6-Hour Private Best of Santorini Experience

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6-Hour Private Best of Santorini Experience
from USD $214.43
See Santorini's top sights on a 6-hour private tour that includes travel by sprinter minibus. View Santorini Caldera, Imerovigli, Oia, Akrotiri ruins by yourself, Red Beach, Megalochori traditional village or Pyrgos, Prophet Ilias and Venetsanos winery optional. Your private guide will entertain you with fun facts and stories about the place you see as you enjoy views.
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In Brief

Mesaria, Greece
5 to 6 hours
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Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Red Beach, Akrotiri Greece

Visit the impressive red sandy beach

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sunset in Oia, Oia Greece

Visit Oia the most touristic and crowded which offer amazing and breathtaking views and best sunset ever.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Akrotiri Archaeological Site, Akrotiri 84700 Greece

Visit Important prehistoric ruins of Aegean time

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Santorini Unique Experience Tours, 84700 Greece

An authentic traditional settlement with historical houses, blue-domed churches, and old mansions.

Stop At: Skaros Rock, Imerovigli Greece

Visit Imerovigli and Skaros rock which offer the best unique views and our hidden spots.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Megalochori - Traditional Village, Megalochori Greece

Visit the traditional village of Megalochori and walking throw the narrow streets and discover local beauties.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Perissa Black Sand Beach, Perissa 847 03 Greece

Visit Perissa and Perivolos black sand beach and swimming in the Aegean sea. Lunchtime optional at the traditional restaurant.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Venetsanos Winery, Eparchiaki Odos Firon-Ormou Perissis, Megalochori 84701 Greece

Taste five different glasses of wine and enjoying caldera view from the top of the winery - optional.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Epar. Od. Pirgou Kallistis 3 km from Pyrgo Thira, Moni Profitou Ilia, Moni Profitou Iliou 847 00 Greece

Visit the highest spot on Santorini and taste local products from the monastery.

Duration: 20 minutes


  • Local english speaking guide
  • Bottled water
  • Private tour
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points and all hotels and villas in Santorini


  • Gratuites
  • Entrance fees to Akrotiri (€ 12)
  • Entry/Admission to Venetsanos Winery and Estate Argyros
  • Entry/Admission - Akrotiri Archaeological Site
  • Entry/Admission - Venetsanos Winery

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Please provide pick up information details:
Hotel/Accommodation Name, Address, and Phone Number
Airbnb host's phone number
Flight number (if applicable)
Cruise ship name (if applicable)
Arrival time (if applicable)
Traveler phone number


  • Santorini Airport, Greece


  • Santorini Cruise Port (Cable car in Fira)
  • Santorini Athinios Port

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please confirm address, pickup location and time when would you like start the tour.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

