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Explore the Beauty of Santorini on a Private Full-Day Scenic Tour

Activity provided by Santorini Day Tours

8 hours (approx.) - English

Santorini Day Tours

See the Santorini of your dreams on a private full-day scenic tour with an expert local guide.
Marvel the volcanic beauty and be wowed by unparalleled views from the breathtaking volcanic towns, nestled in the cliff-sides.

  • Visit the half-submerged caldera of Santorini and learn about its volcanic history.
  • Explore the iconic village of Oia and admire its whitewashed houses and idyllic sunset.
  • Venture up to the island’s highest point, the Prophet Elias Monastery, and sample dessert wine and extra virgin olive oil made onsite.
  • Visit a traditional winery and learn about the production of the local Assyrtiko wine.
  • Round-off your day on the Aegean waters with a visit to Kamari or Perissa, the longest black-sand beaches on the island.

Your tour begins with a visit to the island’s half-submerged caldera—a picture-perfect setting. Strike a pose against the backdrop of the deep-blue Aegean Sea and take some memorable photos as your guide tells you about Santorini’s volcanic history. 

Continue to the iconic village of Oia—renowned for its whitewashed houses and idyllic sunset.
Take a stroll around the streets and enjoy some free time to explore the village.

For an insight into Santorini’s sacred culture, venture up to the island’s highest point, where the Prophet Elias Monastery is perched, at nearly 2,000 feet (565 m) above sea level.
Hear monks chant and admire the far-reaching vistas that span the entire region before sampling dessert wine and extra virgin olive oil made onsite.

Next, venture around the island’s countryside and enjoy local stops away from the tourist crowds -hand-picked by your private guide.

Have the opportunity to visit a traditional winery, where you can learn about the production of the local Assyrtiko wine and even stop at a local recommended restaurant to enjoy an optional meal of plates that Santorini is famous for.

Round-off your day on the Aegean waters with a visit to Kamari or Perissa, the longest black-sand beaches on the island covered with black volcanic sand, before returning back to your Hotel or Cruise ship.

Highlights / Itinerary
• Make a stop at the famous “caldera” of the island and learn about Santorini’s formation & history.
• Discover the breathtaking town of Oia and enjoy scenic views of unparalleled Greek beauty.

• Drive all the way to the peak of Prophet Elias Mt. at the highest point of the island and gaze at a 360-degree panoramic view of Santorini.
• Photo stop at the iconic Three Bells of Fira (Blue Dome Church).
• Wine-tasting of 4 different types of wine one Santorini wine estate/winery. (winery stop can be replaced for non-wine drinkers).
• Photo stop at the Red sand beach, admire the impressive landscape filled with red volcanic sand.
• Visit the black sand beach of Perissa, an opportunity for relaxing / swimming.
• Drive until the Santorini Lighthouse to discover the edge of Santorini’s cliffs.

• Pickup & return from your Hotel or Cruise port (meeting point at top of cruise port’s cable car) or Airport.
• Full Day (up to 8 Hours) Private tour of Santorini with English-speaking expert guide.
• Transportation in a modern fully air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz minivan.
• Admission fees and wine-tasting samples at a Santorini winery (Optional visits, winery stop can be replaced).
• All taxes & fees.

Not Included:
• Personal expenses, food, and drinks unless specified.
• Lunch (Optional)
• Cable car tickets for cruise ship travelers (6.00 Euros per person, per ride).

If you are coming on Santorini from Athens on a day trip, the tour can offer you a complimentary airport pickup and drop-off service upon request.
For any special traveling requirements, please contact us directly at

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 Group of 1-7 Travelers:        €800 EUR / total
 Group of 8-12 Travelers:      €1500 EUR / total
 Group of 13-17 Travelers:    €2000 EUR / total
 Group of 18-30 Travelers:    €2500 EUR / total

Itineraries are subject to change.
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