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Full Day Santorini Highlights and Venetian Castles Small Group Tour

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Full Day Santorini Highlights and Venetian Castles Small Group Tour

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With this full day tour, you won’t need a crystal ball (or a guidebook) to find Santorini’s historical and cultural highlights. Skip the crowded tour buses and strangers getting in your postcard-perfect photos; explore the island in a small group, getting around in an air-conditioned minivan. Visit remarkable Venetian castles in Emporio and Akrotiri, marvel at the ocean views from Firostefani and Skaros Rock, and watch the sunset over the picturesque village of Oia.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.13
$91.91
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Archaeological bus tour to Akrotiri excavations & Red beach

Archaeological bus tour to Akrotiri excavations & Red beach

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Prophet Elias Monastery – Megalochori village – Akrotiri Excavations – Red Beach - Perivolos Beach – Last stop for wine tasting With this tour you will visit the traditional villages of Santorini, charming monasteries, great beaches and the famous Akrotiri excavations. You will admire amazing views and learn about the history of the island.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.30
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$56.30

Santorini Day Tour with Sunset in Oia

Santorini Day Tour with Sunset in Oia

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Enjoy a day of discovery on Santorini island on this tour from Fira. With an itinerary that covers all the must-see sights, the tour lets you find your own favorite spots on the island. Visit the volcanic Red Beach, Akrotiri Archaeological Site, a winery, the Prophet Elias Monastery, and then finish on a high note as you watch the sun slip into the sea from Oia village. A tasting of Santorini’s distinctive wine is included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.19
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Blue Dome & Sunset in Oia by Notos Travel

Blue Dome & Sunset in Oia by Notos Travel

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This half-day tour takes you to several Santorini neighborhoods including Firostefani, Finikia, Imerovigli, and Oia. Visit popular sightseeing and photo destinations like the Blue Dome, Skaros Rock, the Santorini caldera, and Oia Castle, which is considered one of the best places on the island to view the sunset. Along the way, learn about island life and history from your local guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.21
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$40.21

Oia Sunset and Traditional Villages Full Day Tour

Oia Sunset and Traditional Villages Full Day Tour

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Experience Santorini’s nature and history on this all-day guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, explore Akrotiri, a well-preserved Bronze Age settlement buried in ash nearly 3,600 years ago in a volcanic eruption. Then head to the cliffside village of Oia and admire a magnificent sunset—along with the famous Blue Dome Church, Prophet Elias Monastery, and other sites.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.98
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Private Classic Santorini Panorama: Visit the most popular destinations!

Private Classic Santorini Panorama: Visit the most popular destinations!

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Explore Santorini’s most iconic landmarks on this private trip. Visit the island’s highest peak, the Red and Black beaches, small villages and family farms, the Akrotiri Lighthouse, and the famous village of Oia. For the afternoon departure, spend the day soaking up the atmosphere of the island and admiring the views of the Aegean Sea before ending the tour with a beautiful sunset in the village of Oia.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$201.06
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$201.06
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Santorini Volcanic Islands Cruise: Volcano, Hot Springs and Thirassia

Santorini Volcanic Islands Cruise: Volcano, Hot Springs and Thirassia

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This tour provides a stress-free overview of Santorini’s natural and historic beauty, making it ideal for first-time visitors and travelers with limited time. Board your traditional Greek Caique boat and venture out to the volcano of Santorini. Climb to the top and take in the views before sailing to the warm, sulfuric waters where you can have a dip. Visit Thirassia and enjoy free time to explore before heading back to Santorini,
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.96
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$45.96

Santorini Highlights Tour with Wine Tasting from Fira (small group up to 10)

Santorini Highlights Tour with Wine Tasting from Fira (small group up to 10)

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See Santorini’s highlights quickly on this tour from Fira. See the charming village of Oia, with its white houses and scenic terraces set on the cliffside over the blue waters of the caldera, along with the picturesque towns of Pyrgos and Megalochori. First-time visitors can get an overview of the island, including a wine tasting, and because it’s a small-group tour, receive plenty of personal attention.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.91
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Santorini Volcanic Islands Cruise: Volcano,Hot Springs,Thirassia and Oia Sunset

Santorini Volcanic Islands Cruise: Volcano,Hot Springs,Thirassia and Oia Sunset

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Get away from the crowds on Santorini with this day-long cruise around three small volcanic islands nestled in Santorini’s natural harbor. Sailing from spot to spot on a traditional Greek sailboat, explore the volcano at Nea Kameni; relax in the sulfur hot springs at Palea Kameni; and walk around the striking white-and-blue village of Manolas on Thirassia.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.70
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Santorini Volcano & Hot Springs Tour

