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Half Day Santorini Highlights Private Tour

  • Appreciate life’s beauty: on afternoon tours, your wine tasting lines up with sunset
  • Avoid public transport or taxis: this tour is operated with a private vehicle for your convenience
  • Get the perfect pictures - your guide knows exactly where to find the island’s best vistas
Half Day Santorini Highlights Private Tour
From US$106.58
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Half Day Santorini Highlights Private Tour
From US$106.58
Experience Santorini’s iconic architecture and delectable wine on this private tour. See the village of Oia on the other side of the island, and explore its shops and calm vibes. Reach the highest point on the island, an ancient monastery, where you are immersed in the swoop of sky and expanse of ocean. End the half day tour with a local wine tasting - your guide knows the best cellar doors to check out, so you don’t need to worry about picking a winery.
What to Expect
This 4.5-hour guided tour to the most popular places of Santorini includes:
• A trip to Oia, the northernmost village of the island: opportunity to walk in the village, see the local shops, take stunning photos
• A photo stop at famous Blue Dome in Firostefani for photos 
• A panoramic drive with photo stops at Prophet Elias Monastery, the highest peak of the island
• A wine tasting: stop at a local winery with a great view of the volcano. 
This tour is suitable for all age groups and guests with disabilities.
Included: Transportation with a private car/van and private tour guide services
Not Included: Tickets for the cable car if you arrive with a cruise ship (€6 for a one-way ticket), entrance fees, wine tasting, snacks, and drinks
Duration: 4.5 hours
Reviews (13)
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2018
Fantastic experience!

We visited Santorini on a recent Norwegian cruise and so were subject to the scheduling whims of the ship. Our planned shore excursion was canceled, then reinstated, each time impacting our planned time with Kostas on a private tour. He accepted each reschedule with aplomb,...More

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 18 September 2018
I didn't realize this was a drive by tour.

The tour guide hade to translate everything into French for some of the guests. Just made it longer than it needed to be. Was not disclosed that we were not stopping at some of the highlights, but just driving past. We got off and took...More

Thank marieM7131EP
kariotka, Manager at Santorini Private Day Tours by Kostas S., responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Marie Thank you very much for your response. Our company offers only private guided tours in English, German and Greek. We have checked and none of of our guides did any tour where there was any French translation. Our tours are not drive by...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Wonderful tour, best introduction to the island!

We had the most amazing tour of Santorini. Kostas is the island native and kept the tour interesting and entertaining for everyone including our teenage kids. We had a lovely time covering most of Santorini highlights from the "insider" perspective, learning a great deal about...More

Thank Igor S
Reviewed 27 July 2018
Superior Tour of Santorini

We were met by our tour Guide Efi- She was amazing. She was very knowledgeable about her island. I have bad knees, so she was great at parking as close as possible to where we were getting let out. She guided us through the streets...More

Thank Bruce N Nancee R
Reviewed 18 July 2018
Bucket list checked!!!

Upon arrival to Santorini we were greeted Spiros. He took us to a private Mercedes Benz van and drove us around Santorini. Not only he is an archeologist and someone, but he also took the best pictures of our whole trip. The winery stop and...More

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16 September 2018|
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Response from PATraveler579 | Reviewed this property |
We were in a van so I think yes probably!
18 June 2018|
Response from PATraveler579 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know if they will facilitate that. There is an email address on their website; I would contact them and ask. He will be willing to do the tour just for the two of you but of course it will be less expensive if you... More