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Santorini: Firostefani & Oia Village Minibus Panoramic Tour

1. Santorini: Firostefani & Oia Village Minibus Panoramic Tour

This tour is ideal for cruise ship passengers or travelers who prefer shorter tours. Enjoy the comfort and flexibility of a minibus as you are driven around the narrow streets of Santorini. After disembarking from your cruise, meet up with your driver at the exit of the cable car and start your tour. Visit Oia Village, the traditional settlement located on the northern tip of the island built high on the cliff-top. Stroll through a maze of small shops, restaurants and cafes, white washed houses carved into the cliff side, blue domed churches and marble-stone alleys sparkling in the sunlight, with spectacular views of the rest of the island and the caldera. On your way to or from Oia, make a short stop for a unique photographic moment at Firostefani’s famous blue dome church. From there you can admire the white-washed houses extending along the reddish cliff as they hang over the deep blue sea of the Aegean.

Fira: Walking Tour with Cable Car Ride

2. Fira: Walking Tour with Cable Car Ride

Wander through the white cobblestone streets of Santorini’s capital, Fira, for a guided tour that will feature jewelry shops, donkey roads, a scenic cable car ride, and wine tasting. Begin your tour in front of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, which sits atop a cliff and offers breathtaking views. Explore the old town with your guide, admiring the beautiful jewelry in shop windows as you stroll down Gold Street. Walk along part of Santorini’s famous donkey roads, once used by the locals to transport goods and reach other parts of the island. Take in the panoramic views during a 5-minute ride in an aerial lift from the top of the volcanic caldera down to a small picturesque port. Get an up-close look at the edge of the caldera as you make your way toward the renowned blue domed church in Firostefani. At the end of the tour, get introduced to Pelican Kipos, located in the heart of Fira, where there is a unique wine cellar with renowned as well as rare local wines and other alcoholic beverages, collected from all over the world. Should you wish to have a wine tasting experience, it can be arranged on the spot.

Santorini: Private Minibus Panoramic Sightseeing Tour

3. Santorini: Private Minibus Panoramic Sightseeing Tour

Join this 4-hour panoramic sightseeing tour to the main attractions of the island and decide where you’d like to go, or leave it to the experts – either way, flexibility is guaranteed with plenty of stunning photo opportunities, traditional villages and panoramic sea views. Get the chance to explore the south, the unspoiled countryside, traditional villages and volcanic beaches, all combined of course with breathtaking sea views over the caldera. Let your driver/ guide take you through Pyrgos village, a traditional village with medieval features to reach the mountaintop of Profitis Elias. From this vantage point, admire magnificent panoramic views of the whole island. Your next stop will be at Akrotiri village on the southwest coast. Apart from having some of the best views on the island which reaches as far as Oia, it is also home to some of Santorini's jewels such as the Akrotiri excavations, Akrotiri Venetian castle, Akrotiri Lighthouse and Red Beach. Get driven until the south end of Akrotiri peninsula, where one of the oldest lighthouses in Greece stands and let the dazzling sea view and the breezing wind blow your mind away. Then continue your trip to the north, with a visit to the renowned village of Oia. On the way, make a short stop for a unique photographic moment at Firostefani’s famous blue dome church. Pick the afternoon tour if you want to admire a Santorini sunset from the southernmost part of the island.

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Our driver was not only thoroughly knowledgeable about the island specifically, but also gave us some wonderful tidbits about Greek culture at large. We learned so much about Greek cultural norms as well as the history of the beautiful Santorini island. He was also so accommodating. He offered to pick us up from directly from the airport so as to save us the taxi money. He let us tailor the tour exactly to what we were looking to do and we covered a lot in the 3.5 hours we had. He even took us to his favorite local lunch spot and we picked up some delicious gyros for the road. He's incredibly nice and down to earth and we were so happy we went with this tour during our short stay in Santorini. Highly, highly recommended.

We had Costas guide us around Santorini and had a wonderful time. He was excellent at taking us to the major points of interest and shared his knowledge of local influences and ways of life. He gave us free time and was flexible in arranging the tour to fit our interests. Would highly recommend this tour.

Our driver, Kosta, was amazing! He brought us to the must-see spots and provided us with many excellent tips and suggestions. We never felt rushed and had plenty of down time to shop and take photos! We arr pleased with all of the excursions booked through get your guide!

This was the best tour we had in Greece. Our driver Nick was so kind while taking us around, and made us feel very comfortable throughout the trip. I would highly recommend to anyone who comes to Santorini.

We rode in an air conditioned van with a wonderful driver named Thomas. He made our trip to Santorini a great excursion.