Santorini Volcano & Hot Springs Tour

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Get off Santorini’s main island and explore the volcanic islets around it, which are home to unique volcanic landscapes. Visit two islets accessible only by boat. Sail to Nea Kameni to hike up to the crater of the active volcano (own expense) and to Palea Kameni, where you can soak in naturally-heated pools.
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  • 3 hours
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$22.98
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Oia Sunset and Traditional Villages Tour in Santorini

Oia Sunset and Traditional Villages Tour in Santorini

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See an idyllic Oia sunset from the Kastro  — the Venetian castle ruins atop Santorini. Take a break from Santorini’s beaches as a professional guide whisks you away for the day. You'll discover the archaeological site at Akrotiri (admission at own expense) and learn the significance of these Minoan excavations as you stroll along its main street. Then enjoy free time to explore Santorini’s beautiful village Emporeio, before watching the sun descend over the Mediterranean Sea.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.98
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Semi Private Standard | Santorini Catamaran Cruise with Greek buffet and Drinks

Semi Private Standard | Santorini Catamaran Cruise with Greek buffet and Drinks

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Experience the coastline of Santorini from the water during this 5-hour catamaran cruise. Choose between daytime and sunset bookings, both allow you to travel with an intimate group of 20 or fewer fellow passengers. Snorkel equipment is available for stops along the route, and you'll dine on snacks and drinks.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.15
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$109.15

Santorini Sunset Dinner Cruise Including Nea Kameni Visit

Santorini Sunset Dinner Cruise Including Nea Kameni Visit

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Experience Santorini’s scenery, hot springs, and beaches on a cruise with onboard dinner and glass of wine included. After pickup from your hotel, settle onto your cruise boat, and sail around the caldera and island’s shores. Along the way, bathe in the Nea Kamini hot springs; explore the beaches; and savor a delicious 2-course Greek dinner while floating on the water as the sun sets.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.53
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$127.53

Small-Group Santorini Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tour

Small-Group Santorini Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tour

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Sip on Santorini wine during this small-group tour of the island and two or three of its wine estates (depending on selected option). As you explore, learn about wine production in the area, and hear about the local varietals such as assyrtiko. Explore a vineyard with a guide and walk around wine cellars. If you want to make the tour extra-special, upgrade to enjoy an evening excursion. The option includes a visit to a hilltop winery, local tapas, and sunset views to complement your wine. Numbers are limited to eight people.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.10
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Private Cultural Villages Sightseeing & Akrotiri Excavations

Private Cultural Villages Sightseeing & Akrotiri Excavations

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Santorini wears its rich history on its sleeve, with medieval buildings, Ottoman villages and weathered ruins all over the island. Rather than dealing with the hassle of organising your own transport, you can discover the island’s history and its vibrant modern culture on this tour around four of its southernmost villages. Visit the villages of Pyrgos, Megalochori and Emporio and Akrotiri excavations before ending your trip at a family-owned winery in Akrotiri, where you can sample their family wines and organic produce while watching the sunset over the Aegean Sea.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$189.57
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$189.57
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Santorini Sunset Luxury Sailing Catamaran Cruise with BBQ, drinks, transfer

Santorini Sunset Luxury Sailing Catamaran Cruise with BBQ, drinks, transfer

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Experience the volcanic beauty of the Aegean and an unforgettable Santorini sunset on this afternoon catamaran cruise. Travel in style and comfort aboard a luxury catamaran, stopping to bask on Santorini’s red and white sand beaches, snorkel among crystalline waters, and soak in volcanic hot springs. With included hotel transport plus a fresh Greek barbecue and unlimited soft drinks, beer, and local wine served onboard, it's a decadent way to enjoy the island’s famous sights.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$178.08
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$178.08

Wine Tour Santorini

Wine Tour Santorini

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Discover the ancient winemaking traditions of Santorini during this wine tasting tour. Learn about the “protected appellation origin” of the island, with vines dating as far back as 400 years, at the wine museum. Then, enjoy tastings of local wine varieties paired with gourmet snacks at two select vineyards. This introductory tour is great to get a feel for the wines of Santorini.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.42
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$80.42

Santorini Caldera Cruise Including Full Greek Meal and Drinks

Santorini Caldera Cruise Including Full Greek Meal and Drinks

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Experience Santorini’s beauty, hot springs and beaches on a catamaran cruise. Select a daytime or sunset cruise, and sail around the island and caldera (flooded volcanic crater) on a deluxe catamaran. Stop to bathe in the Nea Kameni springs; swim, snorkel or unwind at beaches; and enjoy unlimited Santorini wine and Greek beer, plus a Greek meal prepared on board. On the evening cruise, be treated to awe-inspiring sunset views. A cruise is essential when you visit Santorini, and with numbers limited to 18, this offers a small-group experience. The catamaran vessel that is used on this tour is both motor-powered and wind-powered(sails). Its sails might or might not be used/opened, subject to weather conditions and captain’s judgement. This is a gentle note for guests that are opting for a pure sailing experience on board a non-motorized sailing boat.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.36
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$149.36
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Santorini Wine Roads Tour with Wine Tastings Morning & Sunset

