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Santorini: Museum of Akrotiri, Lost Atlantis, & Wine Tasting

1. Santorini: Museum of Akrotiri, Lost Atlantis, & Wine Tasting

Enjoy a day tour around Santorini and see the Akrotiri excavations, one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean. Taste Greek wine and get entry tickets to the iconic Lost Atlantis Experience Museum, and the Museum of Prehistoric Thera. Start your day with a pickup from your accommodation. Jump in the car, relax and enjoy the ride. Marvel at the scenic views and learn the region's history from your guide as you drive by.  Discover one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean in the excavations of Akrotiri. See the drainage system, the multi-story buildings, the wall paintings, and the exquisite furniture and vases that showcase the great prosperity of the former settlement. Visit the Lost Atlantis Experience Museum, the first museum in the world that gives you the chance to learn everything about the myth of the lost city of Atlantis. Feeling thirsty? No worries your next stop is a traditional winery on the island. Enjoy a cellar tour to discover the wine production process. Taste four varieties of Santorini wines, such as Assyrtiko and the fantastic sweet Vinsanto wine.

Santorini: Lost Atlantis and Prehistoric Museum Guided Tour

2. Santorini: Lost Atlantis and Prehistoric Museum Guided Tour

You are guided to the Prehistoric Museum of Santorini through its most special findings. The selection brings into life Akrotiri of the 18th and 17th century BC, one of the most important centers of prehistoric Aegean Sea, unfold in front of you. • The prehistoric town that inspired the Lost Atlantis myth is unveiled before your eyes! This town was buried under the volcanic ash after the huge volcano eruption of 1612 BC that destroy the Minoan civilization. Your licensed guide introduces you to Akrotiri and walking with you between the paths and the well-maintained buildings, that ancientGreeks live before, so many centuries. • After this, you take a refreshing break in your day with a swim by the longest black beach of Santorini and enjoy the delicious specialties of the island in the local neighboring taverns. • Your next stop is Prophet Elias, the highest point of Santorini with spectacular, panoramic views of the only habitable Caldera in the world and its surroundings – just the perfect location for pictures. • You finish your excursion by enjoying breathtaking views of the Caldera while tasting the island’s famous wine

Santorini: 5-Hour Private Panoramic Tour with Host

3. Santorini: 5-Hour Private Panoramic Tour with Host

Adapt the tour to your personal interests and preferences; the itinerary presented below is just a suggestion. Start by being picked up from the location of your choice. Make the first stop in Firostefani, well known for the famous blue dome church where you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the volcanic caldera. On your way to Oia, marvel at the characteristic architecture of the famous picturesque village. Visit the old Venetian castle, and explore its interior. Enjoy free time to stroll around the town and sip refreshments by the caldera. Next, head to Profitis Ilias which offers a unique 360° panoramic view of the island and is an ideal spot to take amazing photos. Visit the 300 years old monastery and taste some of the local delicacies and handmade products. After this, stop at Black Beach, a unique volcanic beach where you can swim, enjoy water sports, or have a delicious lunch overlooking the Aegean Sea. Continue on the to Akrotiri Archaeological Site located on the southern edge of the island. 

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What people are saying about Museum of Prehistoric Thera

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This tour is so incredibly amazing. If you only had one day to see Santorini, this would be the best choice. If you have much longer (like us) it will be even better, because it will set the tone for the comfort and beauty in the soul of Santorini. Lovers of science, architecture, archeology, philosophy, nature, culture, beautiful views, and adorable jokes: Purchase Now. Thank you especially to Katie for being so kind, caring, and brilliant! You are loved.

This was a wonderful tour around the island. Our guide was a pleasure to get to know and was very accommodating to what we wanted to do and see. Had a great tour with a little extra bonus time at the beach!

Tour carried out with a small group and super comfortable car. Driver and guide extremely helpful and very attentive. The winery visited was beautiful.