Classic Santorini Panorama

Classic Santorini Panorama
6 hours
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Description

Enjoy a 6 hours private journey through the entire island on a deluxe and comfortable minivan. Your experienced, local driver/guide will pick you up at the time and place of your choice and share his knowledge of Santorini’s culture, traditions and curiosities.

Head first to the northern part of the island and embrace the best of Oia village. Unique in every way with the most spectacular sunset (afternoon departure), iconic blue domed churches and panoramic views. One of the most photographed places in Greece, Oia is situated on the top of an impressive cliff and offers a spectacular view over the volcano. The village has several cultural attractions to see such as: The Maritime museum, the traces of a Venetian fortress and the Captains houses. You may as well explore the shopping area and enjoy a drink in one of the several open-air cafes.

Continue your road trip by strolling the narrow pathways of the traditional village of Megalochori. This settlement is made of hundreds of small white painted houses with exquisite architecture, tiny alleys, tower bells, beautiful blue domed churches and underground cave houses. At this picturesque and non-touristic environment, you will be involved with the local culture & lifestyle.

At the Southeast part of Santorini visit the lighthouse. Built in 1891, it’s considered one of the most beautiful of the Cycladic Islands and a unique point to watch the sunset. Walk by the cliffs around it, take amazing pictures and admire Santorini's famous Caldera from a different point of view.

Nearby the lighthouse a local family wine farm is located, which offers high quality handmade traditional products, sweets and the family wine. The hostess of the farm will escort you around the property from the volcanic vineyard to the family cellar, and show you production procedure of their wine, by stomping the grapes. Sample four varieties of Santorini grapes and feel free to enjoy your Greek coffee and experience the vibe of traditional Greeks at the farm.

Next destination at the Red beach, the most unique natural beach of the island, where you may take amazing pictures of the volcanic landscape and the steep cliffs.

Head further to the Southernmost part of Santorini and relax in Perivolos black beach, with the amazing seaside restaurants and crystal clear waters. In Perivolos you will have spare time to walk and take pictures on the volcanic black beach, swim in the Aegean sea and optionally enjoy lunch on a seaside Greek restaurant.

Last stop at the most breathtaking view from the island's highest point, where lies the Prophet Elias monastery. From this vantage point, you will enjoy a striking view of the entire island. The Mountain's name is Profitis Ilias (Prophet Elias), coming from the Monastery with the same name on its peak, built in 1712. Here, aside the magnificent views, the stunning and peaceful environment of the monastery, you may as well taste wine & local products made by the monks, reside at the monastery.

Your private experience ends with the drop off at the original starting point or any place of your preference.

Choose your flexible departure time and enjoy a memorable road trip. The afternoon tour (3pm) includes Oia’s world famous sunset. Alternatively, If you wish a non-touristy but equally amazing sunset, the lighthouse is a must.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions:

  • Cold bottled water
  • 4 wine varieties at the family wine farm accompanied by handmade organic products
  • Experienced local driver/guide
  • Flexible departure & itinerary customized to suit your preferences
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned & deluxe van
  • Refreshing wet hand tissues
  • Maps & Live commentary

Exclusions:

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Cable car tickets if arriving by cruise ship (6 EUR per person, per ride)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch at a seaside restaurant (optional)


Departure & Return

Traveler pickup is offered from the below listed departure points:

  • Your hotel/villa in Santorini: Pick up at the lobby or nearest point accessible by vehicle
  • Cruise port: Pick up at the top cable car exit if arriving by cruise ship
  • Santorini international airport (JTR): Pick up at the arrivals terminal
  • Ferry port (Athinios): Pick up at the arrivals terminal

 

Return Details:

  • Returns to original departure point or any desired point of your preference


Highlights
  • Embrace the best of Oia's village with the most spectacular sunset, famous blue domed churches and stunning views
  • Visit the traditional village of Megalochori and be involved with the local lifestyle, culture and the underground cave houses.
  • Enjoy panoramic views from the lighthouse & take memorable pictures admiring Santorini's famous Caldera.
  • Sample 4 wine varieties along with traditional products and experience the vibe of traditional Greeks at the farm.
  • Take amazing pictures at the Red beach and the steep cliffs.
  • Relax in Perissa-Perivolos Black Beach
  • Experience breathtaking views from the island's highest point and the Prophet Elias Monastery

 

 

 

 

Additional Info
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Wheelchair & stroller accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Pick up for cruise ship passengers will be from the cruise port top cable car exit. Your driver/guide will be holding a sign with the lead passenger name written on
  • This is a private tour. Only your group will participate


Cancellation Policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.