Duration: 4 days. Departures: Daily.
Day 1: Departure by ferry from Piraeus to Santorini. Arrive at Santorini and transfer to your hotel.
Santorini island combines beautiful beaches, History, and Archaeology, the best sunset in the world in Oia, amazing restaurants, and an active volcano.
Santorini is an ideal tourism destination for couples, singles, families, and honeymooners.
Day 2: After breakfast, join the optional Archaeological guided bus tour to Akrotiri excavations, Red beach, and sunset in Oia. The tour starts with the breathtaking view from the Monastery of Prophet Elias. Proceed to Megalochori village, a traditional settlement almost abandoned after the big earthquake. The tour continues to Akrotiri excavations, one of the most significant archaeological sites, destroyed by the volcano’s eruption 3600 years ago and preserved buried under the volcano’s lava. Free time at the Red beach to enjoy the colourful formations of the mountain and visit the Akrotiri bay for coffee or lunch with local traditional mezedes and ouzo (not included in the price). The next stop is at Perivolos, the black sandy beach,( Free time to swim, explore the area, and taste freshly cooked dishes at the local tavernas). Last stop in one of the most popular wineries of Santorini, for a wine tasting experience. Visit the village of Oia to admire the best sunset in the world.
Day 3: Breakfast at your hotel. Today, we propose the optional Morning Caldera Morning Cruise, with the traditional motorboat. The cruise starts with the transfer by bus from the meeting point to the port of Athinios and continues with the traditional boat to the lava island of Nea Kammeni. The boat docks for a short time, giving you the opportunity to ascend the soil path and approach the crater of the active volcano. After seeing the crater you’ll walk back and get on the boat. You’ll sail to the second lava island of Palea Kammeni and reach the Hot Springs. The boat stops 50 m. from the springs so that you dive in the green sulfur waters or relax and enjoy the view. The tour continues to Thirasia island which was part of Santorini before the big explosion of the volcano. We’ll stay on Thirasia island for 2 hours, allowing time for swimming, lunch or explore the village of Manolas with its winding steps and traditional houses. Sailing under Oia village, on the way to Athinios port, you can take wonderful pictures of the cliffs and the breathtaking scenery. From Athinios you are transferred to the departure point.
Day 4: Breakfast at your hotel and transfer to the port to take the ferry to Piraeus.
The package includes :
Ferry ticket from Piraeus to Santorini and back to Piraeus (economy fare).
Transfer from Santorini port to the hotel on arrival and back for departure.
3 nights in Santorini at a 3* or 4* or 5* central hotel with breakfast, close to the beach, the mini market, the restaurant and bars, and the local transport services.