UNIQUE NON-TOURISTY SANTORINI
Santorini Road Trips will guide you through a diverse and local villages. Your excursion starts by visiting 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. Our guide will share with you the amazing history of the lost “Atlantis” and involve you with our local customs.
In our next stop, you will 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. Visit the old Tomato Factory D.Nomikos in Vlychada, 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.
You will then discover the amazing Megalochori, a traditional settlement, where you may taste the most delicious food of the island and experience local people’s lifestyle and cave residencies.
At the end of our tour, we will taste the flavor of the island, visiting a small vineyard, which was abandoned since 1956’s earthquake: Hatzidakis Winery. Built on an existing traditional small cave, here, 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, among Assyrtiko, Nikteri and Vinsanto.
Tour Time: Flexible, morning & afternoon
Pick Up: Hotel, Airport/Port, Cable car (if arriving with a Cruise ship)
Highlights: Akrotiri Archaeological Site, Tomato Factory, Megalochori traditional settlement, Hatzidakis Winery.
Package Includes: 5 hours Private Guided Tour, Akrotiri Excavations entrance fee, Tomato Factory entrance fee, Wine tasting, Brand new & air-conditioned Mercedes minivan, Experienced English speaking guide/driver, Free in car Wi-Fi, Cold water, Wet hand wipes, Maps & information.