Tour Duration 7 hours
Pick-up Locations: Santorini Port. Santorini Cable car, Santorini airport, Santorini hotels, Santorini Resorts.
If you arrive by cruise ship in Santorini, disembarkation will be by tender boats to the old port of Fira. Then you get up to Fira by cable car (Round Trip Cable Car tickets – per person 8 euro)
or by a donkey in a traditional way that many travelers choose for fun
In both cases, you will arrive at the exit of Fira cable car, where your driver will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name.
With this Private Driving Tour of Santorini Island you have the oportunity to visit the most important places of the island. Our English speaking driver will be at your disposal.
We do offer some recommendations….
The islands capital lies directly across from the volcano and 260 meters above sea level on the rim of the caldera. Fira is a collection of whitewashed narrow houses long steep alleys and streets. The Archeological Museum of Fira houses the findings from Akrotiri and ancient Thera excavations.
Oia is considered to be one of the most beautiful villages in Santorini. It is also world famous because of its breathtaking view of the sunset. Ammoudi, located below Oia, the port of the village is worth the visit because of its delicious fish cuisines and the scenic surrounding.
The excavation at Akrotiri is considered to be the best preserved settlement in the Aegean. Recent findings have strengthen the theory that Akrotiri was one of the seven cities of Atlantis. Akrotiri will soon re-open its doors and it is a must see when visiting the island.
Ancient Fira is located at one of the highest points of the island. Visitors will get a first hand look at what life was like int he Geometric era.
MONASTERY PROFITIS ILIAS
The monastery was built on the highest point of the island and it was built in honor of the prophet Elijah. It resembles a fortress more than a monastery, it possessed considerable wealth in the 1800s. It even had its own ship that conducted trade in the Aegean. It provides visitors with some breathtaking views of the island.
SHOPPING AND DINING:
Oia offers some really exclusive jewelry stores, local art, and art by international artists whom were inspired by the island. Oia is also home to some of the best cuisines on the island.
Boutiques,famous jewelry stores and souvenir shops can be found all over the narrow streets of Fira. Local items recommended for purchase are wine made from grapes home to Santorini, tomato paste, sun dried tomatos (Worth noting that Santorini has some of the tasties tomatoes in the world), hand woven rugs and embroideries.
For more suggestions feel free to contact us or to ask the driver.
Vehicle, fuels, tolls (wherever exist), parking fee,
English-speaking driver, insurance covery of the passengers up to 500,000 euro in total, VAT and all taxes.
*Entrance fees in archaeological and historical sites, licensed tour guide, hotel accommodation wherever needed, beverages and meals.
Pre Historic Museum – per Adult 4 euro
Child (under 17 with passport) Free
Wine Tasting – per person 5 euro
Volvano entrance per Adult 2 euro
* NOTE: !!! Our Guides are LICENSED and Members of the Union official Guides in Greece.
** NOTE: !!! Our Drivers are Professionals and English speaking.
Please note that not allowed Taxi drivers, Minivan drivers and Bus drivers to do the job of the tour guides, this is prohibited by Greek law.
The tour guide profession is protected by the Greek legislation
Our Company from its establishment until now, works only with official, professional, licensed tour guides.
Please note that in case you may wish to book a private tour through our website, in no way means that you are obliged to follow the exact route of showing the proposed tour.
You have the ability to change the order of the sites, to remove or add attractions, provided it does not exceed the time duration and distances that you have already booked.
We are flexible to any changes that you may wish during your private tour, our aim is your complete satisfaction.
Our drivers and our licensed tour guides are at your disposal in order to provide you with the best service.
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