Ancient Akrotiri guided tour
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 to 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, store houses, paved streets, squares and astonishingly well-preserved decorations and murals. It is believed that it indicates the place of Lost Atlantis.
In this tour, guests learn all about the ancient Akrotiri settlement with the guidance of a certified professional. We will pick you up from your lodging and transport you by bus to the archaeological site. The tour guide guide is fluent in English for guests’ convenience. The tour is available every day of the week during the summer season and lasts approximately 3 hours. 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.
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.