Santorini Half-Day Private Sightseeing tour

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  • Day Trip
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  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 6 hr

With a luxury air-conditioned car and an English-speaking driver-guide, visitors can relax and enjoy the scenic drive while learning about the history, culture, and geography of the island. Starting from the charming village of Oia (west part ) or from the( south part of the siland), the tour takes visitors to some of the island's most famous panoramic views, including Imerovigli and Firostefani. Visitors can also explore the traditional village of Megalochoria and admire the natural beauty of the Red Beach and the black beaches of Perivolos and Perissa. Overall, this tour offers a unique opportunity to discover the beauty of Santorini's villages and beaches with a knowledgeable guide who can provide interesting and informative commentary throughout the journey. It's definitely a great way to experience the island up close and personal.

Itinerary Details


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Stop At: Oia's Main Street

The village of Oia is a picturesque and enchanting destination. The village is famous for its iconic blue-domed churches, whitewashed houses, and incredible sunsets that draw visitors from around the world. Among the many sights in Oia, the Panagi Platsani Church and its three bells are some of the most photographed landmarks. The Captain's House, with its colorful decoration and use of red volcanic rock, is also a popular spot to admire. The windmills and castle offer panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and the Aegean Sea. One of the highlights of a visit to Oia is undoubtedly watching the sunset. As the sun sets over the sea, the sky is painted in a stunning array of colors, creating a magical atmosphere that enchants visitors. In summary, Oia is a charming village with stunning architecture, iconic landmarks, and unforgettable views. Whether you come for the sunsets or the unique beauty of the village, a visit to Oia is sure to be a highlight of your trip to Greece.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Skaros Rock

Imerovigli, the “balcony to the Aegean,” is a village situated on the highest point of the caldera cliffs, about 300 meters above sea level, and is only 3 kilometers from Fira. Visitors to Imerovigli will be amazed by the breathtaking view of the famous volcano, and wandering through its streets and cobbled alleys is a joy. Skaros, a famous rock formation, is one of Imerovigli's most notable attractions, offering a stunning backdrop for photographs of the village's whitewashed houses. Imerovigli also boasts several beautiful churches, including Panagia Malteza and Panagia Theoskepasti. The latter is perched on the cliff's edge in front of Skaros, providing panoramic views of the caldera. The path leading to Firostefani and Agios Anastasios Church is another must-see destination in Imerovigli, offering breathtaking views that are perfect for taking photos. The top of Agios Anastasios Church is an excellent spot for capturing stunning views of the village and the Aegean Sea.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Firostefani

Firostefani, meaning "crown" in Greek, is situated on the highest part of Fira and derives its name from its gifted location on the caldera, on the north part of the island. The village is a remarkable site due to its stunning views of the volcano and the entire caldera. Walking the path in Firostefani is a must-do activity, as it provides visitors with an opportunity to see the best spots and enjoy the magnificent view of the volcano and the caldera. The wild beauty of the caldera combined with the stunning view of the volcano creates a thrilling and unforgettable scenery that is sure to leave visitors in awe. In addition to the natural beauty of Firostefani, the village also boasts several white-blue churches dispersed among the typical and beautiful houses that are sure to catch visitors' attention. The charming architecture and unique beauty of Firostefani make it a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Santorini.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Megalochori - Traditional Village

Visiting Megalochori as a day trip is a must for anyone who wants to experience the heart of Santorini. This traditional village is a hidden gem, filled with white churches, narrow streets and alleys, and stunning hotels with wonderful Aegean Sea views. Megalochori is also home to several pirate hideaways, adding to the village's charm and character. The village is conveniently located close to some of Santorini's excellent wineries, providing visitors with an opportunity to sample some of the island's famous wines. In summary, Megalochori is a traditional village that offers visitors a chance to experience the heart of Santorini. With its white churches, narrow streets and alleys, stunning hotels, and pirate hideaways, Megalochori is a true hidden gem that should not be missed.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Red Beach

Santorini's Red Beach is a stunning and unique destination that is famous for its vibrant color. The beach's red sand and pebbles were formed by volcanic eruptions, which also created the surrounding large volcanic rocks. Visitors to the Red Beach can marvel at the stunning contrast between the black and red pebbles and sand, which create a striking and unforgettable landscape. The beach's unique beauty and location make it a popular destination for tourists visiting Santorini. In summary, the Red Beach of Santorini is one of the most stunning and interesting beaches on the island, thanks to its unique color and surrounding volcanic rocks. The contrasting colors and natural beauty of the Red Beach make it a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Santorini.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Perissa Black Sand Beach

Perivolos and Perissa are two black sand beaches situated on the southern end of Santorini, with Perissa being the longest beach on the island at 3 kilometers in length. The beaches are known for their sparkling azure waters and tranquil atmosphere, making them a great place to relax and soak up the sun. On the beachfront, visitors can find numerous restaurants serving fresh fish and local delicacies, as well as bars where they can enjoy a refreshing drink while taking in the stunning views. Perivolos and Perissa are among the most well-organized beaches on Santorini, making them popular destinations for tourists looking for a comfortable and enjoyable beach experience. In summary, Perivolos and Perissa are two beautiful black sand beaches in Santorini, known for their tranquil atmosphere, sparkling waters, and stunning views. With their numerous restaurants and bars, as well as their excellent organization, they are popular destinations for visitors to the island.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Monastery of Profitis Ilias

Prophet Elias is the highest point on Santorini, located approximately 567 meters above sea level. The site offers a tremendous panoramic view of the entire island, making it a popular destination for tourists looking to take panoramic photos and marvel at the stunning scenery. Prophet Elias is also home to a monastery of the same name, which features a museum with a collection of rare handwritten books, ecclesiastical items, and stunning Byzantine icons and sculptures. Visitors to the monastery can explore the museum and learn more about the rich history and culture of Santorini. In summary, Prophet Elias is the highest point on Santorini and offers a stunning panoramic view of the island. The site's monastery and museum provide visitors with an opportunity to learn more about the island's rich history and culture while taking in the breathtaking scenery.

Duration: 30 minutes
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