Santorini tour to Pyrgos Village,Winery,Oia Town & Fira

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SAN 10
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5 hours

from 55 €

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If you love wine and want to see the everyday life in Santorini this is your shore excursion! Visit a local winery and taste wines, enjoy Pyrgos village, discover Oia and end your tour in Fira, island's capital, with plenty of options for shopping

You will be transferred from the ship by a colourful local boat to where you will join the waiting motor coach. After a 10’ drive reach the traditional village of Pyrgos. Pyrgos is build on the top of a hill and present a panoramic view of the whole island. The village has a population of 500 inhabitants, and used to be the capital of the island until the early 1800s, The village is formed by traditional houses built all around the Venetian castle (view from a distance), and the small streets follow the shape of the hill. The village has many churches: the church of Theotokaki with its beautiful frescoes and old icons; Agia Triada, the churches of Agia Theodosia; Metamorphosi tou Sotira (Transfiguration of the Saviour); Agios Nikolaos; Eisodia tis Theotokou (Presentation of the Virgin Mary) and the Archangel Michael. Your guide will explain many things about the rich ecclesiastical history of the village.

After Pyrgos drive a short journey brings you to Megalochori and the old Antoniou winery. The structure has been preserved in order to show the old way wine was once produced using the best of the islands’ fundamental elements. Carved into the natural volcanic rock are the cave-like vats. Also view antique presses that have been restored.  After a guided tour of the winery you are invited to sample 3 wines with local cheese and traditional snack.  Upon completion of the visit you will proceed to the most northern tip of the island to experience the unique village of Oia. This dramatic small village built on a steep slope of the caldera has many of its dwellings nestled in niches hewn into the volcanic rock.   As you walk through its narrow cobbled streets, you will come across many tiny shops which offer a varied and unusual collection of hand-made works of ceramic art, paintings and semi-precious jewelry. Oia, perched on the edge of the cliffs offers spectacular views of Fira and the volcano.  After your tour, you will be taken to Fira town. There free time will be offered to discover Fira on your own, before enjoying a short cable car ride down to the pier.

Inclusions

-         transportation by deluxe, air-conditioned vehicle, late-model

(bus, minibus or taxi, according to your group’s size)

-         professional driver

-         insurance cover during transfers by vehicle

-         licensed English-speaking guide * (concerns “with guide” option only)

-         identification sign with your name on it

-         mobile contact number for any emergency, available 24/7

-         roundtrip cable car ride

-         winery fees

-         all taxes

* guides in other languages available, upon request

Not Included

-         entrance fees (paid by you on the spot)

Step 1

Your tour starts on a local boat to the meeting point with motor coach

Step 2

Arrival at Pyrgos for a panoramic island view and view of its many churches

Step 3

Arrival at Megalochori and the old Antoniou winery for authentic Santorini wines 

Step 4

Arrival at Fira. Visit of the village and return to the pier on a wonderful Cable car ride 

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