Santorini - Caldera Sunset Cruise
Without mentioning dazzling panoramas, the mesmerizing sea of vibrant villages, Santorini's culinary tradition would be something worth experiencing on its own. Borrowing a pronounced Mediterranean diet from the mainland, Santorini shares a tendency to use vegetables, quality olive oil, meat, and fresh seafood generously, creating its own cuisine by adding products that are cultivated solely on its fertile soil.
Try the island's peculiar white eggplants with mozzarella, or sample the unique "Tomatokeftedes," tomato fritters made of Santorini's own produce, and accompany it beautifully with a glass of Vinsanto – Santorini is in all aspects a work of art, and its souvenirs and local produce doubtlessly reflect the island's beautiful facets. Oia and, above all, Fira is the island's major shopping destination, places of unrivaled charm where traditional shops line up neatly down narrow streets.
In Santorini, a visit to one of the local art galleries is a must: evocative handicrafts, folk art, and jewelry can be bought at accessible prices, guaranteeing a souvenir that mirrors the authenticity of the villages. Another worthy shopping experience is all about local produce. The diversity of products makes it hard to choose from the numerous delicacies grown on the island's volcanic soil. Fava, the Greek version of split peas, is particularly unique in Santorini, and it is used to make a down-to-earth yet scrumptious puree. The island's grapes make a heavenly wine exported worldwide and can be bought in any local wineries. Last comes Santorini's trademark tomato, the locals' pride and a must-try for food lovers - wonderfully flavorful and juicy.
Afternoon - Caldera Sunset Cruise
Starting from the port of Vlychada port, the cruise passes by Red and White Beach, with a stop at Black Mountain. It will then give by the Lighthouse South of the Caldera and the Hot Springs at the Volcano. The next stop is Thirassia, where lunch will be served. You will then sail towards the port of Ammoudi for a spectacular view of Oia. The return route will offer beautiful Fira views and sunset views before entering the port of Vlychada.
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Breakfast Lunch Accommodation Tour Cruise/Boat