Ancient Akrotiri guided tour

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Active: Apr 01, 2022 - Oct 31, 2024
Duration: 3 hours
Depart: Santorini > Akrotiri Site Entrance
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From 18.00 €
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General Description

In this guided tour, guests can get acquainted with the substantial importance and historic value of the ancient settlement of Akrotiri. Being a Bronze Age community, it encapsulates fascinating insights into a life long gone. When the immense volcanic eruption occurred, the area was buried in ash, remaining well-preserved to this day as a Greek Pompeii.

The excavations have revealed a place of dense urban planning with numerous public buildings, storehouses, paved streets, squares, and astonishingly well-preserved decorations and murals. It is believed that it indicates the place of Lost Atlantis.

On this tour, guests learn all about the ancient Akrotiri settlement with the guidance of a certified professional. You will meet your guide at the entrance of the Akrotiri's Archaelogical site. The tour lasts approximately 1 hour. This is a family-friendly excursion, with toddlers up to 2 years of age able to enter for free and children of 3 to 12 years only pay half a ticket.

Important Note:
The entrance fees to the Akrotiri site are not included in the tour price. Tickets for the site can be purchased on the spot, at the entrance.

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