Santorini Wanderlust

Experience the absolute splendor of Santorini, while strolling through some of the most scenic and quiet villages of the island. Walk alongside beautiful mansions, explore quaint rural houses and discover the charm of Santorini’s abandoned neighborhoods. Visit a traditional winery to taste the local volcanic wines, or enjoy a mythical music journey at the unique space of Symposion by Laponta (closed on Mondays).

Your local guide will take you to the countryside where you will get to see locals still living there, and learn about professions and crafts that no longer exist. Stroll by amazing cave houses and capture the essence of Santorini as it used to be, before being wrecked by a massive earthquake. Enjoy a trip back in time, and let the aura of Santorini’s villages enhance your senses.

If you wish to see all what Santorini has to offer, or want to have an off the beaten path walking tour, this experience is perfect for you.

Inspired by a customized walk featured in the NY Times in 2017, we now offer an extended version of this signature tour. Designed to showcase more off-the-grid locations, well-kept secrets, and unknown corners of Santorini. This Extended Santorini Wanderlust tour starts from the best preserved Venetian castle in Emborio village, following the path through terraced farmland which connects Emborio with Pyrgos. A fascinating trip back in time, and an insight into the rural life of Santorini. If you are interested, please inquire adding Extended Santorini Wanderlust to the comments.

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Tour Highlights

  • Embark on a scenic tour of the countryside
  • Stroll cobblestone paths and ancient old steps, experiencing the rural life
  • Wine tasting session of unique Santorini wines, or tickets to the music show of Symposion by LaPonta
  • Learn about the history of amazing villages, forgotten by time
  • Capture unique photographic moments of picturesque ruins and wonderful views
  • Expert guidance through the settlements of Pyrgos and Megalohori
  • Extended Santorini Wanderlust version available, including a visit to Emborio – available as private

Package Includes

  • Complimentary round trip transfers
  • Wine tasting session of 4 unique locally produced wines or tickets for Symposion
  • English speaking experienced local walking guide

Duration: approximately 4 1/2 hours / 4 km – 2.5 miles
Cost: 125 Euros per person including taxes – family/group discounts available
Level of difficulty: Moderate
Group size: Minimum 2 Maximum 6 persons: – private /bigger groups/customized tours available upon request
Tour specifics: Available March 1st – October 31st. Starts at 9:00 am