Winery tours, wine tastings, castles tours, sunset tours

Winery Tours, Sunset tours, beach tours 

Ideal for both long- term vacationers and cruise-ship passengers are guided visits to wineries, to specific sites of archaeological or religious interest, to Santorini’s castles, and even selected spots where the loveliest of sunsets can be enjoyed. Ask Notos Travel’s experienced staff to recommend the trip that suits you best.

 

 

 

 

 SANTORINI WINE ADVENTURE

Explore the vineyards and wineries of Santorini.
Taste the award-winning volcanic wines of Santorini as you move between the most distinct island wineries on an intimate small group or private wine tour.
Learn about the ancient vineyard of Santorini, the history of the island through the centuries and how the volcanic soils influence its winemaking.
Visit 3 traditional wineries and taste a selection of 12 different wine styles, served with local cheese, salami and olives.

Highlights:
Visit 3 traditional wineries and cellars in the countryside of Santorini.
Taste a selection of 12 different wine styles from Santorini and Greece.
Stroll through an actual vineyard on the volcanic soils & discover the unique viticulture.
Enjoy an assortment of local cheese, salami and olives.
Discover parts of Santorini’s history through the winemaking.
Visit hidden parts of the island most tours don't cover.
Travel in small groups for a more personalized and intimate experience.

Departs Daily
Monday to Saturday at 10:30 am
Sundays at 11:00 am

Itinerary:
Take this 4-hour tour of the Santorini countryside and visit the most distinct wineries of the island. Taste a selection of 12 different wine styles from Santorini and Greece.
Winemaking on Santorini dates back more than 4.000 years and the tour covers the most distinct wineries of the island, starting at a vineyard on the volcanic soils.
Stroll through the unique basket vines, learning about the local viticulture that makes vine-growing in Santorini respected worldwide for its distinctive means of production.
Learn the island’s history through its winemaking as you move between 3 distinct wineries, all acclaimed by international experts. Taste the major wine styles of Santorini such as Assyrtiko, Nykteri, Vinsanto accompanied by local delicacies, including cheese, salami and olives.

All included:
Pick-up and drop-off at your Hotel.
Visit 3 renowned wineries featured in respected wine magazines such as "Wine & Spirits" and "Decanter".
Wine tasting of 12 different wine styles from Santorini and Greece.
English-speaking wine expert guide.
Mini wine-tasting tutorial.
Assortment plate of cheese, salami, and olives at one of the wineries.
All taxes.
Admissions and tasting fees

Duration: 4 hours approx.
Official prices:
Semi-Private: 70.00 € per person. (1-8 pax)
Private: Upon request (private tour can be arranged in the afternoon as well-16:00)
*Private Tour option:
Enjoy an assortment local cheese and salami in one of the wineries.
Visit 3 different wineries or 2 wineries and a premium local microbrewery.
Flexible start times, ideal for cruise ship passengers.

 

WINE AND FOOD LOVERS

Discover the Mediterranean flavors of Santorini. 
Visit 2 artisan wineries in the countryside of Santorini and taste all the renowned wine styles of the island.
Learn to cook like a Greek with a Greek Cooking class in a traditional fine restaurant and savor the fruits of your labor at the end of your cooking lesson!

Highlights:
Learn to cook like a Greek by a chef in a Greek Cooking class.
Visit two artisan wineries in the countryside of Santorini.
Savor a selection of 8 different wine styles.
Sample traditional Greek aperitifs such as Raki and Ouzo.
Enjoy a fresh-cooked lunch at a traditional fine restaurant.
Explore the wine & flavors of Santorini in a fun and interactive way.
Everyday Departures
Monday to Saturday at 10:30 am
Sundays at 11:00 am

Itinerary:
Treat yourself to a fun & informative wine tour in Santorini, followed by a culinary feast filled with Santorini flavors and traditional Greek delights. The day starts with a visit to a volcanic vineyard. Stroll past the unique basket vines and learn about the local viticulture that makes Santorini’s vine-growing respected worldwide for its distinctive means of production. During the tour, visit 2 traditional wineries and taste the island’s delicious wines including Assyrtiko, Nykteri and Vinsanto. You will also sample traditional Greek aperitifs such as Raki and Ouzo, and learn how to cook like a Greek under the guidance of a local chef at a traditional fine restaurant. Enjoy plenty of Greek appetizers along the way, and come away with some classic Greek recipes to impress your friend back home with. Of course, you ‘ll also get to enjoy the fruits of your labor at the end of your cooking lesson!

