• Archaeological Bus Tour to Akrotiri Excavations & Red Beach | MyGreece
  • Archaeological Bus Tour to Akrotiri Excavations & Red Beach | MyGreece
  • Archaeological Bus Tour to Akrotiri Excavations & Red Beach | MyGreece
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Archaeological Bus Tour to Akrotiri Excavations & Red Beach

Shared Day Tour From Santorini

The Archaeological bus tour is one of the best tours to explore the excavations of Akrotiri village and ruins. Enjoy scenic views from the highest point of the island, the Mount Prophet Elias. You will visit the famous red beach, that in located near Akrotiri settlement and the black beach in Perivolos village. Last stop, one of the most popular wineries of Santorini where you will taste traditional wines.

  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Departure time: 11.00
  • Travel Style: Cultural,History
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Days of operation : Daily
  • Free Cancellation up to 24hrs


  • Enjoy scenic views of the Mount Prophet Elias
  • Relax on beautiful beaches, Perivolos and Red beach
  • Explore the excavations of Akrotiri village and ruins


  • Meeting in location
  • Shared Transportation
  • Specialized bilingual escort
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Hotel pick-up & drop off
  • Entrance fees to Akrotiri excavations (12,00 euros)
  • Wine tasting cost (9,30 euros)

Covid-19 Measures

  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Starting Points

  • This is not a private pick-up, the pick-up collection is provided from specific meeting areas. In case of any delay pick-up times may vary. Exo Gonia 10:20, Kamari 10:30, Monolithos 10:30, Messaria 10:35, Karterados 10:40, Fira 10:45, Pyrgos 10:50, Perissa 10:30, Perivolos 10:35, Emporio 10:35, Vlichada 10:40, Akrotiri 10:45, Meghalochori 10:45, Oia 10:00, Imerovigli 10:15, Firostefani 10:20 Return: Approximately 17.30. *The tour ends in Fira. Bus transfer for the clients to Firostefani, Imerovigli & Oia
What to expect

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 and Akrotiri excavations, one of the most significant archaeological sites, that includes a vast structure, once habited by 200 families and preserved buried under the volcano’s lava.

Then you will have free time at the Red Beach for swimming or 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). Perivolos, with its black sandy beach comes next. There you will have enough time to enjoy swimming, explore the area and taste fresh cooked fishes at the local taverns. Last stop, one of the most popular wineries of Santorini, for a wine tasting experience.



Know before you go

Guest must be 10 minutes early at meeting point.
Guests must be able to walk over cobblestones and uneven surfaces, inclines and steps.
Children ages 4 and under are free of charge; however, infants 0-1 years can also travel free if they sit on an adult’s knee.

How to prepare properly for the tour?

We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled, closed walking shoes. Sunscreen, sunglasses are also recommended. Please take a light jacket for the sunset.
Akrotiri excavation site entrance fee is not included (12 EUR) and can be paid directly at the site on the day of the tour, in cash.
This tour is not wheelchair accessible because of the varied terrain at the sites you will be visiting.

How I will be notified about my pick up point and time?

Once the booking has been completed, the customer service team will contact you and will let you know the exact location of the meeting point and time. The starting times might change depending on the season and the time of the sunset and will be advised upon confirmation of your booking, if applicable

For any inquiry please contact online@kamaritours.gr or call +30 2286032751

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