Mesa Gonia Santorini Private Guided Transfers
Mesa Gonia is a village of Santorini island. It is located at the southeast from Fira. It is a traditional Mediterranean village. If you pay a visit to Mesa Gonia you are going to see a beautiful place surrounded by vineyards, as it is one of the most important wine centers of Santorini island.
It would be a nice experience to visit Kanava Rousou a family company that creates wine since 1836 and it is located at the entrance of the village. You can have a tour around the village and taste the local wine. The are no accommodation choices in here but you can stay for a lunch or a dinner at one of the taverns.
Mesa Gonia private transfers
It is worth to pay a visit to Mesa Gonia if you would like to see how the local people used to live on this island. Book a Mesa Gonia private tour with one of our luxury buses or take the chance to learn everything about the island of Santorini by a travel guide by booking a Mesa Gonia guided private tour.
History of Mesa Gonia
During the earthquakes of 1956 the village had a lot of distractions, as a result the majority of the people left their houses and went to the next village Kamari in older to continue their lives. The greatest history monument at Mesa Gonia is the church of Panagias Episkopis.
The church was built at 1100 a.c and it is one of the most important churches in Santorini. The Venetians have turned the church into a catholic holy place but during the ottoman empire local people turned it back to orthodox. Inside of the church you are going to find out some excellent carvings and icons of 11th- 12th century.
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