All included:
Pickup & drop-off at your Hotel.
English-speaking wine expert guide.
Wine tasting of 8 different wine styles from Santorini.
Mini wine-tasting tutorial.
Greek Cooking class by a chef in a traditional fine restaurant.
Roundtrip transportation in a modern air-conditioned van.
All taxes.
Admissions and tasting fees.

Duration: 5 hours approx.
Official prices:
Semi-Private: 125.00 € per person.
Private: Upon request (mostly afternoon)
*Private Tours:
Enjoy a private wine tour and cooking class, just for your party.
Visit two different wineries or one artisan winery and a premium local microbrewery.
Flexible start times, ideal for cruise ship passengers.

 

TRAILS OF HISTORY AND WINE

Could Santorini be Atlantis? 
Explore the myths and legends of Santorini on a half-day history tour of the Akrotiri Excavations, the most well-preserved prehistoric settlement of Greece. Then, taste delicious volcanic wines at 3 traditional island wineries and reveal a 4,000 year winemaking history.

Highlights:
Discover the excavated treasures of Akrotiri on the island of Santorini.
Learn about the legends of Santorini, investigating whether it is the fabled lost city of Atlantis.
Taste 12 different wines of Santorini and Greece at 3 distinct wineries.
Sample some of Santorini’s sweet Vinsanto.
See the unique basket vines and learn about the island’s tradition of viticulture.
Everyday Departures (except Mondays)
Tuesday to Sunday at 9:30 am

Itinerary:
Uncover the myths of Santorini on a guided tour of the Akrotiri Excavations, a prehistoric Bronze Age city, frozen in time by ash that fell during the Minoan volcanic eruption 3,600 years ago. Some speculate that this is the origin of Atlantis, a mythical city, lost in time. Admire the elaborate drainage system, the sophisticated multi-storied buildings and their magnificent wall-paintings, and excavated furniture and vessels that show the former settlement’s great prosperity. Discover evidence of winemaking that has been estimated to date back to the 3rd Millennium BC, placing Santorini as one of the oldest winemaking regions in the world. Continue your wine discovery by strolling through the island’s basket vines at 3 traditional wineries, and learn about Santorini’s unique viticulture traditions. Taste a selection of 12 different wine styles from across Santorini and Greece, such as Assyrtiko, Nykteri and the sublimely sweet Vinsanto wine.

All included:
Pick up & drop-off at your Hotel / Cruise ship.
Guided visit to Akrotiri excavations by a professional tour guide.
Visit to 3 traditional wineries & wine tasting of 12 wine styles.
English-speaking wine expert guide.
Mini wine-tasting tutorial.
Assortment plate of cheese, salami and olives at one of the wineries.
All taxes.
Admissions and tasting fees.


Duration: approx. 5 hours
Official prices:
Semi-Private: 125.00 € per person.
Private: upon request
*Private Tour option:
Enjoy a private guided tour in the Akrotiri Excavations followed by a wine tour, just for your party.
Visit three different wineries or two wineries and a premium local microbrewery.
Flexible start times, ideal for cruise ship passengers.

 

SANTORINI PANORAMA AND WINE TASTING

Panorama of Santorini and wine tasting private tour
After meeting up with your guide, the trip starts with a stop at a breathtaking spot in the famous "Caldera" of the island where you will be introduced to its history and its unique scenery. Afterwards head south, to a local family farm where you will have the chance to sample the island's unique agricultural volcanic products such as the sundried tomato, the white eggplant, the fava split-pea puree & the traditional homemade spoon desserts among others. Admire the famous beach of Santorini, the Black Beach. Enjoy a short distance drive to the largest beach of Santorini, the Black Beach, covered with black volcanic sand.
The Black Beach, with its deep blue waters offers an amazing view to the Aegean Sea. Continue with a visit to the vineyards. The island has a long tradition in the winemaking and it is renowned for its outstanding crisp dry white wines and the elegant sweet dessert wines, the Vinsanto. Visit a traditional winery of Santorini for a wine-tasting of the major wine styles the island produces & be introduced to its historical winemaking. Next, enjoy a scenic drive to the top of Santorini, past Pyrgos Medieval Village, the Prophet Elias Mountain, at 600 mt. (2000 ft), offering a unique 360-degree view of Santorini and the Aegean islands. Enter the Holy Monastery and sample the wine, olive oil and honey made by the Monks. Then, it’s time to head north to the other side of the island and discover Oia -the town of the sailors. What you should expect here is a short walking tour to admire the white washed houses and of course to gaze at some of the best views this world can offer! Free Leisure time for shopping, refreshments/lunch and the chance to experience one of the world’s best sunsets (Included on the afternoon tour only). The tour ends at your Hotel or at the cable car terminal, in Fira for Cruise Ship guests.
Departs Daily
At 9:30 am and 3:30 pm.

