Guided Tour: Akrotiri Ruins

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Visit the prehistoric city of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini, a well-preserved Bronze Age relic. Listen as your official licensed guide explains how the inhabitants lived and points out the unique frescoes as you walk through the streets past 4,000-year-old buildings.


Round-trip transportation English-speaking driver
Basic travel insurance Bottle of water
Mobile phone charger
Entrance fees in Akrotiri Excavation Site, but can be purchased on the spot
Cable car tickets for cruise passengers (€ 6 per person / each way)
IMPORTANT INFORMATION Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Infant baby seats available
Most travelers can participate

Duration: 3-hour private tour

Tour type: Private – Guided Tour: Akrotiri Ruins

Points of interest: Akrotiri Excavation Site

Starting point: Your Hotel

Tour guide: English speaking Official Licensed Guide

Type of vehicle: Luxury Mercedes-Benz Minibus/Minivan/Sedan fully A/C

Free cancellation up to 48 hours before activity starts


Your Group Size Total Group Price Booking Deposit Balance
1-4 Guests 264€ 52,8€ 211,2€
5-8 Guests 280,5€ 56,1€ 224,4€
9-14 Guests 297€ 59,4€ 237,6€
15-19 Guests 320,1€ 64€ 256,1€
20+ Guests Contact us for a quote



We will pick you up from your hotel to guide you to Akrotiri, a settlement on Santorini that was covered in ash about 1500 BC.

Follow your official licensed guide through the city to discover how it was built during your trip. Learn about the circumstances which buried the city following a volcanic explosion and how this led to its preservation.

As you go past private homes and public buildings, look for traces of a sophisticated infrastructure to learn about how people lived 4,000 years ago.

You’ll also get to see some of the iconic artwork from the time, including as pottery, furniture, and frescoes, as well as learn about the other works on display at a nearby museum.

Afterwards, we will drop you off at your hotel or any other desired destination.

Upon demand, you may as well extend your tour-schedule. So whether you have something in mind or would like your guide to take the lead and make recommendations, feel free to make a request about it – Your wish is our command!!