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Santorini First Impressions Private Tour

  • A personalized, half-day tour of Santorini's history and highlights
  • See the famous cliff dwellings of Oia and visit a working orthodox monastery
  • Taste Santorini wine and learn about island viticulture at a family winery
Santorini First Impressions Private Tour
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Specially designed for first-time visitors, this Santorini tour offers a customized intro history and culture. See the photogenic clifftop houses of Oia village, swim at a black sand beach, visit a mountain monastery, and taste volcanic wine. Because it’s a private tour, you’ll have plenty of time for questions, and hotel pickup and drop-off make for a hassle-free experience.
What to Expect
Begin with pickup at your Santorini accommodation and head first to a clifftop lookout point for incredible views into the sunken caldera, where are you'll learn about the island’s volcanic formation. See the much-photographed whitewashed houses, castle, and cave dwellings of Oia village before ascending the island’s highest mountain to the Monastery of Prophet Elias. Listen to the chanting of monks and sample their handmade products at this Greek Orthodox temple.

Continue to a volcanic black sand beach for a stroll or swim, and then taste some of the wine produced in Santorini’s mineral-rich soil at a family winery. Learn about the challenges and benefits of making wine on the island while enjoying views of terraced vineyards built into the cliffs. Throughout the day, enjoy the undivided attention of your private guide.
Reviews (65)
1 - 5 of 33 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Our day w Markos was the best day we had in Santorini!

I read reviews & choose this as 1 of 2 excursions. The other was a catamaran which was great. However, Markos is like an instant hug. As soon as you meet him you feel like family. He didn’t just bring us to amazing places to...More

Thank jgala2984
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic tour! Could do it all over again.

We booked this tour when we were back in New Zealand. The team at Santorini Experts got back to us straight away with a rough plan for our day. After confirming we were happy with everything we paid a deposit and the voucher was emailed...More

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Kathrin V, Owner at Santorini Experts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for leaving this great review. It is very important to us to be as flexible as possible and that the itinerary remains customizable even on the day of the tour. We are so happy we could tailor it to your interests...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Markos Was Amazing!

We only had one day to view santorini and Markos took us to all the main attractions. He was great!!

Thank misterharvey
Kathrin V, Owner at Santorini Experts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking your time to send this kind review, we take pride in being able to tailor the perfect itinerary even with limited time. We hope to see you back some day.

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Markos is the Bomb!

We were in a group of six friends from the US spending two days of tours with the amazing guide, Markos. He was so knowledgeable and accommodating to our interests. We instantly struck up a friendship and thoroughly enjoyed his personality and passion. We have...More

Thank Bucky J
Amber B, Public Relations Manager at Santorini Experts, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Bravo Markos! Thank you for taking your time to leave this great review! I certainly agree with you on Markos being an "all-star guide." Most all of our guests leave, feeling as though they have made a new friend and most definitely a plethora of...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Private Tour Of Santorini with the Experts!

My daughter and I booked a custom private tour with Santorini Experts and had a wonderful time. We visited the the famous blue dome church in Firostefani, toured the capital Fira and Imerovigli and went on to Pyrgos the old capital of Santorini. we visited...More

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Amber B, Public Relations Manager at Santorini Experts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you kindly for taking your time to write this wonderful and thorough review! We're so glad you had such a wonderful time and that everything was professional and timely. It seems that you saw most of the island and some extras that had to...More

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24 October 2018|
Response from Garethboydavies | Reviewed this property |
Yes he will take you where ever you would like to go
Lavern B
10 October 2018|
Response from Perfumeaddict | Reviewed this property |
You’ve asked me this question not the operator direct. I would have no idea. But the guide we used was amazing!!!
30 September 2018|
Response from Perfumeaddict | Reviewed this property |
You’d be fine. You would take cable car to top. About 5 minute walk to where he parked car. Oia you would need to walk I would say 10 mins to see the famous views from the car park. . Only a few stairs. Our guide was... More