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
$
2,211
35
/ Person
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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
$
2,211
35
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
$
1,105
67
3 -11 years old
Timing
Dates
Start Time
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More information about the timing
Weekly on Saturday12:00 PMStart time to be confirmed
Duration
8 Days
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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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/ Person
Oía, Greece
Duration:
5 H
Taste the islands viniculture by joining the Sip of Santorini Wine Tour. Have an exclusive look at 2 different local wineries, including approximately 8 samples, before relaxing to ... morewatch the sunset in Oia.

Start your tour with a visit to Venetsanos Winery, which is located in the most breathtaking location offering incredible views over the caldera and volcanic islands. Have the chance to discover its unconventional structural design, constructed from above and moving downwards before tasting three of its exceptional wines.
Continue with Koutsoyiannoulos Wine Museum, one of the largest estate on Santorini with a long family tradition in winemaking, combines the ancient traditions of Santorini to produce some of the most highly awarded wines on the island. Refresh your palate by tasting volcanic white wines and the island’s unique desert wine.
Last stop will be Oia and Sun Spirit Bar, one of the best places to watch the sunset. Relax and enjoy your wine in this idyllic space, as you are watching the sun deep into the sea.
$
2,744
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/ Person
Oía, Greece
Duration:
2 Days
Come and enjoy with us 2 days (3 nights) on our Wine Tour in Santorini where we welcome you with a drink at the Fanari an hour before sunset, depending on the time of year, and later ... moreon, savor dinner there. You can check in at around 2 pm.

You’ll be accommodated at the most romantic part of the island, you’ll be amazed by the magical ambience at the Fanari Villas. It is just over a hundred yards from the point where, it is said, the highest number of marriage proposals in the world are made. The ambience in Fanari as the sun dips below the horizon is always fantastic. You can enjoy, for exemple, a meal of slow-cooked roast lamb with some excellent Santos Aidani wine. It is a delightful hotel of choice for those visiting Santorini.

The first day is characterized by a visit to three wineries with tastings! You’ll have lunch then visit the fascinating medieval site of Acrotiri, frozen by a volcanic eruption that took place around 1600 BC. The second day normally has fewer winery visits but it includes a culinary class where you get to eat the fruits of your labors at the end of the class.
$
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/ Person
Santorini Island, Greece
Duration:
11 H
We welcome you to join us for an all-inclusive tour, which combines history, architecture, leisure, and unique landscapes. The morning starts with a Catamaran cruise to the Santorini ... morevolcanic islands, and later you visit the traditional villages and a local winery in the evening. The day ends in the Oia village where you get a chance to experience its legendary sunset.

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.

Return to the port, meet your guide and start the second part of your tour. First stop is Venetsanos winery where you´ll taste 3 distinctive wines of the island while gazing over the volcano. Continue with Wine Museum, a family owned winery with a long tradition in winemaking. Last stop will be Oia and Sun Spirit Bar, one of the best places to watch the sunset. Relax and enjoy your wine in this idyllic space, as you are watching the sun deep into the sea.