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From Blue Domes to Volcanic Wines: A Santorini Adventure

Aegean Islands

Santorini

Duration

5 h

Availability

Up to 12 persons

Guided Tour

Up to 12 persons

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Active Months

Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Description

After meeting us, you’ll begin your exploration of fabulous Santorini with a stroll around Fira, the capital, where uninterrupted views over the Caldera await. As we share some of Santorini’s most captivating stories, soak in the beauty of this iconic landscape.

Next, we’ll whisk you away to Santorini’s most-photographed location, the captivating Blue Dome of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church. Whether you’re rubbing shoulders with celebrities or capturing stunning photos, this spot promises to elevate your Instagram game!

Later on, we’ll venture to Oia, renowned for its breathtaking setting atop a steep cliff. Wander through charming pathways lined with whitewashed buildings, and savor the island’s best handmade ice cream while capturing photos from secret viewpoints.

Continuing our journey, we’ll explore Pyrgos, a picturesque inland village that was once Santorini’s capital. Stroll through its pastel-colored houses, visit blue-domed churches, and meander through vineyards. Atop the village’s medieval castle, enjoy dazzling views over the island before indulging in a platter of mouthwatering mezedes featuring local seasonal tastes.

Next, be mesmerized by the unique beauty of Santorini’s volcanic beaches, including the Red and Black beaches, and capture unforgettable moments with your camera.

Our day culminates at one of the island’s most impressive wineries, where you’ll delve into the world of Santorini wines. Learn about the island’s globally renowned wines, cultivated under unique volcanic conditions, and indulge in four glasses of local wine paired with a selection of cuts and cheeses, all while soaking in mesmerizing views over the Caldera.

Before we part ways, tap us up for more hints and tips on how to make the most of your trip to amazing Santorini!

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Highlights

  • Fira Exploration

  • Blue Dome of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church

  • Oia Village Excursion

  • Pyrgos Village Discovery

  • Santorini’s Volcanic Beaches

  • Winery Experience

  • Included

  • Private tour with private transportation

  • Sampling of local products such as ice cream, olives, cheeses, fava, tomato fritters, local specialty tapas

  • Local wine (four glasses wine tasting)

  • Pickup Service

  • Not Included

  • Additional food and drinks

  • Souvenirs

  • Gratuities

  • Personal Expenses

  • Important Notice

    1. Food Allergies: Unless you suffer from multiple, combined food allergies, or unless you are a vegan, we will figure it out. Vegetarians are welcome on all tours. 2. Please wear comfortable shoes for walking. 3. Traveler pickup is offered. We will pick you up from your hotel. 4. Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

    Timeline

    Begin the exploration of Fira, Santorini’s capital, with uninterrupted views over the Caldera. Local guides share captivating stories about Santorini’s history and culture.

    09:30

    Journey to the iconic Blue Dome of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church, one of Santorini’s most photographed landmarks. Capture stunning photos and take in the picturesque scenery.

    10:30

    Transfer to Oia village, renowned for its breathtaking cliffside setting and whitewashed buildings. Explore charming pathways, indulge in handmade ice cream, and capture unforgettable photos from secret viewpoints.

    11:00

    Journey to Pyrgos village, once the capital of Santorini, known for its pastel-colored houses and blue-domed churches. Ascend to the medieval castle atop Pyrgos for panoramic views over the island.

    11:30

    Visit Santorini’s volcanic beaches, including the Red and Black beaches. Marvel at the unique beauty of the contrasting landscapes and enjoy leisurely walks along the shoreline.

    12:00

    Conclude the tour at one of Santorini’s impressive wineries, where guests learn about the island’s oldest and renowned wines.
    Sample local wine paired with a selection of cuts and cheeses, while soaking in mesmerizing views over the Caldera.

    13:00

    Transfer back to Fira, bidding farewell to the guides and fellow travelers. Guests are free to continue exploring Santorini or return to their accommodations, filled with unforgettable memories of the tour.

    14:30

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