Megalochori Santorini Private Guided Transfers
Megalochori is a village which is full of vineyards. It is located at the southwestern side of Santorini and its region reaches the Caldera location from the west and the traditional housing development in the east. Here, the archaeologists have found belongings from the first cycladic period.
There are two beaches where you can enjoy the sun but there is quite a distance until them and they can not be reached by car. The beach of Plaka and the beach of Thermi borrow their names from the near churches and they are known for the thermal waters of the sea.
At the center of the village there is a wonderful traditional square where you will have the opportunity to enjoy food, coffee or a drink under the trees. The square is the heart of Megalochori where the villagers are gather in order to meet each other and spend their free time with friends.
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Megalohori private transfers
Travelling around Megalochori village is very difficult especially for a tourist who has no idea about the place, the roads and the footpaths. If you want to visit this traditional and historical place, the best way to do it is to book a Megalochori transfer or even better book a Megalochori private guided transfer. Santorini private tours offer all the necessary means and qualified people to serve you all times.
History of Megalohori
In Megalochori, the traveler will find a lot of historical manor houses and old traditional buildings, pirate dens and vine galleries. Rich landholders and traders who sold the popular Santorini’s wine Visanto, lived here. The most common characteristic of Megalochori’s buildings is the enormous wooden doors which were prople’s protections against pirates.
The local people of Megalochori try to preserve the traditional beauty of the village by restoring the damage of the old and historical buildings.