Best of Santorini Tour


This private 4-hour tour gives you the chance to discover the tredding locations of Santorini’s Caldera. Visit famous and traditional villages, admire blue dome churches and whitewashed houses and be impressed by breathtaking panoramic views. Your local guide will entertain you with fun and stories about the place you see as you enjoy views.

  • Visit the blue-domes in Oia
  • Admire the Panoramic View of Santorini
  • Great for cruise ship passengers with limited time
  • Taste local wines 


About this activity

Duration: 4-hour private tour

Tour type: Private – Best of Santorini Tour

Points of interest: Oia, Imerovigli, Firostefani, Profitis Ilias, Venetsanos Winery

Starting point: Your Hotel, Cable Car exit for cruise ship visitors, Airport, Port

English Speaking Local Guide:Live commentary and information

Type of vehicle: Luxury Mercedes-Benz Minibus/Minivan/Sedan fully A/C

Free cancellation up to 48 hours before activity starts

Tour Description

The tour starts with your visit to Oia, in north side of Santorini’s Caldera side. This village of the famous Caldera unravels all the majestic scenery of the island with its charming atmosphere, traditional local architecture and outstanding views.

Continue with a stop at a beautiful hidden spot in Imerovigli where you will have the chance to admire the view and churches with the characteristic Cycladic architecture and be amazed by the pleasing atmosphere.

Then, you make a  photostop  at Firostefani where the famous Blue Domed Church is located – the iconic church that has adorned the cover of so many guidebooks of the island, is there for us to admire.

Furthermore, your local guide takes you to the highest spot of the island on the Monastery of Prophet Ilias is a must-see for any visitor of Santorini. 2.000 feet (600 meters) above sea level, this Monastery has been characterized as a place of great historical significance, comprising churches, chapels, a bell tower and a wealth of numerous religious goods from the 18th century.

Then you visit Venetsanos Winery (optional visit). At the oldest industial winery of the island you taste local wine varieties on a terrace boasting superb views of the cresent shape of the island, volcano and endless blue of the Aegean see.

* Please note that the above sample itinerary can and will be tailored according to your preferences and needs at once in order to include or exclude additional spots. So whether you have something in mind or would like your driver- guide to take the lead and give recommendations, feel free to ask for it; Your wish is our command!

** Please keep in mind that anytime you feel hungry there will always be a place in our tour schedule to grab something to eat. Otherwise you can incorporate a lunch at a local restaurant, off the main towns of Santorini, to taste and experience traditional food.


Hotel or cruise port pickup (meeting point for cruise travelers is at the top of the cable car)
English-speaking local guide
Live commentary and information
Mineral Water (1 bottle per person)


Entrance fees to attractions (if any), but can be purchased on the spot
Wine Tasting (optional)
Lunch, refreshments
Cable car tickets for cruise passengers (€ 6 per person / each way)
Official Licensed Guide (upon request)


Important information

  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Hotel Pick-up is available from all hotels & Airbnbs across Santorini. In case your hotel is not accessible by car due to restrictions your pickup will be coordinated from a nearby accessible location within walking distance from hotel. 


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