Book a Pyrgos Santorini Tour with Ancient Wines, Alternative Sunset and local Spirit!
Book this Tour to Pyrgos in Santorini taste Ancient Wines, have an Alternative Sunset view and feel the local Spirit of this amazing village of Santorini with the great tradition!
Stay away from the crowded paths of Oia and enjoy the sunset from beautiful Pyrgos.
Get to know the other side of the island and follow us on an exciting tour through traditional villages, local agriculture, and mythology.
On this tour you will experience the authentic Santorini, we will show you traditional villages, introduce you to the local life and talk about Greek mythology while sipping ancient wines.
Experience the sundown from Pyrgos Kallistis, find your spot at the small cafes, the narrow pathways or on the top of the Venetian castle.
After picking you up from your accommodation we will start our tour on top of the highest mountain of Santorini.
The peak of Profitis Elias on an elevation of 567 meters offers great panoramic views not only of the whole island but over the Aegean Sea and the Cyclades.
At this point you will see the 5 islets that make out the archipelagos of Santorini and your knowledgeable guide will tell you all about the catastrophe which formed this little paradise about 3.600 years ago.
Situated on top of the mountain is a Greek Orthodox monastery dedicated to Profitis Elias, there you will get an insight into the local agriculture by savoring sundried tomatoes, capers or thyme honey handmade by the monks.
You can visit the little chapel of Saint Nectarios and take stunning pictures of this breathtaking view.
The next stop on our exploration is the traditional village of Megalochori, situated in the south of the island it is the center of the wine-growing.
Together with your guide you will step into the vineyards, learn about the unique cultivation of our grapevines and the volcanic soil.
You will stroll through the village, find old architecture and learn about local life.
In Megalochori we will find Symposion and live the Wine Philosophy: Sip wine in the shade of a mulberry tree in a Mythological Botanical Garden.
Wine was integral to the Symposia of Greece.
SYMPOSION delves 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.
A flight of three ancient varietals (50ml each) from three distinct Greek terroirs, decanted in prehistoric style vessels and served in clay cups paired with a side plate of olives and wheat rusks. "Yamas! To our health!"
Off we are to our final destination, the charming village of Pyrgos.
We will walk through the narrow, labyrinthine paths up to the ruins of the old Venetian castle.
We will tell you about the interesting history of this fascinating place before you get to enjoy some free time.
Find the perfect spot to watch the famous Santorini sunset, of course, your guide will help you with some recommendations.
Close the day enjoying this beautiful spectacle and with these impressions, in your mind, we will bring you back to your accommodation.