Memories from the past by Notos Tour is an exclusive experience in Santorini that you can’t miss!
Joining this tour and you will:
- Discover the Excavated Ancient Village of Akrotiri
- Discover the history of Santorini at the “Lost Atlantis Museum”
- Walkthrough The Traditional Megalochori Village
- Live the Ancient Greek Symposium Experience
- Visit one of the oldest wineries of Santorini including tasting their unique wines
- Embark on a tour that will take you only to the best of Santorini!
1.Discover the Excavated Ancient Village of Akrotiri
The ancient village of Akrotiri is considered to be one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. This prehistoric town was built around 2.000 BC (4000 years ago our era), was destroyed by the Theran eruption around 1.610 BC.
The fact that the town was buried under the volcanic ass helped preserve the remains of fine frescoes and many objects and artworks almost intact.
We will be able to walk at the same town streets the ancient greeks have been walking 4.000 ago and get to know the details of their lifestyle.
2.Discover the history of Santorini at the “Lost Atlantis Museum”
Embark on a journey in Greek History, Mythology, Philosophy and Geology! Discover all the evidence that connects Plato’s Lost Atlantis myth with the volcano eruption of the island. Follow Plato’s Journey that inspired him to write about the ideal city through an interactive fresco.
View a Holographic representation of the geological evolution of Santorini island from the prehistoric ages until today. Re-live, with all your senses, the earthquake, the tsunami, and the volcanic eruption that led to the destruction of Atlantis in a 9D experience.
3.Walkthrough The Traditional Megalochori Village
This authentic village is truly a hidden gem of Santorini.
Imagine being able to see the traditional vineyards, the lava-stoned streets, the renovated and abandoned houses after the earthquake of 1956, the colorful and unique house doors, the traditional cave houses, and the authentic kafenio or restaurants nearby the main street of the village or its square.
Megalochori village itself has a nice mixture of cream and white Cycladic houses with contrasting colorful doors and a fair few white churches with bright blue domes.
4.Live the Ancient Greek Symposium Experience
Let’s revive altogether one of the most ancient Greek experiences.
The experience of being part of a Symposium event. In ancient Greece, the symposium was a ritualized drinking event, when drinking for pleasure was accompanied by music, dancing, recitals, or conversation.
Similarly, we will be accompanied by live Lyre playing, mythological and historical wine narration.
The wine was integral to the symposia of Greece. We will delve into the reasons behind wine´s creation and the part it played in the creative arts of the Symposia with a historical and philosophical take on wine tasting.
5.Visit one of the oldest wineries of Santorini including tasting their unique wines
We will be visiting one of the oldest wineries in Santorini where we are going to taste some of the tastiest and rich flavor local varieties of Santorini wines.
More than three generations of winemakers of the same family guarantee the unbeatable quality of the wines you will be tasting.
The winery is made by respecting the local culture, retaining all the original areas of the winery, such us cellars, grape stomping rooms and old entrances.
- Transportation from / to Meeting Points
- English-Speaking Assistant
- Guided Tour in Akrotiri Excavations with Licensed English-Speaking Guide
- Symposium experience
- Wine tasting
-The lost Atlantis/ Akrotiri fees
Cancellation 48 hrs before tour 100 % refund -24 hrs before tour 50% refund- date tour no refund