This was one of the best excursions on our trip to the Greek Islands. The tour guild and bus driver were very professional. They waited for us at the destination we were supposed to meet at holding a sign with our name on it. They took us everywhere we asked and we even got to take a dip in the Adriatic ocean. I would defiantly recommend this tour.
• Submitted 14 Nov 2019
Our guide Filippa and driver Angelos were wonderful. We could not have picked a more perfect trip. It was designed for the things that we were interested in and that we wanted to see. We only had three days on Santorini so we wanted to make sure that we got the best of everything and this trip delivered that 100%. Because it’s private you can really customize it to your needs. There really was no other need for us to book any other additional tours.
• Submitted 05 Nov 2019
Our tour guideFelipa was able to anticipate our needs and granted our request as we made some adjustments to our tour. She was very good in Explaining and most off all taking our photos. Got us to the beach too and good suggestion for a place to eat
• Submitted 29 Oct 2019
Marcus did an excellent job! He was very nice, knowledgeable and accommodating. We greatly enjoyed our tour of this beautiful island.
• Submitted 07 Oct 2019
Spectacular views, rich in tradition and culture. All brought to life by our OUTSTANDING tour guide. This was so much more than private transportation. This was a complete tour narrated by our guide in perfect fluent english. Well Done! And if you can request it, ask for Maria - She is awesome. Totally Recommend.
• Submitted 07 Oct 2019
We had a great tour of the island with a very informative guide. She gave us her recommended sites to visit, and then let us tailor the tour for what we wanted to see most.
• Submitted 07 Oct 2019
We had an amazing guide and the tour was exactly what we were hoping for. got to see everything and learned a lot of the history and life on the island. We have never had a bad experience booking with Viator
• Submitted 01 Oct 2019
this was wonderful tour. Enabled us to see the whole island of Santorini. Leaving early helped us to avoid the cruise ship tours and the crowds. So much historical information was given and this made the tour even more enjoyable. So nice to have native of Santorini as a guide - the history becomes so alive. Beautiful lunch at seashore made the trip even more delightful. We have used Viator many times in the past and have never been disappointed. Will continue to use Viator for our future travels.
• Submitted 01 Oct 2019
We visited Santorini as part of a cruise, so our time was limited to one day. We were a party of six - two had visited before, but four had never visited. We chose Viator primarily because the cost for six people with Viator was cheaper than booking a tour through the cruise line! We were fortunate enough to get Dora as our Tour Guide for the day. Dora met us at the top of the funicular in Fira exactly as planned and our visit began. Our first stop was at the Monastery and we enjoyed the beautiful views, next, we visited Venetsanos Winery for tasting and then had a late lunch on the black sand beach. After that, we headed to Oia for the sunset. Dora is very knowledgeable about the history of Santorini (as well as current affairs) and shared that information as well as her enthusiasm, both of which "made our day." Dora made us all feel that we were the most important people in Santorini. If you're going back and forth whether to book this tour or not - do it. You won't regret it.
• Submitted 27 Sep 2019
Our tour guide made this an unforgettable experience! We were able to see all the amazing places and views within Santorini and she was very flexible with sculpting the tour to what we wanted. I highly suggest this tour.
• Submitted 24 Sep 2019
Tour was delayed several times due to scheduling problems of port calls with the ship. But our guide, Christoph, was there and waiting for us when we arrived. Had a great tour. Very informative. Highly recommend Viator and Christoph.
• Submitted 23 Sep 2019
What a great tour! Our guide was wonderful and knowledgeable, and took us to the best spots for photographs. Worth every penny
• Submitted 12 Sep 2019
Jeannie was THE BEST. Along with Alex our driver this experience was a true highlight of our whole vacation. Could not have been better! The spots were beautiful but Jeannie is the person you want to spend your day with in Santorini. By the end of the day we all felt like family - enjoy!!
• Submitted 27 Aug 2019
Toured Oia, Monastery Of Profitis Ilias, the red and white beach, and a couple of other areas. Our Tour guide and driver were superb and immersed us into the local culture. If you only go on one your, THIS is the one.
• Submitted 26 Aug 2019
Panos, our driver was the perfect guide. He shared his knowledge of Santorini and we saw everything. Panos somehow had us in places avoiding the crowds and gave us time to walk around. He took pictures for us, had a great sense of humor and made our day perfect. My daughter and I are still talking about this wonderful day. An absolute must to do this tour.
• Submitted 26 Aug 2019
We were met by Theo for our tour. He was extremely knowledgeable, thoughtful and friendly. He made sure he took us to lots of unique little places during the day. Despite the sweltering heat, we had an amazing experience.
• Submitted 19 Aug 2019
This tour was one of a kind! Simply fabulous! Constantine (Stan) was amazing!! His knowledge and ability to cater to his client's needs was phenomenal!!!!!! He was genuine, caring while focused on the task on hand. We received knowledge, amazing picture and an unforgettable experience! Would definitely recommend him and this tour to anyone that will listen!
• Submitted 12 Aug 2019
The best experience we had in entire Europe. Many people think Oia is "THE" place to visit in Santorini, but thanks to Constantino, he showed us so many different places and amazing views in Santorini. It would have just not been possible for us to just rent a scooter or car to see all these places as no website talks about all these beautiful places and views that only an expert local guide like Constantino would know. In the beginning of the trip Constantino asked us if there is anything specific that we would like to cover in this experience and we requested for all the best views to take the best pictures for our memories in Santorini. Constantino is an amazing photographer and he not only had tons of patience but he made photography as a story line for the entire trip. Constantino, a big thank you for making our trip to Santorini such a memorable one.
• Submitted 19 Jul 2019
Santorini was all that we expected and a private tour was well worth the money. Our driver was great, treated us with fresh tomatoes from the field, figs from his yard. Our tour guide was very informative, at times a little to much. We enjoyed our lunch at a sea side shore restaurant. We had a group do 7, including 2 teens, we all enjoyed the experience.
• Submitted 15 Jul 2019
Great tour. Without asking gave a very good detailed background of what we were seeing. Alex the driver was the best with his music and personality. Our guide Gene was awesome, very knowledgeable, a great picture taker and knew all the best places to get some great shots!!!!
• Submitted 11 Jul 2019
Our guide Helena was awesome. She took us to all the great photo spots and all the great sights on the island.
• Submitted 09 Jul 2019
We had an amazing time on our tour in Santorini, Ginni and Mr. John (our tour guide and driver) were the best. Ginni explained various locations, actually gave us many options of things to see and our party very much enjoyed being in their company. An example of our experience was Ginni recommended a place to stop for lunch, the food was amazing, and at the end of the meal we were invited to smash dishes on the patio of the restaurant...Opa! In my opinion this was the best way to see Santorini, with a tour guide and diver. The car was large and clean, and very comfortable. I would recommend this tour to all
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Absolutely worth it. The driver Alex and the tour guide were friendly, funny and informative. Really enjoyed the tour. Beautiful sights, comfortable Mercedes van. Highly recommend it.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Stephanos led a great tour of Santorini, giving the 4 of us a personal look at the island with insights of the culture and history. We visited various areas from busy cities to quiet towns, farms and even a really interesting winery. The itinerary was very flexible and Stephanos listened to what we wanted to do and also made great suggestions. We really enjoyed our time. The van was clean and comfortable with a very capable driver as well and cold water was always available. One of our group left a scarf behind in the van after the tour and they were very responsive, found the scarf and arranged to have it returned to us back in the states within a week! Very impressive, I'd highly recommend this tour.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019

In Brief

Mesaria, Greece
5 to 6 hours
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