enjoyed a wonderful day in a comfy motor coach with Stellios (a superb driver with stories of his own to share) and Constantinos (Stan) who was a marvelous guide and tour companion. Both Stellios and Stan were extremely flexible, enabling us to see the sites we had particular interest in. Stan was a wealth of knowledge on the history and culture of Santorini, was very well spoken and had a clear passion for his topic. His sense of humor was delightful. Make sure to go to Luckys for a gyros! Thanks for a great day!

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March 30, 2017

Product ID: 92526