Santorini
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Our most recommended Santorini Walking Tours

  • Island Bus Tour: The Majestic Spots Of Santorini

    1. Island Bus Tour: The Majestic Spots Of Santorini

    Start with the breath-taking view at the Prophet Elias Monastery and visit the picturesque monastery. Next, discover Pyrgos village, one of the most picturesque villages on the island. Continue to Akrotiri Excavations, one of the most significant archaelogical sites in the area. Akrotiri is a vast structure, once inhabited by 200 families and preserved under the volcano’s lava. Then, you will have some free time (approx 40 minutes) at the Red Beach to simply enjoy the colorful formations of the mountains and/or visit Akrotiri Bay for coffee or lunch with Greek traditional mezedes and ouzo (not included in the price). Fira town comes next, the capital of the island where strolling around will give you the opportunity to take magnificent pictures of the Caldera. Shop or enjoy traditional Santorinian cuisine. The last stop is Oia village for the world’s most famous sunset.

    Was able to see the whole island and the guide was awesome. So personable. You could tell she cared about her clients.

  • From Heraklion Port: Full-Day Trip to Santorini

    2. From Heraklion Port: Full-Day Trip to Santorini

    Explore Santorini by boat on this day trip from Crete. Take part in a guided bus tour of the island, walk through charming villages, and witness stunning views.

    Your experience starts off from Crete on the luxurious high-speed catamaran "Champion Jet 2." On arrival at Thiras port, you'll board a comfortable, air-conditioned bus with your experienced guides who will provide information about the island and its history.

    Your first stop is the unique village of Oia. Built on the northern part of the Caldera rim, Oia offers magnificent views of houses studded along the volcanic rock hillside overlooking both the Mediterranean and Aegean sea. Next, visit the island’s capital Fira, where you will have plenty of free time to explore the picturesque alleys, admire the incomparable Aegean architecture, shop, or simply enjoy a drink.

    Then, you have ...

    Schön war es aber... Gedrengl auf dem Schiff, zu wenig Zeit auf Santorini. Für alle nach uns: -Start und Tickets -> gleich neben dem Parkplatz 2

  • Santorini: Photo Shoot with a Private Vacation Photographer

    3. Santorini: Photo Shoot with a Private Vacation Photographer

    The tour provider will organize the locations for your photo shoot based on your own unique requirements, whether it be a family getaway, a romantic trip or a livelier one with friends.  Once the details are organized, you will receive confirmation of all the information you need, leaving you to simply meet the photographer on location in Santorini on the day and let them work their magic, capturing your travels in a contemporary and candid style of photography. Your Santorini vacation photographers are handpicked and highly experienced in addition to being local experts and will share their knowledge of the city with you like an old friend. Once your photo tour has finished, you will receive a link to your own personal online gallery (password protected) within 5 working days, containing your professionally edited images, all free to download. This photo tour will allow you to look ba...

    What a great experience I had, the organization level was top. Not only did they work with my schedule but Max took the best photos of me. I would highly recommend them and hiring a photographer on vacation is a must!

  • Santorini: 2-Day Volcanic Cruise & Bus Tour Combo

    4. Santorini: 2-Day Volcanic Cruise & Bus Tour Combo

    Explore the highlights of the volcanic island of Santorini (Thira) in just two days with the two best selling tours on the island. Visit the three islands of the caldera on the Volcanic Islands Cruise on the first day, then join the most popular sightseeing bus tour on the second day. Start your first day by setting sail for the lava islet of Nea Kameni. Once there, walk an ascending path to the crater of the still active volcano to enjoy incredible sights for 1.5 hours. Return to the boat to sail to the second lava islet, Palea Kameni. Jump off the boat and dive in the islet's hot springs, with green sulfur waters and warm therapeutic mud. The last stop of the day is the traditional island of Thirassia for 1.5 hours of free time. On your second day, take a bus tour around the entire island. Make a photo stop at Akrotiri and Red Beach. Walk in the Emborio village, swim at the Perissa b...

    By this combo trip you may, literally explore the whole island within the 2 days. rest of the time we spent mainly at the beach. tour by bus was amazing because of guide, Kristina. Boat tour great by itself. Guide (forget the name, male) should be more structured and passionate. I would recommend this activity.

  • Santorini: Half or Full-Day Private Island Tour

    5. Santorini: Half or Full-Day Private Island Tour

    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 ...

    Host was fantastic! Really helpful. Knowledgable, and great for taking lots of photos!!

  • Santorini: Bus Tour to Firostefani, Imerovigli and Oia

    6. Santorini: Bus Tour to Firostefani, Imerovigli and Oia

    Start with pickup from your hotel and embark on a tour to see Santorini’s most picturesque locations at sunset. Firstly, stop to see the famous Blue Domes of Oia, which is an iconic image of the island.  Then, make your way to the village of Firostefani, with its beautiful houses and quaint streets.  Continue to Imerovigli, where you can walk down the narrow paths of the village along the coast. Hike up Skaros rock, where you will have beautiful panoramic views of the surrounding islands and the caldera.  Finish up the tour at one of the most popular destinations on the island, the village of Oia. Enjoy a spectacular sunset from the castle to finish off your day, before being returned to your hotel in the evening.

    Couldn’t catch the regular bus for sunset in Oia, so had to get the tour. Overall very nice experience.Although in the beginning made me nervous a lot, as the bus was late for 20 minutes for pick up. Also didn’t get why pick up couldn’t have been organized from the hotel if we anyway passed by it. Minibus took us to a point somewhere, where we joined a big-bus tour. Two photostops for some pictures and then headed to Oia. Overall the timing was just right because we were able to have a walk around just before it started to get overcrowded. Time was enough for a walk and dinner. Transfer back was organized very well, by minibus they splitted people according to the place we lived on the island, so not a long drive around the whole island, dropping off everyone. The only thing that might be better- is to move departure time from Oia 30 min later, to be able to enjoy the sunset at some viewpoints and not be late for the transfer back.

  • Akrotiri: 1.5-Hour Private Guided Tour in Prehistoric City

    7. Akrotiri: 1.5-Hour Private Guided Tour in Prehistoric City

    Tour through Akrotiri, a settlement on Santorini that was covered in ash in 1500 BC, on a 2-hour guided tour. During your tour, follow your guide through the city to see how it was organized. Hear about the tragic events that buried the city after a volcanic eruption, and learn why this contributed to it being well-preserved. Discover the way people lived 4,000 years ago as you stroll past private houses and public buildings and observe signs of a sophisticated infrastructure. You will also see some of the famous artwork, including pottery, furniture, and frescoes from the time, and find out about the other works stored at a nearby museum.

    Georgia helped us understand exactly what we were seeing and how things went together.

  • Fira: Walking Tour with Wine Tasting and Cable Car Ride

    8. Fira: Walking Tour with Wine Tasting and 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. Savor the traditional wines you’ll stop to taste at the local market while discovering...

  • Fira: 4-Hour Walking Food Tour With Tastings

    9. Fira: 4-Hour Walking Food Tour With Tastings

    Start the day with a traditional Greek coffee after meeting with a local food guide in the square of Firostefani village (next to Fira). Be prepared to have your breath taken away by the unbelievable views. The tour starts with a walk towards the famous blue domed church of Santorini (the perfect spot for photos) followed by a sampling of local mezes in a traditional tavern. Walk on towards Fira on a footpath right on the edge of the caldera which gives more stunning sea and volcano views. Then a glass of cold local beer will be the perfect welcome to the capital of Santorini. Follow your guide through the historical alleyways and hidden paths of Fira with several stops for samplings of local treats, including an olive oil tasting and a quick bite of souvlaki - the ultimate greek street food. Visit the daily market with fresh fish and vegetables before you try some organic honey. Then ...

    Ari was an amazing guide and this is a MUST DO experience! Great food, great drinks, and great conversation. Can’t go wrong. BOOK IT NOW!

  • From Rethymno Port: Full-Day Trip to Santorini

    10. From Rethymno Port: Full-Day Trip to Santorini

    Your experience starts off from Crete on the luxurious high-speed catamaran "Champion Jet 2." On arrival at Thiras port, you'll board a comfortable, air-conditioned bus with your experienced guides (Russian, English, German, French, Polish, and Italian) who will provide information about the island and its history. Your first stop is the unique village of Oia. Built on the northern part of the Caldera rim, Oia offers magnificent views of houses studded along the volcanic rock hillside overlooking both the Mediterranean and Aegean sea. Next, visit the island’s capital Fira, where you will have plenty of free time to explore the picturesque alleys, admire the incomparable Aegean architecture, shop, or simply enjoy a drink. Then, you have the choice of spending more time in Fira, visiting the magnificent black beach of Perivolos, or taking a boat tour of the Caldera (subject to availabilit...

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What people are saying about Santorini

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 185 reviews

Great experience! Would highly recommend to anyone. Picked us up on time from agreed location in high end transportation. Tour guide was very friendly and explained the day well.. Had brought our own water but offered bottles anyway! After showing us a vineyard and how vines grow, Brought to great vineyard with lovely host who explained everything well, without killing us with detail. Very nice selection of wines for tasting with some cheese and bread. Ended up buying a couple bottles to bring back with us and they also offered shipping for a fee. Next stop was cooking class just down the road at amazing location. Again everyone so nice; our chef was very friendly and funny, mixing explanations of what he was making with his own stories and history of the food etc. Got to eat what we helped make (with more wine) and then taken up to the restaurant for lunch, which was freshly prepared versions of what we made as well as our own. Again more wine. And a dessert! Definitely worth doing!!

Absolutely amazing activity and the guide Kalliopi was fantastic. This was by far the best thing we did in Santorini; kayaking into caves, swimming, snorkelling, cliff jumping and an absolutely delicious lunch in a secluded spot. We were collected and picked up from Oia included in the price. Cannot fault the experience.

WE HAVE AN AMAZING BEAUTIFUL LADY ELSA, THAT TOOK US TO A GREAT COOKING CLASS, EN THE BEST WINE IN SANTORINI, ART SPACE WINERY, FOOD WAS SUPRE DELICIOUS. FIVE START TOUR

Excellent booked thru get you guide excellent app deals with the best retailers!

The best way to see the whole island if you do not have your own transport