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“Best tour ever ”
Review of Your Greek Friend

Your Greek Friend
Ranked #51 of 180 Tours in Santorini
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Owner description: Your Greek Friend is a "rent a friend service" that offers private tours carefully tailored to suit your interests and desires. Make your own schedule or choose from our enchanting interludes infused with exquisite moments and the charm and elegance of the simple pleasures of island life. As your Greek Friend we will suggest a personalised itinerary based on unique, cool and charming places to visit, designed to fit your personal interests. In the same friendly caring and relaxed manner, as your friends do, when you go to visit them, offering a more intimate experience, filled with great fun and entertainment. Spending your holiday with a local friend is about living the places and their true essence, while enjoying the spirit and warmth of the people and their culture. With Your Greek Friend you will find the safety and comfort of a private tour together with the freedom to make your own schedule. Your Greek Friend offers the reassuring knowledge, confidence and essential insight that will guide you on a memorable journey, allowing you to relax and free your senses to truly enjoy each moment to the fullest. Our Rent a Friend service is currently available in the island of Santorini in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish as well as Greek. At the end Your Greek Friend will be pleased to offer you a digital album of our time together so you can share with your family and friends back home.
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

French/ english fluent speaking, Ruth and Dimitri are extremely Nice and very well informed about the city. Ruth know and explains everything with passion.

EXELLENT if in couple, family or group of freine. They Will customise the tour so you can take the of santorini ( spots, streets, secret) in a few ours.

Completely worth the money.

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

Beyond photographing stunning white buildings all day, a top stay in Santorini will be actualised by delving slightly deeper into the island. This was achieved by our tour with Ruth and Dimitris - they were vibrant, knowledgeable, passionate, well-versed and utterly easy going. The day involved a delicious local lunch, great conversation and an insider view into magical parts of the island not many get to see. Highly, highly recommended and make sure you ask lots of questions - Ruth loves that :)

Thank Alina G
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

Our group of friends spent a wonderful afternoon with Your Greek Friend on a shore excursion. Ruth was great to work with to make arrangements via e-mail. Dimitris and Evangeli knew exactly where to take us to see the island and avoid crowds. We were able to visit two wineries, see the unique way grapes are grown, and taste amazing wines! We saw the whole island, beautiful views. Thank you for a wonderful afternoon!

2  Thank Jeanne O
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

It's one of the hardest acts to manage: how to go around sightseeing, and yet know what is worth looking at and what is best avoided beforehand. Usually this takes a lot of reading and preparation, which can make vacations appear like work.
So we were very pleased to find 'Your Greek Friend' for our small group of friends, which included people from Greece and abroad. After discussing the kind of things we were interested, they designed a custom road trip for us that included, among others, the archaeological site at Akrotiri, a visit at a local winery, and lunch at a typical Santorini house (with the family).
The people of 'Your Greek Friend' (Ruth, Dimitris and Vanda) live on the island and have access to everything the island has to offer. They are also flexible, giving one the freedom to choose and change one's mind. It was like visiting with local friends and learning about their beautiful island.

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Reviewed 14 October 2015

My husband and I booked a full day tour. Ruth and Demetrius were warm and knowledgable hosts. We gave them a little background information on ourselves when we booked and they ran with it. We started the day with them picking us up at our hotel in their Jeep, we drove to the middle of the island and got out and hiked through some foot trails through several small villages. We got to see how the locals lived and saw some beautiful truly picturesque areas that we NEVER would have seen if we didn't book this tour. We drove over to a small secluded black sandy beach along the way we got to see beautiful cliffs of pumice that were worn away in the most amazing way! We spent a little time swimming and taking pictures (they even treated us to a beer!). We then went to a small family operated beach diner (best way to describe it) and ate an amazing LOCAL Santorini lunch! Next stop was a road-side stand/restaurant that sold hand-made preserves (fruit, tomato paste,olive oils, Greek liquor, and more). We got to sample many of their made-in-house preserves and liquor and talk to the owner/mastermind. We truly felt like a local! They took us around the island suggesting places for dinner (that we tried and LOVED) that were really off the beaten path. The next stop was the Santorini Brewing Company (tasting room only) where we were able to sample their beers and buy some goodies to take back home with us! Finally, they took us to Gala Vineyard where we got a tour and a sampling of wines. They dropped us back at the hotel at dark where we actually hung out with them until past 11pm just chatting and telling stories. They went above and beyond in every aspect (they even booked us an ATV for the next two days since we knew where the good places were). From the great hospitality to their warm friendliness and making truly amazing suggestions. I would tell anyone travelling to Santorini to book them (on the first full day you are there so you can go to all the wonderful places they suggest) and for the full day too! There was not a moment that I was not grinning from ear to ear with these two.

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