Unique Non-Touristy Santorini

Unique Non-Touristy Santorini
4 hours
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Description

Santorini Road Trips will guide you through a diverse and local villages. Your private Road Trip starts with a visit to the Akrotiri Archeological Site. The excavations of Akrotiri is one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece, that holds one of the first European civilizations. Your local guide/driver will share with you the amazing history of the lost “Atlantis” and involve you with our local customs.

In the next stop, learn about Santorini’s famous cherry tomato, which is thicker-skinned, sweeter and larger than the garden-variety because of the island’s volcanic soil and the lack of water. The old Tomato Factory D. Nomikos in Vlychada, has been transformed into a modern Industrial Museum that offers you a retrospection, following the cultivation & production process of one of the most famous and traditional products of the island.

Discover the amazing Megalochori, a traditional settlement, where you may taste the most delicious food of the island and experience local people’s lifestyle & culture. Cave residencies & picturesque pathways are there to be explored.

In the last stop of your experience, taste the flavor of the island by visiting Hatzidakis Winery, a small vineyard, which was abandoned since 1956’s earthquake. Built on an existing traditional small cave, you will be presented to the richness and the unique complexity of the local wine, which still have many “hidden secrets” to reveal! In Hatzidakis winery you get to taste a selection of 3 wines of your preference, such as: Assyrtiko, Nikteri and Vinsanto.

Your private non-touristy experience ends with the drop off at the original starting point or any place of your preference. Choose your flexible departure and enjoy a memorable road trip.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions:

  • Cold bottled water
  • Admission fees to the Archaeological site of Akrotiri
  • 3 wine varieties tasting
  • Experienced local driver/guide
  • Flexible departure & itinerary customized to suit your preferences
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned & deluxe van
  • Refreshing wet hand tissues
  • Maps & Live commentary

Exclusions:

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Cable car tickets if arriving by cruise ship (6 EUR per person, per ride)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch at a seaside restaurant (optional)
Departure & Return

Traveler pickup is offered from the below listed departure points:

  • Your hotel/villa in Santorini: Pick up at the lobby or nearest point accessible by vehicle
  • Cruise port: Pick up at the top cable car exit if arriving by cruise ship
  • Santorini international airport (JTR): Pick up at the arrivals terminal
  • Ferry port (Athinios): Pick up at the arrivals terminal

 

Return Details:

  • Returns to original departure point or any desired point of your preference
Highlights
  • See the famous excavations of the pre-historic town of Akrotiri
  • Visit the Industrial tomato factory/museum
  • Sample 4 wine varieties at the Hatzidakis winery
  • Vsit the picturesque Megalochori traditional village
Additional Info
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Wheelchair & stroller accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Pick up for cruise ship passengers will be from the cruise port top cable car exit. Your driver/guide will be holding a sign with the lead passenger name written on
  • This is a private tour. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.