Santorini in a Day: 6-Hour Private Best of Santorini Tour

From €4506-Hour DurationPrivate Tour
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Tour Description

Enjoy the scenic wonders of Santorini on a private 6-hour tour with a modern air-conditioned minivan and a private driver guide. Customize your itinerary with the help of your guide, explore Santorini at your own pace, and see all that the island has to offer on a 6-Hour private tour. Visit the highlights of this wonderful island and be amazed by the stunning natural wonders of Santorini and its idyllic towns.

Santorini is famous around the world for its black and red sand beaches, its scenic villages, and its incredible views of the caldera lagoon.
This tour allows you to see Santorini at your own pace, with a private and experienced local driver-guide who will provide a fully customized Santorini sightseeing adventure, based on your own interests and take you to wherever and whatever suits you better.

Meet your private driver-guide and modern vehicle at the location of your choice and discuss your ideal itinerary. Whether you have something in mind or would like your driver to take the lead and give tips and recommendations—your needs are catered to.

Explore the most iconic sites of Santorini like the village of Oia with its whitewashed houses and winding streets. See the archaeological site of Akrotiri, a prehistoric village preserved in volcanic ash. Visit the Prophet Elias Monastery, which is located on the top of the island, amaze yourself with the stunning views of the Aegean coast, and meet the resident monks. Ask your driver-guide to take you off to the hidden gems of Santorini often missed by visitors, and discover the beauty of Santorini to the fullest.


  • Spend a day exploring Santorini with a private driver-guide and a modern a/c minivan.
  • Enjoy a flexible itinerary and customize your own sightseeing trip.
  • See top Santorini attractions such as Akrotiri* and the villages of Pyrgos and Oia or enjoy a wine-tasting at a traditional winery.
  • Relax at the black sand beaches of Kamari and Perissa.
  • Gain insider knowledge about Santorini’s hidden gems.
  • Let your private driver arrange the logistics and scheduling details.
  • Flexibility to customize your own itinerary.
  • The comfort of touring in a private a/c modern minivan with a designated professional driver-guide.


  • Pickup & return from your Hotel or Cruise port (meeting point at the top of cruise port’s cable car) or Airport.
  • Half-day (6 Hours approx.) private tour with private driver-guide.
  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz modern minivan.
  • Mineral water (0.5lt bottle per person)


  • Admission fees (when applicable) to the museums & Akrotiri Excavations (optional stops).
  • Wine tasting fees at the wineries (optional stop).
  • Food, drinks, and personal expenses, unless specified.
  • Guided tours inside museums & ancient sites unless specified.

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Sample Itinerary: 6-Hour Best of Santorini Private Tour

  • Visit the picturesque town of Oia, nestled in the cliff sides.
  • Photo Stop at the Blue Dome Church in the artisan neighborhood of  “Firostefani”.
  • Enjoy scenic views of Mt. Prophet Elias, the highest peak of the island, above Pyrgos village.
  • Drive until the Venetian lighthouse in the south corner of the island and capture the panoramic scenery of Santorini and the nearby volcanic islands.
  • You can optionally enjoy a free time to take a walk on the black sand beach of Perissa and enjoy a swim or have a meal/snack by the sea (extra cost).
  • Enjoy a wine-tasting at a traditional cave winery (optional stop, upon wine interest, can be replaced or skipped).
  • Optionally during your private tour, enjoy some free time to incorporate a meal at a local restaurant and taste some of the local specialties and enjoy the famous Greek cuisine (extra cost, on your own).
  • The above itinerary can be adjusted according to your preferences on the spot to include/exclude additional stops as long as the total duration of the trip remains up to 6-Hours


Inside official Greek Ancient Sites such as Akrotiri in Santorini, only official Greek Archaeologists have permission to guide.
During your private tour you can definitely be offered a drop-off at the site of Akrotiri by your driver, wander inside on your own, and once you finish your
visit be collected by your driver to continue your private tour. Your private driver-guide is not permitted to guide you inside the actual site of the ruins.


If you are coming to Santorini from Athens via plane for a day trip, the tour can offer you a complimentary airport pickup and drop-off service.
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  • If you cancel more than 3 days(73 hours or more) in advance of your scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee and a 100 percent refund is being processed back to the original form of payment.
  • If you cancel within 72 hours of the scheduled departure or NON-SHOW, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • In addition, no changes / reschedules are possible 72 hours or less prior to the tour start time.

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Private Day Tour (6-Hour)
Group of 1-3 Travelers€450 EUR / total
Group of 4-7 Travelers€500 EUR / total
Group of 8+ Travelers €100 EUR / person
Santorini in a Day: 6-Hour Private Best of Santorini Tour
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