Santorini Nice to Meet you
This tour is suitable for anyone who wants to explore the island in a day.
Starting from the point of your choice at your most suitable time, we begin with the most famous place of the island, Oia. Having been equiped with comfortable shoes suitable for long walks, our tour starts by showing to you the well-known “Caldera”, the famous Blue Domes which lie amongst the top things you have to see.
Time for photos is provided, as well as time for scrolling in the small alleys, at the heart of shopping which include famous local brands, handmade items and souvenir shops.
After having admired the beautiful Oia we go on to our next stop and that is the capital of the island, Fira.
There, you can find the museum of Pre-historic Thira in which you can see findings from the pre-historic settlement of Akrotiri as well as the orthodox and catholic cathedral is situated in Fira.
Here you can find the biggest market of the island as well as many restaurants, tavernas, cafes and nightclubs.
Next Stop is the Convent of Profitis Ilias, the highest peak of the mountain (567m). We can enjoy the impressive, breathtaking view. Today, the convent hosts an important collection of holy images, handwritten books, an rare ecclesiastical items.
After the Convent, our next stop is the village “Pyrgos” which used to be the old capital of the island. Pyrgos is the highest village of Santorini. At the center of the village you can find the medieval castle ,a number of churches ,traditional houses and picturesque alleys which worth visiting.
Next stop is the archaeological site of Akrotiri, one of the most important pre-historic settlements of the Aegean Sea. The first inhabitants date back from the late Neolithic times at the 4th century BC.
Our following stop is the red beach for taking photos and we end up in the black beach. A sandy fully -organised beach with many traditional restaurants and beach bars. Here, you can enjoy a refreshment or local food by the beach.