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The Akrotiri Excavations

Port/City: Santorini, Greece

Activity Type:
Destination Highlights

Approximate Duration:
3 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*100.00 USD (Adult)
*71.75 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

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*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.This tour requires a minimum number of guests in order to operate.
Shore Excursions
The Akrotiri Excavations - SO03

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Explore the once flourishing Minoan culture of Santorini, frozen in time at Akrotiri. Join a guided tour for the rare opportunity to walk through the archaeological site of a Bronze Age town more than three millennia old, sealed within ashen pumice of the island's volcanic 1450 BC eruption, and excavated in 1967. Then visit the nearby village of Akrotiri and tour one of five fortified settlements from medieval times before free time in Fira.

• Akrotiri Excavations: Stroll cobblestone streets in an actual Bronze Age town and peer into remarkably preserved shops and houses.
• Akrotiri Village: Peer into Santorini's medieval past at one of five fortified settlements.
• Fira: Visit the hilltop, pedestrian-only town for shopping or fun; take the cable car down to your return tender.

What To Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Cash (Euros)/credit cards
• Sun protection

What To Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Comfortable shoes

Important Notes:
• Special Offer for reduced pricing applies to select Mediterranean tours that are booked by June 30th, and is viewable in Cruise Planner. Tours must be booked prior to cruise departure date. Offer is subject to availability and applies to new tour bookings.
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour. Foreign currencies not accepted in many venues.
• Guests must be able to walk approximately one mile over varying terrain, inclines and 20-30 steps.
• Guests must be able to walk one-half mile in Fira on their own to reach cable car.
• Guests must be able to walk uphill for 450 feet to reach Mitropolis church.
• One-way cable car ticket from Fira to tender loading included.
• Expect waiting and queuing time at cable car station.
• Some stores in Fira closed in October and November.
• Tour sequence may vary.
• In addition to English this tour is offered in French, German, Italian and Spanish. A minimum of 20 guests is needed for the tour to run in a different language.

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