Santorini: Half or Full-Day Private Island Tour

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Santorini: Half or Full-Day Private Island Tour

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Experience Santorini like a local on this private island tour. Maximize your time with a custom-made itinerary and a choice of 2 different tour lengths: half-day or full-day. Visit attractions such as the Red Beach, Profitis Ilias, and Black Beach.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 4 - 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup possible from your hotel in Santorini, the port/airport, or any other preferred location.
Private group


  • Experience a half- or full-day private tour of Santorini Island
  • Create a custom-made itinerary with the help of a local guide
  • Explore villages such as Oia, Imerovigli, and Firostefani
  • Visit attractions such as the Red Beach, Profitis Ilias, and Black Beach
  • Enjoy an ideal tour for first-time visitors to Santorini or those short on time
Full description
Get picked up from a location of your choice on Santorini and meet your private driver/guide. Decide with your guide which sights you would like to see on this fully-customizable tour. The below itinerary is just offered as an example.  First, stop in the traditional village of Firostefani famous for its blue-domed churches. See and learn about the geological formation of the island, and the genesis, and history of Santorini. Continue through the scenic countryside to the village of Oia, the most photographed location in Santorini. Next, head to Profitis Ilias, which is the highest hill in Santorini. From its top at 567 m, enjoy the panoramic view of the Aegean Sea. There, you are able to visit the Monastery of Profitis Ilias and a Greek Orthodox chapel, listen to the sounds of Byzantine music and get a taste of their hand-made products.  Alternatively, opt to visit the ancient ruins of Akrotiri, an ancient Minoan village that was buried by the island’s colossal volcanic eruption. Don't miss the chance to see the incredible, well-preserved remnants of the settlement for yourself. Afterward, head to Red Beach, named for its distinctively colored sand. On your way to the south, stop to explore the famous black beaches and its nice viewpoint. Take many beautiful pictures of this unique landscape. Lastly, wind your tour down with an indulgent stop at a local winery. Santorini has produced its own wine since ancient times, and sampling its product is the perfect way to get a taste of the island's history.
  • Bottled water
  • Private guide/driver
  • Hotel/port/airport pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees at museums (optional visits)
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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    •  Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time, and re-boarding time
    • Please contact the local operator after booking to confirm your departure time preference
    • At Akrotiri, your local driver is not permitted to guide you inside as only official Greek Archaeologists are able to do so; you may ask your driver to drop you off at site entrance if you wish to explore it on your own
    Customer reviews

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    4.8 / 5

    based on 5 reviews

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    I can't imagine ever going to Santorini without going on this tour. Whether you are there hours or days, please consider going on this tour. You will never regret it. Theo was born and raised on the island. He is friendly, knowledgeable, and gracious.

    June 27, 2021

    Excellent service, a way to discover the essentials of Santorini if you don't have too much time. punctuality, choice of itinerary, personalized comments, everything was perfect.

    October 29, 2020

    Great guide! We saw all the places we wanted to see. We recommend this excursion.

    September 23, 2020

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