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Perissa: Santorini Bike Rental for Beaches & Megalochori

1. Perissa: Santorini Bike Rental for Beaches & Megalochori

This tour takes you & your friends on a one-of-a-kind discovery. Pedal across Perissa – Perivolos beach – the most famous & popular black sandy beach – or Vlychada with its tomato museum & the Red beach. Get breathtaking views of the sea & the mountains & witness the wild side of the island like never before! You have full freedom to make your own route and spend a full day of exploring. Feel free to ask us for any inside info, off-track trails and ways to discover the island of Santorini in a unique way.

Santorini: Tomato Museum Admission Ticket with Audio Guide

2. Santorini: Tomato Museum Admission Ticket with Audio Guide

Journey back to the industrial past of Santorini at the Industrial Tomato Museum, the historical tomato factory of D. Nomikos in Vlychada. Explore the 3 big areas of the complex at your own pace with the audio guide and learn about the cherry-sized tomato of Santorini. At the museum, get guided through the cultivation, processing, and production of the tomato that has been cultivated on the island since the end of the 19th century. Enjoy a unique experience discovering the history of one of the most famous and traditional products of Santorini. Find out about all the traditional methods followed by the island’s tomato producers. See a wide range of exhibits, from processing machinery to audiovisual material of former factory workers providing their firsthand experiences of a bygone industrial era.

Santorini: Unexplored Culture Day Trip with Farm Visit

3. Santorini: Unexplored Culture Day Trip with Farm Visit

Learn about Santorini's industrial past on a day trip through the island. Learn about Santorini's industrial past at the Tomato Industrial Museum in Vlychada, discover ancient Greek mythology and music at the Symposium Music and Mythology Culture Center, and visit a local farm. Begin your tour with a convenient pickup near your Santorini hotel, and head to Vlychada to explore the island's tomato industry. Visit the Tomato Industrial Museum and learn about the traditional methods of tomato producers. After your visit, enjoy local products in Vlychada. Continue to the Symposium Culture Center to learn about the music and mythology of the ancient Greeks. Journey through the world of Greek mythology with an interactive tour and then play an old Greek pipe with the help of an instructor. Finish your day trip with a stop at a local farm. Take a guided tour through the farm, wandering through fields, learning about the crops, and discovering the process of turning crops into delicious ingredients. After your tour, enjoy a tasting of local products before returning to your hotel.

From Perissa: Santorini Guided Cycling Tour to Vlychada

4. From Perissa: Santorini Guided Cycling Tour to Vlychada

You will learn about the cultivation, processing & production of tomato; You will get to witness a full range of the processing machinery, hand-written account books of the plant, old tools as well as audiovisual material with stories of people who worked there. Last but not least, you will taste traditional juicy tomatoes & seal your own tomato pulp. The Museum has a shop with memorabilia for anyone interested. Following our visit to Santorini’s Tomato Industrial Museum we navigate to Vlychada beach – located on the south coast of Santorini. It stands out for the overwhelming carved cliffs that resemble a sculptor’s work but is, in fact, a natural process owed to the volcano, the wind and the sea. It is a lengthy beach with relatively shallow waters and dark volcanic sand and pebbles. There you will get to quench your thirst with light refreshments at the beach bar. Our trip ends by returning to Perissa – the initial meeting point.

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What people are saying about Tomato Industrial Museum

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4.7 / 5

based on 3 reviews

The tour was delightful, my host was very friendly. We had time for a convenient stop at the supermarket on the way home.