Santorini undeniable 4-hour shore excursion in Fira, and Oia

Santorini undeniable 4-hour shore excursion in Fira and Oia


Port of Call: Santorini

Santorini is a unique destination; an island you will never forget. This 4-hour shore excursion to Oia, the Caldera, and Fira promises you exactly this.

Santorini-breathtaking-greece300The geological characteristics of the past, and the imposing scenery of the ancient legends of Atlantis, make Santorini a unique island in the Aegean. Its dramatic cliffs overlooking the sea, the traditional villages on the edge of the caldera, the romantic itineraries along with the towns of Fira and Firostefani, and its intense nightlife are some of the main characteristics of the island. The white-domed houses that cling to the sides of the cliffs of the caldera are formed by the eruption in 1500 BC and offer an incredible view of the Aegean Sea.

It is said that the sunset in Santorini is the most beautiful in the world, especially from Imerovigli and Oia, and has inspired many artists from different eras. The fact is, that the island surpasses the expectations of every tourist card you may have seen before and that the landscape of Santorini opens eyes to one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. All Greek islands have something unique, but Santorini is perhaps the most impressive of all.

Highlights of the Santorini undeniable 4-hour shore excursion in Fira, and Oia

  • A 4 hours private tour in Fira and Oia
  • Admire the Caldera with its breathtaking views, the trademark of Santorini
  • Visit Oia, the most famous village in Santorini
  • Highly recommended for cruise passengers visiting Santorini for a whole day or for several hours


Description of the 4-hour private shore excursion to Oia, Caldera, and Fira

santorini_view_greece300Some believe the island to be part of the legendary lost continent of Atlantis. Could Santorini be “Atlantis”?

Start your private tour after our meeting at the cable car at Fira.

We will take you to Firostefani to visit the highest point of Fira, with its famous blue-domed churches. Enjoy the magnificent panoramic view, the traditional architecture, the art galleries, and the romantic coffee shops, and take as many picturesque photos as possible.

Continuing your cruise shore excursion we will travel northwest to Oia, the scenic village on the edge of Santorini island. Visit the most famous of all villages of Santorini, known throughout the world for its quiet life and a fantastic sunset.

Santorini undeniable 4-hour shore excursion in Fira and Oia
Santorini’s undeniable 4-hour shore excursion in Fira and Oia

Oia is certainly the most beautiful and picturesque village on the island, situated on top of an impressive cliff and offers a spectacular view over the volcano of Palia, the Nea Kameni, and the island of Thirassia. Oia has inspired many artists, which is evident since the area hosts an impressive number of galleries.

Discover this traditional village with charming houses in narrow streets, blue-domed churches, and sun-bathed verandas. Its famous cobblestone streets feature plenty of tourist shops, taverns, cafes, and other shops.

We will take the same route back, to end our private tour at the cable car terminal in Fira.

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Tour Type

Included in the tour

  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz vehicle or similar appropriate for the size of your group
  • Your tour will be accompanied by a professional English-speaking driver or escort possessing in-depth knowledge of Greece’s history and culture. They will provide insightful commentary throughout the journey, guiding you until the entrance of archaeological sites and museums. However, please note that drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside these venues.
  • If you desire a licensed state tour guide to escort you within the archaeological sites and museums, providing comprehensive insights and explanations, we can gladly arrange one for an additional cost. These licensed guides are freelance professionals, and their availability is subject to your tour date.
  • When a licensed tour guide or English-speaking tour escort accompanies a group, the professional driver may not necessarily speak English fluently. Their role is focused on providing safe transportation.
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Athens. Extra charge for hotels outside Athens.
  • Pick up and drop off at Piraeus Port or Athens Airport.
  • Pick up and drop off at our terminal: Leof. Andrea Siggrou 37, 117 43 Athens, Greece.
  • Accommodation is based according to availability (for multiple-day tours only)
  • Road tolls and all local taxes

Excluded from the tour

  • Wine tasting fee (for wine tours)
  • Olive oil tasting fee (for olive oil tasting tours)
  • Optional Gratuities
  • Food and beverage
  • Your private chauffeur/guide will discuss a program best suited to your interest and mobile abilities. Option for a professional tour guide with a state license at an extra cost. Read more for the Differences between a Tour Guide and a Tour Driver

Cancellation Policy

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Additional info

  • Dress Code: When visiting religious sites, shoulders and knees must be covered out of respect for the cultural norms.
  • Please review our Terms & Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions
  • Upon booking, an electronic voucher will be emailed to you containing our contact information, tour details, and all necessary instructions. This voucher serves as your ticket and proof of purchase. Please present a printed or digital copy of the voucher on the day of your tour to redeem your activity.
  • City Tax for Hotel Stays: Effective from January 1st, 2018, a City Tax for hotel overnights is applicable and not included in our excursion rates. Clients will need to pay this tax directly at their hotel upon check-out. The amount per room is as follows: 5-star hotel: €4/overnight || 4-star hotel: €3/overnight || 3-star hotel: €1.50/overnight
  • Opening Hours and Entrance Fees for Archaeological Sites and Museums in Greece
  • Entrance Fees for Children from Non-EU Countries: Starting November 1st, 2019, children aged 6 and above from non-European Union (non-EU) countries will be required to pay the full entrance fee for Museums and Archaeological sites. For children from EU countries, the existing rates remain in effect. However, it is crucial to have their passports readily available to prove their nationality.

Persons with Disabilities

  • Due to uneven surfaces, certain sites are not recommended for persons with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Such sites are the Acropolis, the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, Mycenae, Delphi and Meteora
  • In all cases, we recommend comfortable flat-solid walking shoes, sunglasses, and sunscreen.

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