Highlights:
Pickup & drop-off at your Hotel / Cruise ship.
Visit a traditional winery in the countryside of Santorini and explore the winemaking. Taste all the major wine styles of Santorini.
Visit the Black sand beach covered with black volcanic sand.
Reach the highest point of Santorini, past Pyrgos Medieval village, at 2000ft (600mt) and enjoy a 360-degree view of the island and the Aegean Sea. Enter the Holy Monastery of Prophet Elias and savor the wine, honey and olive oil made by the Monks.
Taste delicious volcanic treats at a local family farm in the countryside.
Discover the town of Oia and experience an amazing stroll in the rim of Santorini.

Official price:
Private Tour: 400 Euros for 2 guests. Additional guests 50 Euros per person. Minors under 17 are free of charge.

Inclusions:
Pick-up and drop-off at your Hotel / Cruise ship.
Visit a traditional winery in the countryside of Santorini.
English-speaking guide throughout.
A 5 hour private tour of the island on your own pace.
Roundtrip transportation in a modern air-conditioned van.
All taxes.
Admissions and tasting fees.
Exclusions:
Lunch or any other personal expenses.
Cable car tickets for cruise visitors (Optional).
Gratuities / Tips (Optional).

 

NOTOS DAY TOUR (WITH LICENSED ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE)

Visiting:
The excavations of Akrotiri with professional English speaking guide,
(Entrance fees 5 euros per person not included),
Red beach 20min stop for photos,
Perivolos beach free time for lunch or swim (lunch is not included),
Megalochori 30min stop to explore the village,
Pyrgos village 20min stop to explore the village,
Santo wines including the entrance and the tasting of 3 local wines.

Departure: daily except Mondays (11:30-18:00)

Official Price:
38.00 Euro per person including: transfers from/to our meeting points, wine tasting and guided tour inside the pre-historic tow

 

SANTORINI WINE ROADS

Pick up & return to the place of your choice
Visit 3 traditional wineries & meet the wine producers
Guidance and wine presentation by experienced Sommelier
Scenic Tour around the island between the wineries
Learn about the unique viticulture & the indigenous grape varietals
Wine tasting at the wineries includes 15 different wines, produced in different styles
Assortment of Greek cheese & olives
Info Booklet & Wine Certificate

Time schedule: Morning Tour 10:30 – 14:30 / Afternoon Tour 15:30 – 19:30
Duration 4 hours / Liability Insurance, Tasting fees & taxes included.

Semi private: Official: 75€ per person. Your party will be grouped with others on a luxury, air conditioned coach (max 10 persons)
Private: Official: 2 pax € 260.00 per person / 3 pax € 190.00 per person
4 pax € 157.00 per person / 5 pax € 138.00 per person / 6 pax € 127.00 per person

 

GREEK FOOD & WINE EXPERIENCE

Pick up and return to the place of your choice.
Visit the Wine Museum and a Family owned Wine Estate and taste their award winning wines
Expert-led guide
Stop at selected vineyards
Learn about the unique viticulture & the indigenous grape varietals
Wine tasting in the wineries / 12 different styles of wines
Training kit & Wine Certificate
Lunch or dinner with a prix fixe “Greek- Meze” menu accompanied in a tavern located in a beautiful traditional settlement of the island

Time schedule: Afternoon Tour 15:30 – 20:30 / Daily
Duration 5 hours / Liability Insurance, Tasting fees & taxes included.

Semi private: Official: 100€ per person. Your party will be grouped with others on a comfortable, air conditioned coach (max 6 persons)
Private: Official: 2 pax € 280.00 per person / 3 pax € 205.00 per person
4 pax € 172.00 per person / 5 pax € 153.00 per person / 6 pax € 141.00 per person

 

COOKING & TASTING EXPERIENCE

Pick up & return to the place of your choice
Visit Santorini’s wine museum
Guidance by experienced Sommelier
Stop at selected vineyards
Learn about the unique viticulture & the indigenous grape varietals
Hands on cooking lesson (traditional cuisine) in an open air restaurant
Enjoy lunch after your cooking lesson paired with excellent wine
Info Booklet / Recipe Sheet

Time schedule: Morning Tour 10:00 – 15:00 every Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Duration 5 hours / Liability Insurance, Tasting fees & taxes included

Semi Private: Official: 105€ per person. Your party will be grouped with others on a comfortable, air conditioned coach (max 6 persons)
Private: On request

 

DISCOVER SANTORINI

Pick up & return at the place of your choice
Expert-led guide
Visit the Village of Episkopi Gonia and its church Panagia Episkopi
Walk through the Venetian castle on Pyrgos traditional village
Visit a Family owned wine estate for wine tasting
Discover Akrotiri, archaeological site of a prehistoric settlement, covered in volcano ash

