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Santorini: Lost Atlantis and Prehistoric Museum Guided Tour

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

2. 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: 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

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 10 reviews

George and Tonia were excellent guide team, that picked us up at our Hotel, and told us about Santorini and their traditions as we travel to our destinations. Akrotiri was interesting, as we love to do the historical related destination when we travel Europe. The Lost Atlantis was very interesting to us, and was something we could have easily done on our own. The vineyard and wine tasting was by far the best part of this tour for us. We really enjoyed this activity, and Tonia actually taught us about the differences in the wines and how to properly taste a wine. We have done numerous wine tour/tastings and never learned as much as we did with Tonia. We really enjoyed talking with George and Tonia while we drove to different stops and learned more about the Santorini culture, and the wine tasting. They both made this tour enjoyable with their hospitality and I would recommend their business, Santorini Wine Stories, for any of their tours they provide. George and Tonia, Thanks Again!!!

This tour is totally worth it! Tonia and George are amazing hosts. Not only were they extremely nice and welcoming, but they were a wealth of knowledge about the island. We learned so much! Akrotiri was an incredible site to see, being able to walk among a piece of history. The Lost Atlantis Museum was fun, a combo of history and cheesy interactives. But by far our favorite part of the tour was the wine tasting. Tonia and George gave us a full tour of the vineyard. The wines were fantastic, and Tonia knew everything about them. We could have hung out with them at the winery all day! In summary, book this tour!! It was a wonderful experience all around!

Tonya and George are the not only very informative but they are truly beautiful inside and out. Their hospitality was greatly appreciated. We highly recommend this tour for both lovers of history and wine. The winery we visited is among the top award winning vintners in Santorini. Thank you again.

George and Antonia were amazing. Their passion for sharing a little bit of the Santorini culture with visitors was greatly appreciated. The tour stops were very interesting and of course top it all off with some wine was the icing on the cake.

Excellent tour, we saw the most important of the island in a few hours and personalized, the guide and the driver of the best