Unforgettable Experiences in Santorini
Allow yourself to be pampered and travel “in style” in our Limousines! Ride around Old Santorini on display at the Folklore Museum in Fira, the Castle in Pyrgos, the Monastery at the tip of Santorini and finally surrender to the sweetness of Megalochori Traditional Bakery sweets!
Private: You may choose the time
Duration: 4 hours
The tour includes the entrance at the museums and the snack.
- Wine museum
Canava Traditional Folklore Museum Situated in Vothonas using original items. It includes traditional workshops of old occupations barrel-makers, etc.). The traditional winery is hosted in traditional cave houses of 1861. It holds a gallery, historical archives (manuscripts, etc.) and a chapel (Ag. Konstantinos). There is also a garden where the visitor can rest.
- Cave and natural springs
The church of Zoodochos Pigi (meaning Life Giving) can be found in the rocks following the path which links Perissa, the necropolis of Ancient Thira and Kamari. The winding path is a 10 min walk from beginning to end. It is advisable that appropriate shoes are worn during the walk. Beside the church lays a cave whose mouth is 26 meters wide and through which runs a natural fresh water source. Stalagmites and ponds of water adorn the cave whose water was the main drinking source in antiquity for, not only the city of Thera, but also for the whole island as well. The water of the spring is considered holy by the islanders.
- Prophet Elias
The highest point of the island (567 meters) from where you will enjoy a unique view of Santorini. The monastery, built in 1712, one of the oldest on the island, is a great example of Cycladic architecture. It developed intellectually, culturally and economically and ran a school from 1806 to 1845. It has a collection of icons, bibles, artifacts of the Greek Orthodox Church, ecclesiastical objects, books, etc. One can also see shoemaking, printing, candle making, winemaking. All the traditional goods produced and cultivated by the monks are available for purchase.
- Visit a traditional Bakery in Megalochori (snacks)
Great selection of sweet and savory snacks, fresh coffee and cold drinks. Either self – served or be served your choice at various counters. Great pastries, pies, sandwiches, cakes, ice cream, chocolates. Large seating area outside and helpful staff.
- Castle of Pyrgos
The Castle in Pyrgos is genuinely enchanting! From this point one can enjoy the view of the whole island. Walking the narrow streets that start at the town square and lead upwards, one discovers Old Santorini with its neoclassical mansions, narrow streets, white-washed houses, stoas, vineyards, churches (Theotokaki being the oldest) and most beautiful view at sunset.