If you are an avid history reader and an archaeology enthusiast this tour is made for you! It combines the site with the findings!…
Explore the remains of a 3.600 year old town with a Licensed Tourist Guide, graduate of History – Archaeology, and then visit the Prehistoric Μuseum to see the original murals and findings of this unique archaeological discovery !
Back in the 17th century BC, people of Akrotiri lived in a town of sophisticated multi-storeyed buildings with magnificent wall-paintings… They had an elaborate drainage and water supply system and they enjoyed prosperity. All these until they were obliged to abandon the town as a result of severe earthquakes. The volcano erupted and the whole island was covered with volcanic materials…
At first, let’s visit the Museum of Prehistoric Thera in the capital of the island, Fira, where all the findings of Akrotiri are exhibited. Cycladic figurines, pieces of furniture, great wall paintings (frescoes) of vivid colors and smart ideas making prehistoric everyday life easier, consist the puzzle of the visit.
And later the prehistoric Akrotiri will be unfold before our eyes, in the southern part of the island. There each finding will find its place and all our questions about the “Pompeii” of the Aegean will be solved.
So, is this the mythical Lost Atlantis?
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