Santorini Wine Roads Tour with Wine Tastings Morning & Sunset

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Indulge a love of wine and discover the secrets of Santorini’s volcanic varieties on a 4-hour wine tour. Visit three family-owned wineries, hear about their production processes, and enjoy tastings at each, including wines from the barrel, alongside local snacks. Learn about Santorini’s indigenous grapes and unique vine-growing methods, and admire the island’s scenery as you taste and explore. 12 to 15 wine tastings, plus round-trip transport from central hotels and Santorini port included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$183.83
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Santorini Highlights: 5-Hour Private Tour with Wine-Tasting

Santorini Highlights: 5-Hour Private Tour with Wine-Tasting

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Go from caldera to cloud-piercing peaks with this Santorini shore excursion that leaves from Fira. Led by a private guide, the tour includes a visit the famous Santorini caldera — a half-submerged volcano — as well as a trip to the Monastery of Profitis Ilias, perched on Santorini’s highest mountain. Sample local produce that’s grown by the monks and enjoy a wine tasting at a volcanic vineyard. Then spend time in the idyllic village of Oia before your return to Fira.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$310.21
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$310.21
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Santorini Full Day Tour

Santorini Full Day Tour

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Take your Santorini visit to new heights during this 9-hour offering access to the island’s eye-popping views, outdoor adventures, and architecture. Admire the jaw-dropping scenery from the island’s highest point and see the 16th-century monastery of Saint Elias. You’ll also journey by boat to the nearby islands of Nea Kameni, Palea Kameni and Thirassia.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.34
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Best of Santorini, Private 4 hour Island tour, Oia, winery, Pyrgos, Caldera

Best of Santorini, Private 4 hour Island tour, Oia, winery, Pyrgos, Caldera

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Discover the best of Santorini on a private 4-hour tour with an informative driver. Settle into an air-conditioned vehicle and witness everything from the island’s whitewashed villages to its spectacular coastline, with a flexible itinerary tailored for you. Depending on your preferences, admire the sparkling caldera from the cliff-perched village of Oia; visit the mountaintop Prophet Ilias Monastery; explore the former capital of Pyrgos, and stop at a traditional winery to learn about Santorini’s wines. Choose a morning or afternoon departure with included hotel or port pickup and drop-off.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$205.78
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$205.78
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Santorini Sightseening Tour

Santorini Sightseening Tour

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All tours are carried out by a Greek professional local and friendly guide who grew up on Santorini and know all the island very well. We use a new luxury and air-conditioned Mercedes - Mini Van for the tour.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$287.23
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$287.23
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Santorini Hidden Paths and Country Side Private Tour

Santorini Hidden Paths and Country Side Private Tour

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Discover the Santorini behind the tourist spots on this 4-hour private off-road tour. After pickup, leave the island’s most celebrated attractions behind to explore its off-the-radar gems. Visit a little-known beach for an optional swim, see a secret cave church, meet locals, and sample culinary delicacies and homemade wines. Includes food and drink tastings, a choice of departure times, plus pickup and drop-off at your Santorini hotel or anywhere near the cruise port.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$183.83
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Santorini

