Archaeological Bus Tour To Akrotiri Excavation & Red Beach_366232


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Archaeological Bus Tour To Akrotiri Excavation & Red Beach

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7 hours
Starting point
Kamari Tours
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

During this awesome full-day tour, check out monuments like the Elias Monastery & sights like the Red Beach while touring the beautiful villages of Santorini, which include the Akrotiri excavation sites.

What to expect?


Stop At: Megalochori - Traditional Village, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean

  • Start with the breath-taking view at the Prophet Elias Monastery and visit the picturesque monastery. Then follows Megalochori village, an extremely charming traditional settlement, almost abandoned after the big earthquake.

Stop At: Akrotiri Archaeological Site, Akrotiri, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean

  • We visit the Akrotiri excavations, one of the most significant archaeological sites, that was preserved by being buried under the volcano’s lava.

Stop At: Red Beach, Akrotiri, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean

  • Then you will have free time at the Red Beach for swimming or to simply enjoy the colorful formations of the mountain and/or visit Akrotiri Bay for coffee or lunch with Greek traditional mezedes and ouzo (not included).

Stop At: Perivolos Beach, Perivolos, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean

  • Perivolos, with its black sandy beach comes next. There you will have enough time to enjoy swimming, explore the area and taste freshly cooked fishes at the local taverns. The last stop will be one of the most popular wineries of Santorini (50 minutes approximately), for a wine tasting experience.

Stop At: Prophet Elias

  • Visit the picturesque monastery of Prophet Elias in Pyrgos Village.


  • Prophet Elias Monastery
  • Megalochori village
  • Akrotiri Excavations
  • Red Beach
  • Perivolos Beach

What is included?

  • Ground transportation
  • English-speaking guide

What is not included:

  • Entrance fee for Akrotiri Excavations (12 Euros to be paid on site)

Is this experience for me?

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat (dependent on season)

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high-quality service.
  • Note: This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • Note: This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Meeting point

  • Traveler pickup is offered, but is only available at specific locations. Guests should wait for the bus outside of their hotels on the main road (all hotels are not accessible by bus).

  • Bus Departure: Kamari 10:30, Monolithos 10:30, Messaria 10:35, Karterados 10.40, Fira 10:45, Perissa 10.30, Pyrgos 10:50, Imerovigli 10:15, Oia 10:00, Megalochori 10:45, Vlichada 10:40, Perivolos 10:35, Akrotiri 10:45, Emporeio 10:35, Firostefani: 10:20.

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