Santorini Private Custom Tour 6 - Hours

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In a constant effort to enhance our services and therefore maximize our customers’ experience and enjoyment, we also offer specially designed customized tours,allowing visitors to determine themselves the itinerary that best suits their needs: scenic villages, breathtaking views,culture, history, architecture, cuisine -wherever your interests may lie, there is a perfect route awaiting you. Initially, you will meet our guide at your hotel or another agreed-upon location. After boarding a luxury minibus, you will consult with our expert guide and plan a 6-hour tour which will be entirely customized to your individual preferences. Needless to mention that you may also decide upon finer details of the tour, i.e. theamount of time spent at each location and other. Possible stops on your route are Listed

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Oia's Main Street, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean Our usual first stop is the picturesque village of Oia, a place of unmatched beauty and tranquility. Built on the slope of the Caldera, it is truly the quintessence of what Santorini has to offer: glorious skies meeting endless blue seas, traditional Cycladic houses along idyllic footpaths and an entirely immersive atmosphere – a generously rewarding experience for the visitor.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Firostefani Another stop on this tour is Firostefani, the ‘crown of Fira’. Taking its name from its elevated position, this settlement is blessed with truly breathtaking views of the island. This location is also home to the Blue Domed Church, a prominent icon of the island of Santorini.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Skaros Rock, Imerovigli, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean At about 300 meters above sea level, Imerovigli is very often referred to as the "balcony of the Aegean" and it definitely lives up to this name by offering a most spectacular view of the Aegean sunset. Other highlights are the many churches in typical Cycladic architecture, especially the church of Ai-Stratis and the Monastery of St. Nikolaos, as well as Skaros Rock which features the remains of a medieval fortress. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Prophet Elias Perched on the summit of the highest mountain of the island (600 meters above sea) and dating back to 1711, it is a place of great historical interest and indeed a rewarding one in terms of stunning views beyond description.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Pyrgos . Pyrgos Village exhibits all the magic of Santorini and trademark panoramic views of both sides of the island but also retains features of the Venetian rule. The traditional Cycladic houses and paths surround the old Venetian castle, offering the best of both worlds and making Pyrgos Village a place not to be missed. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Megalochori - Traditional Village, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean The authentic old settlement of Megalochori, the ‘big village’, awaits visitors with its warm and inviting atmosphere. Dating back to the 17th century, it is one of the most picturesque villages of the island featuring historical mansions with inner courtyards, traditional architecture and pirate hideaways. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Castelli of Emporio, Emporio, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean And how can someone not visit Emporio. Once the center of commercial activity, it is the largest settlement of Santorini with a definite medieval flavor and well-preserved traditional houses. The heart of the village boasts Emporio Kastelli, the best-preserved castle on the island. Enjoy a walk through the charming narrow streets and don’t forget to visit the churches.Duration: 40 minutesPass By: Perissa Black Sand Beach, Perissa, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean Black Beach, or Perissa, is actually the end of the long black sand beach of Perivolos and, it is the busiest and most famous beach in Santorini. After enjoying the clear waters and impressive black sand, we shall try the local specialties available at the many seaside restaurants.Stop At: Red Beach, Akrotiri, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean Standing true to its name, the distinctive Red Beach features a remarkably imposing odd formation of red volcanic rock dramatically contrasting the magnificent blue of the sea – a truly unique sight to behold. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Akrotiri Archaeological Site, Akrotiri, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean Here is one of the most significant prehistoric settlements of the Aegean. Akrotiri had developed into a major city before it was covered in ash by volcanic eruptions. However, the ash has preserved structures and their contents allowing the visitor to marvel at this wonder of antiquity. Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Venetsanos Winery, Megalochori, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean The island is also famous for its wine-making tradition. This private tour makes a stop at Venetsanos Wineryand allows the visitor to seize the opportunity to try the splendid local varieties Santorini is famous for.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Vothonas, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean The museum is truly one of a kind: a 300-meter labyrinth shaped cave, 8 meters under the ground, it is an exhibition of the history of local wine and the life of vine-growers since 1660! A wealth of artefacts, images and representations will take the visitor on an amazing journey through the history of winemaking in Santorini.Duration: 40 minutes

What's included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Bottled water

What's not included

  • Lunch
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos