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Santorini Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

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  • 9-hour Santorini highlights tour by coach
  • Enjoy a stress-free day of sightseeing with a professional driver and guide
  • Explore the ruins of a Bronze Age civilization at Akrotiri
Santorini Full-Day Sightseeing Tour
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Santorini Full-Day Sightseeing Tour
USD 50.40
Spend a full day discovering Santorini’s ancient history, local culture, and famous views on this great-value highlights tour. Explore the Minoan archaeological site at Akrotiri, swim at the black-sand Perissa Beach, and observe traditional island life in the village of Megalochori. You’ll also take in panoramic views from Prophet Elias Monastery, sip volcanic varietals at a winery, and finish the day with an unforgettable sunset from Oia village.
What to Expect
The adventures begin late morning with pickup near many island hotels. Head first to the renowned archaeological site of Akrotiri, considered the best-preserved Minoan ruins outside of Crete (entrance fees not included). Learn about the Bronze Age civilization that thrived here between 3000 and 1500 BC as you explore remnants of an ancient city preserved in ash from the eruption of Mt Thera.

Continue on to Perissa Beach, where you can swim and sun on the striking black sand and enjoy lunch nearby (own expense) during nearly 2 hours of leisure time. Next, get a glimpse of traditional Greek village life as you walk with your guide through the quaint and quiet streets of Megalochori. Climb back aboard the bus for a ride up to the 18th-century Prophet Elias Monastery, situated on the highest point of the island. Although the monastery itself is now closed to visitors, you can still admire sweeping views and snap photos from the church yard.

In the evening, relax over tastings of Santorini’s unique volcanic varietals and enjoy a picturesque view of terraced vineyards at Santo Wines, one of the island’s largest and most modern estates (tasting fee included). Finally, cap off the day with a visit to Oia village, considered one of the most photogenic places on Earth. Stroll through the narrow streets, browse local boutiques, and catch a spectacular sunset over the caldera before the 9-hour tour concludes with drop-off back at your departure point.
Reviews (279)
1 - 5 of 48 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
Great way to see Santorini

Loved the tour. Guide highly knowledgeable. Really great way to see Santorini. Coach bus comfortable and they picked us up and dropped us off very close to our hotel. Would have liked a longer stop at the beach, as we only had enough time for...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 6 days ago
Santorini was GREAT!!!

Loved the island, love the tour I booked recommended by tripadvisor, loved the Karimari Beack Hotel and loved the service received by each employee specially from Sophia at the front desk!

Thank Carmen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Romantic place

Santorini is a beautiful place; the hiking between Tira and Santorini was wonderful, about 6 miles walk with many stops to take pictures, lots of steps, that day only my HR Garmin logged me 30000 steps and 144 floors, yes, you do hills and stairs

4  Thank Herman H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Highly recommended!

We took the Santorini Full-Day Sightseeing Tour last Sep 24th, the coach bus was OK but it was full! The tour guide was very nice, well experienced to handle such a big group (I guess we were over 20 people!). We enjoyed the visit and...More

1  Thank Alfonso N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Well rounded tour

We started the tour off by going to the highest point on the island. It was a beautiful look out spot, great place to get pictures of the entire island. Then we stopped and did a small walking tour of this little village called Megalochori....More

2  Thank Aide M
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Zainab S
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Response from Kelly E | Reviewed this property |
They have a central spot they pick up from right down the street from the main area in Fira. It's a easy walk.