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  1. Greece
  2. Cyclades
  3. Santorini
  4. Akrotíri

Best of Santorini Experience: 6-Hour Private Tour

Product ID: 72422
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See the top sights of Santorini on a private tour by Mercedes minibus. Admire the famous Santorini Caldera, visit the Venetsanos Winery and more.
About this activity
Duration 5.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Romanian, Russian
Booklets
English
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up service

Your hotel or nearest point accessible by vehicle, the cable-car station at Fira, or the airport arrival terminal. If you are coming to Santorini from Athens or other Greek islands on a day trip, the tour can offer you a complimentary airport/port pickup and drop off service upon request, the meeting point for cruise ship travelers, is at the exit of the cable car in Fira town. The guide will wait for you with a sign bearing your name.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the ancient ruins at Akrotiri
  • Taste Santorini wines on an outdoor terrace with stunning views
  • Visit the famous Blue Dome Church in Firostefani
Full description
This 6-hour tour is priced for a group of up to 4 people, and the itinerary is flexible, with various optional stops. The first stop on your private tour is to take in views of the Santorini Caldera and hear commentary from your guide on its formation. 

Continue through scenic countryside to the village of Oia, the most photographed location in Santorini. You’ll also visit the village of Imerovigli, situated on a higher cliff with an incredible view.

Make a short stop in Firostefani to see the famous Blue Dome Church, the subject of so many Santorini postcards. Continue to the peak of Prophet Ilias, the island’s highest mountain, standing 2,000 feet above sea level.

Next on the itinerary is a visit to the village of Megalochori or Pyrgos. Take a guided walk along narrow paths, so you can see how the locals live. You can then take an optional stop at Akrotiri Archaeological Site if you want to explore the excavations: the site of a prehistoric Bronze Age city that was frozen in time by ash from the Minoan volcanic eruption. You will explore the ruins on your own as your guide is not permitted inside (admission fees are also at own expense).

Take time to admire the Red and Black beaches on this tour, as well as an optional winery visit to Estate Argyros or Venetsanos Winery, where you can taste local wine and enjoy caldera with a view from the top of the winery.
Includes
  • Private tour
  • Professional guide, private local tour guide during the whole tour for groups of 4 or more people
  • Pick-up and drop off (at designated locations)
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to Akrotiri (€12)
  • Entry/Admission to Venetsanos Winery and Estate Argyros

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• The itinerary is flexible and can be customized according to your preferences
• Children must be accompanied by an adult, infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
• An average amount of easy walking is involved
• This tour operates in all weather conditions so please dress appropriately

From US$ 430.85 Per group up to 1

Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 163 reviews
Review summary
Service
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Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
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