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Full-Day Santorini Sightseeing Bus tour with Sunset in Oia
Pickup at convenient meeting points
English, French, German, Spanish speaking tour guide
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Free cancellationUp to 100% refund according to the cancellation policy
Departure pointThere are pre-defined pick-up/drop-off locations, at convenient central spots in most villages. After the booking, you will be advised of a pick-up location that is closest to your hotel or most convenient for you!
Departure time10:30 am
Meeting infoApproximate pick-up times: Oia – 9:45 am. Kamari – 10:00 am. Perissa – 10:00 am. Imerovigli – 10:10 am. Firostefani – 10:15 am. Pyrgos – 10:15 am. Fira – 10:30 am.
Hop on an amazing bus tour around the island and jump at the opportunity to explore the most characteristic attractions and places of Santorini in one day! You will meander around its picturesque settlements where you’ll come across the typical cave houses, traditional whitewashed buildings, blue-domed churches, Venetian castles, and quaint alleys.
You will have the chance to walk through the well-preserved Akrotiri Excavations and marvel at the archaeological findings up close, before visiting the traditional village of Emporio and wandering around its paths. Of course, you’ll also spend time at the must-see volcanic beaches of the island. You can swim and relax at the iconic Black Sand Beach of Perissa and then have lunch at a traditional tavern of the coastal village, where you can savor local specialties. Next, a stop at Profitis Ilias Mountain, the highest peak of Santorini, will generously offer you stunning views, before heading to Pyrgos village and feeling its simple traditional atmosphere.
The experience wouldn’t be complete without a wine tasting in one of the numerous wineries on the island. Santorini is popular for its renowned wine varieties, which owe their quality to the rich volcanic soil, so it is an activity that shouldn’t be missed! The tour will finish with the best sunset view in the picturesque village of Oia!
- Tour starts at 10:30 am from Fira, finishes after sunset.
Excavations of Akrotiri
The prehistoric settlement in Akrotiri is an archaeological site of great importance as it is considered a significant discovery. The fact that the site managed to stay well-preserved after the several volcanic eruptions that occurred on the island is itself extraordinary and it makes the place totally worth exploring up close.
Emporio is the largest settlement of Santorini, a peaceful traditional village that boasts edifices of Cycladic architecture, old churches, wonderful windmills and one of the five fortified castles of the island. Walk around its narrow alleys that resemble a labyrinth and admire cave houses, tiny balconies, adorable yards and domes. (40 minutes)
Perissa is a cosmopolitan beach resort that constitutes a part of the lengthy Black Sand Beach. Here you’ll have plenty of time to relax by the sea and enjoy this extraordinary beach. You can swim in refreshing crystal clear waters and have a go at a variety of watersports. The seaside Perissa village has an abundance of shops, cafes, beach bars and traditional restaurants where you can taste the local cuisine. ( 2.5 hours)
Profitis Ilias Mountain
Being the highest point of the island, Profitis Ilias Mountain offers sublime panoramic views in every direction. Gaze at vast vineyards and plains, the coastline of Santorini as well as the spectacular volcano in the Aegean Sea and the nearby islands. From this spot you can take fantastic photos of the entire island and relish it from a totally different point of view. (20 minutes)
A visit to one of Santorini’s wineries is a must. A tour to the winery will give you insight into the process and history of winemaking in Santorini. Get to try three different local varieties and indulge in a fine wine tasting experience in spectacular surroundings.
Oia ‒ Sunset
The gem of the island is the picturesque Oia village that is known for its incomparable sunset and admirable architecture. Pastel-colored houses, blue-domed churches, wondrous cafes, and restaurants are built on the staggering caldera cliffs and create an idyllic setting. The world-famous sunset, which can be witnessed from the debris of the Venetian castle, highlights the romantic atmosphere.