8 Day Santorini Foodie Tour - Greece

Tasting
Wine, Local Food
Activity
Food Pairing, Meet The Maker, Workshop
Included
Hotel, Tour guide
Languages
English, Greek
Theme
Outdoor, Customised, Cultural
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
2,265
25
/ Person
Andreas M
Activity Overview
Week Saturday to Saturday in May - June - September & October

Day 1 Arrival – SATURDAY 
Your magical holiday begins when a driver arrives to transfer you from the airport to your luxurious hotel. Watch the stunning landscape sweep past and then once you arrive, unpack your belongings, say hello to the other guests, and explore the gorgeous area a little if you wish. Welcome to Santorini!
Enjoy a free evening to already explore the magic area at your leisure. Dinner on your own.
Night in your accommodation. 

Day 2 Wine and Our Ancient Past - SUNDAY
Your wine tasting and wine making classes today will be combined with expeditions to two amazing sites. The first just may well be the site of Atlantis itself near a Bronze Age site by the topaz blue Aegean sea, and the second is an ancient monastery which has some seriously beautiful views. The tour will finish with a wine-tasting.
Light lunch will be served at the end of the tour.
Free afternoon for your personal activities,
Suggestion: Fira, Firostefani, Imerovigli.
Dinner on your own.
Night in your accommodation.

Day 3 Greek Cooking – MONDAY
Santorini is renowned for its delectable Mediterranean cuisine, and today you will be taught to make some classic Greek dishes by an expert local chef. Enjoy some traditional Greek spirits including Ouzo, before lunch in a delicious nearby restaurant. The afternoon is yours to spend as you please, after the morning's cookery course, and we recommend some swimming in the red or black sea.
Enjoy a fresh-cooked lunch at a traditional restaurant.
Free afternoon for your personal activities 
Suggestion: you can relax and swim at the red or black beach
Dinner on your own
Night in your accommodation.
 
Day 4 Countryside and Volcanoes – TUESDAY
Today, we head out into Santorini's beautiful countryside to learn about how its mineral-rich volcanic soil is responsible for the unforgettable tastes of local wines such as Assyrtiko, Nykteri, and Vinsanto (famed for its sweetness). Of course, you will be tasting these wines during the day too.
Lunch on your own
The afternoon will be free to enjoy the beauty of the island or to relax.
Dinner on your own
Night in your accommodation 

Day 5 Free Day – WEDNESDAY 
Spend this day however you please: eating in local restaurants, lounging on the beach, strolling through the wonderful scenery, or swimming in the sea.
Lunch and dinner on your own.
Night in your accommodation. 

Day 6 Santorini Cooking – THURSDAY
Unique Cooking! Santorini, like all of the Cycladic Islands, is a place where fava beans, tomatoes, olives, and other ripe and juicy foodstuffs grow in abundance - often with very little water. Today's cookery course will enable you to get to grips with some cherished local recipes. You will be cooking an authentic Santorini meal, which you can then enjoy with some delightful local wine.
Dinner on your own.
Night in your accommodation.

Day 7 Sunset Sailing and Hot Springs – FRIDAY 
Spend the main part of the day however you wish (perhaps by shopping for souvenirs), then let us whisk you away on a sunset sailing experience. Watch the sun break over the towering volcanoes and swim in a bubbling, restorative hot spring.
Dinner included will be served on board.
Night in your accommodation. 

Day 8 Goodbye For Now – SATURDAY
Today we will take you home. As Santorini is an island, your departure and transfer times will be dependent on local ferries. After breakfast, Private Transfer to the port/airport of Santorini.

Important!!!
Santorini is an island, transfer times are dictated by the ferry schedule. You may travel by boat from Athens Port (Piraeus). It is a 6-8 hour journey. Please note that you must organize your arrival flights to be in Santorini on Saturday ( through a direct flight or a connection flight via Athens International Airport).

If you cannot keep flight times within these parameters, plan to spend extra time in Athens before and/or after your vacation. 

Also, the cooking lessons and the escorted/guided tours will be done English.
 
Practical information
Week Saturday to Saturday, May - June - September & October

In order to ensure personalized attention, each trip and the culinary lesson is done with a small group, bringing a sense of exclusivity. Spaces on each unique tour are limited. Due to local events such as seasonal festivals, holidays, etc., the order of activities is subject to change.

To get to the international airport of Athens or your hotel in Athens (if you wish to stay longer in Greece), it is very easy and cheap as well, as buses (prices vary from 1,40 to 5 €) take you straight to the airport or elsewhere in Athens. Taxies are also at the port.