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Full Day Santorini Highlights and Venetian Castles Small Group Tour
"It was an amazing experience. The guide is very knowledgeable and told us a lot of facts about Santorini. We loved the tour."..."
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Archaeological bus tour to Akrotiri excavations & Red beach
"A good intro to Santorini including village, monastery, beaches, winery and the ancient site of Akrotiri destroyed but preserved by the Theran eruption. Tania was very enthusistic and informative on diverse topics, good value all round."..."
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Santorini Day Tour with Sunset in Oia
"Everything was amazing , we loved the wine tasting , the sunset was absolutely beautiful and our tour guide was very knowledgeable about everything and his jokes were great as well would highly recommend if you aren’t sure what you want"..."
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Blue Dome & Sunset in Oia by Notos Travel
"Great trip! Special thanks to Filio for showing me around the area. Love everything about Santorini!"..."
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Oia Sunset and Traditional Villages Full Day Tour
"The tour is worthwhile the money. Go a lot of places and see a lot of things. The places we go quite interesting"..."
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Private Classic Santorini Panorama: Visit the most popular destinations!
"Our tour guide Dimitrius was great! He showed us the whole island in a very efficient matter and took us to an authentic Greek restaurant where we completely felt like a local. The experience truly felt like no other. Would give 25 stars if I could. Thank you again Dimitrius!"..."
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Santorini Volcanic Islands Cruise: Volcano, Hot Springs and Thirassia
"Incredible!!!! We loved every minute. Dada was the best tour guide. It was a perfect balance of relaxation and adventure. Sneakers definitely recommended for the volcano hike and flip flops and a towel for after the swim and lunch on the gorgeous island Thirasia. Highly recommended!!"..."
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Santorini Highlights Tour with Wine Tasting from Fira (small group up to 10)
"This is a great place to start your visit to Santorini. We explored parts of the island we would not have seen without this tour."..."
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Santorini Volcanic Islands Cruise: Volcano,Hot Springs,Thirassia and Oia Sunset
"The tour was awesome, everyone was extremely nice. Would recommend. Boat ride was great, pick up was easy."..."
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Santorini Volcano & Hot Springs Tour
"Great trip and value for money Just the right time at each stop Drinks on boat very reasonably priced"..."
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Oia Sunset and Traditional Villages Tour in Santorini
"We loved the red and black beach! The driver was fantastic! The roads he drove with that huge bus was amazing!"..."
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Semi Private Standard | Santorini Catamaran Cruise with Greek buffet and Drinks
"Highly recommended It’s amazing and food is delicious Sunset time was wonderful and Swimming pool chosen were great"..."
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Santorini Sunset Dinner Cruise Including Nea Kameni Visit
"This cruise is a must. My Santorini trip would not have been the same without this Caldera experience. The crew were friendly and knowledgeable. The hiking and swimming experiences were fabulous. And the bar abd food were very good. Beyond my expectations."..."
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Small-Group Santorini Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tour
"A really nice tour, the guide (Angelo) was amazing with really interesting explanation and big knowledge about the wine! We visited 3 vineyards and we drank really good wines! If you like wine and super explanation you need to do it!"..."
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Private Cultural Villages Sightseeing & Akrotiri Excavations
"This was an amazing tour! We were picked up at our villa at the exact time in a beautiful, modern comfortable luxury van. Our professional guide Dimitris was very knowledgeable and a very safe driver. We saw sights in Santorini most people never see. This is a "Must Do" tour when you visit the island!"..."
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Santorini Sunset Luxury Sailing Catamaran Cruise with BBQ, drinks, transfer
"The crew was extremely friendly. The BBQ dinner was tasty. The smaller group made it a more intimate setting. The star attraction, our sunset, was magical."..."
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Wine Tour Santorini
"Very nice experience in Santorini. We enjoy 2 of the 3 wineries we visited. Also the visit at the museum was interesting for us, but the wine there was not good as expected. The guide and the driver were very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended!"..."
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Santorini Caldera Cruise Including Full Greek Meal and Drinks
"This was worth every dollar… I had a great time and the guys were wonderful the boat was clean and I felt secure the whole time"..."
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Santorini Wine Roads Tour with Wine Tastings Morning & Sunset
"Our guide, Elsa was very thorough with her knowledge about Santorini, the wines, and the culture. We were picked up and dropped off in the provided time. The drive was scenic and comfortable. We had a great experience and would highly recommend for anyone planning to visit Santorini."..."
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Santorini Highlights: 5-Hour Private Tour with Wine-Tasting
"We enjoyed the company of Stefano and all of his knowledge of the island, wineries and all he could give us in the time we had for the tour. We learned so much and had so much fun with him and all he showed us and shared about the history and current island workings! A+++++ Again, Thank YOU Stefano!!"..."
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Santorini Full Day Tour
"Wow! This was such a great tour! They take you to five locations ! three on the island and two off the coast on the volcanic islands in the middle of the caldera. They give you free time on Te inhabited volcanic island Thirassa. Pls ty to do and a fabulous trip!"..."
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Best of Santorini, Private 4 hour Island tour, Oia, winery, Pyrgos, Caldera
"Fantastic tour, loved our tour guide. Our son wanted to propose to his girlfriend and she took us to the perfect spot at a winery. Gorgeous place. Santorini is a big island so this is the best way to see the entire island, could not have done it without a car. We were 12 people and the van was very comfortable."..."
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Santorini Hidden Paths and Country Side Private Tour
"If you’re expecting an “off road” experience this is not it. We were anticipating some sort of jeep offroading thing however were pleasantly surprised and had a great time. The island was super crowded with tourists so we got to experience the back-roads, non-crowded areas and it was spectacular. I highly recommend this tour"..."

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