The Secrets of Santorini

Experience the island's timeless beauty

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Half-Day (17:00-20:45)





Bespoke Experiences


Monday to Sunday except Wednesday

Meeting Point

Museum of Prehistoric Thera

The residents of Santorini have always known that they live in a special place. For thousands of years, they have made glorious works of art to celebrate the beauty of the world around them. They have built spectacular villages to support their thriving communities.

And they continue to take pleasure in the simplest of things, like the view of the sun setting into the Aegean or a cup of local wine. Times change, but Santorini doesn’t. This tour invites guests to follow in the footsteps of Santorini residents before them and to experience the timeless beauty of the island like never before, drawing on the wealth of Greek hospitality.

The tour requires a high degree of walking and can be considered physically demanding.



Meet your guide at the Museum of Prehistoric Thera.

17:00 – 17:20

 Transfer to the archaeological site.

17:30 -18:45

Visit to the Archaeological Site of Akrotiri, once a thriving port rich in cultural treasures and artisan skills.

18:45 -19:00

Transfer to the village of Pyrgos.

19:00 -19:30

Climb stairs to reach a private house

19:30 – 20:30

Visit a private mansion built in the 19th century by wealthy Venetian merchants. The house was successively inhabited by Venetians, Greeks, Italians, Germans and Englishmen, before ending up again in Greek hands. Its external shape is preserved until today and almost all of its elements, such as furnishings and colors, remain intact. Guests will have the opportunity to sit on the atmospheric roof terrace and enjoy a glass of wine as you watch the sun set majestically into the Aegean Sea from one of the island’s finest vantage points.

20:30 - 20:45

Transfer to ending point


Ending Point: Museum of Prehistoric Thera.


With the expert guidance of your private tour guide, explore the renowned archaeological site of Akrotiri and discover the ancient settlement, once the foremost port in the Aegean Sea, and its beautiful architecture and artifacts.

Invitation to visit a privately owned mansion where your guide will provide in-depth narration of the unique architectural heritage of the building.

The opportunity to admire the charming landscape of the island during sunset time with a glass of wine.

What's included

  • Private, state-licensed tour guide
  • Entry fees for all the sites mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private transfer
  • Private wine tasting in a traditional Venetian mansion

The Secrets of Santorini

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