Due to local events such as seasonal festivals, holidays, etc., the order of activities is subject to change.

Your charming little accommodation is a traditional Cycladic Hotel, and it is situated very close to the famous Caldera which offers amazing breathtaking views, and a few minutes away from Fira, the main town and the cultural capital of Santorini. Fira offers a world-class variety of boutiques, restaurants, and cafes perched at the high rim of the caldera. Many cafes and restaurants offer spectacular views!

Distances: 6 Km from the Airport, 8 Km from Athinios Port, 5 Km to the closest beach with fully equipped rooms, the guest can enjoy the high-quality service. All rooms have a common or private balcony or terrace, direct dial telephone, TV Satellite, Air-conditioning, central heating, bath or shower, hairdryer, refrigerator, safety box, free Internet wireless access, luggage storage, Taxi services.
 
Included
  • Transfer from/to Santorini airport or Athineos Port on a modern mini bus
  • 8 days / 7 nights at a premium quality Hotel in Santorini with daily breakfast made of local ingredients
  • Meals mentioned in the program
  • 2 Greek Cooking lessons taught by one of the most awarded chefs of Greece
  • 2 wine tours & tastings visiting the best wineries of the island
  • One historical excursion and private guided tour to the legendary Akrotiri excavations
  • A sunset sailing tour around the Volcano with a dinner served on board
Not Included
  • Flights
  • Museum Entrance Tickets
  • Meals, drinks, excursions that are not listed in the program
  • Travel insurance, personal expenses, tips.
Group-size:
2 - 10 People
Rates
Per
Price
Pricing Info
Person
$
2,265
25
The rate for the the week-long luxurious culinary program in Santorini is 1,990 € per person based on a double room occupancy, daily breakfast, meals and activities/excursions mentioned in the program.
Children
Per
Price
Pricing Info
Child
$
0
0 - 2 years old FREE
Child
$
1,132
62
3 -11 years old
Timing
Dates
Weekly on Saturday
Duration
8 Days
More Info
Cancellation Policy
Very Strict
  • Cancellations made 15 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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Itinerary
You will be picked up from your hotel, and later be dropped off at the port where you will embark on a catamaran cruise around the fantastic Caldera. You will enjoy a 5-hour morning voyage as you sail on your way to the volcanic islands of Santorini where you get a chance swim and snorkel in its crystal deep blue water. You get a chance to visit the beautiful red and white beaches with a stop at the hot springs for a mud bath. Enjoy a delicious onboard barbecue coupled with unbounded Santorinian white wine and soft drinks.

The menu includes; grilled chicken, pork skewers, and vegetarian meals such as roasted vegetables, pasta with red sauce, stuffed vine leaves, and Greek salad.

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Your trip culminates with a visit to the Profitis Ilias mountain, the highest peak of Santorini islands, for a striking scenic view of the entire island. You will be transferred to the most photographed place in Greece; the famous village of Oia, where you get free time to enjoy its legendary sunset.
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Take the time to fall in love with Greek food and wines in a completely new way, when you treat yourself to a luxurious wine tasting sessions. Whether you’d like to learn a new skill, ... morediscover the latest taste sensations or treat someone special so that they will never forget, we have a wonderful experience to satisfy your thirst. Perhaps, you prefer to visit the restaurant with a culinary course, taught by the famous chef. We will even help you source the perfect liquid accompaniment with a delicious and informative wine tasting.

This intimate Santorini wine tour is the perfect opportunity to see Greece's famous circular vineyards planted in rich volcanic soil. The native grape varietals are only one part of what gives Santorini wines their reputation. The art of winemaking has been preserved on Santorini for centuries and a special cuisine has grown up to perfectly complement these delightful beverages. Explore this heritage for yourself in a small group tour.

Our wine tour of Santorini takes you to many beautiful and picturesque stops around the famous Greek island. During this half-day tour you will stop at:

The ancient volcanic vineyards nurtured by the Mediterranean sun

Three family Estate wineries recognized by international experts for their quality

A hill-top winery at sunset with a gorgeous view (Sunset Tour only)

Vineyards boasting the traditional basket vines that distinguish Santorini vine-growing

Wine tastings highlighting major Santorini wine varieties, including Nykteri, Assyrtiko, and Vinsanto

We feel that the best way to experience the famous island in the world is hanging out with someone who’s knowledgeable, personable, and accommodating. Our guides meet and exceed all criteria and will go above and beyond to provide you with the best experience while in Santorini. We are a proud Greek small business. We have been providing service and creating friendships that cannot be matched by any large-scale corporate tours.