Enjoy a lively Greek celebration with the food, wine and dances of Greece, together with great views of this scenic island. After tendering to the port of Athinios, you’ll drive to Pyrgos village, one of the oldest settlements and the highest village on the island. Admire the Venetian fortress crowned by several churches and from the highest point of the island the views out over the caldera are majestic.
Head to the picturesque, village of Oia for more magnificent views of the caldera. With its cobblestone streets and beautiful old homes perched on the cliffside, you’ll appreciate why the traditional Cycladic architecture is so appealing and a perfect complement to the natural beauty of the area. Here, you’ll have free time to stroll and explore this charming village.
Visit one of Santorini’s renowned Greek restaurants, where you’ll enjoy traditional Greek food, wine, music and dances. Join in the lively celebration, dancing to 'Zorba the Greek' and breaking plates while the bouzouki plays its solo, Opa! After a buffet style meal, you’ll continue to Fira town, the lovely capital of the island built on the rim of the caldera wall, before returning to your ship.
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Note: Tour participation is limited. Tour involves walking for approximately 1/2 mile on level, some steps and cobblestone streets. Amount of walking and exertion during free time is up to you, but keep in mind that Oia has many steps and cobbled streets. Not recommended for guests in wheelchairs or with walking difficulties. Temperatures can reach extreme highs during summer months, we recommend that you drink a lot of water and use sun protection. Most tours end in Fira, where you’ll board a cable car to return to the pier (cable car ticket will be provided). Lines for the cable car can be very long, especially during summer or when there are several ships in port; please allow sufficient time to return to the tender landing pier.
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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.