Customizing your own Santorini sightseeing tour allows you to see all the best attractions and views this island paradise has to offer in just six hours.
Overview – Santorini Sightseeing Private Tour
There’s a reason why those who frequently visit the Mediterranean always come home saying that no trip there is complete without a stop on the Greek island of Santorini. Nearly every image you’ve seen in the many movies romanticizing Greek life has come from this island. Here, you’ll experience all the best Greece has to offer, from fine wines and dining to beautiful sandy beaches, historical attractions and stunning architecture. The trouble so many coming here have is deciding which of the island’s many destinations they should see. Thanks to the Santorini sightseeing tour, you can take them all in, in only six hours.
Santorini Sightseeing Private Tour Highlights
Impossible, you say? Not with the many options available with this tour. Some of its highlights include:
It’s your vacation, right? So, shouldn’t your Santorini private tour be designed around your preferred schedule? Well, this one is! You can choose your own departure time (9:00 a.m. is the recommended time in order to get the absolute best experience). You can even select where your tour will begin. Your friendly, professional tour guide can pick you up in front of your hotel, at the Athinios port as part of your Santorini shore excursions or even right at the airport as you get off the plane. Once you’ve met up, your tour guide will present all of the touring options available to you. You can try and take in as many of the island’s attractions as you want, or instead focus on a few preferred destinations.
The stops available on the Santorini sightseeing tour include the village of Oia with its famous whitewashed houses and majestic views of the surrounding Aegean Sea (speaking of views, many consider taking in a sunset in this quaint little town to be the perfect way to end your tour). Other villages available on the tour include Megalochori, Imerovigli and its famous rock of Skaros, and Firostefani, home to the renowned Blue Dome Church.
What visit to Greece is complete without a stop at one of its world-famous wineries? Your tour can include stops at either the Estate Argyros or the Venetsanos Winery, where you’ll get the chance to sample award-winning spirits. If you’re a history buff looking to learn more about ancient Greek culture, then a stop at Akrotiri archeological site is a must. Break it all up by having a lunch at a seaside eatery at the Red Beach or the breathtaking black sand beaches at Perissa and Perivolos (so named because of the unique black sand created from centuries of local volcanic activity).
Included in your Santorini private tour is the travel between the various destinations, as well as the commentary from your tour guide. Any entrance fees that may be due at the various tour stops are excluded from your fee, as are food and beverage costs.
A Santorini sightseeing private tour is designed for 6 hours. At publication, current pricing is:
You will need to put down a deposit of €50 deposit to secure your tour on the day and at the time you desire. If you cancel your day tour, make certain to do so three days in advance in order to get your deposit back. Contact Top Santorini Tours to book your Santorini sightseeing private tour. You’re going to love this amazing Greek isle.
Cruise passenger pick-up
All cruise passengers with individual programs are taken to the old Port of Fira, by tender boats. From the port, you will take the cable car up to Fira town.
The journey with a cable car takes 3 minutes and costs €6 per way. Approximate start of the tour should be 60-90 minutes after the scheduled arrival of the cruise ship.
The meeting point for the tour is at the cable car’s exit in Fira town. Your guide will wait for you there, holding a sign with your name.
Your guide will meet you at the hotel entrance door
Drop-off / End Point
Same as the meeting point
TOUR TYPE: Private Tour
DURATION: 6 Hours
LANGUAGE: English, French, Russian, Spanish, German
HIGHLIGHTS: Oia, Imerovigli, Firostefani, Prophet Ilias, Pyrgos, Akrotiri, Red Beach, Black Beach, Venetsanos Winery