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SANTORINI SIGHTS AND WINE TASTING TOURS

Santorini Sights and Wine Tasting Tours

Overview


Explore the Greek island of Santorini, see the major sights and taste the local wines. Visit the volcanic beaches and marvel at the views from Mountain Prophet Elias, Santorini’s highest point. Highlights of this tour include the village of Oia, Imerovigli, Firostefani, Prophet Elias, Red Beach, Black Beach, Venetsanos Winery.

Highlights


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Flexibility to customise your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Explore the major sights of Santorini in just a half-day
  • Visit one traditional winery and learn about winemaking
  • Taste 6 types of the island’s major styles of wine
  • Private tour with separate driver ensures the full attention of a private guide

Itinerary


After meeting up with your guide, the trip starts with a stop at a breathtaking spot in the famous Santorini Caldera in Imerovigli where you will be introduced to its history and its unique landscape. In front of the village is an enormous rock called Skaros, wich was used to be spot to look out for pirates.
Through the beautiful Santorini countryside we proceed to the village of Oia, a picturesque famous village built in the northern part of the caldera rim. Oia is the most photographed location in Santorini and place where many artists find inspiration in depicting what is most characteristic about Oia’s beauty: the traditional architecture and the amazing sunset!
Enjoy the stunning views of the caldera, where many dwellings are built into niches of the volcanic rock. You will also have a panoramic view of the rest of Santorini island and the Aegean Sea.
On the way, we will make a short stop in Firostefani to see the famous Blue Dome Church, the subject of so many Santorini postcards.
Then, you will make your way to the peak of Prophet Elias, the highest mountain that stands some 2,000 feet (600 meters) above the sea. There you will be amazed by the island vistas around you (360 degrees). Your guide will lead you inside the ornate Greek Orthodox Christian monastery perched at the mountain’s summit.
Visit the Venetsanos Winery, where you will learn the secrets of winemaking and enjoy the tastes of the famous local wines.
From there you will proceed to the famous Red Beach. It is covered with red volcanic sand and offers an amazing view.
Besides, you will visit the Black Beach in Perivolos, the largest beach on Santorini covered in black volcanic pebbles. Take in the spectacular views of the Aegean Sea and the nearby islands. Enjoy an optional lunch at a seaside restaurant.
The tour ends at your Hotel or at the cable car terminal in Fira for Cruise Ship guests.

Departure Point

Pick up from your Santorini hotel, airport, ferry or cruise port

Departure Time

Flexible

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Cheese, olives, and local bread at a winery
  • All taxes, admission fees, and tasting fees at the winery

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Cable car tickets for cruise visitor (€ 5 EUR per ride per person, optional)
  • Lunch (Optional)
  • Personal expenses (Optional)

Cruise passenger pick-up

All cruise passengers with individual programs are taken to the old Port of Fira, by tender boats. From the port, you will take the cable car up to Fira town.
The journey with a cable car takes 3 minutes and costs €5 Euros. Approximate start of the tour should be 1 hour after the scheduled arrival of the cruise ship.

The meeting point for the tour is at the cable car’s exit in Fira town. Your guide will wait for you there, holding a sign with your name.

Please include the name and arrival time of your ship, and full name and mobile phone number when booking of the tour in order for your pick-up to be arranged.

Hotel pick-up

Your guide will meet you at the hotel entrance door

Drop-off / End Point

Same as the meeting point

A deposit of € 50 Euros is required to secure your day with us.
You will pay the balance in cash after the end of the tour.

Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

SANTORINI SIGHTS & WINE TASTING

DURATION: 5 hours

LANGUAGE: English, French, Russian, Spanish, German

HIGHLIGHTS:  Oia, Imerovigli, Firostefani, Prophet Elias, Venetsanos Winery, Red Beach, Black Beach

From EUR 320 per couple

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