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Santorini: Akrotiri Prehistoric City Private Guided Tour

4.9 / 5

44 reviews

Activity provider: DIMA GEORGIA

Santorini: Akrotiri Prehistoric City Private Guided Tour

Activity provider: DIMA GEORGIA
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From US$ 174.63 per group up to 8

Visit the prehistoric city of Akrotiri, located on Santorini, a well-preserved remnant of the Bronze Age. Walk through the streets past 4,000-year-old buildings and listen as your guide explains how the people lived and points out the unique frescoes.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit one of the most important prehistoric sites in Greece
  • Walk the streets of this preserved city and admire the fine artwork
  • Learn about the way the people lived and how their society functioned
Full description
Tour through Akrotiri, a settlement on Santorini that was covered in ash in 1500 BC, on a 2-hour guided tour. During your tour, follow your guide through the city to see how it was organized. Hear about the tragic events that buried the city after a volcanic eruption, and learn why this contributed to it being well-preserved. Discover the way people lived 4,000 years ago as you stroll past private houses and public buildings and observe signs of a sophisticated infrastructure. You will also see some of the famous artwork, including pottery, furniture, and frescoes from the time, and find out about the other works stored at a nearby museum.
Includes
  • 1.5-hour guided tour
  • Entrance fee
  • Transfer
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meet at the entrance to Akrotiri.

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What to bring

  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Food and drinks
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 44 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.7/5

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Georgia is a truly incredible guide. She has a skilled way of presenting information about the ruins that is additive without being repetitive. Which is to say, sharing the same information a few different times and way throughout the tour, while building and reinforcing on what was previously said with new data. My friends and I could probably have given a tour ourselves immediately after the experience and remarked about how much we could recall from Georgia's remarks.

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June 21, 2022

We had an incredible visit with Georgia who is very knowledgeable, kind, and catered the visit to our interests. It’s so clear that she is very passionate about Akrotiri and archeological excavations and she was very easy to talk to and invited lots of interaction. This tour is great for all ages and as six 22 year olds, we had a blast.

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June 17, 2022

Fantastic historical tour. The guide was an archeologist and clearly extremely educated and experienced on the ancient city. She tailored her questions and information both to myself (someone who's interested and reads history) and my younger kids, who were interested but might not have had as much experience. Couldn't recommend more for history buffs!

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February 25, 2022

Product ID: 32351