If you are among those who wish to break away from the crowd and enjoy a more intimate experience, you should definitely consider this 4 hours tour in Santorini, with your PRIVATE latest technology air conditioned vehicle. Keep in mind that families and children are always welcomed in this tour, since there are numerous interesting sites to see.
Over the centuries, the beauty and charm of this island has been enchanted by philosophers, scientists, artists, poets, writers and intellectuals. Santorini has always been an awe inspiring island for visitors, due to its unique landscape and architecture.
Perhaps the most visually striking of all the Mediterranean islands, where white villages cling to the towering volcanic cliffs. Walk the alleyways of Fira, where the houses vie for the best views of the Aegean Sea. You will be amazed to see how your gaze will be lost in the deep blue of this amazing sea lying in front of you.
Some believe the island to be part of the legendary lost continent of Atlantis. The volcanic island has great views from Mount Profitis Ilias and a monastery dating back to 1712.
During this exciting and varied half day tour, we take you to the highest point of the island, Mount Profitis Ilias where you can visit the monastery built in 1712. The views from here are spectacular. Then it’s off to visit two traditional villages. The villages have pristine white houses, courtyards and mansions giving them a very special beauty. You will have free time in each village, before coming to rest at a local winery.
Santorini is renowned for its fully flavored wines. Santorini has a long tradition in viticulture, counting at least 3,500 years. The unique climate combined with the soil composition have made the vinified varieties to give wines with distinctive personality. The rare aromas of the authentic sun-dried wines of Santorini, are a reminiscent of honey, raisin, fig and walnut.
The island has one of the oldest vineyards around the world, dating from prehistoric times. The main grape varieties grown in Santorini that give all the wide range of wines are the Assyrtiko (giving 80% of the production of Santorini) Athyri and Aidani, giving white wines, as well as Mantilaria, Mavrotragano and Voudomato giving red wines.
The wines of Santorini are characterized by intense aromas and flavors. When you find yourself in the local winery, do not miss the chance to taste one of the most tasteful wines you will ever get to taste in your life: Vinsanto. Vinsanto (Vino di Santorini) is the traditional sweet wine of Santorini, and is connected with the modern history of the island. The vinification is made from sun-dried grapes in the summer sun of Santorini. Could you think anything better than this perfect end to a relaxing tour?