Private tour

Santorini: Car Tour with a Local

4.8 / 5

48 reviews

Santorini: Car Tour with a Local

From US$ 174.05 per person

Experience Santorini through the eyes of a local expert while you travel in comfort in an air-conditioned SUV or mini-van on your 5-hour private tour. See architectural wonders, spectacular views and learn about the rich culture of the island.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
The pickup point for cruise ship passengers is the exit of the cable car in Fira (on the top). Your guide will have a sign written your name. The pickup service is also available at your accommodation and the airport.
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  • Visit the photogenic Oia Village
  • Explore the Akrotiri excavation site
  • Travel to the highest point of Santorini at Profitis Ilias mountain
  • Enjoy a relaxing swim at one of the sensational, volcanic beaches
  • Eat lunch on the beach while you relax and unwind
  • Customize your itinerary for a unique experience
Full description
Your tour starts as your local expert picks you up from your hotel or meeting place in Fira. After settling on a final list of stops, you will embark on your Greek experience in comfort and safety as you travel to Oia Village for a little souvenir shopping. Your party will have ample opportunity to capture pictures of some of the most photogenic places in Santorini on your journey.  Take in the stark, ancient ruins dotting the hillside and capture photos of sailboats. See many old castles and churches and the whitewashed homes of Santorini residents. Your local expert will take you by some of the most stunning churches in Pyrgos before reaching the pinnacle of Santorini, the Profitis Ilias Monastery. Here, see the island and the sea from an awe-inspiring 360-degree view. Experience a safe and enjoyable tour that exceeds your idea of learning about Greece.  A short walk through Megalochori Village gives you time to stretch your legs and traverse the rich, culture and heritage of the island. Learn local secrets and fun treasures about Greece that only a local can provide. Stop off for a refreshing swim at one of the black, sandy beaches of Perivolos or Perissa Beach where you will see why the area is unique. This is a tailored shore excursion and you can add other options to your tour, including an exploration of the Akrotiri prehistoric city that was covered by volcanic ash more than 2,000 years ago.
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Experienced driver with local knowledge
  • All taxes
  • Bottle of water
  • Guided tour in Akrotiri
  • Entrance fees
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sandals
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Cash

Know before you go

  • Remember that your driver will always customize the itinerary
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 48 reviews

Review summary

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The Get Your Guide tour was the easiest tour we had on our 12 day cruise. Our tour guide Nicolas picked us up right where we came off the cable car, stayed with us the whole time and dropped us off right by the cable car. It was a wonderful experience. It was the best way to go.

November 12, 2019

A very good tour

I had checked the box "French guide" when ordering and I was lucky to have it because on his mobile it did not appear! Apart from this little hiccup, everything was perfect and Nicolas was really great in explaining the places we visited and the history of Santorini. He has a perfect command of his subject and we enjoyed my wife and I throughout the visit !!! Congratulations to Nicolas! The visit was superb !! I recommend this tour and especially Nicolas.

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October 15, 2019

Nicholas was very friendly and knowledgeable about Santorini. He was open to our itinerary that we put together plus suggested other sites to see. The monastery at the highest point on the island was great plus he got us to the best picture spot in Oia. He then got us a spot at the Santo Winery to get pics of the sunset.

October 5, 2019

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