Half day tour to Akrotiri, Pyrgos village, Profitis Ilias and Fira Town (max. 4hrs)
The tour starts with first stop at the archaeological site of Akrotiri. Unique of its kind with vivid frescoes and architecture which witnesses a rare glimpse of the urban life in the Minoan period, Akrotiri demonstrates the high level of culture of ancient Santorini. You will tour the Akrotiri site along ancient Akrotiri’s main street, lined with stores and warehouses of the ancient commercial city. You will see the impressive ancient buildings including the three-storey houses which are extensively decorated with frescoes still very well preserved from the ash. Your guide will lead you all the way through explaining to you the fascinating history of the place. Concluding your visit there; get on board of bus and continue your tour to the village of Pyrgos. You will pass by Megalohori and then arrive to Pyrgos where you will enjoy a short stop to stroll around and explore this traditional village. Then head up to Profitis Ilias, the highest point of the island, for a short stop for photo shooting and for viewing –only from outside (no entrance is allowed in)- the monastery. Return then to Fira the capital town of the island. Wondering through the white cobbled streets of Fira a town of about 2000 inhabitants one gets the feel of the old-world charm blended in with the modern day comforts and Gold Street where someone can find the most interesting jewelleries. After walking tour, return to your hotel full of impressions.
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Remark: Pick up and drop off point is hotel