Time schedule: Morning Tour 10:00 – 15:00 every Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday
Duration 5 hours / Liability Insurance, Tasting-Entrance fees & taxes included

Semi Private: Official: 70€ per person. Your party will be grouped with others on a comfortable, air conditioned coach (max 10 persons)
Private: Official: 2 pax € 210.00 per person / 3 pax € 154.00 per person
4 pax € 127.00 per person / 5 pax € 112.00 per person / 6 pax € 102.00 per person

 

AKROTIRI GUIDED TOUR (WITH LICENSED ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE)

Visit the excavations of Akrotiri with professional English speaking guide.
(Entrance fees 5 euro per person not included).
Red beach 20min stop for photos.

Departure: daily except Monday (11:30–13:30)

Official Price:
25.00 Euro per person including transfers from/to our meeting points (return transfer to Fira town)

 

  

SANTORINI SOUTH DISCOVERY TOUR

An unforgettable experience in Santorini. Discover the South coast of the island. Views of the spectacular rock formations, crystal waters, beautiful beaches in the south part of the island. En route we will stop at Kambia beach for snorkeling and a light picnic. This is an Introductory Tour where we introduce our guests to the basics of sea kayaking.

Duration: total time 5 hours – sea kayaking 4 hours
Distance: 7 miles / Departure time: 9:00 am - Arrival time: 14:30
Level: beginners - Age: from 14 and over
Requirements: swimming knowledge, basic physical condition
Take with you: a swimming suite and hat, a towel, a liter of water, sun screen, avoid sandals

Official price: Euro 65.00 per person
Included: all sea kayaking equipment, snorkeling gear, taxes, transfers to the activities, BCU certified English speaking guide, picnic. Drinks are not included
Min participants 4 persons - Max participants: 20

 

CALDERA CROSSING FULL DAY

Starting from the north-west point and rounding the spectacular cliffs of Oia the most beautiful village of Santorini. Enter the caldera from the north passage between Santorini and Thirasia, coffee break at Thirasia. Stop at Palia Kameni for picnic swimming and snorkeling. Continue south to Ballos bay where finish and celebrate the day with the sunset view while we are having dinner.

Duration: total time 8 ½ hours – sea kayaking 7 hours
Distance: 12 miles / Departure time: 9:00 am - Arrival time: 18:30
Level: intermediate, experience needed - Age: from 14 and above
Requirements: swimming knowledge, basic physical condition
Take with you: a swimming suite and hat, a towel, a liter of water, sun screen, avoid sandals

Official price: Euro 110.00 per person
Price includes: all sea kayaking equipment, snorkeling gear, taxes, transfers to the activities, BCU certified English speaking guide, picnic and dinner. Drinks are not included. Min participants: 4 persons Max participants: 16

 

ROUND THE LIGHTHOUSE FULL DAY

An amazing route for experienced kayakers.We will launch from Ballos Beach within the Caldera and paddle below the lighthouse. Mesa Pigadia Beach, White and Red Beach are our highlights. En route we will stop for picnic lunch.After lunch paddle by Vlychada unique rock formations. Finish with dinner by the sea overviewing the sunset.

Duration: total time 10 hours - sea kayaking 5-6 hours
Distance: 12 n. miles / Departure time: 9:00 am - Arrival time: 20:00
Level: moderate / small experience needed - Age: from 14 and above
Requirements: swimming knowledge, basic physical condition.
Take with you: a swimming suite and hat, a towel, a liter of water, sun screen, avoid flip-flops

Official price: Euro 110.00 per person
Price includes: all sea kayaking equipment, snorkeling gear, taxes, transfers to the activities, BCU certified English speaking guide, pic-nic and dinner. Drinks are not included. Min participants: 4 Max participants: 12

 

SANTORINI STAND UP PADDLING

An unforgettable experience on Santorini. Discover the South coast of the island. Views of the spectacular rock formations, crystal waters, beautiful beaches in the south part of the island.

Duration: total time 2 ½ hours 20 min stop for snacks and swimming
Distance: 3 miles
Level: beginners - Age: 14 and above
Requirements: swimming knowledge, basic physical condition

Official price:
Euro 45.00 per person / with transfers from your hotel to the activity and back
Euro 35.00 per person / no transfers, find us at the Akrotiri beach after appointment.

Use the public buses from Fira to Akrotiri combine your visit to the Akrotiri excavations with a padlling day to Vlychada beach.
Price includes: paddle board and carbon paddle, snorkeling gear, taxes, transfers to the activities, English speaking guide, snacks. Drinks are not included

 

 

 

 

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